Thursday, March 28, 2019

Symbolism, Imagery, and Theme of The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Ess

Symbolism, Imagery, and Theme of The Road Not taken by Robert haltHow can an author effectively convey a universal contentedness to the broadest audience possible? Simple. The author must simply create a completely impartial narrator, devoid of sex, status, or age. The Road Not Taken is a poem told by an impartial narrator who has come to a crossroads in his/her life. The crossroads is represented by a prongy path that leads through a timber. The setting is also impartial the forest is anytime and anywhere the reader desires it to be. The narrator is forced to make a life-decision, thereof changing the course of his/her life forever. Symbolism and imagery are utilise effectively to reinforce the main theme of the poem. One instance of symbol in the first stanza is And looked down one as far as I could / To where it bent in the undergrowth. This symbol shows to me that the person who call for to make this life decision is trying to peer into the future to visualise what th e outcome would be if he takes a certain path. He cannot get hold past the immediate future, hence the ref...

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