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AFTER APPLE-PICKING Robert Fross author of the poem describes the path of a person between life and death Fross mentions different thoughts and memories that are received by the speaker in this phase From them he highlights Choices in life or Apple-Picking and explains how they influence not only ones life but more intriguing ones death As the poem starts the author introduces a person that is starting to dieMy long two-pointed ladders sticking through a tree line 1 Toward heaven still line 2 Fross uses a two-headed ladder to illustrate a decision one supposedly makes at the begging of deaths choosing heaven or hell As the speaker travels away memories arrive to his mind remanding him of the choicesopportunities that he did or nor consider in the past so he could make superior decisions for his new lifelines 3 and 4But many thoughts seem to reach the characters mind seeing that Fross wrote But I am done with apple-picking now line 6 meaning that the speaker is desperate of so many decisions that need to be made in ones existence His desperation is making him give up Anyway the speaker keeps receiving thoughts and memories which Fross mentions as to make him drowse line 7 Differently this means that the guy is getting boreddizzy of getting images over and over Among his dizziness he realizes that the decisions in his life did not satisfy him he describes his previous world resultant of his decisions as a world of hoary grassline 12 Robert Fross includes lines 14 through 17 three riming verses in the poem to explicate the speakers emotions as he realizes that the decisions in his past life where not the finest But I was well Upon my way to sleep before it fell15 And I could tell Between lines 17 and 26 Fross keeps describing the choices that the speaker considered to have in haven in distinctive ways Then
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