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  • Birch Clump Village

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    fictional small towns is Lake Woebegone, Minnesota. A fair portion of Woebegone culture, in part, because the location, comes the closest to my own Village of Birch Clump in my novels and many of the short stories found in the Birch Clump Village Reader series. What do the better-known, wholesome family value TV small towns have over Woebegone and Birch Clump? Those three backwaters had far more violence. Think about it. If Murder She Wrote is a weekly series, then that little town averaged at least 52

  • The Speaker of Birch Trees Having Symbols and Images

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    speaker, imagery, and symbols. The speaker in this poem is Robert. He explains his perspective of the birch trees in first person. Imagery is a word, phrase, or sentence that shows an experience or object. There are many examples of imagery in this poem. Symbols are something in the story that stand for something else. There are many symbols in “Birches.” In “Birches” Robert talks about how he sees birch trees in winter that have bent branches. He says he hopes that they are bent because some boy has

  • Hardships in Birches by Robert Frost

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    to Robert Frost, the author of "Birches", enduring life's hardships can be made easier by finding a sane balance between one's imagination and reality. The poem is divided into four parts: an introduction, a scientific analysis of the bending of birch trees, an imaginatively false analysis of the phenomenon involving a New England farm boy, and a reflective wish Frost makes, wanting to return to his childhood. All of these sections have strong underlying philosophical meanings. Personification

  • “Birches”; the comparisons to imagination and reality.

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    Robert Frost touches these thoughts in his poem “Birches” as he recounts childhood, and it’s memories, through the observation of Birch trees having been bent from the ice of winter. Though the trees have been arched by the elements of the cold, Frost prefers that they have become this way through the activity of children riding them down and how the act of riding the Birch trees down is a reflection of childhood, as well as a representation of childhood innocence. In his poem “Birches” Frost reflects

  • An Interpretation of Frost's Birches

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    section, Frost explains the birches appearances scientifically. He implys that natural phenomenons make the branches of the birch trees sway. He explains that ice storms, which is a characteristic of New England weather, can accumulate on the branches and cause them to become heavy and bending. (For those of ya'll not familiar with the appearance of the bark of the birch, click here.) Birches have a black background with crackled snow white bark on top of the black bark. It has an unusual appearance

  • Birches

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    in the north. He saw many different things that people in the south would never be used to. Birch trees are not the strongest in the tree family. The trees are tall and skinny, yet very beautiful. Snow is a heavy substance that usually weighs something down every chance it gets, including the Birch tree. Birch trees have a white coating over them that peels off a certain part of the year. Comparing the birch tree to the human life, the enamel that peels off could be the stress that weighs a human down

  • How Lost Lake has Influenced My Life

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    it reminded me very much of the cabin on Log Cabin pancake syrup. I was also surprised at the trees: along with the beautiful pines were these trees with white bark. I asked my grandfather what kind of trees they were, and he told me that they were birch trees. I thought he said "perch", figuring that the trees were named after a species of fish common in the lake. When we went out on the lake to fish I caught a bass on the first cast of my fishing career. My excitement was colossal. While we were

  • Robert Frost

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    19 and 20, he expresses that he did the right thing, by choosing to go down the path that made the difference. Also, "in Birches", lines 48-59, it shows that the poem is about being carefree. Frost wishes he could be like the boy swinging from the birch trees. The poem sets the picture of a boy swinging from the tree branches, but he really is talking about being carefree. He says that earth is the right place for love. He says that he doesn't know where he would like to go better, but he would like

  • The Deeper Meaning of The Road Not Taken, Fire and Ice, and Birches, by Robert Frost

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    “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words,” Robert Frost once said. As is made fairly obvious by this quote, Frost was an adroit thinker. It seems like he spent much of his life thinking about the little things. He often pondered the meaning and symbolism of things he found in nature. Many readers find Robert Frost’s poems to be straightforward, yet his work contains deeper layers of complexity beneath the surface. His poems are not what they seem to be at first

  • Analysis of Birches by Robert Frost

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    Analysis of Birches by Robert Frost In the poem Birches by Robert Frost, Frost portrays the images of a child growing to adulthood through the symbolism of aging birch trees. Through these images readers are able to see the reality of the real world compared to their carefree childhood. The image of life through tribulation is the main focal point of the poem and the second point of the poem is if one could revert back to the simpler times of childhood. The language of the poem is entirely arranged