Between The Woods Poem Analysis

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Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.

In this stanza the word woods in the first line represent the unknown world, and the utmost tranquility. He uses the word woods to represent the eternal life. This shows that he is fed up of his daily life and wants to have some sort of peace and, wants to rest eternally, giving us some feeling of suicidal thought. The whole line asks the poet about the owner of the world; afterwards the poet gives the spectator a hint that the owner lives in the village. Here the village pragmatically symbolizes the religious belief in which the woodlands and church is associated, basically it marks the house of God. These two lines pragmatically depicts the idea of unknown world –Heaven which is full of peace and purity. Afterwards, The poet in the fourth line uses the word snow, which symbolizes peace and purity over here. This means that in heaven I will be seeing purity and peace, contentment.

“My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
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These words basically put stress on the situation when somebody stops or delays between two luring situations. The word Promises symbolizes the goals and aims a person have for his life. The poet basically rejecting or is putting a full stop on his temptations toward death by saying that he can’t go without fulfilling his aims and goal as this would not give him peace. This is because everyone has a wish to die after achieving his or her set goals. Robert frost very darkly and deeply utters the word Miles which pragmatically represents the responsibilities and duties or the goal he has to fulfil and achieve before he sleeps an eternal sleep on his
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