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“The Road Not Taken” Poetry Essay 1“The Road Not Taken” Robert FrostMiranda S. HallLiberty University Online
“THE ROAD NOT TAKEN” POETRY ESSAY2AbstractThe poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost is a poem when you first read would assume itis speaking about taking roads in life that not many choose to take, often-harder roads. However,in this instance it is not. It is merely a poem about surveying crossroads as you would paths in the woods, but you can only take one so you journey down it. Sometimes we stop and think what if I took the other path? Where would I be? In this essay, I will discuss the theme of the poem, my Christian worldview, and the imagery and what it all meant, as well as the purpose behind the poem, what meaning it has.
“THE ROAD NOT TAKEN” POETRY ESSAY3“The Road Not Taken” Robert FrostThroughout our journey of life, there are many crossroads all leading to a different outcome. The question is which road will we take? Often the road less taken brings the most joy; however sometimes we are standing at the end of that road after traveling it wishing it was the other road we took or trying to rewrite our history. Life should not be about looking back with regret.Recap of PoemThe poem begins with narrator standing in the wooded area with two paths before him. Both appear to have been walkover but not in some time. Trying to see which path to take, you look and stretch out looking as far as you can see to get glimpse of anything you can see. Pickinga path, he goes down it and describes how at some point he stops and thinks about what the otherpath would have had to offer, where it would have taken him.

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