Who said good fences make good neighbors?

Asked by Jeffrey Mitchell on November 16, 2021

Categories: Books and literature Poetry

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Good fences make good neighbors. Goodneighbors respect one another's property. Good farmers, for example, maintain their fences in order to keep their livestock from wandering onto neighboring farms. This proverb appears in the poem “Mending Wall,” by Robert Frost.

Why does the speaker disagree with his neighbor about the fence? "Good fences make good neighbors" means, on the one hand, that the fence has divided the neighbors' properties. It keeps everything neat and clean and prevents any conflict from occurring. It is for this reason that the speaker disagrees with the idea that "good fences make good neighbors."

Who wrote Mending Wall? Robert Frost

How does the Neighbour justify the need for walls or fences? How does the neighbour justify the need for walls prefences? Answer: The neighbour justifies the need for walls or fences saying that 'Good fences make good neighbours. This is perhaps the most important line of the poem and is repeated at the end of thepoem.