Response to Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken", by D Subscribe to rss feed for D

Robert Frost’s poem, “The Road Not Taken” reflects the
overall point of the movie “Dead Poet’s Society”,
which is Carpe Diem, or living life to the fullest. Robert
Frost goes into depth about standing up for one’s opinion
even if you are pushed away from society as an outcast
because of the decision. Robert Frost says that he is
“sorry [he] could not travel both” paths. It feels as
though he is saying this with a sense of sarcasm because he
really isn’t sorry. He chose the path of a better life for
himself full of enjoyment and endless opportunities. We can
tell that Robert Frost has no regrets for the decision he
has made because he is certain that he has chosen “perhaps
the better claim”. Frost even “doubted if [he] should
ever come back” because he was lost in the wonder of his
new life. Robert Frost admits that he should probably “be
telling this with a sigh” because the rest of society sees
his breakaway from what is seen as normal as a shameful
decision. However, Frost is nevertheless proud of the choice
he has made for himself. “I took the road less traveled
by, and that has made all the difference”. Robert Frost
made a bold move by going with his gut and his inner
conscience. His life is better now because of his courageous
Posted: 2014-05-06 01:49:06 UTC

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2014-06-22 14:35:29Malcolm Moss
Would be an adventure to take both choices every time. I am intrigued