- What is the main message of the road not taken?
- Who is the first person what did she see what does this tell about her?
- Why did she hold her stick?
- Why did she hold back her stick in cold within?
- What does the first woman Hold back and why?
- Why wouldn’t the white lady put her piece of log in the dying fire?
- What does the tattered clothes signify?
What is the main message of the road not taken?
The poet conveys a very important message in this poem. He tells us that man comes across many situations when he has to take a decision which sometimes can be crucial. We must make the right choice by keeping in mind that ‘opportunity knocks only once.
Who is the first person what did she see what does this tell about her?
Answer. The first person held her stick back because she found that one was black person in the group. Hopee its helpful !
Why did she hold her stick?
Answer: The first person hold back her log as she noticed a black man around the fire . Her discriminatory attitude towards the colour of blacks stops her from sharing the wood. This point outs the grudge and hatred between the whites and blacks.
Why did she hold back her stick in cold within?
Explanation: The first person was a woman and she held her log of wood back to her because she looked at the group of people those who were sitting round the fire and then she noticed a black man and them she was not ready to save the life of black man so that is why she kept her log of wood back to her.
What does the first woman Hold back and why?
The first person hold back her log as she noticed a black man around the fire . This is because he found one Black man around the fire. He found it unacceptable to help a Black person by lighting the fire with his own log of wood, even if it were to hurt himself otherwise.
Why wouldn’t the white lady put her piece of log in the dying fire?
In the poem ‘The Cold Within’, the black man saw a chance to take revenge by hurting the white wo/man by not sharing his wood to keep the fire burning. The woman’s prejudice is to discriminate based on race. She decided not to give her log to fire because she didn’t want to save the life of the black man.
What does the tattered clothes signify?
Tattered clothes means torn and old clothes. This expression symbolise that the third person was a poor man. He gave his coat a hitch because he doesn’t want to use his log to warm the idle rich.