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  • Metaphor A Road Frost
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    Literal Meaning The poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost addresses the idea of decision making and choosing what direction life will take you. The poem is about the speaker arriving at a fork in the road, where both paths are carpeted with leaves. The persona, who is believed to be Frost himself, chooses to take the road less traveled by. He tells himself that he will take the other road another day, although he knows it is unlikely that he will have the opportunity to do so. The poem conclud...
  • Back To The Other Road
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    Life is a long road, where there is a lot of obstacles to go through and decisions to make, even if it is really hard sometimes because it plays with our future. Every choice we make, guides us to a different destiny and often leaves us in doubt, asking ourselves constantly questions starting with 'what if?'. Would not it be nice to always have signs to tell us which road to take when we face important decisions? Unfortunately, most of the time there is not, probably because we have to find out ...
  • Walk Through The Woods With A Man
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    The Woods About four years ago I went to Phelps, Wisconsin with my friend, Tim, and his mom to visit his grandfather. We quickly found out that there was not much to do in Phelps. The nearest grocery store was thirty minutes away. The only thing to do in town was to go fishing and because we did not have a boat our fishing was very limited. As the week went on Tim and I became very bored and so one night we asked his mom what we could do and she said that in the morning we could all go for a wal...
  • Fork In A Road
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    Fork in a Road " When you arrive at a fork in the road, take it. ' - Yogi Berra. Everyday we are met with circumstances and with the circumstances come the decisions we make in order to fulfill our lives and make them meaningful. However, once we make a decision, after we pass that 'fork in the road', we need to move on, accepting what we have done, because what has happened has happened and there is nothing we can do to change the past. Such is a case in Robert Frost's poem 'The Road Not Taken'...
  • Difficult Road In Life
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    web f / frost /life. htm Life has many roads you can take and it's which ones you choose to follow that will shape your future forever. That is what I always take from this great Frost poem. He sees two roads both being equally appealing, but selects the one less traveled and how it makes his life unique. This poem is one of few that I do care for myself. It shows a man whose come to a point in his life where he has to decide what he will do with it. This is a point in our lives that everyone wi...
  • Decisions Along The Road Of Life
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    In his poem, "Traveling Through the Dark", William Stafford presents the reader with the difficulty of one mans choice. Immediately, the scene is set, with the driver, who is "traveling though the dark" (line 1) coming upon a recently killed deer. At first, his decision with what to do with the deer is easy; he knows he must push it off the edge for the safety of other motorists, but then, a closer examination of the deer reveals to the man new circumstances. His decision is now perplexing, and ...
  • Fork In The Road
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    Taking the High Road "The unexamined life is not worth living", In The Apology, Socrates relates that the most important goal in life is the improvement of the soul. We should search others, our environment, and ourselves so that we may come to a better understanding of the world. The Parable of the Cave tells of the journey that Socrates was trying to relate, in that each person is faced with different realities as we travel to try and reach "the intellectual world". This journey of enlightenme...
  • On The Peyote Road
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    Peyote the Religion Chal the main character was born into a time and place where his culture was being destroyed. His blood is not pure Osage, mixed with white, but the Indian blood is powerful inside him. The blood that runs through him takes him to days of the past, days lost, heritage lost, role models lost, and a dying culture. Chal is a perfect example of a lost sole. Throughout this book, Sundown, by John Joseph Mathew, Chal is faced with choices. Challenges, may be the right word though. ...
  • Antonia's Road
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    Perhaps the most directly conflicting characters in Catch-22 and in My Antonia are Colonel Cathcart and Antonia. Both of these characters are ambitious and each sees a road that runs ahead toward something called success or wealth, but the roads that they see are constructed differently. Colonel Cathcart's road is paved with feathers in his cap and it is not cratered with black eyes. Antonia's road is paved with the results of hard work and it sometimes has potholes they are due to her inability...
  • Two Roads
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    Analysis of "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost Robert Frost is the author of the poem The Road Not Taken, he is a man of many faces. He has written poems and books explaining why humans are the way they are. Unfortunately, it seems to me that this leads to a generalization of the human species as a whole. Along the way in his writings he has made blanket statements about human nature and what he believes is the right way to go about choices and crossroads in life. Also, he has established hims...
  • Sides Of The Road Sugarcane
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    My Road I know of this one road. A road made of dirt that's only purpose is served once a year. I used to run down this road for conditioning. It extends only one mile, beginning at my house and ending at the four-lane. In Louisiana, we use the word "four-lane" instead of "highway" because, until recently, people were not used to seeing more than one lane of a road traveling the same direction. It is one of those idiosyncrasies that you only notice once you move away. This road that I exercised ...
  • Road Less Travel
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    "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost is a poem that exemplifies life's choices. The poem details a traveler as he travels down a road. The road is a metaphor for life, where the traveler is faced with a choice both figuratively and literally, when he comes upon a fork in the road. Each road in the fork symbolizes his life's potential outcomes if he chooses to venture down that path. In this poem, Frost the narrator uses the first person point of view. The rhyme scheme appears to be A BAB. Frost ...
  • Road In Their Journey Through Life
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    Everyone has to choose road in their journey through life. There is never a straight path that one can follow the direction of. The poem "The Road Not Taken", clearly demonstrates Frost's belief that it is the road that one chooses that makes them who they are. "And sorry I could not travel both... ". It is always difficult to make a decision because it is impossible not to wonder about what will be missed out on. There is a strong sense of regret before the choice is even made and it lies in th...
  • Road Of Life
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    Every one must go on his life road no matter how painstaking efforts it requires. Some people who care only reaching the destination were in so much a hurry and anxiety on their journey that they miss landscapes on the road, while the faraway destination is still nowhere to be seen. Some others were like the tourists. They walk patiently and casually with breaks and rest and enjoy various sights on the road either in wind or in rain, throwing away grievance and vexations. The life road is ineluc...
  • One Road
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    Robert Frost Comparison Of His Two Most Robert Frost Comparison Of His Two Most Famous Works Robert Frost is America's most beloved poets. Throughout most of his work, we can see his ongoing battle between good and evil. In his works, we see many people who are forced to face challenges that are essential in the course of ones life. Frost exhibits these themes in "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening' and in "The Road Not Taken' by capturing the essence of an individual that has encountered and ...
  • Ayn Rands Statement
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    Atlaas Shrugged Quote Analysis Atlaas Shrugged Quote Analysis Essay, Research Paper? In the name of the best within you, do not sacrifice this world to those who are at its worst. In the name of the values that keep you alive, do not let your vision of man be distorted by the ugly, the cowardly, the mindless in those who have never achieved his title. Do not lose your knowledge that man's proper estate is an upright posture, an intransigent mind and a step that travels unlimited roads. Do not le...

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