The Poetry of Robert Frost - Chapter 6, Country Things and Other Things Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, Country Things and Other Things Summary

Opening the final chapter, Untermeyer describes the driving force behind Robert Frost, and the things that always moved him to do exactly what he did even from a very young age. Presenting "The Road Not Taken", Untermeyer explains that Frost was always deliberate and driven in his life choices, but wanted, as he says at the opening of the final stanza, a story to tell, and so would say that taking the less travelled road made all the difference. The poem is arranged in four stanzas following ABAAB rhyme scheme, and describes a path that diverges in the wood, so that he has to make a choice. Each one is covered with leaves and looks in want of wear, each about the same as the other. He knew that paths that diverge at...

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