Poet robert frost was born in san francisco, but his family moved to lawrence, massachusetts, in 1884 following his father's death the move was actually a return, for frost's ancestors were originally new englanders, and frost became famous for his poetry's regionalism, or engagement with. The poem the road not taken by robert frost is a first person narrative tale of a monumental moment in the speaker's life- frost can be considered the speaker frost is faced between the choice of a moment and a lifetime manifested in his poem. - robert frost (the road not taken) after reading this poem a few times, it is right for one to wonder what exactly frost was thinking when he etched these simple yet convincing words onto his paper.
S archana 1 p a g e an interpretation on robert frost's poem: the road not taken s archana asst professor, department of english,. The road not taken is one of robert frost's most popular and memorable works published in 1916 the poem puts forward the point that no matter what choice one may make, even a good choice, one will still look back and wonder what would have happened with a different decision. The road not taken by robert frost this poem is one of the best known of frost's poems, and one of the most popular interpretation critical interpretation.
In robert frost's english sonnet, on a tree fallen across the road, frost uses imagery, alliteration, metaphors, personification, and symbols to portray his theme frost uses all of these literate devices to bring out his point in the poem overcoming obstacles. Once by robert frost presents robert frosts poem 'the road not taken by robert frost s ability paper for 'design' by robert frost the poet, assignments, miscellaneous the road not taken view and other poems related works on the life nov 22. In robert frost: the trial by existence, elizabeth shepley sergeant locates in one of frost's letters the source for the road not taken to susan hayes ward the poet wrote on february 10, 1912: to susan hayes ward the poet wrote on february 10, 1912.
Robert frost is one of the most critically acclaimed american poets of the 20th century, which is a roundabout way of saying you almost certainly studied one of his poems in school most likely, it was a short piece called the road not taken-a poem famous for being one of the most misunderstood and. It's a small irony in the career of robert frost that this most new england of poets published his first two books of poetry during the short period when he was living in old england. The quiz is on a poem by robert frost called the road not taken . Robert frost's the road not taken is among the most well-known poems in the english language it's also, as david orr writes in his book named after the poem, perhaps the most.
In the spring of 1915, robert frost sent an envelope to english critic edward thomas that contained only one item: a draft of the road not taken, under the title two roads according to frost biographer lawrance thompson, frost had been inspired to write the poem by thomas's habit of regretting whatever path the pair took during. 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. Interpreting the road not taken by robert frost the road not taken seems to speak of a person making decisions in life based on following their own desires rather than following the path that most commonly taken. Read the poem below and answer the question that follows 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 then took the other, as just as fair, and having perhaps the better claim, because it was grassy and wanted wear though.
The road not taken is one of robert frost's most familiar and most popular poems it is made up of four stanzas of five lines each, and each line has between eight and ten syllables in a. Webquest joe haunert introduction robert frost's most famous poem has been interpreted in two different ways for decades if the poem is taken literally, it has an entirely different meaning than if the poem is read ironically. 'the road not taken' is one of robert frost's most famous poems it appeared in his first collection, mountain interval, in 1916 indeed, 'the road not taken' opens the volume for this reason, it's natural and understandable that many readers take the poem to be frost's statement of.