Similarities Between Robert Frost And Nature

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Robert Frost and Nature Due to the environment greatly impacting his life, Robert Frost uses naturalistic parallels connect with human behavior. More specifically, “The Road not Taken”, “The Wood Pile”, and “The Mending Wall”, rich in symbols, assonance, and metaphors, depict the connection between nature and human behavior. In literal terms, each of the three poems paints a naturalistic picture. However, figuratively, the poems hold a deeper meaning which relates to humanity. Born in California on March 26, 1874, Robert Frost was originally a metropolitan. However, after the death of his father, he was introduced to the countryside. Along with the remaining members of his family, he moved in with his grandparents in rural Massachusetts.…show more content…
But, in the end the harder route or choice will pay off. No matter how dire the circumstances may be at the time of choosing, by picking the easy way out or the choice that everyone chooses, one will always look back at the road the did not choose. Hence, Frost titled the poem, “The Road not Taken”. Robert Frost’s “The Mending Wall” was published in 1914. One of his narrative poems, it also incorporates the theme of nature and connects it to human behavior. Human boundaries and relationships are the primary humanly things nature parallels with. He wrote the poem while in England, away from rural life. It is about two neighbors fixing a wall that serves as a fence between their properties. In literal terms, the the poem describes an encounter of two neighbors fixing their fence and one questioning why a fence is needed. Symbolically, the poem is about nature compared to human tradition and beliefs on boundaries. Both neighbors out of tradition visit the wall every spring to fix it up, as stated in line 11, “But at spring mending-time we find them there”. In nature, however, there are no boundaries, it is a limitless world. Whether it be, continents, countries, states, towns are all man-made boundaries. From the era of cavemen, humans have believed in creating separations between…show more content…
There, he sees a bird and a pile of woods. Symbolically, however, the poem is about the thoughts occurring in the speaker’s mind. Life is a roller coaster with loops, drops, and dives. It has its share of distractions as well. One can easily get lost in thought during a blue day, as stated in lines seven, eight and, nine, “Too much alike to mark or name a place by, So as to say for certain I was here, Or somewhere else: I was just far from”. Thoughts serve as a distraction, and they also bring about memories of the past. Some memories pleasant, others not as pleasant, the poem describes letting things go, and moving on from the past. As stated in lines two and three, “I paused and said, ‘I will turn back from
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