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Discuss Frost's exploration of the relationship between man and nature in "There are Roughly Zones."

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Frost begins the poem with a contrast that is precise and man-made, sitting indoors and talking ''of the cold outside." The precarious nature of the warmth and comfort which the subjects of the poem find within their house is emphasized by the gusts of wind. Even so, they are reasonably certain of their safety. The absolute dichotomy between inside and outside is the type of precise distinction with which people feel comfortable. Nature, on the other hand, recognizes:

That though there is no fixed line between wrong and right,
There are roughly zones whose laws must be obeyed.
It is humanity's insistence that a law must be black and white which, prevents us from recognizing and obeying the laws of nature, the limits of which are couched in different terms than ours.
People have brought the peach tree too far north, to a place where it does not belong. Perhaps if there were a clear line beyond which it was absolutely certain that no peach would ever survive, people might pay attention to...

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