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Robert Lee Frost The mark of a great poet is his ability to engage the reader so that they analyse their own lives. Robert Lee Frost (1874 -- 1963) -- a powerful American poet often associated with rural New England -- is brilliant at this also uses poetry as a platform for the expression of their own ideology. Frost's belief that human society was often chaotic and stressful and that the meaning of life is evasive, was encouraged in his poetry. Frost looked to character, whose undying elegance and beauty did not induce him into a strict, moulded society, but represented freedom from life and its continuous stresses of family and work for a metaphor to reveal the stark comparison. This ideology derives from Frost's childhood -- where rigorous rules and punishments were a normal occurrence. When Frost's first poem was printed professionally to rave reviews, he committed himself entirely to his art by visiting England -- in which a combination of the natural beauty of the English farm life, only determination, and pure talent made him one of the most recognisable figures in American history -- uplifting this anthology -- "Robert Frost -- Breaking the Walls." Some of the famous poems contained in this anthology consist of, "The Road Not Taken", "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening", "Mending Wall" and "After Apple Picking." . "The Road Not Taken" reflects Frost's view that society is stressful, as the speaker agonizes over a life decision represented by the branch of a road. "The Road Not Taken" entails 'life's choices', and can be directly related to Frost's life and adventures. It begins with;" Two roads diverged in a yellow wood" The yellow woods are the first example of where Robert Frost has used nature as a means of expressing his feelings. These first two lines establish the pessimistic theme of the poem since they inform the viewer that Frost is now in the fall (near end) of his lifetime, which he has a very hard choice to make. After Frost stopped at the fork in the road he looked both of the avenues to help him make his choice, but he discovered the ends of these paths to be intangible. The character metaphor -- shrubbery -- obscured his perspective from seeing the results of this decision. He becomes frustrated that he can't find the meaning of life in nature -- that he believes should hold the answers. The screenplay is a monologue of Frost's life and as the p.. .