The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost Essay

803 Words Dec 30th, 2015 4 Pages
One of the popular topic that I like the most is “The road not taken” by Robert Frost. I have so many reasons for choosing this topic. First, as a foreign, it is quite bit challenge for me to really understand meaning of the poems and its structure. However, Frost’s writing style with this poem make it so simple with straightforward language and easy to understand. Second, the poem is very popular for speaking of the nature and human experiences. It forms a beautiful equivalence of life and its complication. Frost used metaphor and allusion throughout this poem. The whole story is talked about Frost’s life decision, the road; there are many choices in an individual life and knowing the right choice is never easy. Frost teaches us that we can agree with his decision: either choosing the “less traveled” to show his courage than the “longer traveled” but safe.
The first thing come to mind my when I read the beginning of the poem is becoming a traveler. Frost tells us to pick the path we want to take, and the concept behind this choice has an importance meaning. If we choose the less travelled scenario, we might assume that it should be happy and rewarding ending. However, it was not the case for Frost, he ends up regret with his decision, saying that it was risky path with disappointment, frustration and unhappiness.
The use of allusion with this road represents a real life lesson for us, sometimes we just need to relax and let fate takes the lead. Making the right choice is…

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