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Show how the poetic “self” in Robert Frost's poems is withdrawn to facilitate the “other” voices to become loud and free.

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One of Robert Frost's most famous poems is "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." This poem demonstrates the phenomenon described in the question, in which the self does not dominate the poem, but deliberately makes room for other points of view.

Though the speaker of this poem delivers his observations in the first person, little information is directly from or about the self. The very first line of the poem reads, "Whose woods these are I think I know," placing us in a setting owned by someone else entirely, already drawing attention away...

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