Q&A: Mending Wall (Robert Frost)

Give the main idea of mending wall in one sentence.
The main idea of Mending Walls is to tell us that walls cannot always be a good thing. They can protect you from trespasses, but at the same time, they make sure you avoid speaking to your neighbor.

What is the literary form of the poem “Mending Walls” by Robert Frost?
The literary form is blank verse.

What kind of wall is being mended in Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall”?
It is a physical and mental wall (physical, made of stones and bricks).

What does the poem suggest is the function of the wall in Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall”?
• to maintain the security of the farming activities on the neighboring properties
• to separate neighbors and ensure the independence of their lives
• all of these, to varying degrees
• to bring neighbors together in a common action as they erect and maintain the wall
The poem suggests all of these, to varying degrees.

What agricultural activities are being undertaken in the fields being re-separated in Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall”?

• apple orchard and dairy cows
• apple orchard and pine plantation
• dairy cows and pine plantation
• dairy cows in both fields

Apple orchard and pine plantation.

The narrator of the poem says there is something that does not love:
A wall.

The activity that brings the narrator and his neighbor together once a year is:
Mending the rock that separates their property.

The narrator suggests that his neighbor believes fences are good because:
The neighbor’s father had thought so, too.

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The narrator believes fences are for:

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