Theme of Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken
Writer: Robert Frost
Born: March 26, 1874
Write the theme of the poem ‘The Road Not Taken’.
This poem deals with the story of human predicament. Like other human beings this speaker finds himself in the cross-road. He can’t decide which one to choose. But as he decides for the one, he laments for the other.
The road that he has been taking is grassy, least wear and is untraded. That is to say, the road is not smooth for him. He does not know whether he will come back or not to walk the other road. Only because he has walked a lot in the road he has chosen. But the speaker realizes that the choice of one road has made the great difference in his life. This poem conveys the message that the road not taken is always lovelier than the one which has chosen.