Out, Out— Questions and Answers
"The buzz saw snarled and rattled in the yard." How does the poet's word choice in this line effectively convey the different sounds made by the saw?
Analyze the last line of the poem. How does this line affect the reader's understanding of the poem as a whole? Explain your response with direct reference to the text.
What is the use of punctuation in the poem "Out, Out - " by Robert Frost? Please include details on all the different forms of punctuation in the poem.
What are some instances of ambiguity in Robert Frost's "Out, Out—," and how do they add to the poem?
How are traumatic experiences portrayed in Robert Frost's "Out, Out—" and Wilfred Owen's "Disabled"?
In Robert Frost's poem, "Out, out—", find a use of: paradox, metaphor, irony, metonymy, allusion, personification, symbol, and imagery.
Analyze the way in which the buzz saw is characterized in Robert Frost's "Out,out--. Address the relationship between people and their objects of labor...
In Frost's "Out, out..." poem, the 'sunset' and 'day was all but done' are meant literally but how do they come to have symbolic value too?
Please answer these questions about "Out, Out-" by Robert Frost. 1) How does the allusion in the title of this poem help to establish the subject matter and tone? 2) What characteristics are given to the buzz saw to make it seem threatening? 3) Why does the narrator include the reference to the 'Five mountain ranges'? (line 5) 4) How does the poet evoke the repetitive nature of the day's work? 5) Comment on the way the narrator reports the details of the accident itself. What actually happened? 6) What is the narrator's attitude to the death of the boy?
Symbolism in "Out, Out..." by Robert Frost I need some help with the literary element of symbolism in this poem. Is one symbolic object in the poem the saw? What is it symbolizing?
In the poem "Out, Out—" how does Robert Frost create a sense of tragedy and drama? Please give me some ideas for this essay. I have got to make it 1200 words. More on the themes of the play and less on the evaluation of the play itself would be good.
How is "Out, Out—" by Robert Frost an example of narrative poetry? How do you feel about the last lines?
In the poem "Out, Out-" Frost tell us several times that it is near the end of the day. It is near the "end" for the boy too. What literary device is this? Is it symbol or metaphor? Why?
In "Out, Out" by Robert Frost, what are two moments in the poem when its rhythm forces your attention to a particular word or phrase?
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