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ROAD NOT TAKEN English 113B 26 September 1999 Choices are never easy- men face multitudes of them in their lifetime Some decisions to these choices are clear while others are sometimes more difficult to effectuate The poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost is a first person narrative tale of a monumental moment in the speakers life- Frost can be considered the speaker Frost is faced between the choice of a moment and a lifetime manifested in his poem Walking down a rural road the narrator encounters a point on his travel that diverges into two separate similar paths In Robert Frosts poem The Road Not Taken Frost presents the idea of man facing the difficult unalterable predilection of a moment and a lifetime This idea in Frosts poem is embodied in the fork in the road the decision between the two paths and the speakers decision to select the road not taken Mans life can be metaphorically related to a physical journey filled with many twists and turns Through out this journey there are instants where choices between alternate paths have to be made- the route man decides to take is not always an easy one to determine The fork in the road represents the speakers encounter of having to choose from two paths a direction that will affect his the rest of his life Frost presents to the reader a moment in anyones life where an arduous problematic choice has to be made There are an abundance of options in life man faces Frost symbolizes this into the diverging of the two paths in his poem The decision for which path to choose from can be hard to accept just as the revelation of the choices The two paths represent the options man has to choose from Faced with these decisions man has to weigh his options carefully to make an optimal choice At the split in the road
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