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The Road Less Traveled

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Robert Frost’s poem “The Road Less Traveled” amazingly
first written was not intended to convey certain aspects of what
it is now interpreted as. Life is a road with different paths.
Taking one path over another forever changes the course of ones
life for the good or bad. Though Frost’s poem as he told was
about him getting separated from his friend in the woods. It
can’t be denied that this poem clearly shows his beliefs, that it is
the road that someone chooses that makes them who they are
today or who they will become.
With the first line opening “And Sorry” already you get a
sense of regret. “...I could not travel both” what opportunities
will be missed? That is why it is difficult to make a decision.
You can’t travel down every path you want. It isn’t possible to do
everything. “,long I stood And looked down one as far as I could”
Never the less you still have to make a decision in where you
want to go. He looks down the path to where it bent in the
undergrowth, trying to see an outcome. This isn’t possible
though, as any choice you make, the complete outcome is never
“Then took the other as just as fair, And having perhaps the
better claim,” The other path he looked at, looked really the
same as the other but he thought one having the better claim. If
they both look just as fair, something must make it have the
better claim. “Because it was grassy and wanted wear;” The
next two lines may begin to confuse. “Though as for that, the
passing there Had worn them really about the same,” One path
looks like it needs wear to him thought it may not to other
people. He was interested in taking that path not of the majority.
Something he hasn’t done before makes him want to experience
it. The traveler then if choosing ‘the path less traveled” only
shows his personality. Not following the crowd but doing what
he wants, what he has never ...

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