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Unexpected: Death in Robert Frost's "Out, Out"

Summary: The birth, growth, and development of a human being takes decades of work, from protecting the infant from harm to teaching the child the right morals and ethics to live by; but death can take it all away in a split second. Robert Frost's poem "Out, Out" illustrates how death can occur subtly and unpredictably even on the most ordinary of days, as a boy cutting wood suffers a horrible accident at the end of a day's work.
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It takes 40 weeks. It takes weeks for the embryo to get enough nutrients to mature into a baby. Even after those 40 weeks, it takes at least a few months of careful guarding of the infant to make sure he/she will be unharmed by his undeveloped bones. Subsequent to those few months, there are still decades upon decades of teaching him/her morals and ethnics to see him/her turn out right. However, it only takes a mere split second to take it all away. The poem Out, Out-- by Robert Frost, illustrates how subtle death can be. Death is unpredictable in many ways; it cannot be anticipated or escaped; it is a process of life.

The first nine lines of the poem describe the scenery and the setting of the poem. The buzz-saw "snarled and rattled" as it cuts the lumber...

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