The Telephone By Robert Frost Analysis

1414 Words6 Pages
Thesis Paper Jaya Goklani Ms. Kanika Dang Cycle Test 3, The Heritage School, Gurgaon 23th October 2015 Robert Frost: A Poet to Remember Robert Lee Frost born on March 26, 1874 was an American poet. He was born in San Francisco, California, U.S. He is well known for his realistic writings of rural life and his use of informal American speech. He was a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner in poetry; Robert Frost depicted realistic New England life and situations familiar to the common man through his language. Robert Frost uses nature imagery to veil the depth and intensity of human emotions through simple words. Frost has written many marvellous poems like ‘The Road Not Taken’, ‘Stopping By The Woods’, ‘Fire and Ice’, ‘Birches’, ‘ The Telephone’,…show more content…
His horse shakes his harness bells, questioning why they had stopped. The speaker continues to stand near the woods, attracted by the deep, dark silence of his surroundings. He feels obliged to move further into the snowy woods, but he ultimately decides to continue as he thinks he has lots of work to do , concluding with the most famous lines of the poem: 'But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I…show more content…
He kind of digs this aloneness, however, and is glad that no one is there to watch him. We get the feeling that he'd rather be all by his lonesome in the freezing cold than back in the village. Nature helps make things even lonelier, too, for it happens to be freezing cold, snowing, and dark out there.The speaker in "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" makes several choices, many of which his dearly beloved horse does not agree with. The biggest choice that he wrestles with is whether to return to the warmth and safety of the village or to stay and watch the woods fill up with snow. Our speaker does seem to have a hard time making his decision. He ultimately decides to return home as he has to finish lots of day-to-day
Open Document