Robert Frost Alliteration

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Essay Over The Road Not Taken Robert Frost is one of the most well known poets that have ever lived. And one of his most famous poems is his poem “ The Road Not Taken”. The reason that this poem has become so famous is all of the poetic devices used to make the poem as good as it is. One type of poetic device Frost uses is alliteration. Alliteration is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. An example of when Frost uses alliteration is when he says “ Because it was grassy and wanted wear” (8). The repetition of the w adds a better sound to the poem. One of the biggest poetic devices used by Frost is imagery. The definition of imagery is visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work. The entire poem itself is based off of the image that a man is walking through a forest and sees two roads. He also goes into more detail when he talks about the two roads that he sees. “ Because it was grassy and wanted wear” (8) he is saying this to give the effect that because it is grassy that means that it has not been walked very much so it is the path that others usually don 't take. The reason he added imagery into his poem is because it makes it easier for the reader to understand and more closely relate to the poem. He wants to make you see in your mind what is being wrote in the poem. Metaphors are often used in poems to put a greater meaning on the poem then is actually
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