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Robert Lee Frost b San Francisco Mar 26 1874 d Boston Jan 29 1963 was one of Americas leading 20th-century poets and a four-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize Although his verse forms are traditional he was a pioneer in interplay of rhythm and meter and the poetic use of vocabulary of everyday speech His poetry is thus both traditional and experimental Frosts poems are often set in rural early 20th century New England environment due to his background therefore several people think of him as a simple kindly spirit with a benevolent outlook on the world Although in some of his writings such a positive spirit is evident but much of his writing is darker and more complex than it appears outside Most of the poems of frost have underlying connotations to it The road not taken Mountain interval is described as one of the most confusing and tricky poems of Frost Though it has a clear message right from the start about the intentions of the poet Two roads diverged in a lovely woodAnd sorry I could not travel both line 1-2 the poet leaves the interpretation of the outcome onto the reader at the end This poem can be interpreted in the way of the readers mood It revolves around one important metaphor Two roads line 1 When I first read this poem I liked it due to the free verse style and the effective use of imagery but it took a long time for me to figure out the true meaning of the poem Every human being undergoes a stage in life when he or she has to make important decisions in life What I mean by this is that there may be more then one choice when making decisions and from these different choices you are only able to choose one of them which could right or wrong The narrator encounters a position in woods which is compared to the
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