Andrews, Terry L. “Birches” Masterplots II. Philip K. Jason. Vol 1. Pasedena: Salem
Press. 2002. 450-452. Print. This source helped me understand the poem “Birches.” It expressed why he wrote it and what his motives were. This source also dissected the poem and talked about how Frost wrote the poem in an unbroken sequence of fifty-nine unbroken lines. This source helped me to see the deeper meaning behind the poem, and it helped me understand what Frost is trying to say. The message in this poem is that adult life is hard, and he would like to temporarily return back to his olden says. The bent birches represent his olden days because he thinks of a young boy like himself having a good time hanging on the birches. …show more content…
It goes through the poem and explains the ways Frost uses his imagination with the bent birches. Also Frost uses earth as a symbol of his troubles and the struggles that he faces everyday.
Explanation: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” EXPLORING poetry. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Student Resources in Context. Web. 14 Jan. 2016. This source talks about the main message of the poem. Robert Frost is saying that sometimes we are more attracted to death but we must have the determination to choose life. This source also talks about some of the metaphors and alliteration used in this poem.
Ingebresten, Edd. “Stop by Woods On a Snowy Day.” Masterplots II. Philip K. Jason.
Vol 7. Pasedena: Salem Press, 2002. 368. Print. This article discusses the meaning of the woods for Frost. It goes into detail about why he uses it and contrasts it to real life situations. The woods in Frost’s poem has a very deep meaning and this article helps me realize that.
“Nothing God Can Stay.” Poetry for students. Mary K. Ruby. Ira Mark Milne. Vol 3. Detroit: Gale Group, 2000. 203-212. Print. This article discusses each line and goes through what it means. It also has all the themes of the poem and how