Ghost House

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“Ghost House” is a poem by Robert Frost showing deliberating emotions and feelings. The speaker experiences loss of something significant, talking of nature, and going through a dark phase from the loss. Holding on to something and never knowing how to let it go is horrendous. Speaking of nature could relieve the mind and refresh the brain. Yet, being in darkness only makes a human decay quicker. Robert Frost knows every way to drag you and entertain ones mind.
Something can vanish right in front of your eyes without you being aware. At times, you may think it is just a waiver, but it may never recover. The speaker dwells on the past and what had been. Attached to a person, place, or thing could become detrimental, especially when you become detached. Robert Frost articulates the loss of something through the words vanished, ruined, and disused and forgotten. Frost knows exactly how to captivate the reader and the attention by being spontaneous.
When something has vanished, that substance is no longer there to be seen. The house has vanished and is no longer on the base that it had rested on for years. Going back to a place that one is so used to is hard when one is not able to enjoy the sights. The house that was once there vanished many years ago and leaving no trace. The only aspect that is there and has always been there are the cellar walls. Not only did Robert Frost use the word vanished to depict a picture of something missing, but he also used ruined to give the reader a distinct visual of a run down and old area.
“O’er ruined fences the grape-vines shield….” written by Robert Frost is used to talk about how the grape-vines guarded the fences that are ruined but still stand out front of the house that is no longer there...

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... with other humans that are now buried in the yard of a gone place.
Not only does Robert Frost cherish nature, but he also has a love for darkness in this piece. The darkness signifies the loss of something and the dark soul. The speaker was a child in a home, but that home is no longer there. Robert Frost uses words such as night, dim, unlit place, and sad to talk about the darkness.
Night comes and the day changes. The speaker has a tone that portrays the hurt and dark feeling of a soul that is absent from the body. Night is a transition over time that helps the speaker feel safe. The night aids in the sight of the stars that the speaker is standing under.
The place is gone and as the speaker stands out under the stars, the mind notices the dimness and smallness. Taking time out of the long day, the speaker has time to process the sights seen throughout the day.

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