The Road Not Taken And My Way Comparison

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The poem that everyone can relate to in some way is “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. This poem has many hidden meanings to it and make it easily relateable for others. The song that related best to the poem is the song “My Way” by Frank Sinatra. Everyone can relate to both “My Way” and “The Road Not Taken” there are a lot of lines and lyrics that make others wonder what would of happened in their lives if they had traveled down a different road. Many times there are different roads that have the opportunity to be traveled down but never do but what would happen if they did get traveled down. The poem “The Road Not Taken” has a lot similarities to the song “My Way”. For both the song and the poem the mood is curious. This is because…show more content…
They are both about being your own person in your life and taking your own way throughout life but they approach it in a different way. In the song “My Way” in the first two lines he states “And now, the end is near/ and so I face the final curtain.” (1-2) The man is facing death and talking about and reliving how he made his own path in life. In the Poem “The Road Not Taken” it is more about influencing use that we should be our own person in our lives and take our own paths because in the end it will get us to where we want to go in our lives. “And be one traveler/ long I stood and looked down one as far as I could.” (3-4) This means that the man was looking down each of paths to see if he could see the end if one path would be better to take then the other. “My Way” is more of a reflection on the life of the man who is getting older and telling us how he lived a life of his own and took his own path. In the poem “The Road Not Taken” it is more about telling other people to take their own path rather than describing it from a person 's live. In the song “My Way” it states “ Regrets, I 've had a few/But then again, too few to mention.” (9-10) This shows that the man is describing that he has made some mistakes in his life but not many. In the poem “The Road Not Taken” it is trying to influence us to take our own paths in our lives and it 's not comparing it to somebody’s life.” I shall be telling this with a sigh/Somewhere ages and ages hence.” (16-17) However in these lines it states that when he gets older he will look back on that day and what if you he will have a sigh of satisfaction, or maybe
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