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    Throughout his birching Hardman 's strokes seemed to be coming harder and harder but by dint of taking each stroke and being encouraged to keep taking it like a man, Hardman eventually got to the point where his resolve was good and strong (like Staff Wilding 's right arm) and the lad knew that he had to take it, he did not want to let himself or Staff Wilding down. ​​Hardman 's attitude shows that he is made of the right stuff and that Staff Wilding 's assessment of the lad is accurate. From

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    Hardships in Birches by Robert Frost In any life, one must endure hardship to enjoy the good times. According 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

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    Often times we may see ourselves wondering through a photo album from our youth or a neighborhood park and reflect on our experiences as a child, the innocence that went along with our almost singular view of the world around us and the joy created in even the most trivial of activities. 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

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    The poems “Mr. Flood’s Party” written by Edwin Arlington Robinson and “Birches” written by Robert Frost both show the passage of time quite vividly through the use of imagery. Robinson’s words show how the main character, Mr. Eben Flood, is acting one night while being drunk. Frost, on the other hand, is giving the picture of a little boy playing in the branches of a birch tree just as Frost had done in his childhood. The aspect of loneliness is also seen in both poems. Mr. Eben Flood, main character

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    Themes and Analysis of Birches In the adolescent years we are young, we are strong, tall and unbent due to inexperience of childhood which is a very important and necessary part of youth. "Birches" illustrates the author’s ability to take the regular activities

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    The Theme of Life and Death in Birches, by Robert Frost The poem "Birches," by Robert Frost, illustrates the authors ability to take what seems to be the mundane activities of life and turn it into something that holds a deeper meaning. The poem taken literally revolves around a boy living on the New England countryside "whose only play was what he found himself," in this case, riding birch branches. The poem is very literal in language but by analyzing each line, different themes and interpretations

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    “Birches” is a poem written by Robert Frost that has a 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

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    “I will beat you into the middle of next week!” or “I will whip you until your butt swell up!” or “If you play with fire you will get burnt by the belt!” or I will smack the daylight out of you!” These are some of the quotes my parents used on my brothers and me when we were kids. Have you ever been spanked? We all have our own stories of how our parents disciplined us, we take them as funny stories and even joke about them. If you were born in the 70s, 80s, or 90s, you already know what I’m talking

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    Birches by Robert Frost

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    Birches I believe so much of poetry enlists the senses, beginning with the sense of sound. Whether it’s the rhythmic flow of the poem or the mere need to recite the words for a clearer understanding. The sense of sight can’t help but participate while one reads a poem. It’s like asking an artist to paint how he feels. Imagery is a key part of poetry creating a visual understanding. In the end poetry give a voice to the unsayable in our lives and indeed to life itself. After reading “Birches” by

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    Analysis of Birches

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    Analysis of Birches The discursive blank-verse meditation "Birches" does not center on a continuously encountered and revealing nature scene; rather, it builds a mosaic of thoughts from fragments of memory and fantasy. Its vividness and genial, bittersweet speculation help make it one of Frost's most popular poems, and because its shifts of metaphor and tone invite varying interpretation it has also received much critical discussion, not always admiring. The poem moves back and forth between

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