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  • STOPPING BY WOODS ON SNOWY EVENING ROBERT FROST
    • Author Biography
    • Poem Text
    • Poem Summary
    • Style
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  • Meet Robert Frost
    • Born in San Francisco in 1874
    • Moved to New England at the age of eleven and became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
    • Enrolled at Dartmouth College in 1892, and later at Harvard, but never earned a formal degree.
    • Frost drifted through a string of occupations after leaving school, working as a teacher, cobbler, and editor of the Lawrence Sentinel .
    • His first professional poem, "My Butterfly," was published on November 8, 1894, in the New York newspaper The Independent .
    • In 1895, Frost married Elinor Miriam White, who became a major inspiration in his poetry until her death in 1938.
    • The couple moved to England in 1912. 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.
  • STOPPING BY WOODS ON SNOWY EVENING
    • Whose woods these are I think I know . His house is in the village though ; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow .
    • My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the woods and frozen lake The darkest evening of the year .
    • He gives his harness bells a shake To ask if there is some mistake . The only other sound's the sweep Of easy wind and downy flake .
    • These woods are lovely dark and deep
    • But I have promises to keep
    • And miles to go before I sleep
    • And miles to go before I sleep
  • STYLE
    • Rhythm in meter: Iambic tetrameter
    • Rhyme scheme: