In the first two lines, Frost uses personification, describing an inanimate object with humanlike characteristics: Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Whatever one holds dear the most, time would certainly snatch it away. Turning now to the syntactic, and briefly thereafter to the semantic structure, one sees that in the first quatrain the first three lines all begin with Possessive + Adjective + Noun, with the fourth line contrastively different in its structure. On the surface, it seems that the theme of this poem is a bleak one. His final rejection of that system in the last pages lead to his freedom. If you start to open a door and someone shouts that they have nothing on, they have no clothes on.
There was a healthy buzz in the room—peers used one another as resources, they enjoyed standing instead of sitting and displaying their work for the rest of the class. Like the gold of the poem, however, this idyll is tinged with sadness. What he means by this is that things may start out good, but they will not always last. The poem is about losing innocence it means that:nature's first green is gold: which is refering to when your a child your goldher hardest hue to hold: it's hard to stay youngher early leafs a flower but only so an hour: it's like being a teen young and ineceentthen leaf subsides to leaf soo eden s … ank to grief: you become old and die eden sank to grief so dawn goes down to day, nothing gold can stay: you become old and plain, you aren't young forever answer a question on WikiAnswers. So Eden sank to grief, Here, he makes a biblical reference — that to the Garden of Eden when Adam and Eve first lived. This could be observed if there were a mirror which did not reflect not only image, but also color. Everything is kept from him, and it is through the death of his mother that he comes to find that the college is not a suitable place to discover his place.
Du Mingli The main antagonist. Indeed, it is alliteration more than any other formal element that cements together Frost's eight end-stopped lines. After much struggle, Zhou Ying ultimately establishes a business empire, and also lends Empress Dowager Cixi a helping hand when she escapes to Jingyang. No power can hold onto it at any cost. They are now part of a crime, a murder, and the 'green' - the innocence - is fading off them. In the final line, the poet drives home his point.
The willows are golden when the spring announces itself, but then they promptly turn to green in order to welcome the spring. In his poem he meant that nothing will ever last. Therefore, we can think of nothing, but only in comparison to something else. The slanting rays of the sun blind the darkness of the night and the sky appears golden. Initially it generated much positive reviews and discussion on micro-blog site and popular review site. All of these themes are represented throughout the book, although some are represented more strongly. The earliest leaf unfolds in beauty like a flower; but in spite of its appearance, it is leaf, with all the special function of its being, instead of flower.
Like any important work of literature, there are many themes. A Golden Moment Enter Robert Frost. Trees, streams, oceans, mountains, and even the sun and stars: nothing is constant. Frost's view resembles Emerson's idea that being born into this world is the fall implying that the suffering and decay brought by natural processes are what we know of evil. Nothing is something, because if we are doing nothing, that nothing is something, and it could be anything. Her hardest hue to hold.
Also, there is some great alliteration that Frost has used in this line with a multitude of H-sounds. The poet has used an analogy between two natural processes, one found in nature and the other in the lives of human beings, to show how the two correspond to each other and have similar endings. But only so an hour. Meanwhile, Shen Xingyi has also decided to turn over a new leaf, and starts anew in Shanghai. Plants sprout, bud, grow, wither, and die. Instead, they began playing God, forming an answer and bending the experiments so they provided the suitable results.
By the simple fact of thinking about, or naming it is as nothing, we are making it into something. Our whole human experience makes us aware that dawn is tentative, lovely, but incomplete and evanescent. The color of money is green may also indicative of lifespan of the person in comparison to the seasons. Maybe it was the way the water on your favorite lake sparkled in the sun. He is saying that gold does not last forever.
It is a felix culpa and light-bringing. There is a cool breeze running across the skin that makes everything feel fresh. Starting with consonantism, the most striking feature is the alliterative symmetry, based on the stressed syllables, which has been extracted below beside the final version of the poem. As he lies dying in Chapter 9, Johnny Cade speaks these words to Ponyboy. You can see in many characters the decay of their personal qualities or the fact that whatever qualities they do have will not last and will come to an end. The eating of the forbidden fruit was voluntary, but the dawn going down to the day is due to forces out of our control.