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"After Apple Picking" Analysis

Summary: Robert Frost's poem "After Apple Picking" depicts a reflection upon life itself after everything is said and done. The apples represent the decisions one makes in life, both good and bad, and the poem's narrator realizes that he has created his own destiny with the choices he had made. This theme and Frost's use of literary devices make the poem both exceptional and easy to relate to.
Titles are an important aspect to a poem and offer a summary or clue to what the poem may be about. What is apple picking? It is not taking a red fruit from a tree and sticking it into a barrel. Apple picking symbolizes the decisions you make in life. Since the title is "After Apple Picking" it depicts a reflection upon life itself after everything is said and done. With life as a main subject, this poem has religious ties. The title can be read off as "After Life is Over and done."

Reading, the poem is started as a reflection. The narrator begins to saw that there are several barrels he has not filled [with apples]. Apples represent choices made in life either good or bad. The narrator seems to have come short of some events. Narrator was not done with life yet but...

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