Robert Frost Essay

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Robert Frost      Robert Lee Frost, was one of America’s leading 20th Century poets, and a four time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Frost did not receive these recognitions until his later years when his poetic brilliance was finally recognized. “Frost was a pioneer in the interplay of rhythm and meter”( Waggoner 1). Frost’s brilliance was contributed by many things; including his life, career, and literary works.      Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, California. Frost is the son of William Prescott Frost and Isabelle Moodie Frost. In 1885, Frost’s father died, so his mother, Isabelle, moved the family to Lawrence, Mass., where she was originally from. There Frost…show more content…
The Frost family returned to the United States in 1915, Robert’s poems were also published in the U.S. the year of his return. With two poems published in the United States, Frost had secured his recognition as a poet, but his income was still negligible. Frost once again, in Plymouth, N.H., became a poet-teacher and summer farmer. He spent mainly the academic years 1916-1938 at Amherst College in Plymouth (Waggoner 2). Frost had several Stillborn children or ones that died in infancy. Frost lived to be 89 years old until his death in Boston Mass., on January 29, 1963.      Frost achieved poetic maturity before the beginning of poetic modernism, which was ushered in by the early 20th century movement known as imagism (Waggoner 2). With two poems out Frost began to feel like a poet more and more. “Mountain Interval, which appeared in November 1916, offered readers some of his finest poems, such as Birches, Out, Out–, The Hill Wife, and An Old Man’s Winter Night” (Burnshaw 2). Frost released many poems until his death in 1963, even in his final years Frost released In the Clearing, his ninth and last collection of poems appearing in 1962. Frost spoke at the Presidential Inauguration for John F. Kennedy, old aged, Frost read the poem by memory.      Frost’s life could be summerize in many ways, he was a devoted man, a

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