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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: "Love and a Question" speaks of a newlywed honeymooning bride with "face rose-red with the glowing coal/And the thought of the heart's desire", seemingly a clear reference to sexual desire.

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* PainfulRhyme: In "The Last Mowing" Frost rhymes "season" with "trees on", despite the fact that when properly pronounced the last vowels don't rhyme.


It contains the contents of his first five poetry books: ''A Boy's Will'', ''North of Boston'', ''Mountain Interval'', ''Literature/NewHampshire'', and ''West-Running Brook''. Among the collection are several of Frost's most famous poems, including "Mending Wall", "The Death of the Hired Man", and "The Road Not Taken".

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It contains the contents of his first five poetry books: ''A Boy's Will'', ''North of Boston'', ''Mountain Interval'', ''Literature/NewHampshire'', and ''West-Running Brook''. Among the collection are several of Frost's most famous poems, including "Mending Wall", "The Death of the Hired Man", "Acquainted With the Night", and "The Road Not Taken".


* GrayRainOfDepression: Played with and ultimately subverted in "My November Guest". Frost's "Sorrow" (the titular guest) "thinks these dark days of autumn rain/Are beautiful as days can be." But what Sorrow does not know is that the speaker has grown to love the rainy November days that come before snow.

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Played with and ultimately subverted in "My November Guest". Frost's "Sorrow" (the titular guest) "thinks these dark days of autumn rain/Are beautiful as days can be." But what Sorrow does not know is that the speaker has grown to love the rainy November days that come before snow.snow.
** Played straight in "Acquainted With the Night", in which the speaker says "I have walked out in rain--and back in rain." He talks of looking down "the saddest city lane", and how he hears cries, "But not to call me back or say good-by." The poem is generally regarded as a metaphor for deression.



* ShoutOut: Frost admired fellow poet Ridgely Torrence enough to dedicate a poem to him. "A Passing Glimpse" is dedicated to Torrence "On Last Looking into His 'Hesperides'", ''Hesperides'' being one of Torrence's books.



* VerbingNouny: "Mending Wall", in which the speaker and his neighbor fix a crumbling stone wall, each from their own side.

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* VerbingNouny: "Mending Wall", in which the speaker and his neighbor fix a crumbling stone wall, each from their own side.side.
* WorldWreckingWave: A metaphorical one on "Once by the Pacific". The speaker, looking at waves crashing against a cliff, gets a feeling "a night of dark intent/Was coming, and not only a night, an age."
--> "There would be more than ocean-water broken\\
Before God's last ''Put out the Light'' was spoken.

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* ChristmasEpisode: "Christmas Trees", in which the speaker is startled to have a city slicker come up to his house and offer to buy all the trees in the woods behind them as Christmas trees. Eventually the speaker turns him down.
--> "I hadn't thought of them as Christmas trees."

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* MadwomanInTheAttic: The speaker in "A Servant to Servants" recalls how her insane uncle was locked up in a homemade cell in the attic. Eventually "they put a stop to it" and her uncle was never seen again.

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* DeathOfAChild: Dealt with after the fact in "Home Burial", where a mother looks out the window at the grave of her child in the backyard and wonders how her husband was able to dig it.


They have to take you in."

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They have to take you in.""
* VerbingNouny: "Mending Wall", in which the speaker and his neighbor fix a crumbling stone wall, each from their own side.


--> "Home is the place that, when you have to go there,\\

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--> "Home is the place that, where, when you have to go there,\\


* {{Sonnet}}: Frost wrote several, mostly earlier in his career. "Into My Own" uses an idiosyncratic AABB rhyme scheme that almost no classic sonnets use.

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* {{Sonnet}}: Frost wrote several, mostly earlier in his career. "Into My Own" uses an idiosyncratic AABB rhyme scheme that almost no classic sonnets use.use.
* TheresNoPlaceLikeHome: DiscussedTrope in "The Death of the Hired Man". Silas the itinerant laborer has come back to the farm of Mary and Warren after some time away. Warren isn't thrilled about this, as Silas once went off and left him in the lurch with work to be done, but Mary recognizes that Silas is terribly ill and has really come to the farm to die. Silas has a well-to-do brother, but, as Mary and Warren come to realize, apparently their farm felt more like home to Silas than his estranged brother's house.
--> "Home is the place that, when you have to go there,\\
They have to take you in."

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* PropertyLine: DiscussedTrope in "Mending Wall". The speaker considers that "Something there is that doesn't love a wall", and the natural tendency to tear walls down. The speaker wonders why walls are necessary. His more conventional neighbor, mending the wall along with the speaker from the other side, says merely "Good fences make good neighbors."


* LyricalShoehorn: Frost would do this sometimes to make a rhyme, like when he needed to rhyme a line with "gray", so he wrote "the gray of the moss of walls were they."

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* LyricalShoehorn: Frost would do this sometimes to make a rhyme, like when he needed to rhyme a line with "gray", so he wrote "the gray of the moss of walls were they."" ("Pan With Us")

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* RomanticRain: DiscussedTrope in "A Line-Storm Song", where the speaker watches the storm pour outside and urges his lover to come out into the rain with him.
--> "Come over the hills and far with me/And be my love in the rain."

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* LyricalShoehorn: Frost would do this sometimes to make a rhyme, like when he needed to rhyme a line with "gray", so he wrote "the gray of the moss of walls were they."

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