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The Road Not TakenPyeongHwa YangENG 102: Composition and LiteraturePoetry EssayOctober 3, 2017Turabian Format
2OutlineTHESIS: Although Robert Frost’s poem The Road Not Takenmay seem like a simple story to readers, this poem contains how important the choice is when people are walking through their lives. 1.ThemeMaking choices 2.Setting ForestRoadFallSymbolic3.RhymeEnd rhymeABAABIambic 4.StructureFour stanzasFive lines5.Literary devices and figures of speechPersonification
3The Road Not Taken, written by Robert Frost, is a poem that suddenly became a classic inthe U.S. The poem tells the story of a traveler who decides which way to go. Out of many otherinterpretations in this poem, there is something clearer than others. Although Robert Frost’spoem The Road Not Takenmay seem like a simple story to readers, this poem contains howimportant the choice is when people are walking through their lives.The theme of The Road Not Takenis making a choice. From the beginning, the theme ofthe choice is prominent throughout the poem. Actually, the poem itself is based on the subject ofchoice. In the poem, the traveler spends a lot of time in making decision of which way to go,because traveler knew that he or she cannot make it back after the decision is made.