Analysis of Home Burial by Robert Frost Essay Examples

home to perform his duty concerning his community, family and his work. He takes his responsibility first then the adventures later. “But I have the promise to keep, and miles to go before I sleep” (Kennedy and Dana 40). Work Cited Kennedy, X. J., and Dana Gioia. An introduction to fiction. Poetry, Drama, and Writing. 5th Edition Backpack Literature, 2010. Pilkington, Adrian. "A relevance theory perspective." Literary Pragmatics (Routledge Revivals) (2014):...

Frost consists of four quatrains and a simple central narrative. Its scene is understated without emphasis. In the poem, the narrator stops to admire the woods on a snowy evening. As he is admiring the woods, he reflects on whether the owner of the woods is watching him, but later his reflections are interrupted by his imaginations of what his little horse was thinking. He thinks that the horse is thinking it is weird to stop by the woods on such a dark evening. He furthermore notes that the horse was shaking his harness bells as a result of the anxiety and by contrast, he realizes that the only other sound in the woods is of the sweeping wind and downy flake. The narrator’s interests are...