Robert Frost Essays

11th Grade

Robert Frost: Poems

Robert Frost’s Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening explores the relationship between the reality of a critical situation and the fantastical version of this reality that becomes quite easy to get caught up in, and how this relationship can put...

Robert Frost: Poems

Many of Robert Frost's poems explore the splendor of the outdoors. In poems such as "A Prayer in Spring" and "To the Thawing Wind," the speakers show appreciation of nature's beauty surrounding them. However, "A Servant to Servants" is a contrast...

Robert Frost: Poems

Robert Frost is generally considered to be the premier American poet of his generation. He is identified almost exclusively with New England, for most of his poetry attempts to capture the essence of rural life in the New England states. He...

Robert Frost: Poems

In his early poem "The Rhodora," Ralph Waldo Emerson says, "If eyes were meant for seeing, than beauty is its own excuse for being." If one were to ask the speaker in Robert Frost's "The Most of It" how he feels about Emerson's quote, there would...

Robert Frost: Poems

In “Desert Places,” Robert Frost describes the snowfall upon a field as darkness falls in passing. By first impression, it seems to be a simplistic idealist image of nature. However, beneath the surface of the snow, Frost breathes darker...

11th Grade

Robert Frost: Poems

Death is all around, yet very few people notice it. The poem “Out, Out–”, by Robert Frost, is about a boy that is cutting wood and due to a momentary concentration lapse, chops off his hand and bleeds to death. The people around him are at first...

College

Robert Frost: Poems

The poems "Marriage" by Marianne Moore and "Home Burial" by Robert Frost demonstrate a clear separation between men and women. Equality between genders is a controversial issue today, but truly began to arise during the late 1800’s and early 1900’...

College

Robert Frost: Poems

Robert Frost’s petrarchan sonnet, written in iambic pentameter, “Design,” questions the role of God in the world through predestination and divine intervention with the use of tone, juxtaposition, imagery, and symbolism. He does so by narrating a...

College

Robert Frost: Poems

Robert Frost wrote almost solely about nature, exposing his belief in pathetic fallacies, the belief that nature should match internal feelings. Additionally, his style is vertical, meaning he looks up to a higher power or meaning. Both...

12th Grade

Robert Frost: Poems

Robert Frost has portrayed alienation as a theme in several of his poems resulting from another factor in the narrator's life, such as isolating oneself as a conscious choice made with the aim of withdrawing from a harsh reality. He does this in...