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Symbolism and Metaphors in “The Road Not Taken”Impact of Symbolism and Metaphors in the “Road Not Taken” by Robert FrostAshley AdamsLiberty University APAThesis Statement and Outline
Symbolism and Metaphors in “The Road Not Taken”Thesis Statement: Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is a poem constructed of metaphors and symbolism among other literary devices used to highlight the importance of the choices that people face throughout life. Each choice we make in life changes our life and points us down a path. 1.SymbolismA.The two roads symbolize that the author faces two choices and it is difficult for him to select just one of them. B.When Frost says “it was grassy and wanted wear” shows that the otherpath seemed like the least difficult path. (“The Road Not Taken” line 8)2.MetaphorsA.Road is a metaphor for lifeB.Fork in the road is a metaphor for the choices one makes in life
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