Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening | Critical Essay by Jeffrey Meyers

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.
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Critical Essay by Jeffrey Meyers

SOURCE: Meyers, Jeffrey. “Michigan and the Lecture Circuit, 1921–1926.” In Robert Frost: A Biography, pp. 167–189. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996.

In the following excerpt, Meyers discusses literary references in “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.”

The masterpiece in New Hampshire is the justly famous “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” Like “The Road Not Taken,” it suggests vast thematic implications through a lucid narrative. And like its predecessor, it has the same technical perfection as the poems by Frost's greatly admired touchstones: Herrick, Shirley and Collins. Frost said that he wrote this poem, “my best bid for remembrance,” right off at dawn, after completing “New Hampshire”—though he later revised the second stanza...

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