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The Road Not Taken Analysis Essay

Bodie Thoene once said, “What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.” This quote means that most people forget the right way and just way to do things because of the easier and more convenient way. I agree with this quote because I have done it before many times, and have witnessed it many times. As an example, I once did something that was not kind, and when given the opportunity to be honest, I instead lied and covered up my wrong doing. I could have admitted my fault, but it was a more difficult option than to lie and ignore it afterwards. I have seen other people do this as well. Once I was with my friend and we were tossing a football around as we walked, and he tripped and bumped into a parked car. He left a small dent, and against my attempts to persuade him, he left the scene and didn’t say sorry to the owner. “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost supports the idea of this quote; however, “Untraveled Road” by Thousand Foot Krutch does not.
The poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost goes along with the theme of the quote by Bodie Thoene. For example, in the poem Frost says, “I took the other, as just as fair” (Line 6), stating that he took the better road that looked just as beautiful and less taken. In this line, Frost is making a difficult decision, and is taking the path of his choice. This supports what Thoene says because Frost is taking the road that…

On the contrary, “Untraveled Road” by Thousand Foot Krutch is not a good comparison to Bodie Thoene’s saying because its main idea is that taking the less traveled, and the less convenient path, will provide you with a much greater reward when you reach the end of the…

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