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Dust of Snow - By Robert Frost Introduction The poem "Dust of Snow" by Robert Frost is a simple and short poem. Robert Lee Frost was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. Frost was much admired for his depictions of the ruler life of New England. Frost was proud of his small, compact poems that say much more than they seem to say. 'Dust of Snow' is one such poem. In the poem Robert Frost presents in very simple words that the little things in life can make big changes in our future. It shows that if we can take hard times in life peacefully gradully something will happen to change our situation into happier times. The simple things we do for others can make all the difference. Just think about those act of kindness we do and how much the brighten a person's day and sometimes change their future.
Poem The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued. Word Meaning 1. 2. 3. Dust of Snow Hemlock tree Rued - Fine particles of snow A poisonous plant Felt sad about
Poetic Device Alliteration - Alliteration is the repetition of the same consonant sound. e. g. has given my heart. And saved some part. Rhyme Scheme - Rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhyming lines in a stanza or throughout the poem - ab, ab The way a crow - a Shook down on me - b The dust of snow - a From a hemlock tree - b Has given my heart - a A change of mood - b And saved some part - a of a day I had shed - b
Symbols Crow Hemlock tree Dust of snow by the crow - Sorrow represents also represents death represents joy