Robert Frost and Edgar Allen Poe two amazing poets, who created many well written poems, for instance “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening”, by Robert Frost and “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. These two poems have many differences and similarities between them. A big difference between Frost and Poe is there back ground but this is also a similarity, how they took their real life situations and turned them into poetry. Then, their life situations made their tone in “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “The Raven” completely different. But in these two poems there is a meaning behind them and the meanings are similar. Finally, a difference and similarity is the two poems themes.
Starting with the background of Frost and Poe, Their backgrounds effected how they wrote there poetry. Frost and Poe both had a bad past with the lost of family members and relationships. But, how Frost and Poe took these situations and turned it into poems was very different. Frost took these bad situations from his life...
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