Untraveled Road Analysis

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Bodie Thoene once said, “What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.” This quote means that sometimes people just do what is easier for them and don’t make the right decision. Both “Untraveled Road” by Thousand Foot Krutch and “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost agree with this statement in their song and poem. This quote describes how some people in our society make decisions today. In the song, “Untraveled Road”, Thousand Foot Krutch explains how being a Christian can be difficult in our world which is full of evil and danger. They say, “We walk, where no one wants to go, on this untraveled road”, (Thousand Foot Krutch, lines 28-29). This shows how they travel a difficult path of Christianity, and other people think it is easier, or more convenient, to follow a path of darkness. This supports the quote because it shows how people are blinded by what is easier, such as doing what is wrong, rather than following the right path which Thousand Foot Krutch believes is Christianity. Also, in the song “Untraveled Road”, Thousand …show more content…
In the poem, Robert Frost says, “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both” (lines 1-2). In these lines Robert Frost explains how sometimes it is hard to make a decision and most of the time people just want to do what is easier for them. On the contrary, Robert Frost has a difficult time making a decision because he was actually putting thought into it. He didn’t just choose the first road he saw, which would have been easier for him. Instead he tried to make the right decision and actually think about his choice. Frost must have been having a difficult time because he had wanted to take both roads. His indecisiveness showed that he wanted to make the best choice and not regret his decision. These examples support my quote because they show how people should put thought into the decisions they

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