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Life Themetions In Frost's The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost

Life Lessons Given By Robert Frost
Almost everyone has come upon a fork in a path, and not been positive which way to go. The path we choose is very important; it gets us to where we are today, whether it was the right or wrong decision. For every path we take in life, there is a path not taken. The wonders of what that path could have held are almost unbearable at times. The biggest question we have in life is if we should take the worn down path everyone else takes, or the path less traveled. Years later how are we going to feel about the path we had chosen so long ago? This common occurrence in life is portrayed very effectively in Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.”

Do you ever want to just be alone at times, and escape the hectic world
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The first is the decision of a young man choosing a path of life that altered it forever, while the second is about an older more experienced man reluctantly continuing on in life even though he had stopped at the perfect spot. Both speakers have to make a decision that could in turn change their lives forever. In “The Road Not taken” the speaker makes the decision choosing the least common route, this shows how different and independent he is. While in “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” the speaker has to resort back to his obligations, this shows his self discipline and…show more content…
They are the same in the fact that they seem to be simple but if you give them a closer examination you find a hidden meaning. In “Stopping by Woods on Snowy Evening” there is symbolism in the phrase “Between the woods and the frozen lake”. The woods are a symbol of life while the frozen lake signifies death. Another example of symbolism is death being compared to sleep. Symbolism in "The Road not Taken" is when making a decision in life is compared to the fork in the road that the speaker comes upon.

Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” show the readers similar struggles of life. “The Road Not Taken” is about taking control of one’s life and living it aside from how others live theirs. While “Stopping by Woods on Snowy Evening” shows the desire for rest. Sometimes people regret the possibilities of the road not chosen, sometimes people feel proud about the road that they
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