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Robert Frost wrote many poems that gathered interest in readers eyes and minds Many of the poems made his universe seem almost terrifying Robert Frosts universe is a show of how terrifying real life is Death is one part of the terrifying universe that Frost shows everyone The death in his poetry demonstrates a realism in life something that cant be prevented and something that cant be changed Home Burial is a poem about the death of a son The mother grieves deeply over such pain that she has to leave the house to talk to others due to her husband not truly being there for her The father tries to convince her that he is there for her but he has an almost non-caring attitude towards the death of his child almost forced if anything That kind of attitude shows how the death of a child can affect the minds of parents and sometimes others The mother seems upset about the fact that the father dug the hole for the son with a non-grieving look to his face A cited passage from the poem will demonstrate the biggest problem between the two The husband tells the wide You make me angry Ill come down to you God what a woman And its come to this A man cant speak of his own child thats dead She answers You cant because you dont know how to speak If you had any feelings you that dug With your own hand how could you his little grave 781 Mordecai Marcus states the following about the poem Home Burial may not be as popular as Mending Wall and The Death of the Hired Man but it is Frosts most critically acclaimed and intensively analyzed narrative Again Frost deals with barriers between peoplein this case a husband and wife who have recently lost their first child and who handle their grief
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