Robert Frost - An American Poet

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A brief overview of the life and achievements of Robert Frost. For use with a verbal presentation.

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  • Robert Frost - An American Poet

    1. 1. Robert Frost an American Poet by Sean Charleston
    2. 2. Settings from Rural Life
    3. 3. Complexto describeSocial Themes
    4. 4. E attended theLiberal Arts Program at Harvard For two years.
    5. 5. In 1912Frost set sail toGreatBritain
    6. 6. In1915 Frost purchased a farm in NewHampshire
    7. 7. Frost spent 42 yearsteaching English in Vermont
    8. 8. Frost read his poetry at the inauguration of John F. Kennedy
    9. 9. He has received 40 [ÉÇÉÜtÜç WxzÜxxá
    10. 10. And 4Pulitzer Prizes
    11. 11. His epitaph reads:“I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.”
    12. 12. “The people along the sandall turn and look one waythey turn their back on the landthey look at the sea all day.
    13. 13. As long as it takes to pass a ship keeps raising its hullthe wetter ground like glass reflects a standing gull.
    14. 14. The land may vary more;but wherever the truth may be - the water comes ashore, and the people look at the sea.
    15. 15. They cannot look out farthey cannot look in deepbut when was that ever a barto any watch they keep?”- Robert Frost
    16. 16. Image Credits (all images used under creative commons license)Slide 2: “Forest above Crafnant” by erwlasSlide 3: “Modern Architecture Beijing” by Ivan WalshSlide 4: “Harvard” by Patricia Drury (aka the real Calvin Broadus)Slide 5: “Setting Sail” by Jo JakemanSlide 6: “Farm Buildings” by cwwycoff1Slide 7: EducationPresentationSolutions.com, free PowerPoint imagesSlide 8: “President John F. Kennedy and daughter Caroline, 2 in Hyannisport”, “John F. KennedyCuban missile crisis of October 1962”, and “John F. Kennedy man on the moon” by thesmuggler-Night of the Swallow"Slide 9: Derivative work of “Horley Green Lane framed” by Tim Green aka atoachSlide 10: “Pulitzer Prize Image from Washington Post” by edkohlerSlide 11: “GRAVE 1” by A QUIVERFUL OF FOTOSSlide 12, 13, 14, 15: “Ocean Under the Rock”, “Water Under The Rock”, “Beach & Ocean”, and“The Colors of the Ocean” by aliwest44

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