Frost wrote of ″On the Heart′s Beginning to Cloud the Mind″: ″I was looking out of a train window away out in Utah and way in the night, and I saw one lonely light way
off, you know, far from any other all around. I made a whole poem out of that″ (Parini, 1999, p. 273). The poem represents a political statement about the political
(typically liberal) tendency to identify too readily with others, when in fact, it is difficult to know or understand others′ actions and motivations. How does Frost
make his point and develop this theme?