Robert Frost, Nothing Gold Can Stay, And The Road Not Taken

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Robert Frost is a well known and experienced poet. He was born March 26, 1874 and died January 29, 1963. Robert started writing poetry in high school His first published poem, My Butterfly:an Elegy” was published on November 8, 1894. Robert wrote poetry up to the end of his life. He last published “The Clearing” a collection of poems, including the poem he recited for JFK’s inauguration, in 1962, less than a year before he died. Robert Frost has wrote many poems, a couple hundred even. Some of his best known poems are “The Road Not Taken,” “Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening,” “Fire And Ice,” “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” “Star Splitter,” “Acquainted With The Night,” “A Late Walk,” and many more.
The poems “Star Splitter,” “Nothing Gold Can Stay, ” and “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost are great poems to analyze for almost all the elements of poetry. Robert Frost is well known for being an poet who writes in detail about nature and and uses imagery in most of his poems. Both “Star Splitter” and “The Road Not Taken” describes what the narrator sees and what is happening around them with a considerable amount of imagery. He uses great imagery in the poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” also. “Nothing Gold Can Stay” is a poem about how everything
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Frost talks about spring and the beauty of it in this whole poem. He does tell us it does not last for very long when he says, “But only so an hour” in line 4. Frost uses a rhyme scheme of AABBCCDD. Which means he started rhyming in couplets starting from the beginning of this poem, for example when he states “Nature’s first green is gold/ Her hardest hue to hold.” When Robert says in line 7, “So dawn goes down to day” He could be talking about in the mornings when the sun rises and for a while it looks perfect, beautiful and sometimes “gold.” However as we all know the sun does not stay like that all day, it rises fully and loses that gold
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