Poetic Analysis Of Robert Frost's Poem Out-Out

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Poetic Analysis of “Out-Out-” By Robert Frost
In Robert Frost’s poem “Out-Out-,” the poet uses literary terms to portray the man life a little boy lives. Frost shows that a little boy lives a man life doing work. He makes you see that you 're nothing to this world, and the blood spilling out of his hands represents his life spilling too. Frost shows this through imagery and figurative language. The title “Out-Out-,” is an allusion to shakespeare. This means an author writes about something already been written to make a point. People recognized “Out-Out-” because he took out “brief candle” of “Out-Out-Brief Candle.” This extends the image too the title and shows the reader that Frost wanted the readers to recognize it. Frost’s imagery shows that the boy does a mans job though he is a child. The boy using a saw for wood shows us that he does a mans job which a boy shouldn 't do. This makes the reader image a
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Frost makes extensive use of using idioms. “Day was all but done,” is an idiom showing us that he was never done working after a day, because a day is never just done. An idiom is used when the boy calls it a day, meaning he’s done working for the day. The title “Out-Out-” shows the boys wants out of misery from working so hard. It shows the readers that he wants out immediately. Frost shows an idiom when it says, “He must gaven his hand,"shows the reader that it doesn 't mean it at this point of his life but it means he 's so worn out that he can just give his hand away for good from so much pain. In line 31, it says "No more to build on," refers to him not being able to work anymore and that he 's just worked so hard he just can 't anymore. "Big Boy," in line 21, shows the reader that the boy isn 't really a big boy but he 's doing a mans job gives it off as if he is. This figurative language shows the boy works hard and he 's just tired of
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