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In the poem “Home Burial” by Robert Frost, the husband and wife express different emotions towards the death of their recently dead child. With her only concern of mourning the death of her child, she could not understand his apparent incapacity to mourn at all and his choosing to talk, instead of everyday concerns.

Men and women have different views on things most of the time. In the poem, the husband says ‘a man must partly give up being a man With woman folk.’ Men have a role in society to be tough and strong. A man wears the pants in a family and is always to have the last word. God forbid a man would show a tear in his eyes, he would not be considered a real man, because supposedly only woman are supposed to cry and show their emotions....

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