Images of Apple Picking
“After Apple Picking” is fraught with imagery. Frost uses visual, olfactory, kinesthetic, tactile, and auditory imagery throughout this piece. Because the poem is filled with a variety of images, the reader is able to imagine the experience of apple picking.
Frost brings He begins with “My long two-pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree” (line 1). This line gives the reader a visual concept of a long pointed ladder nestled
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simply going to sleep for the night, the season, or the rest of his life? That is left to the reader’s discretion I think. Although in reading this piece, one may infer that perhaps the apple picker is preparing to die and wonders if his sleep will be as peaceful and long as the woodchuck’s.
In this piece Frost, gives the readers multiple images which allows this piece to speak to the reader.