Road Not Taken Motif

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A motif in Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is choosing between two roads in the woods, a theme would be that one decision can change a person’s entire life. The motif is repeatedly said throughout the poem and is a constant reminder that the author chose one road over the other. The poem revolves around that author’s choice to pick the road he felt like taking. At the end of the poem the author states, “I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”, this represents that he took the path he felt like taking, not because it was the one more traveled on, but because he wanted to make his own decisions for himself. And when the author “looked down one as far as I could / To where it bent in the undergrowth”, he was
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