Poet, Robert Frost in his melancholy poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” asserts that most the beautiful things in life are not everlasting. He developes his message through using personification, comparing gold which is valuable, to nature, and youth. Specifically in the poem when it states, “ Her early leafs a flower; but only for a hour” this represents being a child with innocence, and youth being beautiful, but it only last a short amount of time. Furthermore, he also uses symbolism to create a more under the surface meaning and provoke thought . Frost’s purpose is to describe the stages of nature in order to remind the reader that nothing good in life can stay. He creates a gloomy, depressed, and melancholy tone for readers by using stylistic
Although Robert Frost wrote Nothing Gold can Stay in 1923, before World War II, he wrote it in fear of the world ending.
Narrative, there is no setting because the poem is mainly descriptive.
There is no setting because the poem is maily descriptive.yes it has multiple possibilities. There is an antithesis because as the green goes away something else comes in with the cold. The title has no historical significance, because the poem doesn't talk about historical facts.
It does say "Nothing Gold can Stay"…
Truth In Gold
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Nature’s first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf’s a flower;
But only so for an hour.
The leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.
“Nothing Gold Can Stay” by Robert Frost, is a short poem that illustrates the changing force that time evokes in all things, great or small. Even the structure of the work itself, is a representation of the idea it brings to light. Robert Frost…