Critical Analysis Assignment
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
by Robert Frost
Through critical analysis of this short prose in the archetypal perspective, one can firmly establish the mood and the tone found in Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. Examination of key types of archetypal categories, namely, character and situation types, as well as Symbols and associations can lead to a conclusion of the mood and tonal effects of this poem. The
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set the mood of the poem. The mood is very soft, much like the main character, who shows no ill regard to being alone in the dark woods. It is comforting, as seen through the manís feelings for the woods. They bring comfort to him, and allow him to question his meaning in life. The archetypes displayed can brought together to coincide the moods of comfort and the soft tone found in this poem.