Summary Of Robert Lee Frost

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Name Professor Course Date Poetry Analysis Essay Robert Lee Frost was an American, highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech (Bloom 10). In his poems, he employs several stylistic devices that give the poem a good flow. Frost’s poems, Birches and Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening, share certain stylistic elements such as he uses rhetoric questions, repetition, alliteration, symbolism, and imagery. In Birches, a rhetoric question is apparent where he asks, “whose words these are I think now?” Also, in Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening, he asks, “now am I free to be poetical?” (Frost) In essence, the use of particular stylistic devices and themes set the pace, and the mood of the poems and they communicate Frost’s message in an appealingly and comprehensively to the reader. In poem Birches, there is the use of alliteration in the last words of the fifth and sixth stanza where he states, “he gives his harness bells a shake” (Frost). Alliteration refers to the repetition of the first letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words (Bloom 37). As seen above, there is a repetition of the consonant ‘h.’ The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of a series of words creates an interesting rhythm that sets the pace of the poem. Frost also uses alliteration Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening to set the pace and create the mood of the poem. The consonant “h” creates
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