March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963
General Information
Robert Frost was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874 and he was
an American poet .His work was ini...
Personal life
Robert Frost's personal life was plagued with grief and loss. In 1885 when
Frost was 11, his father died of ...
Work
By the time Frost returned to the United States in 1915, he had published
two full-length collections, A Boy's Will a...
Death
Robert Frost lived and taught for many years in Massachusetts and
Vermont, and died in Boston on January 29, 1963.

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Bibliography
1. http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/192
2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Frost
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Robert frost

  1. 1. March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963
  2. 2. General Information Robert Frost was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874 and he was an American poet .His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. Also, he is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution." Furthermore, He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetical works. School Years At the age of eleven he moved to New England and became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, Massachusetts. In addition ,he was enrolled at Dartmouth College in 1892, and later at Harvard, though he never earned a formal degree.
  3. 3. Personal life Robert Frost's personal life was plagued with grief and loss. In 1885 when Frost was 11, his father died of tuberculosis leaving the family with just eight dollars. Frost's mother died of cancer in 1900. But, in 1895, Frost married Eleanor Miriam White, who became a major inspiration in his poetry until her death in 1938. The couple moved to England in 1912, after their New Hampshire farm failed, and it was abroad that Frost met and was influenced by such contemporary British poets as Edward Thomas, Rupert Brooke, and Robert Graves. While in England, Frost also established a friendship with the poet Ezra Pound, who helped to promote and publish his work.
  4. 4. Work By the time Frost returned to the United States in 1915, he had published two full-length collections, A Boy's Will and North of Boston, and his reputation was established. By the nineteen-twenties, he was the most celebrated poet in America, and with each new book—including New Hampshire (1923), A Further Range (1936), Steeple Bush (1947), and In the Clearing (1962)—his fame and honors (including four Pulitzer Prizes) increased. Though his work is principally associated with the life and landscape of New England, and though he was a poet of traditional verse forms and metrics who remained steadfastly aloof from the poetic movements and fashions of his time, Frost is anything but a merely regional or minor poet. 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. In a 1970 review of The Poetry of Robert Frost, the poet Daniel Hoffman describes Frost's early work as "the Puritan ethic turned astonishingly lyrical and enabled to say out loud the sources of its own delight in the world," and comments on Frost's career as The American Bard: "He became a national celebrity, our nearly official Poet Laureate, and a great performer in the tradition of that earlier master of the literary vernacular, Mark Twain." About Frost, President John F. Kennedy said, "He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable verse from which Americans will forever gain joy and understanding."
  5. 5. Death Robert Frost lived and taught for many years in Massachusetts and Vermont, and died in Boston on January 29, 1963. Nikki Ntallia A3
  6. 6. Bibliography 1. http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/192 2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Frost

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