Who Is Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening By Robert Frost?

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Robert Frost is arguably the most renowned American poet of all time. He used a simple conversational language to portray powerful messages. However, like many artists and writers, his success was not immediate. He faced many hardships and excessive grief along the way, including the untimely deaths of many family members, significant financial struggles, and his continuing battle with depression. Despite his obvious talent, the delayed publication of his works forced him to pursue jobs he despised in an effort to provide for his ever-growing family. Once his poems were finally published, it didn 't take long for his popularity to soar.
Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, to William and Jeanie Frost. He spent the first 11 years of his
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He also received four Pulitzer prizes. In 1960, he received a Congressional Gold Medal and recited poetry at John F. Kennedy’s inauguration. On January 29, 1963, after a long, distinguished career, Robert Frost died as the result of complications from surgery.
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening is one of Frost 's most famous poems. It is a short poem that appears to be very straightforward. In it, the speaker and his horse stop in the dark woods on their way home to admire the snow, but soon realize they must leave as it is late and they still have a long way to travel.
While this poem is indeed very short -- just 4 stanzas of iambic tetrameter, it is far from simple. The night Frost wrote Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, he was coming home from the market with the realization that he wasn 't able to afford Christmas presents for his children. Overcome by his depression, he stopped his horse on the side of the road to cry. The horse shook his bells, cheering Frost enough to continue his
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I see myself stopping in the secluded woods to admire a snowfall as a way of finding inner peace. Being away from constant noise and distractions, especially that of the media and modern technology, can be exceptionally soothing. Often times, we bring our own perception and life experiences into the things we read, hear, or see. Happier people tend to look for the good or brightness in their interpretations, whereas people struggling with problems in life are more likely to see the negative aspects. For instance, "darkest evening of the year" could refer to the winter solstice, December 21, or it could be a reference to his depressed state of mind. To me, the words "and miles to go before I sleep" are simply a nagging reminder that the speaker has places to be and obligations to

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