Similarities Between Fire And Ice And Robert Frost

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Robert Frost moved to England in 1912, it was here that Frost was inspired by British poets Edward Thomas, Rupert Brooke, and Robert Graves. With the help of his peers, Frost wrote some of his best works in England. Frost was an unsuccessful farmer, so he went back into education from 1906 to 1911 at the New Hampshire Normal School in Plymouth, New Hampshire. New England is where a majority of Frost’s poems are based in. New England is where Frost was able to flourish in his writing career, so that is one of the reasons why he decided to base his poems there. Frost is the type of writer to keep religion and politics away from his poetry, and that is why he is so in tuned with nature throughout most of his poems because he makes it his focal point. The scenery and lifestyle of New England may seem generic and simple, but Frost put a deeper and darker meaning to all his poems out of plain sight. Even though “Fire and Ice” and “Nothing Gold Can Stay” convey different meanings, each poem uses the imagery of Nature and similar structure to convey their themes. In “Fire and Ice”, Frost wants to pose an idea of the wonder of his exact interpretation of his poem. Is he truly talking about …show more content…
Both “Fire and Ice” and “Nothing Gold Can Stay” are depicted through one stanza. This structure indicates that through any length Frost is able to get his theme across. Both poems have rhyme schemes in order to emphasize the message in the poems. “Fire and Ice” have nine lines, while “Nothing Gold Can Stay” has eight; Frost uses this style to show the equal importance of every line so no person could favor one line over the other because each individual line completes the theme of the poem. Both poems have a rhyme scheme but “Nothing Gold Can Stay” has a more prominent rhyme scheme to help the flow of the poem, while “Fire and Ice” rhyme scheme is subtle as to not take away from his message too

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