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The Road Not Taken (Robert Frost) This poem consists of four stanzas, every five lines in length has a traditional rhyme scheme of ABAAB which helps keep the lines tight, whilst the use of enjambment (where one line runs into the next with no punctuation) keeps the sense flowing. Rhyme Scheme : ababa Symbolism : Two roads that represent two or more choices in our life Anaphora (the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses) : “and” repeated at the beginning of lines 2, 3 and 4 Alliteration : Wanted wear - “w” sound is repeating First For - “f” sound is repeating Though, that - “th” sound is repeating The poet, while travelling on foot in the woods, comes across a junction where his path diverges into two roads, and he has to choose one of them. Now the poet is in dilemma which road he should take to continue his journey. He stands there for a long time looking at one of the roads. He finds this road as a beaten track (the route frequently
A Letter to the Editor urging why smoking should be outlawed at public places The Editor The Kathmandu Post Central Business Park Kathmandu Subject: Harms of Smoking at Public Places Dear Sir, I am writing this letter to express my concern over the issue of smoking. The causes of smoking are many. One starts this harmful habit in the company of bad friends, loneliness, or by watching actors in the movies. These smoking scenes in movies depicting cine stars smoking has many adverse effects on the viewers, especially the youngsters. I think that we should do more to stop smoking because it is not healthy for the human body and it will take a long time to get back to being healthy. Smoking is not only dangerous for smokers, but also for the people around the smokers. Additionally, it pollutes the Earth when people throw cigarettes on the ground. So, I believe that the Government must ban smoking in public places to discourage it among people. Banning smoking will save lots of lives and