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Sample Outline And Thesis Statement With Poem Evaluation

Introduction—impact of Robert Frost as a poet and this poem on literature and culture

Thesis *****: Through the use of imagery ***** symbolism, Frost's poem, "The Road Not Taken" serves ***** an allegory of every young pers*****'s choices at the beginning of adulthood

Explanation of Frost's *****

Examples of imagery, and the importance of nature

Imagery connotations

Connection between ***** imagery's implications ***** a the proposed allegory

Textual evidence of this connection

Explanation of Frost's Symbolism

Explanation of how ***** ***** works with his imagery

Examples of Frost's symbolism

Explanation of what Frost's symbolism stands for Frost's symbols as building blocks ***** ***** larger allecory

Conclusion: Frost's ***** and symbolism working together to create an allegory of ***** young person's choice at the ***** of adulthood

***** Analysis

In ***** ***** poem, The Road Not Taken, the author uses a combination of imagery ***** sound to create verses that both glorify nature and explain the nature of humankind's indecision. At the beginning ***** ***** poem, Frost's narrator is in a contemplative mood, faced ***** the decision of which oath to take. Frost uses nature imagery, not*****g ***** "yellow" wood ***** the "grassy" path to allow fur*****r ***** contemplation for the reader as both *****s were "just as fair" (Frost 1, 6, 8). But by the end of the poem, the ***** h***** made a decision to choose a specific path in ***** beautiful *****, "the one less traveled by" (***** 19), and has had a signific*****nt change ***** mood. He is now content and grateful for his *****, remarking, "and that has ***** all the difference" (Frost 20). ***** body of the *****, therefore, allows readers insight into the narrators mind as he or she makes t***** decision, as he or she realizes ***** ********** moment will never again return. Readers are made to feel that they are actually with the narrator as he or she makes his decision ***** ***** rhyme scheme of the poem, which is abaab for most lines, and periodic assonance, ***** techniques that quickly carry the reader from verse to verse. Finally, at ***** end of the poem, both the reader and the narra*****r understand the symbolism in ***** *****, that the fork ***** the road is a symbol for ***** major life ***** and the road less traveled by is ***** less popular and ***** original decision, the one that will make "all the difference" in each person's live (***** 20). Thus, Frost uses nature symbolism and ***** to introduce an allegory of a major ***** in a person's life ***** the complexities of making that decision, while recommending that one take "the road less traveled by" (Frost


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