Use Of The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost

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The Use of “The Road Not Taken” Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” has been examined time after time by teachers, professors, students, and even those willing to go even farther for entertainment but many people evaluate the poem in their own ways. There are the scholarly who delve deep into the mysteries of Frost’s poem and their critique containing a broader range of vocabulary. There are also the people who understand the meaning beneath Frost’s poem and seek to educate those who do not understand but by using easier vocabulary. Finally, there is the mainstream culture that uses the poem with their own meaning without properly reading “The Road Not Taken” and analyzing the actual theme of the poem. The first scholarly source is written by Nathan Cervo and published by the Literature Resource Center. The intended audience of this source would most likely be other scholarly people, those with a background in literature and even history because of the use of greek pathology in his explanation of using the word path instead of the word road. Cervo uses diction such as “refracting”, “equates”, and “apperception”. These words are commonly unknown to the average person and would require someone with a higher level of education to understand. Nathan Cervo is comparing Robert Frost’s version of the woods to another story known as Rimbaud 's "Ruts". He draws attention to the similarities between the two descriptions in the poems and exclaims that to understand “The Road

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