Why do you think the last line of the poem is repeated twice?

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The last line of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is arguably the most important because it holds the allegorical key to the poem's overall meaning. Repeating the line emphasizes its importance. The scholarly consensus of opinion holds that the poem is an allegory on death and...

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The last line of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is arguably the most important because it holds the allegorical key to the poem's overall meaning. Repeating the line emphasizes its importance. The scholarly consensus of opinion holds that the poem is an allegory on death and our attitude to the inevitable fate that awaits us all. In the last repeated line, Frost is encouraging us to realize that life is a journey, a potentially long one, at that, and one for which we must prepare. There are still many things left to do in this life before we die, many miles to go before we sleep. The final destination is the same for us all, but the journey in each case is different. It's the journey that's important, a point that bears repeating.

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