There are many reasons why Mending Wall is so loved by many.
Shmoop easily explains to us the poems value in terms of its position in the modernistic movement and Frosts contribution to the literary world. alp PDCjr12 - That's true, but a fence doesn't discriminate between who it lets in and out.
This poem tells the tale of a rock wall which sits between two properties in the countryside. A compelling aspect of "Mending Wall" is the Frostian sense of mystery and loneliness.
What begins as a quest to discover the identity of the wall-destroyer, ends in a meditation on the value of tradition and boundaries.
Anyone wanting to desecrate it will do so, and no one will not desecrate it for lack of the knowledge that it is a cemetary.
I think it's more likely that the wall is just a formality, something to give the final resting place of so many people honor, or that it is intended to create a divide between the living and dead, possibly based on old superstitions that survived in this form.It has such a dreadful history." Nevertheless, poetry particularly that which is written with such subtlety, is capable of inspiring different authors in different ways.Frost's observations on the conservative aspects of human relations and the willingness of the speaker to goad his neighbor to think another way inspired me to include references to "Mending Wall" in my journal essay.ENGLISH ESSAY “The full enjoyment of Frost’s poetry lies in unpeeling layer upon layer of meaning” and this can be clearly seen in the poems “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “The Road Not Taken” written by Robert Frost.These poems are layered with surface meaning and deeper meaning and it requires the reader to contemplate Frost’s emotions behind the words.Being in the woods causes the man to reflect on the larger tensions between duty; his “promises to keep” and the desire to do what he wants.The poet is thus faced with a choice of whether to give in to the beauty of nature (die peacefully), or remain in the realm of society.The essay itself is about neither Frost, nor the poem, per se.- From guest Gloris Brown (contact) Frost is one of America’s most beloved poets, and "Mending Wall" is one of his most popular poems.The surface meaning tells us what the poem is simply about.The deeper meaning shows Frost’s profound feelings through which he is conveying his message to the world.