Descriptive Language In Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

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To be given a chance to get away from hectic and bustling city life for a while would be heavenly for certain people. However, most of the time, people are unable to do so for so many tasks await them. The same goes to the poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost. The persona comes across some woods and stops there to watch the snow fills up them. Since the woods are deep and there are no other human or buildings nearby, the persona starts to wonder if his horse feels that something weird is happening. Finally, he decides that he does not have the luxury to stay there longer because he still has so many things to do. There are so many ways descriptive language are utilised in this poem by the poet that allows the readers understand his state of mind through the persona’s perspective.…show more content…
Descriptive language uses images that appeal to the reader’s senses, helping the reader to imagine how a subject looks, sounds, smells, tastes, or feels. Some of the examples of descriptive language include tone, irony, mood, imagery, alliteration, onomatopoeia, allusion and satire.
Without the use of descriptive language, the world of literature would be a monotonous place. Descriptive language does not really have to be wordy but it should be placed at all the right places to give purpose to the image it is trying to create in the mind of the readers. Sometimes descriptive language employed to add a poetic touch to a text, but usually it is simply employed to describe a
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