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Robert frost

  1. 1. PRESENTATION ON ROBERT FROST SUBMITTED TO: MISS NEHA KHANNA
  2. 2. Robert Frost (1910)
  3. 3. • Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. 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." He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetical works. Robert Lee Frost
  4. 4. BIO SKETCH • Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco, California, to Isabelle Moodie and William Prescott Frost, Jr. Until the death of Robert's father, he lived in California till the age of eleven and later moved with his mother and sister to live with his paternal grandfather in Lawrence, Massachusetts. For the first years, frost learned his schooling under his mother Isabelle, who was a who was a teacher, for roughly the first ten years of his life. Later, he applied for entrance into Lawrence High School, from which he graduated in 1892. In 1985, Frost married Elinor White, a former schoolmate; together they had six children. Frost went on to pursue a career in teaching and continued to publish his poems in magazines to support his family. His first poem was published in the New York Independent, titled: My Butterfly: An Elegy, which earned him $15 , at the time of attending college. Robert Frost died on January 29, 1963, and is buried in the Old Bennington Cemetery in Bennington, Vermont.
  5. 5. The Frost family grave in Bennington Old Cemetery U.S stamp, 1974 The Robert Frost Farm in Derry, New Hampshire, where he wrote many of his poems, including "Tree at My Window" and "Mending Wall."

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