What is the analysis of The Road Not Taken?

The entirety of “The Road Not Taken” is an extended metaphor in which the two roads that diverge symbolize life’s many choices. In much the same way that people are generally unable to see what the future holds, the speaker is unable to see what lies ahead on each path.

What are the literary devices used in the poem The Road Not Taken?

Poetic Devices: Alliteration: Repetition of ‘f’ sound in ‘first’ and ‘for’. Repetition: The word ‘way’ has been repeated twice. Imagery: The poet gives a beautiful description of both the roads that morning.

What is the main theme of the poem The Road Not Taken?

The main theme of the poem, “The Road Not Taken,” is that human beings are confronted with and defined by the choices they make. The main idea of the poem is that the speaker is confronted with this fork in the road and must make a choice as to which road to take.

What examples of figurative language does Frost use in The Road Not Taken?

Most obviously, the poet employs metaphor and extended metaphor. The whole poem is an extended metaphor for life (the road) and the choices we must make along the way (the divergent paths). Within this are smaller metaphors, such as the dark path as a metaphor for our inability to see into the future.

What figure of speech is used in The Road Not Taken?

Answer: The figure of speech used in the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost are: Metaphor, Alliteration and Personification. Explanation: The metaphor is hidden in the form of choices the poet has to made. He is struck in the crossroads of his life where he have to make decision of which road he has to take.

What is the tone of the poem The Road Not Taken?

The tone of sadness and regret in Robert Frost’s poem “The Road Not Taken”, creates an emotional roller coaster that everyone has been on and can relate to. The poem depicts a man forced to make one of the biggest decisions of his life through the use of allegory and ironic tone.

What type of irony is used in The Road Not Taken?

Frost uses irony in stanza one, line one and two “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both” to give the “two roads” a significant double meaning as the roads that the narrator travel are not just found within the forest but also implies on the making of choices in life(..).