Robert Frost

Robert Frost, through the use of simple narratives, is able to reflect deeper meanings and give us an understanding about ourselves and life. He explores themes such as the human condition, death, choices and consequences we make in our journey in life. Frost portrays these ideas in the poems, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Out Out, and Mending Wall. In these poems frost uses everyday language to appeal to a wide range of audiences.

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Robert Frost uses the natural world in a symbolic way to explore ideas that are significant in life. He uses nature as a symbol in a way that every one can understand. The big ideas in The Road Not Taken and Stopping by Woods on A Snowy Evening allow the reader to reflect on their own lives, the choices the make and the consequences resulting from those choices, the journey of life and death.
Frosts’ consequences of his choices are reflected in the quote, ‘I shall be telling this with a sigh’ in the poem, ‘The Road Not Taken.’ Frost uses a personal voice to show emotion and to show how much te choice he chose affected his future. It creates a sense of impact of the choice of the personal. This is reinforced in the line ‘and that has made all the difference.’ Frost use of hyperbole   in the line, ‘All the difference’, provides an exaggeration to show the significance of the choices the persona has made. Throughout his use of personal voice and hyperbole Frost uses the symbolism of nature and the imagery of a fork in the road to reflect on consequences due to his choices.
Frost also uses repetition in ‘somewhere ages and ages hence’ to show that in the future when he looks back on   the decisions he made, he will realise just how important that decision was. Frost symbolises aging and time for change in the quote ‘yellow wood.’ The quote is a symbol for autumn, a time when flora dies. He has to choose one path or stay in the yellow wood and rot like the plants. He uses the natural landscape in a...