Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Questions and Answers

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Robert Frost is well-known for his personal style and poems which appear simple and therefore appeal to a large readership. However, these same poems usually have a more complex meaning or...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2015, 9:28 am (UTC)

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

This poem is usually used as an example of symbolism to help students explore symbolic meaning, or what lies beneath the surface. Therefore, it is important to try and work out or discern what are...

Latest answer posted September 18, 2010, 8:42 am (UTC)

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” is one of Robert Frost's most popular poems. Scholars and critics have debated its meaning for years. Some see the poem as a commentary on loneliness; others...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2020, 2:01 pm (UTC)

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

“Idea” is a pretty vague term, so we should begin by dividing the ideas into types: On the symbolic idea level, many readers see this poem as a comment on death and suicide, as though Frost was...

Latest answer posted March 13, 2013, 4:03 pm (UTC)

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

To be honest, Frost normally writes in a style that is very simple and marked mostly by the absence of figures of speech. In this poem, for example, the closest I can come to finding anything like...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2011, 7:57 pm (UTC)

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

In the first section the speaker in the poem is traveling through the countryside during winter. He wants to stop and watch the snow fall, and because the owner of the land is nowhere to be seen,...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2009, 7:21 pm (UTC)

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Central theme: Attraction versus fixation. Something draws you to lose focus, but you cannot get fixated. You must get moving. Sorta like doing homework, vs. checking your email. The email would be...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2009, 6:40 am (UTC)

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

The famous first stanza of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" read as follows: Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village, though; He will not see me stopping here To...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2012, 7:57 pm (UTC)

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

In “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” the wagon or carriage driver is only pausing for a few minutes to appreciate the beauty of the falling snow. He is also taking a bit of this peaceful time...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2016, 10:23 am (UTC)

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