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  • 1. Symbolism The Open Poetry Unit OpenEducation.ws
  • 2. Symbolism: symbols of life
    • Poetry often makes reference to the things that symbolize our lives.
    • 3. What might the following passage from “The Road Not Taken” symbolize?
    • 4. What choice might he be talking about?
  • 5. Symbolism: symbols of life
    • Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
    • 6. And sorry I could not travel both
    • 7. And be one traveler, long I stood
    • 8. And looked down one as far as I could
    • 9. To where it bent in the undergrowth;
  • 10. Symbolism: symbols of life
    • What comment about life does Emily Dickenson make with these opening lines?
    • 11. What is hope?
    • 12. Does this symbol represent all people?
  • 13. Symbolism: symbols of life
    • "Hope" is the thing with feathers—
    • 14. That perches in the soul—
    • 15. And sings the tune without the words—
    • 16. And never stops—at all—