What is the idea of home and why is it important thematically in the poem "The Death of the Hired Man"?
Frost's poem contains one of the most quoted lines in all of poetry; "Home is the place where, when you go there, they have to take you in" (lines 118-119).
The idea is that "home" is the one place where you cannot be rejected. One is bonded for life to their biological ties, but "home" is also the place where love creates an unbreakable bond.
The conflict of the concept of home occurs when the itinerant worker, Silas, makes himself too...
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