poetic devices used in the poem the road not taken

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Metaphor & Assonance 

Assonance is the repetition of a vowel sound within a line of poetry.

 A metaphor is a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to a person, idea, or object to which it is not literally applicable.

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1. Metaphor- Two road diverged in a yellow wood. 2. Personification- The Pat is given in the human form, wherein the second path which is grassy and wanted wear is a human choice. 3. Alliteration- It was grassy and wanted wear. 4. Imagery- The paths that divide in the forest are portrayed as grassy, fair and about equally worn.
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Metaphor is the poetic device of the poem The Road Not Taken.
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Poetic Devices
(1)Alliteration : wanted wear
(2)Personification - wanted wear - the less travelled path has been personified
(3)Refrain : Repetition of the line 'Two roads diverged in a wood' signifies the main idea of the poem I.e the presence of choices in life
(4) Antithesis : Two contradictory statements
-- Oh, I kept the first for another day!
I doubted, if I should ever come back

(5)Rhyme Scheme : abaab
(6)Repetition : Repetition of 'I', 'I' represents the poets determination of choosing the difficult path
(7)Cinquain : Five line stanzas
(8)Metaphor : Metaphorical meaning
The roads serve as a metaphor for the choices we make in our life. Life presents many alternatived. A man cannot take up all the choices. The choices we make has a far reaching consequence as the steps once taken cannot be retraced.

The beaten track symbolises the easier path and less travelled road. The less travelled road is a more challenging path. The selection of difficult road by the poet symbolises man's urge to live life boldly.
(The metaphorical meaning given above is given in short, it can be expanded)
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what is the poetic device for the following- "though as for that the passing there
                                                                                 had worn them really about the same"
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  • Metaphor - The whole poem is an extended metaphor and the road acts as a metaphor for life.
  • Alliteration - “wanted wear”
  • Personification - The fork in the woods refers to the life decisions one has to make.
  • Repetition - “Somewhere ages and ages hence”
  • Consonance and assonance - “And that has made all the difference.” “
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Assonance- Two roads diverged in a yellow wood , the repetion of sound O

Symbolism - Two roads are the symbol of two choices and challenges that life has to offer

Repetition -somewhere ages and ages hence

Alliteration - grassy and wanted wear .The sound of w is repeating

Antithesis -he has kept first for the another day but it is virtually impossible as one way leads to another

Metaphor - the poet uses forkin the road as metaphor for choice make in life

Extended metaphor -the above is also the extended metaphor as the same comparison continued throughout the poem
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