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Poetry EssayCourse: D06 English 102: Literature and CompositionSemester of Enrollment: Spring 2018Name: Timothy Corns Student ID: L26488725Writing Style Used: APA
Poetry Analysis Thesis Statement: The poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost is a beautiful, short poem which carefully illustrates the decisions in life and the impact those decisions have during the course of life. I.ThemeA.Concept of choiceB.Decisions impact on the outcome of lifeC.Conflict of the speakerII.SettingA.Beautiful forest settingB.Color and imageryC.Autumn seasonIII.Title SignificanceA.Use of title as central themeB.Road in which the speaker did not takeIV.ConclusionFrost is traveling along a road that divides through a yellow wooded area. He stops to determine which road to travel. Upon much examination of both roads, being similar in wear and
Poetry Analysis passing, he decides which road to take. The speaker thinks to himself that maybe one day he will travel back and take the other road. However, he understands that many times once a road is traveled there is no returning. Roads twist and turn to create new paths, new forks, and new commitments. The speaker then romanticizes on how his life would have been affected had he decided to travel the other path. The poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost is a beautiful,

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