Frost, By Robert Frost

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Robert Frost, an indigenous New England poet, is deserving of an ovation for his contributions and magnitude in American Literature. Frost advises his readers to be actively engaged in questioning the world we inhabit (49, Dickstein). In most of Frost’s work, readers and critics enjoy his choices of theme, likely being the outdoors and his surroundings. By using “emotions recollected in tranquility” and his organic and inviolable relationship with his countryside, he celebrates New England’s natural beauty throughout his literature using simple and accessible idioms. Edward Garnett once predicted that Frost “was destined to take a permanent place in American Literature” which he unquestionably has (40-49). James S. Wilson praised Frost for his “abiding humanity and the honesty of his portrayals of people and situations, an honesty that disguises the inherent passion of his work.” Like previously mentioned, Frost’s themes were often what caught the attention of many. As Morris Dickstein explained in Critical Insights Robert Frost, “the core themes were established early on and have remained constant focal points up to the present, though revised and elaborated upon over time” (40). Prior to Frost’s pursuit of poetry, he had worked on a farm. Having done that, he had many hours on the land, with time to appreciate the green colors and natural sounds and beauty. Robert Frost had educational background, including the renowned Dartmouth College and Harvard University, left his

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