Robert Frost And Ralph Waldo Emerson: Similarities In Nature



Robert Frost and Ralph Waldo Emerson are two obviously different
types of writers. They both wrote during different times, Emerson during
the nineteenth century, and Frost during the twentieth. Emerson and Frost
had different views on the poet's role. Both authors views were
characteristic relating to the different time period in which each of them
wrote. In Alvan S. Ryan's essay "Frost and Emerson: Voice and Vision" he
writes "There is nothing about Frost's Conception of the role of a poet
that is close to Emerson's."(Ryan126) Emerson and Frost both had different
writing styles, as again described in Alvan S. Ryan's essay Frost and
Emerson: Voice and Vision he says " Whereas Emerson ...

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"Frost and Emerson: Voice and
Vision" he states that Frost and Emerson "agree on the central importance
of symbol and metaphor.

They have a common preoccupation with rural subjects. They share
basic sense of 'correspondence'. . . ."(Ryan125)Also, these two writers are
similar in that they both tend to write about the same subject matter.
Many of the titles of Frost's poems: "Mending Wall," "Storm-Fear," "The
White- Tailed Hornet," "I Could Give All to Time," and "Spring Pools" are
similar to the titles of some of Emerson's poems: "The Snow- Storm," "Give
All to Love," "Two Rivers," "The Humble-Bee," "The Rhodora." These
similarities are superficial and can be seen in comparing many other
authors. Where these two writers really connect is in their common
interest in nature.
Both writers have reputations of being poets of nature. In
Emerson's essay "Nature" he writes "In the wilderness, I find something
more dear and connate than streets or villages. In ...

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