Modernism And Poetry In Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken

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As we began to look into modernism and poetry, I cannot help but to be trilled and excited. Poetry makes me feel very relaxed and soothed. I like to read poems because most of the time, I can relate to what the author is saying. Although sometimes I cannot understand all poetry, I find it very interesting to read and analyze. I feel like poetry conveys the emotions of the author to the reader. While discussing Robert Frost’s different types of poems, I fell in love with the poem “The Road Not Taken.” This Poem by Robert Frost is very thought-provoking because it makes one think about what would have happened if one decided to take the other road in life. If a person did decide to take the opposite road, would there be better opportunities …show more content…
I believe that the first stanza is preparing the reader about how to make the right choices in life. The line “two roads diverge in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both” has a very sentimental meaning (Frost). When I was trying to decide where to attend college, I felt exactly like Robert Frost. If I choose a path other than Faulkner, I knew that as a Christian, there might have been a greater possibility for me to fall into temptation. However, since I choose the road to attend Faulkner University, I feel like it has been the best decision ever. Being surrounded by people who love the Lord and strive to serve Him daily is the best feeling that I have felt in a …show more content…
As Frost mentioned that he took the road less traveled by, I also could relate to Frost’s decision. As a made a decision to attend Faulkner University for my choice of a higher education, I knew that it would be a path that many people would not have taken. Upon graduating high school, at the time, most of my peers poked fun of the college I picked to attend. Questions such as “you going to the holy or Christian school,” “Do you gotta wear skirts all the time,” and “Do y’all have to go to church everyday” were uttered from their mouths daily. On the other hand, many adults including family and friends were very excited for me to receive a Christian education in a christen environment. However, I did not care what people thought because I was finally making my first adult decision. Thus, as a young Christian adult, I wholeheartedly believe that this was a very smart choice. As Frost conveys in “The Road Not Taken” sometimes it is best not to follow what everyone else does, I think that Frost also was interpreting in his poem that one had to learn to be a leader and not a follower.
While discussing Robert Frost poem I began to think about the road I took and the road I did not take. The title of the poem by Robert First is very interesting to be because I often think about where I would currently be in life, if I had decided not to attend Faulkner University. Moreover, I dream of what life would

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