The luminary clock in the poem in fact, is the moon itself, and since the speaker is acquainted with the night, he is maybe trying to figure out what the time is by looking at the moon. And further still at an unearthly height, one luminary clock against the sky The fact that there was nobody crying out for him has made the speaker sadder.
But I am done with apple-picking now.
This means that though the speaker knows the night well, he holds no love or hatred for it. Symbolism The night The night is a symbol for darkness, and the loneliness, and depression faced by the narrator of the poem.
But Frost likely left this ambiguity on purpose so that the reader would not focus so much on condition of the road, and, instead, focus on the fact that he chose a road any road, whether it was that which was less traveled by or notand that, as a result, he has seen a change in his life.
We basically find ourselves observing a very important moment, where he has to make a decision that is evidently difficult for him. The descriptions of each road one bends under the undergrowth, and the other is "just as fair" indicates to the reader that, when making a life-altering decision, it is impossible to see where that decision will lead.
A hill each of potatoes, Radishes, lettuce, peas, Tomatoes, beets, beans, pumpkins, corn, And even fruit trees. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.
He knows he should finish picking all the apples, but he has had enough. Then, the poet reaches a fork in the road. Likewise, After Apple-Picking has many interpretations too.
Frost also mentions the color black in the lines: Line thirteen is an important point in this poem as this is when the individual finalizes his decision of leaving the other road, for perhaps another time.
No matter where we end up, and how informed, tempting and satisfying our choices were, we will always wonder the what if-s and the could have been-s of the other opportunities that we left behind.
Poetry scholars believe that the entire poem is a metaphor for the changes in life that are experienced by everyone. He became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, enrolled at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, inand later at Harvard University in Boston, though he never earned a formal college degree.
This poem is not about taking the road less travelled, about individuality or uniqueness. It could also be that the apple-picking is symbolic for all the hardships one has to face in life, before embracing death.
Yet knowing how way leads on to way, I doubted if I should ever come back. Since it is already winter, and the woodchuck has already hibernated, the narrator cannot ask him if he knows. He feels lonely, disconnected, and unhappy. Finally, the last line expresses that the individual is also planning to claim that his choice to take this less travelled road made all the difference, in where he will be standing at the time.
Remember, though, the poet takes great care to specify that the speaker is "acquainted" with the night, and not "friends" with it.Get an answer for 'An analysis of Robert Frost's Poem, The Bear' and find homework help for other The Poetry of Robert Frost questions at eNotes.
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Contact Author. Portrait of Robert Frost. | Reviews: 6. A second analysis: The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost is quite a popular poem; unfortunately however, its popularity comes mainly from the simple act of misreading.
With this poem, Frost has given the world a piece of writing that every individual can relate to, especially when it comes to the concept of choices and opportunities in life. Technical analysis of Design literary devices and the technique of Robert Frost.
Feb 17, · Robert Frost and "The Road Not Taken" "The Road Not Taken" is an ambiguous poem that allows the reader to think about choices in life, whether to go with the mainstream or go it alone.
If life is a journey, this poem highlights those times in life when a decision has to be made. Which way will you Reviews: 5. His first published poem, "My Butterfly," appeared on November 8,in the New York newspaper The Independent. InFrost married Elinor Miriam White, whom he'd shared valedictorian honors with in high school and who was a major inspiration for his poetry until her death inDownload