The narrator was pondering ways to die and was

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was a like a stream of consciousness. The narrator was pondering ways to die and was wavering between two options, fire and ice. At the end he proclaims both ways would suffice and be a good way to die. The poem just seemed like a train of thought that someone should not say out loud since he does not have any ways to back up his reasoning. The poem would have been more effective if he had explained why he thought those were good ways to die. Out of all the poems we read for Robert Frost I found “Fire and Ice” to be the worst. The one that I enjoyed the most was “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” In “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” the man seems a little creepy when he says “he will not see me stopping here” but the rest of the poem helps the reader understand that he is just passing through the woods and sees the house in the village and does not want to be seen since he does not know them. The details he describes really makes the reader picture everything that is happening. The details about how the horse shakes his bells as if the rider has made a mistake stopping in the middle of the snowing woods,
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paints such a vivid picture that it puts the reader in the scene. Robert Frost does a great job of making the reader feel how exhausting the trip the narrator was having and how he felt having many more miles to go before he would be able to sleep. Robert Frost also does a good job in portraying the narrator’s emotions in “The Road Not Taken.” He relates to the reader when he describes the decision of choosing which path to choose, which the common person has experienced that conflict before, he then shares the thoughts about how the narrator is not sure if he chose the right path. The poems “Acquainted with the Night,” “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “The Road Not Taken” share a similar theme of traveling, whether it was through a foreign or familiar place. Robert Frost did a great job in really putting the audience in the situation and making the story relatable.
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