The Poetry of Robert Frost Themes

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Frost finds wisdom in nature simply by slowing himself down enough to watch it as he passes through, and then thinking about his world through the perspective he finds when he is in it. The first example in the book is in the very first poem, "A Tuft of Flowers", when Frost observes about humanity that when our attentions are trained on the things of beauty we can share in common and preserve in order that others, man and beast alike, might also appreciate them, we unite ourselves with them in a bond that wouldn't have existed without those acts of preservation. It is a theme that can be broadened to much more than flowers and passed from one generation to the next.

Another good example comes from his fable in "At Woodward's Gardens" when the monkeys, who aren't evolved enough in the proud and hateful little boy's mind to...

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