The Road More Traveled

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"The Road More Traveled" "The Road Not Taken" is perhaps the most studied poems of all time. Scholars and students alike have spent countless hours pouring over the mere twenty lines of verse. Yet, despite all the pondering and all the effort put forth, there has never been one fully accepted interpretation of the poem (or any poem, for that matter). The most common interpretation asserts that the speaker is recalling an important decision he …

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…and thoroughly as possible. But as the poem displays, careful decision making is not always an option in life. We should all be so lucky to grow old and look back on the decisions of our lives with smiles and approving nods knowing that we were conscious of the consequences and changes each would bring. But the road of life is too often a dark road where the traveler is helpless in determining ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**