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The road not taken and stopping by woods on a snowy evening

             The Road Not Taken and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.
             Robert Frost has the ability to easily connect with his readers through poetry. He uses .
             familiar subjects, like nature, normal people in everyday lives and simple words to express his .
             thoughts. The two poems, The Road Not Taken and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening , .
             are similar yet different. Both suggest decisions or choices one must make in life. Although .
             Frost's poems are easy to read, sometimes they are not as easy to understand. He puts hidden .
             messages in all his poems. It is up to the reader to interpret the true meaning of the poem through .
             their own experience. .
             Since diction plays an important role in poetry, one can see that Frost loves the use of .
             rhyming schemes. The Road Not Taken ends with "exact or perfect rhymes- ( 730), ABAAB, .
             CDCCD, EFEEF, GHGGH. The consistent meter makes the poem fun and easy to read, like a .
             childish song. Rhyming also helps one to remember the poem more easily than others. Frost has .
             a fondness for the iambic tetrameter. These techniques strongly contribute to the success of .
             Robert Frost's poems. .
             In The Road Not Taken, Frost talks about being a traveler, which is an image of the .
             decisions one must make in life. It brings up the question of whether to follow a road that .
             many travel or whether to follow a road few travel. Frost's voice and scenery help demonstrate .
             the battle one goes through choosing the way of life, not knowing if it's right or wrong. "Two .
             roads diverged in a yellow wood- (719), starts the poem off with an important view. The yellow .
             stands for being naveté, not necessarily being young. Strong feelings of remorse are present .
             before any choice is made, "And sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler - (719). It is .
             impossible to travel down every path in life and the repercussions are devastating if the wrong .
             decision is made. In an effort to make a decision, the traveler "looked down one as far as I .

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