Ap Lit Diction

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“Instead of proving human when it neared and someone else additional to him, as a great buck it powerfully appeared.” (14-16) “The Most of It,” is the story of a man who is expecting way too much out of life. Robert Frost sends his speaker on a trip of self discovery and spirituality. He used the elements of literature such as diction, tone and imagery to help convey his message. The title of the poem “The Most of It” suggest that the man, the speaker, has not made the most of what he has. He is expecting too much out of his life and the universe. “He would cry out on life, that what it wants is not its own love back in copy speech, But counter–love, original response.” (6-8) These lines show that the man wanted the universe to answer his desperate calls, but all he was getting in return was his own echoes. This supports the fact that the man is expecting too much and should try harder to be happy with what he was blessed with.…show more content…
This poem is no different. For example in line three he used the word “mocking” to talk about his echo. This choice of word shows that is miserable with is loneliness. In line five he talks about a “bolder-broken beach,” beaches are usually really smooth and sandy unlike this beach where it would be very rough and rocky. The roughness of the beach could represent his experience with life and how it hasn’t been easy for him. Robert Frost uses onomatopoeias in this poem to help enhance the reader’s image in the poem. He uses “crashed” in line ten and “crumpled” in line seventeen. Both of those words reflect loud sounds so it helps the reader understand that the embodiment came onto the scene very loudly. Robert Frost’s choice of words helps the audience better understand what the speaker is going
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