FROST The Bear FOC only 2-5

FROST The Bear FOC only 2-5 - Scarlett Hood THE FORMAL...

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Scarlett Hood THE FORMAL COMMENTARY: ROBERT FROST "The Bear" The bear puts both arms around th e tre e above her a And draws it down as if it were a lover a And its choke cherries lips to kiss good-by, b highlight = Alliteration Then lets it snap back upright in the sky. B highlight = Asonance 5 H er next step rocks a bould er on the wall c highlight = metaphors (She's making her cross- country in the fall). c Her gr eat w eight creaks the barbed-wire in its staples d As she flings over and off down through the maples, d Leaving o n o ne wire tooth a lock of hair. e 10 Such is the uncaged progress of the bear. e The world has room to make a bear feel free; f The universe seems cramped to you and m e. f Man acts more like the poo r bea r in a cage g That all day fights a nervous inward rage, g 15 His mood rejecting all his mind suggests. h He paces back and forth and never rests h The toe-nail click and shuffle of his feet, i The telescope at one end of his beat, i A nd at the other e nd the microscope,
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