In the 4th, the tone is playful and the mood is proud. The wood is dark but slowly filling up with moonlight. Each laid on other a staying hand To listen ere we dared to look, And in the hush we joined to make We heard, we knew we heard the brook. The first line is always A, if the second line rhymes with A, it too is also A. What shall we make of it? Because it was grassy and wanted wear;.
. The expectation of filling the can and pail turned into disappointment on seeing the frozen brook. And having perhaps the better c … laim,. A note as from a single place, A slender tinkling fall that made Now drops that floated on the pool Like pearls, and now a silver blade. Nothing Gold Can Stay Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. He accentuates lots of natural words with vivid adjectives and imagery. To me, without spending much time on it, the rest of the poem is a really touching description of the fun of searching for and finding this brook.
I think, in sum, it will be appropriate to say that, reality looked at with a fair measure of dreams and imagination renders more joy. Though his work is principally associated with the life and landscape of New England—and though he was a poet of traditional verse forms and metrics who remained steadfastly aloof from the poetic movements and fashions of his time—Frost is anything but merely a regional poet. Posted on 2009-10-05 by a guest Post your Analysis Message This may only be an analysis of the writing. Due to Spam Posts are moderated before posted. They are going out to see if the brook across the fields, behind the house, is running still. But once within the wood, we paused Like gnomes that hid us from the moon, Ready to run to hiding new With laughter when she found us soon. So even while the imaginary games are being enjoyed, that is, the hearts contentment is sought, the practical aspects of life are not forgotten.
But once within the wood, we paused Like gnomes that hid us from the moon, Ready to run to hiding new With laughter when she found us soon. In the second stanza, the tone is unconcerned and the mood is lively. Robert frost here use many figure of speech to make the poem adoreable to the readers. But soon shebegins to doubt and worry. The well was dry beside the door, And so we went with pail and can Across the fields behind the house To seek the brook if still it ran; Not loth to have excuse to go, Because the autumn eve was fair Though chill , because the fields were ours, And by the brook our woods were there.
In line 9, there is also a hyperbole present, because you cannot really run to meet the moon because it's very far away. They found themselves comical as the poet says that they ran behind the moon, and he mentioned about some dwarfs who ran to hide behind the trees They ran into a forest to seek water from the brook even they had doubt that the water still runs in the brook. Title and Theme The title now gives the impression of the dreamy effect of the poem and the adventure it took to search for the brook in the forest. He uses words that provide the reader with a lively and childlike feeling while reading this. Sparknotes bookrags the meaning summary overview critique of explanation pinkmonkey. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,. The many run-on lines,the halting rhythm and the simple words create the impression ofnatural everyday speech, which the poet uses with great economy.
Stanza 4 But once within the wood, we paused Like gnomes that hid us from the moon, Ready to run to hiding, new With laughter when she found us soon. What began as a practical errand is transformed in the last two verses. Or: I have a dog His name is Spot He sleeps on a log Outside when it's hot. Attitude In the first stanza, the tone is calm. He used six stanzas and each stanza consisted of four lines. Every other lin … e could rhyme, or 2 lines at a time could rhyme when going for poetry with rhyme scemes.
Frost also uses a simile to compare the water drops to pearls. Each laid on other a staying hand To listen ere we dared to look, And in the hush we joined to make We heard, we knew we heard the brook. The short sentences show how quickly thethoughts cross the woman's mind. Unlike many other poets, Frost was very well recognized in his time. By the time Frost returned to the United States in 1915, he had published two full-length collections, A Boy's Will Henry Holt and Company, 1913 and North of Boston Henry Holt and Company, 1914 , and his reputation was established. The accident causes him the lossof a hand, then things quickly take a sad … turn which leads to theboy's death. This poem is no exception.
Each laid on other a staying hand To listen ere we dared to look, And in the hush we joined to make We heard, we knew we heard the brook. It is implied from the poem that this person does not have easy access to water and must go to the stream to find it. But I am done with apple-picking now. Again she shows the same reactions. In 1912, he sold his farm and moved his family to England, where he could devote himself entirely to his writing. Frost uses a outstanding word choice to describe the stream and the way he describes emphasizes how the streams water is life giving.
Each laid on other a staying hand To listen ere we dared to look, And in the hush we joined to make We heardwe knew we heardthe brook. And sorry I could not travel both. Instead of joy about the fact thathe will not be crippled for life, they already feel the pain ofhaving to say goodbye again, possibly for ever. We sat on a slab of rock. The poem: The book in which it was published:. I doubted if I should ever come back. The narrator went across the fields to get water from the brook.