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Darkness Of The Woods Poem Meaning

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This poem presents nature as a standard of beauty that is strong to the point that it captures the speaker's attention and makes him or her halt whatever they are doing. There are very few unmistakable words used to convey what it is that the speaker discovers so beautiful, only "lovely," "dark" and "deep." Of these, "lovely" essentially restates the entire idea of the poem, which most readers would already have gotten a feeling of from the speaker's tone and actions. The darkness of the woods is an idea so important that it is mentioned twice in this ballad, emphasizing a connection amongst beauty and riddle. The emphasis on darkness is strange, and more clear because the sonnet takes place on a snowy evening, when the dominant impression…show more content…
To watch his woods fill up with snow.
This line also discloses to us that the speaker has halted, that he's hanging out right now. Our speaker is a total revolt. He's hard-core trespassing with the goal that he can… watch the snow fall? Yes, he has ceased keeping in mind the end goal to take a gander at snow falling on cedars. Our speaker is not alone! He has a stallion, and this steed is close to nothing. Maybe a pony.
My little horse must think it queer
The speaker and his little stallion probably get to know each other, because our speaker is totally able to read the little steed's psyche. He imagines that his stallion is suspecting that things are a little strange right at this point. Our speaker continues to read his steed's psyche, and imagines the stallion is supposing something along the lines of, "Whoa, why are we stopping here? We're amidst nowhereville. Where's my supper? I don't think about you, yet I'm cool. There isn't even a farmhouse close by – what's going on?"
To stop without a farmhouse
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Be that as it may, when he says the line a second time, we hear "rest" more clearly than when we heard it in the line some time recently. Maybe that's because "rest" has the honor of wrapping up the whole sonnet. The last repeated lines confirm the reality of his situation. It will be a long time before he disengages with the conscious world. Regardless, this line also makes us consider how awesome it will be for our speaker to finally lay his head on his pad after such a long trek (Shmoop, 2008). Thinking back through the entire poem, we may find that this lyric starts with an apparently basic occurrence, yet closes by recommending meaning far beyond anything specifically referred to in the narrative. This corresponds to Frost's own particular idea that a sonnet starts in enjoyment and finishes in insight. He consciously created an image of effortlessness through the two his poem and his open appearance; Frost - a delicate artist of nature and rural life - delineated a photo or a scene inside the photo(Jie Fang,
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