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Question: English & Literature

What symbols are in Birches by Robert Frost?
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The birch tree's limbs represent values and belief systems that are in place, put there by society and the boy's family. 

The ice storm is representative not only of the force of nature that the tree must bend to, but it also parallels the growth and maturity of the boy into manhood. 

 

MHood2 | 602 days ago