What Is the Theme of "My Butterfly" by Robert Frost?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 1, 2020 9:56:46 PM ET

Robert Frost's poem "My Butterfly" draws a parallel between a butterfly the narrator is mourning the death of and the author himself, focusing on the joyfulness he felt the summer he first saw the butterfly to the sorrow he feels after the butterfly's death. Frost's agnostic beliefs present themselves in the text.