Lines 4 6 Because cowbells are mostly associated with cows its where their name

Lines 4 6 because cowbells are mostly associated with

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” (Lines 4-6).Because cowbells are mostly associated with cows (it’s where their name is derived from),it can be assumed that the narrator is referencing the common barnyard animals.He may see them as lifeless objects,and not living,breathing creatures peacefully living their lives.This shows that maybe he views himself as an object not worth anything as well;that he hasn’t done anything significant to fulfill his life.Sexton also uses personification to represent the image of restraint:“Even the moon bulges in its orange irons” (Line 8).She is saying that the moon is bound in chains like a prisoner,even though it is physically impossible.The moon could be a metaphor for the narrator;maybe she too feels confined and imprisoned.Perhaps having a more uplifting tone than Wright and Sexton,Frost uses personification to symbolize life’s choices.“Then took the other,as just as fair,and having perhaps the better claim” (Lines 6-7).Frost is giving the path a voice,saying that it is persuading him to take the specific road.It is a metaphor for two different decisions involving two different people;they are both stating their arguments and trying to win him over.So far,Wright and Sexton’s poems have a much darker connection to nature than Frost’s,although they all use literary devices to connect nature to their words.4
FelpsSeeing as these pieces are poems,they unsurprisingly involve some rhyming schemes.Frost’s poem has 4 stanzas,each with a rhyme scheme of ABAAB.The rhymesare very strict and perfect,so it’s easy to interpret which words are meant to go together. This also represents the set choices in paths in Frost’s poem;they are laid out before him and there isn’t any trickery to it.Different from Frost,Sexton’s poem has a very slight rhyming scheme that is almost forced.She pairs words such as sky,die,eye,and cry together,which rhyme nicely.But then she pairs words such as exist and slips together that have a forced rhyme to them. This represents the forced happiness she has,and the secret connections she makes to nature.Unlike Frost and Sexton’s poems,Wright uses norhyming scheme.This shows that Wright isn’t organized and doesn’t have a plan.He feels that he has done nothing of importance in his life,therefor it has no meaning.Both Wright and Sexton connect their poems to darker sides of nature and the outdoors,while Frost’s setting is more uplifting.Wright and Sexton’s settings seem innocent enough in the beginning of their poems,but when read further it becomes obvious that they have a darker meaning.

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