Rasmussen University Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Analysis

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Instructions: Read Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost. Choose a section where the writer makes the experience meaningful, striking, or revealing. Examine this section for evidence of revealing a depth that reaches beyond the poem. In 2-3 pages, address the following prompts/questions:

  1. Name three literary tools used in this piece and briefly describe how they are used. Examples are theme, tone, mood, symbolism, foreshadowing, irony, imagery.
  2. What does Frost tell us about the character at this moment? What does he leave out?
  3. How does the character communicate (through words, gestures, or other means,) and what does he/she say?
  4. How does the writer convey the character’s identity and culture? What symbols are used to communicate gender, race, class, occupation, and/or other identity categories?
  5. How does this passage relate to the human experience overall? How do you relate as a reader?

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Running head: STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
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STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

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Question one
Frost has employed numerous literacy tools in his poem. Themes, moods, the tone, among
other tools, are well used in this piece. The main theme in the poem is human versus nature since
the speaker's presence in the snowy woods scene reflects how the ideas of humans have encroached
on the natural world. The theme of nature is well portrayed in the poem. The speaker is mirrored
to be returning home after a lot of traveling. Human nature is portrayed to be enjoying the peaceful
environment of the winter in the woods. The tone is the next tool used in the piece. "Stopping by
Woods on a Snowy Evening" makes a less somber tone given the ...

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