Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening | Critical Essay by Samuel Coale

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.
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Critical Essay by Samuel Coale

SOURCE: Coale, Samuel. “The Emblematic Encounter of Robert Frost.” In Frost: Centennial Essays III, edited by the Committee on the Frost Centennial of the University of Southern Mississippi, pp. 107-17. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1978.

In the following excerpt, Coale discusses the theme of man's encounter with the allure of nature in “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.”

Frost admitted that “my best bid for remembrance” ([Lawrance] Thompson [Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph; hereafter cited as Thompson], 598) would be “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” and it is ironic that of all the Frost poems we have examined, this is the least “Frost-y.” It contains all the “proper” Frost images—snow, woods...

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