The Road Not Taken Poetic Devices
- Four, five-line stanzas with an ABAAB rhyme scheme
- Line 1 – imagery: yellow wood (creating an image for the
- Line 1 (and poem) – symbolism: the road can be symbolic of
life and the choices one must make.
- Yellow: could also indicate fall or cowardly feelings
- Lines 7&8 – personification: make the road seem human in
- Line 8 – alliteration: “wanted wear”