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  • Woods And Trees
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    Comparing Frosts Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Birches, and The Road Not taken Robert Frost was an American poet that first became known after publishing a book in England. He soon came to be one of the best-known and loved American poets ever. He often wrote of the outdoors and the three poems that I will compare are of that outdoorsy type. There are several likenesses and differences in these poems. They each have their own meaning, each represent a separate thing and each tell a diffe...
  • Imagination Vs Reality
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    Explication: B riches By Robert Frost "Birches" is a poem that is interesting enough to give more than one reading. Robert Frost provides vivid images of birches in order to oppose life's harsh realities with the human actions of the imagination. "Birches" has a profound theme and its sounds, rhythm, form, tone, and figures of speech emphasize this meaning. "Birches" provides an interesting aspect of imagination to defy reality. Initially, reality is pictured as birches bending and cracking from...
  • Burden Of The Ice On The Trees
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    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 there 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 through images, although it cont...
  • Line 41 The Speaker's Voice Changes
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    Poets use imagery to convey meaning, feelings, and emotions. The contemporary poet best know for his use of imagery is Robert Frost. The Road Not Taken, opened the eyes of poetic readers and critics to Frost's artistic creations. He uses forms of language such as diction and syntax to capture and move the reader. When read literally Robert Frost's Birches is the speakers observations of the birch trees in a calm New England setting. The speaker sees the permanent bend of the trees from frequent ...
  • Back To The Lake And Visit Spike
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    On a winding hillside along Birch Lake, various trees and organic landscapes hide my sacred place. It is located in the backyard of my grandparents' house. To the average outsider, it is just another pine tree growing among piles of leaves and pine needles that blanket a grassy hill leading down to the lake. In my world, it was a place where I could lie at an acute angle and visit a tree I gave life to. I still remember the smell of the freshly baked bread my grandmother made that morning. I was...
  • Ice Storms Of Life And The Birches
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    The Ice Storms of Life and the Birches that Survive them After reading Birches by Robert Frost through many times the main thing I see is the comparison between the consequences of growing out of childhood and whether birches will survive through the harshness of winter. I kept getting a feeling of the inevitable and the feeling of care freeness of childhood. The first image is one of birches bending towards the ground and there are straight, dark trees by these sad trees. At first there was no ...
  • Appearance Of Birch Trees
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    After reading this poem, I believe that it can be divided into three specific parts. The scientific explanation for the appearance of birches, Frost's boyhood fantasy about their appearance, and his present day interpretation of their appearance. In the first section, Frost explains the birches appearances scientifically. He imply's 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 ...

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