How does Robert Frost use rural life to embody the human condition?

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I would want to answer this excellent question by considering the way in which Frost uses symbolism so that he can simultaneously talk about the beauty of nature and his experience of living and owning a farm in New England, whilst also suggesting deep and profound truths about what it means to be human. Consider, for example, "After Apple-Picking ," in which Frost, through the example of picking apples during the apple harvest, is able to suggest much deeper truths about the human condition and work. Consider the way that apples symbolically...

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