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Home Burial

The wife's response is to honor her son's memory by looking back: He saw her from the bottom of the stairsBefore she saw him. She was starting down,Looking back over her shoulder at some fear.She...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2020 1:07 pm UTC

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Robert Frost's "Home Burial" is a poem, so it would be more correct to talk about stanzas rather than paragraphs. It's also difficult to number the stanzas in this poem because in between the...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2019 6:08 pm UTC

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The significance of the grave is relevant to how the man deals with his frustration and grief. He has quickly and deliberately dug the grave, which has helped him relieve some of his tension and...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2008 12:26 pm UTC

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The first thing to do with a question like this is come to grips with the most important term, in this case "modernist literature." Four key characteristics of this genre include the following:...

Latest answer posted June 9, 2010 11:18 am UTC

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The Marital Relationship in "Home Burial" Critically discuss the relationship between the husband and the wife in Frost's "Home Burial." I am sure you could imagine the pain that both were...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2008 6:19 pm UTC

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There are three relationships in Robert Frost's poem "Home Burial." The most evident relationship is that of the husband and wife. Another relationship is between the wife, Amy, and the couple's...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2016 6:26 am UTC

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I think the three things the wife is upset about is, of course, the death of her child, her husbands seeming callousness towards the catastrophe, or, at least his inability to express his grief...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2008 6:07 am UTC

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The poem "Home Burial" by Robert Frost is about a husband and wife whose son has died and has recently been buried in a family plot next to their house. Their conversation takes place on a...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2020 7:18 pm UTC

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To add somewhat to the previous post, Frost depicts two different ways of grieving the death of an infant through the mother and father. Because Amy is physically much closer to the infant through...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2010 3:38 am UTC

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Robert Frost's 1914 poem "Home Burial" is from the literary period known as Modernism. The movement was a reaction against Victorian poetry, which tended to include elaborate, formal diction and...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2019 9:49 pm UTC

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Through dialogue and keen attention to tone and detail, Frost paints a haunting portrait of the effects of losing a child. In this poem, Amy is coming down the stairs when she glances back over her...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2019 2:47 am UTC

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The relationship between the two is fraught, to say the least. Things may have been fine between them in the past, but since their son tragically passed away, it's a different story entirely. At...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2019 9:17 am UTC

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The literary technique Robert Frost uses in lines 15 and 16 of “Home Burial” is free indirect discourse. Free indirect discourse entails the use of a third person narrator who describes a...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2015 2:06 am UTC

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