Symbolism: symbols of life

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Symbolism: symbols of life

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

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