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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(6); doi: 10.25236/FER.020610.

An Analysis of the Cohesion Devices in the Road Not Taken


Li Dan

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Li Dan

College of Foreign Studies,Jinan University Guangzhou,Guangdong, 510632, China


This paper analyses the poem The Road Not Takenfrom the view of textual cohesion. From an analysis of the poem’s cohesion devices: anaphora, substitution and reappearance, we find that cohesive effects can be achieved by those different grammatical and lexical devices. Textual analysis and cohesion analysis can be effectively used to analysis poems for the characters of poems.


The Road Not Taken; Textual cohesion; Cohesion devices

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Li Dan. An Analysis of the Cohesion Devices in the Road Not Taken. Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 6: 50-53. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.020610.


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