How Does Robert Frost Use Metaphors In The Road Not Taken

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There are many challenges that one faces in life. Trying to determine which path to take is not always an easy decision to make. In “The Road Not Taken,’’ Robert Frost uses conflict, imagery, and metaphors to illustrate the importance of making decisions and choosing one’s own path, even if it is not always the most popular choice. Sometimes, taking risks can be rewarding and scary at the same time. The use of metaphors in the poem also help to convey the difficult choice that Frost is having to make. In the first stanza, Frost states, “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood (Frost, line 1). This shows that the speaker of the poem has gotten to the point where they will have to make a big decision. They are unsure of which road to take. This
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