Analysis Of 'Out, Out' By Robert Frost

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Poetry is a creative art form that allows a critical thinking connection between the creator and the audience of each poem. The reader must think critically and in depth about the subject matter and meaning of what each poet is presenting with their body of work. On the other hand, the poet must be able to present their body of work with a unique writing style that encodes a deeper message than what appears on the surface. Most would say that poetry is read for its witty internal messages, but the reader must be able to accurately decipher the message the poet is presenting to fully understand the poet’s allusions. I believe that all poetry is inspired by memorable life events that have been experienced by an individual whether good or bad. If this is true, then much of the subject matter and meaning of poetry can be deciphered by identifying the key elements in each poem such as tones, moods, similes, metaphors, writing styles, and most importantly knowing the facts of the creator’s personal life experiences. In this essay, I will use the identifying techniques listed above to decipher the poem, “Out, Out-” by Robert Frost, to determine if Mr. Frost’s personal experiences with…show more content…
This is an important personal experience to take into consideration, while deciphering the personification of the saw in this poem. One of the key concepts used in Frost’s poem is the personification of the buzz saw used by the young boy. Frost uses terms such as “snarled’ and “rattled to present a tone and mood of viciousness and danger when he describes the actions of the buzz saw. I believe that the use of the buzz saw in general could be the replica of the effects of Cholera, which eats away at the small intestines of an individual. Furthermore, there was no cure for Cholera in the 1900, so the terms “snarled” and “rattled”, could be a possible replica of how dangerous cholera was at the

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