Explain figurative language used in the poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost.

Explain figurative language used in the poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost.

1 Answer

    https://rebrand.ly/englishnotes
  1. Following figures of speech have been used in this poem.
    Metaphor. It is a figure of speech which means something else apart from its literal meaning. Here the poet uses the word “miles” in the last stanza which actually means the life one lives, the whole timeline.
    Personification. When something is given with human features. Horse is a personification here who feels like a human being amidst the woods and he tries to inform this to its owner by shaking its harness bell.
    Consonance. It is the repetition of consonant sounds. The poem is full of it. Such as “to watch his woods”, “whose woods are these.”

You must login to add an answer.