Death Of The Hired Man Analysis Essay

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Robert Frost “Death of the Hired Man” Robert Frost once said ¨In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.¨ Death of the Hired Man by Robert Frost is about the main characters, Warren and Mary, who are the owners of the farm, have a hired man who decides to leave them to find better-paying work when the busy times approach; but when work is slow, then he will return looking for odd jobs to earn money. Warren has had enough and tells his wife what actions he should take with this man. Mary is a woman who has more compassion than her husband, and she realizes from the beginning that Silas is a dying man and that he has returned to the only home he knows. Now Mary is attempting everything she can to show her husband the better parts of Silas. She has from the beginning already forgiven Silas for his past actions and life with wide open arms accepting him into her home and attempting her best to take care of him. This is what she is attempting to accomplish all throughout the poem with her husband so that he will feel the same way about Silas that she does before…show more content…
Warren and Mary had a conversation in which Mary is attempting to convince her husband to see that their farm is the only "home" that Silas has and that in the end he wasn't such a bad guy, so then Warren needs to forgive him and accept him into their home with open and loving arms."Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in," and for this reason he believes that their home should not be claimed by Silas as his "home" (line 123-124) for this reason he believes that their home should not be claimed by Silas as his "home" for that very reason. Robert Frost attended Harvard University from 1897-1899, but he left voluntarily due to illness. Shortly before his death, Frost’s grandfather purchased a farm got Robert and Elinor in Derry, New
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