At first, Frost states that he believes desire is what will destroy us, not hatred. But then he changes his mind and says that it really doesn’t matter because either way, the world will end because of people.
Application People destroy others with selfishness and hatred. If we continue this, we will also destroy the rest of the world.
Robert Frost <ul><li>Frost was born in San Francisco. His parents were both teachers, Frost was therefore exposed to literature at an early age and grew to love it. </li></ul><ul><li>As a student, Frost excelled in all areas, including sports. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Frost became successful as a poet with his work “My Butterfly: An Elegy.” </li></ul><ul><li>He married Elinor Miriam White in 1895. Like his own parents, both Frost and White became teachers. They had six children together. </li></ul><ul><li>Elinor was a huge inspiration to Frost in his poetry. </li></ul>
<ul><li>In 1900, both Robert Frost’s son Eliot and his mother died. This affected his writing tremendously. </li></ul><ul><li>But soon Frost and his family were traveling the world: from New Hampshire to England. </li></ul><ul><li>Upon returning from England, Frost became an English teacher at Amherst College and later started the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Robert Frost had tremendous success as a poet and won the Pulitzer Prize four times. He wrote “Fire and Ice” in 1920. </li></ul><ul><li>Frost became friends with other imagists such as Ezra Pound and Edward Thomas. </li></ul><ul><li>He died in 1963 and has been compared to other great authors like Mark Twain. </li></ul>
<ul><li>"He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable verse from which Americans will forever gain joy and understanding. " </li></ul><ul><li>– John F. Kennedy </li></ul>Biographical source: http://www.online-literature.com/frost/
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