I also am different when it comes to friends and family they dont make sense most of the time they are their own person in life and no one should try to change them and that makes me and them unique. I think it means that Johnny expects Pony to be gold, but he has seen and done too much to be innocent. I think that Robert Frost means that things that people love don't last forever. Lesson Summary Robert Frost's 1923 poem 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' explores the idea that nothing good or precious can last forever by using nature and The Garden of Eden as metaphors for cycles of life and death and the loss of innocence. The one the scene reporter is usually at the spot wear the missing person went missing. Later, as Johnny lies in the hospital dying, his fellow Greasers go out and get into a rumble with the Socs. Ponyboy Curtis is a thoughtful, somewhat innocent, 14-year-old main character who finds himself running away from town with his friend and fellow Greaser, Johnny.
He is saying that gold does not last forever. Line 7 The inevitability of decay is emphasized in this line. The direct connection between the sunrise fading and their childhood innocence fading is an example of metaphor, or a comparison between two seemingly unrelated things. When Johnny and Ponyboy see this beautiful sunrise in the middle of their turmoil, Ponyboy is so moved by the sight that he recites Frost's poem, 'Nothing Gold Can Stay. Another example is friends coming over. Johnny believes Ponyboy to be above the Greaser lifestyle and wants him to find a way to remain innocent and unblemished. And we're talking about nature's first green, which makes us think about spring.
Johnny is young, passive and poor — so he is an easy target for the Socs, hence why he needs the greasers for protection. Along with the fact that the gang will never be the same without him with all of the rest of the guys together as one big and Happy family. In 1855 the opening stanza appeared in Mischmasch, aprivate periodical Carroll produced to amuse his siblings. They are now part of a crime, a murder, and the 'green' - the innocence - is fading off them. Her hardest hue to hold.
Like the gold of the poem, however, this idyll is tinged with sadness. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day, Nothing gold can stay. Once I had a dog named Frankie who was a hearing of the deaf dog for my mom. Nothing Gold Can Stay The title of the poem is metaphorical which, makes comparisons to the young and youth. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day, Nothing gold can stay. It's just when you get used to everything that it's day. Spring flowers will die, children will grow up and lose their innocence, and all people will eventually die, too.
So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. To add, the use of the word gold also makes the nature seem of great worth or value. So if there is a vase of flowers, they will eventually wilt and die. In summer, the fields dry to brown. The poem was always something that stuck with Pony because he never understood what it meant. By the end of the novel, the boys apply this idea to youthful innocence, believing that they cannot remain forever unsullied by the harsh realities of life.
But blooms, as you'll know if you've ever gardened, only last a few days, or weeks, depending on the plant. Such as Life, love ones, money. I agree with this message and believe that you should appreciate things more because they won't always be there to appreciate. Then leaf subsides to leaf. Eden is a state of happiness, that soon came to an end due to the choices made by Adam and Eve. Line 3 This line of the poem is both a statement of fact and a metaphor.
I agree with this message because not everything will always be there so you should enjoy things while they last. The author of searching and often dark meditations on universal themes, he is a quintessentially modern poet in his adherence to language as it is actually spoken, in the psychological complexity of his portraits, and in the degree to which his work is infused with layers of ambiguity and irony. The poem Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost goes as follows: Natures First Green is Gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Then leaf subsides to leaf. He is asking Ponyboy to remain full of hope, or the lush green of spring, and not give in to the violence and anger of the Greasers. The message it gives to me is to treasure things in life because most of those wonderful things will not always stay.
Figurative Meaning: This poem says that its first revival of nature for the year is always the best. For instance, If you have homework and you are having difficulties, your friend can help you. It is the opening song for the outsiders, which is my favorite book of all time and the movie is right up there too. The first is that pony boys parents. Although the meaning keeps eluding him, he continues to make the effort to understand it. They was jostled out of their innocene and came to realize that they were capable of killing too.