• In the poem, the claim that the road taken was the one less traveled is a lie. Both that day appeared the same. Years later, the speaker is trying to justify an arbitrary decision so he invents this "less traveled" excuse. The road not taken was just as good an option and his regret is that, in the case of any situation in which there are 2 equally good choices, we cannot take them both and know what happens. That's life.
    • Linda Joy
      Both were equal in that they had leaves that were not trodden black, but the second was grassy- less traveled. "And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy and wanted wear;"
    • rosends
      But the next lines show that he has to admit that that excuse isn't really valid -- "Though as for that the passing there Had worn them really about the same," In terms of that point, they actually had been worn down approximately the same amount.
    • Linda Joy
      Not until he walked it.
    • Linda Joy
      So, did you like it or not?
  • depends on whats down that road
  • Yup but I keep getting lost and love it!
  • I prefer that he comes to pick me up and take me home right now. : (

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