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Unformatted text preview: it have it---it is theirs. / All animals are smothered in their lairs, (Frost). The woods and animals in this poem symbolize the company of others. Compared to humans depression of loneliness, the woods and animals lead simple lives and are not able to have this desolation; the suffering from loneliness seems to be inevitable to humans. Winter is the perfect season to express solitude, and people deem it a very depressing time of the year. Winter has no colorful scenery but full of whiteness. Snow covers everything up and the cold makes the world seem empty. Through Desert Places , Frost explores his own feeling and observation on isolation in the world. Although the Li, 2 author expresses his solitude, in the last part of this poem, he exhibits a strong attitude to endure the loneliness no matter how hard the human life could be....
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- Spring '08