Robert Frost's Because I Could Not Stop For Death

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Death is personified as a chauffeur and then a friend. The trip was slow and leisurely. Death is natural and peaceful, it is not a thief of life, it is a guide towards death itself. One is never prepared to die, but one should not fear of death, it is a common treatment, when the time comes one have to accept his/her fate. "Because I could not stop for Death" presented a dark subject in a eccentric manner as it shows that the speaker presented no sign of fear - an amazing metaphysical treatment. The word "slowly", "century", "leisurely" and sun "passed" them, meaning the sun is moving faster than them. Everything that happened in the ride was the "past". The speaker is hinting an afterlife. not heaven or hell, like ghost wandering the "past"
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