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Whose woods these are I think I know.
To watch his woods fill up with snow.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
The rhyme scheme is: aaba bbcb ccdc dddd
Since there are 4 iambs per line, this is a tetrameter.
This poem is an "iambic tetrameter."
Thesis: Robert Frost uses metaphors with euphonic sounds to express his desire for adventure in "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."
Many people consider Robert Frost to be one of America's greatest poets, myself included. I believe one of his best poems to be "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." In this poem, Frost describes a person stopping just outside of town in a wooded area with his horse. He stops for a moment to appreciate the wonder of the world that he has spent so much time in, something that he may not have done much in his younger years or lately. This horse could be a metaphor for the pressures of the rest of the society. The horse nudges the speaker on as if to ask if there is some mistake, just as society might nudge someone into movement and not understand the necessity of "stopping to smell the roses." The last three lines of the poem could be the reali
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- "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost Whose woods these are I think ...
- "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." In this poem, Frost describes ...
- Frost repeats the last line (which is common throughout a number of Frost's works), "and miles to go before I rest," ...
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