A Comparison of the Theme of Winter and Sadness in Two Poems

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A Comparison of the Theme of Winter and Sadness in Two Poems by Robert Frost and William Shakespeare
This literary study analyzes the theme of winter and sadness in Robert Frost’s “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening” and William Shakespeare’s “Blow, blow, thou winter wind.” By observing the lone traveler’s hardship out in the winter woods, the sadness of his predicament as being as a person without power over the harshness of winter. Shakespeare’s poem also symbolizes winter as a saddening type of weather via the overwhelming power it has over the human condition. In essence, these two poems reflect the sadness of winter in the human experiences they conjure in the grim hard weather conditions Frost and Shakespeare have in common as...
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.....is on another man’s property, he feels sadness and despairing about human being’s insignificance under such cold and brutal winter conditions. Shakespeare also expresses the sadness of the human condition under winter’s cold winds, as human beings are equally unable to have any power of the coldness of the season. In this manner, the theme of winter and sadness has been compared in these two classic poems by Robert Frost and William Shakespeare.
Works Cited
Frost, Robert. “Stopping by Woods On a Snowy Evening.”
2011. Rice University. July 25, 2011.
<http://www.cs.rice.edu/~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/155.html>
Shakespeare, William. “Blow, blow thou winter wind.” 2011. Bartelby.com. July 25, 2011. <http://www.bartleby.com/106/42.html>