Searching Tips - Lynen
 
USING ADOBE ACROBAT READER:
 
An alternate version of this on-line book is formatted in Adobe Acrobat PDF. You can download our file and read it with Acrobat Reader Version 5, which has a word-find tool. This will give you great researching capability. You may obtain Acrobat Reader as a free download from Adobe's site. Be sure to get version 5 - it far superior to version 4.
 
First - download the PDF version of the file to your computer and store it where you can find it. Don't ask how to do this as we are not computer savy, only Frost savy. We have no idea how your computer file system is set up and we don't want to know!
 
Second - After you have installed Acrobat Reader V. 5 and have our file on hand, bring up the Acrobat Reader program. Click File > Open and navigate to where you have stored the download from our site. Open the file and read! To search for a word click the icon for the find tool (the little binoculars) and enter the word to search for, then hit "find." The document will scroll down to the first usage of that word. Now, that word may appear again, so click "find again." See the tables below for likely word searches.
 
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What to search for
 
"Nature and Pastoralism" contains material on Frost's use of nature. Lynen identifies Frost's attitude to nature as essentially alien to man. Lynen compares Frost to the Romantics and the Lake poets, especially Wordsworth. A number of poems are discussed in depth.
 

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 Frost Poems Cited
     
    Allegory
    Ambiguity
    Analogy
    Imagery
    Irony
    Landscape
    Lyric
    Meaning
    Nature
    Paradox
    Pastoral
    Personification
    Rural
    Setting
    Subject
    Symbol
    Theme
     
    Keats
    Lake Poets
    Romantics
    Shelley
    Tennyson
    Wordsworth
     
    A Boundless Moment
    A Drumlin Woodchuck
    Bereft
    Birches
    Canis Major
    Departmental
    Desert Places
    Design
    Devotion
    Evening in a Sugar Orchard
    Going for Water
    Hyla Brook
    Neither out Far Nor In Deep
    Nothing Gold Can Stay
    Range-Finding
    Rose Pogonias
    Sand Dunes
    Spring Pools
    The Last Mowing
    The Most of It
    The Need/ Country Things
    The Onset
    The Oven Bird
    The Runaway
    The Wood-pile
    There are Roughly Zones
    To a Moth Seen in Winter
    To Earthward
    To the Thawing Wind
    Tree at my Window
    Two Look at Two
    Two Tramps in Mudtime
    Unharvested
    Waspish
 
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