Road Not Taken Poem Analysis

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Compare and Contrast Essay The shine of the moon glistens off the ocean water. The poems “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost and “Depression” by Lena Lopes, Aleena Frith, and Emilia Lopes have different tones and imagery, but have similar overall meanings of each poem, which make each poem unique in its own way. To begin with, the poems “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost and “Depression” by Lena Lopes, Aleena Frith, Emilia Lopes are different in many ways. Each of the tones in each poem have two different emotions. The Robert Frost poem has a pleasant and overall happy tone, but the other poem has a depressed and empty feeling to it. In the poem, “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost, it states, “Two roads diverged in a wood , and I - I took the one less traveled by”(Frost 18-19). This shows that the poem was inspiration and positive outcome came at the end of the poem. This poem compels readers to assume that it is negative from the words that it uses but, it has a very positive tone at the ending of the poem. In addition, in the poem “Depression” by Lena Lopes, Aleena Frith, and Emilia Lopes, it states, “ To make it passed all the pain”(Lopes, Frith, Lopes 12). This line of the poem shows that the poem is very slow moving, and very painful, depressing for the reader to read. The poem's tone was the opposite of apathy, it showed a lot of emotion. To conclude, both of the poem have dissimilar tones because of the meanings of the poems, and how they present the poem.
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