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Analysis of "The Road Not Taken"

Summary: In Robert Frost's poem "The Road Not Taken," a traveler in the woods must choose between two paths at a fork in the road. Frost utilizes this scenario along with many literary features to symbolize the importance of being alert in decision making and the feelings of regret one can have if he/she makes the wrong decision.
The Road Not Taken

Robert Frost's poem -- The Road Not Taken -- is a poem that depicts the narrator standing in the woods. He is faced with a fork in the roads, and has to choose to travel one of them. Both of the paths are equally worn. The narrator contemplates a long time and chooses "the more traveled one", making a note to himself that he would take the other path later. Yet, he knows that the probability of that is unlikely. In the end, he concludes with a sigh that if he had the chance, he would take the less-traveled road.

This poem depicts the uncertainty when he makes decisions and the remorse he feels when he makes an irreparable wrong decision. In his poem, a traveler choosing between two roads is used to symbolize the decision making situation and the feelings he has when...

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