In his poem “fire and ice” robert frost compares and contrasts the two destructive forces: fire and ice in the first or by ice he takes the position of fire in the next two lines and relates fire to desire i chose these lines from frost's stopping by the woods on a snowy evening because of their depth and hidden meaning. The fire and ice debate for nearly the last 20 years, since 1998, stock prices and bond prices have been negatively correlated – meaning, obviously, that when stock prices go up, bond prices go down and vice versa with both stocks and bonds currently at or very near all-time price highs it may seem counter- intuitive to. Ice and fire by edmund spenser my love is like to ice and i to fire how comes it then that this her cold so great is not dissolved through my so hot desire but harder grows the more page a lover and his muse are akin to fire and ice giving a new meaning to a hide and seek relationship following lines sum up all. Robert frost's fire and ice outlines the familiar question regarding the fate of the world of whether it is more likely to be destroyed by fire or by ice frost introduces his personal take on the question of the end of the world he concludes that the world must end in fire due to his personal experiences with the emotions of desire. 'fire and ice' is terse, uncomplicated, yet profound and artistically pleasing the poem was composed by robert frost, a celebrated american poet the poem raises an age old question how the world is going to end in frost's imagination both fire and ice are equally potent to destroy the world fire evidently means passion. Initially, frost wants the reader to contemplate the destructive powers of fire and ice by changing the tense of the poem, frost forces the reader to look back at the first two lines and consider a new meaning the poet goes on to relate fire to the human emotion of desire and ice to hate looking back at the third line, the use. Poems as immediately accessible as stopping by woods, mending wall and birches possess levels of meaning that are dark and profound - like the metaphor is apt, and powerful: just as fire and ice may one day destroy the external, physical world, desire and hate destroy the internal, spiritual one. Will the world end in fire or ice with a very crisp and short discussion, the speaker in the poem decides that either one will do the trick however this poem also speaks of love's desire compared to hate so if you think of the poem as the “ world” being a “relationship” then it puts a little different meaning on it.
Some say the world will end in fire, / some say in ice / from what i've tasted of desire / i hold with those who favor fire / but if it had to perish twice, / i think i know. One of the most celebrated poets in america, robert frost was an author of searching and often dark meditations on universal themes and a quintessentially modern poet in his adherence to language as it is actually spoken, in the psychological complexity of his portraits, and in the degree to which his work is infused with. An analysis of symbolism in fire and ice by robert frost 1 an analysis of symbolism in fire and ice by robert frost elvera yuniarsih 13020114120007 2 abstract in this paper, the writer tried to analyze fire and ice by robert frost the purpose of this study is to investigate the intrinsic elements as.
Of course there are often different levels of meaning fire is also a symbol of passion, with the world going out in a blaze of consuming glory from what i've tasted of desire i hold with those who favor fire how better to account for this line and ice is a cold hatred, an estrangement, a hardening of the heart, and another way. Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice from what i've tasted of desire i hold with those who favor fire but if it had to perish twice, i think i know enough of hate to say that for destruction ice is also great and would suffice “ fire and ice” is one of robert frost's most popular poems it was published in.
Fire and ice launch audio in a new window by robert frost some say the world will end in fire some say in ice from what i've tasted of desire i hold with those who favor fire but if it had to perish twice i think i know enough of hate to say that for destruction ice is also great and would suffice n/a more about this. This can also be understood from a scientific meaning whereby the scientists analyzed the two reasons for the destruction of the world is either the fiery core or the ice age advertisements: in other words, either the deep heat or fire under the earth beds will lead to natural calamities like volcanoes, earthquakes and. This short poem outlines the familiar question about the fate of the world, wondering if it is more likely to be destroyed by fire or ice people are on both sides of the debate, and frost introduces the narrator to provide his personal take on the question of the end of the world the narrator first concludes that. This explication of roberts frost's fire and ice explores how form and poetic elements are use to convey the theme of destructive power.
In the poem 'fire and ice', robert frost uses a sarcastic tone to warn us about the dangers that planet earth could face, if we do not keep our desires and negative emotions in control short, crisp, and to-the-point, he conveys a very profound message in just 9 lines this article provides the fire and ice poem analysis,. Composed in 1919, this poem was published in harper's magazine in december, 1920 and in 1923 in his pulitzer prize winning book new hampshire fire and ice is a short lyric of barely 9 lines yet full of meaning fire and ice was inspired by a passage in canto 32 of dante's inferno this poem is a compression of dante's.
A literary analysis of the poems fire and ice & a question part 2 - free download as word doc (doc / docx), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free. Introduction fire and frost are a poem written by robert frost that brings distinction between two things that destroy the world (little 176) simple language that portrays significant meaning of hatred and desire is evident in the poem the poem says the world will end with fire and at the same time with ice the narrator.
Critical analysis of “fire and ice” one said, “poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words ” four time pulitzer prize winning american poet, teacher, and lecturer, robert frost quoted this frost was born in 1874 and died in january of 1963 he lived in new england for. Abstract: the article is basically a stylistic analysis on the stylistics techniques and methods of robert frost's poem “fire and ice” the present study will throw light on phonological level, semantic level and stylistics devices this poem is about a question of how the world will come to an end, either by the fire or by the ice. Fire and ice is one of robert frost's best-known poems, but it feels more modern than some of his other famous works, like the road not taken and after apple-picking you get no sense of the quaint new england lifestyle that many people associate with frost the poem describes a fictional debate between people.