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    Poetry Essay ENGL 102: Literature and Composition MLA Thesis Statement: Every adult faces the challenge of a life-altering decision. In “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost there are many metrical devices used to portray the poet’s major theme of decision making. Outline for “The Road Not Taken” I. Introduction A. Influence of decision making B. Problem faced by the character II. Body A. Theme of decision making B. Setting (1) Why is this symbolic? C. Title

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    Clara Kirkpatrick Mr. Woods English 102 CHA 8 November 2010 The Road Not Taken The poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost describes the dilemma in decision making, generally in life each individual has countless decisions to make and those decisions lead to new challenges, dilemmas and opportunities. In Frost’s poem, the careful traveler observes the differences of each path, one is bent and covered in undergrowth (Frost 5) and the other is grassy and unworn (Frost 8). In the end he knows

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    The poem “The Road Not Taken” was written by Robert Frost and includes a very interesting hidden meaning. Such a meaning is a lie told by the narrator that he says to himself to make himself feel proud. In this poem there is also an interesting narrator. He makes it feel as if this poem was written about you, the reader. In addition, Robert Frost uses symbolism to mark the different life choices by making them into two roads. The narrator in this poem creates a feeling of confusion about the travelers

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    common interpretation of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost is that the speaker is trying to decide which road to take. Does he want to take the road that everyone else takes because it is easier and all the clearing has been done for him, or does he want to take a chance and take the road less traveled and he has to clear his own path? The poet is trying to convey a much deeper meaning. The poem is an excellent example of the use of symbolism .The poet uses the two roads to symbolize choices made

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    The Road Not Taken By: Robert Frost Imagine that your making a decision and you are stuck to choose between two things that could change and impact your life greatly. What would you do? What pathway would you take? Robert Frost wrote ‘The Road Not Taken’ in 1916 at the age of 42 in New England, Massachusetts. ‘The Road Not Taken’ is one of his most popular works due to the ideology of choices that people would have to face in their life. In the early 20th century, Robert Frost based the majority

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    The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; (5) Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim Because it was grassy and wanted wear; Though as for that the passing there Had worn them really about the same, (10) And both that morning equally lay In leaves no step had trodden black

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    The poem, “The Road Not Taken,” by Robert Frost clearly demonstrates the use of the theme, growing up is a challenge for everyone. The narrator relates to people growing up by facing issues with making a decision he is uncertain about, and he ultimately regrets the choice he made. To begin, Frost writes “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both, And be one traveler, long I stood” (Frost 1-3). These lines of the poem are an analogy to a difficult decision the narrator

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    because right and wrong is entirely subjective. The only important motion in play is that a decision has been made. Robert Frost captivates with his poem “The Road Not Taken.” Frost, in few words, brings to light the decisions that all functioning humans will be faced with. When Frost says, “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,” (1) these roads

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    The Road Not Taken theme essay Luiza De Vasconcelos It takes a lot to find the real meaning in a book or piece of text; or does it? Sometimes finding the thesis of a piece of text is as easy as just reading the text once or maybe twice. For example, The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost has a lot more meaning than the literal meaning. An important topic in this piece of poetry is choosing your path. The author is taking himself on a journey, and this poem shows his struggles as he tries to find out

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    Robert Frost was one of the most well known American poets in the modernist era. One of his most famous poems is titled “A Road Not Taken”. Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco California. He then passed away on January 29, 1963, in Boston Massachusetts. On March 26, 1874, a man named Robert frost was born. Like all famous artists and poets, he started off as a nobody. As a child, Frost lost his father at the age of 11. After that he went on to live with his mother and sister. As time

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