2.0 INTERPRETATION “Stopping by woods on a snowy evening” is a poem that were written by Robert

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2.0 INTERPRETATION “Stopping by woods on a snowy evening” is a poem that were written by Robert Frost in 1923. By looking at the title, one could imagine about a scenery where there was a wood or forest in a dark snowy evening. A title can tell a whole story. sometimes it gives us the information to understand the whole poem. But sometimes, it gives us tons of questions that will be answered in the poem. Readers could be curious about who is stopping, and why did he choose such place and time. When reading this poem, it can be summarized to a story where it tells a story about a man driving horse-drawn cart pauses besides a forest to watch the snow falling on it, the horse seems wondering and want to keep moving, and the man decides…show more content…
The speaker somehow is looking at someone’s life, someone that he knows. In the second line, “his house in the village though;” Frost use the words like we usually said by the word ‘though’. The word ‘though’ or ‘although’ should make some sort of contradiction or qualification to the previous statement. The word ‘though’ implies more than it should be. It is like saying ‘I know who owns this land and I would realize if the owner see me here but he won’t because he does not live here’. However, ‘though’ implies something else here as it rhymes with the word that ends the first and last line. However, the last word of the third stanza does not rhyme with the other lines in the stanza. The last line, “To watch his woods fill up with snow; the word ‘snow’ rhymes with the other two lines tying the stanza together. Looking back at the title, the word ‘snowy’ and ‘snow’ in the fourth line shows that snow is the object of our attention now. In this line, we learn the motive for stopping which is to watch his woods fill up with snow. Saying ‘fill up’ contributes to the image or picture of the woods that becomes a container now. Now, the question is what snow represents for? We will discuss this further after this. The second stanza, My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the woods and frozen lake The darkest evening of the year. \ The word must in the fifth line is considered the word that we use in speech. This

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