Night¨ to express his extreme depression and sadness. Michael R. Little says that the poem, ¨is a meditation on loneliness and isolation, centering on one man 's lonely nighttime wanderings and suggesting that his individual experiences represent the human condition.” Born on March 26, 1874, Frost didn 't always know he wanted to be a poet. He loved to write and did not decide to
It evokes an image of stress and worry as well as a hope through faith for a better life. It goes on to say: “The ones who are lost to God and mothers/may take the fields/the dry fields” (20-21). The reference to “dry fields” emphasizes the heat and lack of rain and also illustrates the unpleasant working condition. This also symbolizes how they are bound to the island with no other options, trapped. The last two lines say: “where a man learns the danger of words/where even a curse can start a fire” (22-23).
The wording of this is meant to show how the man views this aspect of nature, traps are very much creations of intelligent creatures, especially humans, thus characterizing nature as actively trying to harm the man. To the man, he must utilize his wits and cool head in order to out maneuver the traps laid out by nature, calling upon his human-gained knowledge guide him against nature’s plan. In contrast, the narrative contradicts the man’s impressions with, “usually the snow above the hidden pools had a sunken, candied appearance that advertised the danger” (London 631). Nature provides warnings that serve to “advertise” danger, not only further personifying it but also providing a counter that paints nature as more fair.
Montag must go through the hurt and confusion he does through with his wife and with fire in order to feel the warmth and comfort he goes through in the end. Bradbury ensues that it is not only okay, but fundamental, to be broken down in order to thrive. The different stages of fire portray the stages of Montag’s identity growing from being so lost and confused, to being certain in who he and what he wants. Montag has a single-viewed, destructive view of fire that stunts his ability to grow. Probably the most common association of fire is destruction.
Unsettling Realizations The absence of moral value attracts an inevitable downfall. The looming theme of decent is present in the stories of Boyle, Cheever, and Hawthorne. All of these characters begin with innocence of the mind, until abruptly confronted by a trial or event. This scenario introduces the characters to a true raw form of evil, either mental or physical. Towards the end is where the transformation of the characters finalize after the malignant occurrence.
However, the author predicts that he took the wrong path. In his opinion, he will regret his choices further down the road. He says he shall be telling his story with a sigh once the time is right. The path would negatively impact his future. The second poem is titled “O’Captain,My Captain” The poem was written by Walt Whitman as a tribute to Abraham Lincoln, our sixteenth president.
Fire and Ice- Robert Frost In his poem Fire and IceRobert Frost compares and contrasts the two destructive forces: fire and ice. Frost presents the reader two options for the end of the world, either in hot fire or in icy cold. Although Frost chooses fire for the end of the world, he gives a fair comparison that ice could be the victor of the world's destruction. The theme presents itself with Frost taking the position of fire. Frosts describes his view toward fire in the third and fourth lines when he says, "From what I've tasted of desire/ I hold with those who favor fire."
Frost symbolized free will and fate in the poem by using “The Fork”. The poem teaches that there are two paths that will lead you on your journey to your destiny. Frost lead to the belief that, “Two roads diverged in yellow wood” (Frost, 1916) expresses indirectly that the season is Fall and makes the theme seems as if “he was falling apart”. The interpretation of the poem can be based on everyone’s own personal experiences. In the poem, Frost indicates that he made the wrong decisions and took the wrong path’s by sarcastically using “making all the differences”.
I am the snake of reason”(148-149), illustrating the Iceberg principle through its underlying meaning that the war has caused him to lose his faith. Painting him as a cold blooded animal, Hemingway conveys this transition not only as an individual but a generation. The war has made them into animals whose thoughts revolve around survival and calculation. 2) Frederic describes that the peasants “ were beaten from the start with. They were beaten when they took them from their farms and put them in the army.