To The Thawing Wind Analysis Essay
Stanza 1: Mysterious tone created by describing the dark forest, which is used to describe the trip of independence for a young adult
Stanza 2: The speaker is scared and wants to almost “hide reality,” but knows they must become independent as they grow older.
Stanza 3: Lighter tone, describing the people in the speaker’s life instead of the landscape surrounding the speaker
Stanza 4: The speaker hopes his loved ones follow him in becoming independent as well, and join him on his journey so he is not alone.
Overall Tone: Sad tone, old couple “intruding” a meaningful home
Stanzas 1-3: The speaker describes their home where many people used to live in, until loss came, …show more content…
The cold wind blows over the flower constantly in order to get the flower’s attention, but the flower doesn’t notice it. The speaker describes a very human and relatable situation, and how it can end either badly, or have a happy ending.
“To the Thawing Wind”
The wind in the poem is symbolic of the speaker’s somewhat cold isolation. A flower sprouting represents bringing love and care into the world or one's life, which is what the speaker needs most.
Last Two Lines: The speaker is Robert Frost, who needs a break from the outside world, and has this break by writing this poem.
“A Prayer in Spring”
Theme: How G-d expresses love and trust G-d for guidance
Stanzas 1-2: describes how a prayer to G-d for happiness is a reminder that there is happiness all around the world through rebirth and fertility. The speaker is asking G-d for happiness and wants to see the happiness around him, but is unable to. The speaker soon see happiness around him in nature including in the trees.
Stanzas 3-4: The speaker asks G-d to give their friends awareness of beauty and happiness around them. At the end of the poem, the speaker becomes grateful and begins to appreciate what G-d had done for the