Robert Lee Frost Research Paper

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On March 26, 1874, Robert Lee Frost was born to Isabelle Moodie and William Prescott Frost Junior. He was named after Robert E. Lee a general of the Confederate army. Frost was also not very religious. According to Frost, God has played a joke on him and he says, "Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on thee, and I'll forgive thy great big joke on me" (C. 5). Frost graduated from a school in Lawrence in 1892. He did have some college, but he eventually dropped out. He later married Elinor White in 1895 soon after his work My Butterfly: An Elegy was published. They had five children together. I picked Robert Frost because of how he expressed life's choices in The Road Not Taken. I also picked him because I have been reading his poems since I was a child along with poems by Shel Silverstein.
Frost's key theme is human decision making. In his experience, most people choose the easiest choice they can. The easy road he speaks of is, "grassy and wanted wear" (8). While, the harder, more difficult road is the opposite in appearance, many people do not choose this road. People make decisions their whole lives, and depending on which choice is chosen can not only reflect on themselves but also on other people. What he is implying is that the more difficult road will not be
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The road symbolizes the choice Frost or any person has to make at some point in life. Frost is given two roads he can choose from, the first being the easy one and the second being the hard one. Many people choose the easy road, but Frost said he, “took the one less traveled by” (19). He chose the difficult road which is full of challenges and hardships. At the end reflecting back on his decision, he sounds as if he is weary and tired after taking that path, but he also sounds proud that he did take that path. He accomplished what many did not want to just because they knew it would be
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