Robert Frost - "The Road Not Taken"

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English 102 Poetry Essay We all will hit a point in our lives where we have to make some decisions, some more than others, and Robert Frost alludes to this in a relatable way in his poem “The Road Not Taken”. Frost uses some great images to describe the situation the narrator is in. He also lets you visualize the thoughts and actions that the narrator is making. There are so many ways you can tell what Frost is saying in this poem by taking a close look into his many uses of symbolism. Frosts first use of symbolism in his poem is in the first two lines “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, / And sorry I could not travel both” (Frost, 555). The two roads are being referred as a time in the narrator’s life where he has to make an…show more content…
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