An Analysis of Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”


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An Analysis of Robert Frost’s "The Road Not Taken"
As a reader, it can be quite easy to be tricked by Robert Frost’s poem, “The Road Less Traveled,” because most people think or relate it to the road less traveled and how it can make all the difference. Frost warned the reader not to be tricked and even gave clues along the way to show that the poem was tricky in meaning. Consider the themes of the poem, the setting and the different stanzas of the poem to see how tricky the poem is, and next consider the words sigh and difference to see that the road chosen could actually not be known until after the person lives the choice. Either choice could be good or it could have been negative, but the trickiness is that many people have taken it to...
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..... have lead to different paths with either choice having been a positive choice or a negative choice.
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Pritchard, William and Burnshaw, Stanley. “Frost’s Life and Career.” 2000. 22 September 2010.