Analysis Of Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay

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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