What poems are similar to "The Road Not Taken"?


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Poems similar to "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost include "Do not go gentle into that good night" by Dylan Thomas and "The Bridge" by Hart Crane. Stylistically, Frost's poem is written in a varying iambic tetrameter base.

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"The Road Not Taken" is a modernist poem by American poet Robert Frost, written in 1916. Frost frequently utilized traditional poetic devices, such as blank verse, rhyme, narrative, and the sonnet form. As a modernist, Frost used the American vernacular to comment on the changing universe.

Thomas, on the other hand, used a rhyming villanelle form in "Do not go gentle...," keeping with the same vernacular tone as Frost. Crane, a modernist contemporary, wrote in a similar reflective and observational voice, also including rhyme in his poetry.

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