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After the death of his father from tuberculosis when Frost was eleven years old, he moved with his mother and sister, Jeanie, who was two years younger, to Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, enrolled at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, inand later at Harvard University in Boston, though he never earned a formal college degree.
Frost drifted through a string of occupations after leaving school, working as a teacher, cobbler, and editor of the Lawrence Sentinel. The couple moved to England inafter they tried and failed at farming in New Hampshire. While in England, Frost also established a friendship with the poet Ezra Poundwho helped to promote and publish his work.
Frost served as consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress from to Though his work is principally associated with the life and landscape of New England—and though he was a poet of traditional verse forms and metrics who remained steadfastly aloof from the poetic movements and fashions of his time—Frost is anything but merely a regional poet.
The author of searching and often dark meditations on universal themes, he is a quintessentially modern poet in his adherence to language as it is actually spoken, in the psychological complexity of his portraits, and in the degree to which his work is infused with layers of ambiguity and irony.
Kennedy, at whose inauguration the poet delivered a poem, said, "He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable verse from which Americans will forever gain joy and understanding.Lesson Plans - All Lessons ¿Que'Ttiempo Hace Allí?
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Robert Frost was a famous American modernist poet. This lesson covers the elements that make Frost's poetry modernist and analyzes his most famous poem, 'The Road Not Taken.'. Dear Robert Horton I have been a fan of yours for a long time. I would like to request an autograph,or if possible, an autographed photograph of you.
Robert Frost is one of the most influential and famous poets of all time. His books have sold millions of copies. His poems on the other hand, are still studied today because their timeless messages.
He has also received numerous awards, but The Road Less Traveled By is one of his most well-known creations to date. Who is Robert Frost? Robert Frost started out his life like many artists.