Robert Frost an American poet. He is considered the “Bard of New England”. He is one of the most celebrated poets in America, who is highly respected for his realistic portrayal of country life. And the psychological complexity of his portraits. As a well-known and most frequently quoted poet. Robert Frost was highly honoured during his lifetime with no less than four Pulitzer prizes! Robert Frost an American poet.
EARLY LIFE of Robert Frost an American poet
Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874. His father, William Prescott Frost junior. His father was a former teacher who later turned newspaperman. Robert Frost resided in California until the age of 11. After the death of his father, he moved with his mother and sister to Eastern Massachusetts. As a city boy, Robert Frost grew up understanding so many things in life. And had his first poem published in Lawrence, Massachusetts. In the year 1892, he attended Dartmouth College for just less than a semester.
LATER LIFE OF Robert Frost an American poet
Robert Frost sold his first poem titled “My Butterfly”, in 1894, to The Independent, for 15 dollars. Young Frost was quite proud of the success, the poem brought to him. In 1895 he married Elinor Miriam White. And the couple taught school together until the year 1897. Robert Frost later entered Harvard University for two years. Later, he went to New Hampshire for nine years. He wrote many poems. In 1913, Robert Frost published his first book titled “A Boy’s Will”. Frost became an English professor at Amherst College from 1916-1938.
Robert Frost: HIS BODY OF WORK
Noted American poet Robert Frost stands out for his typical style and form. His poetry style could be described as conversational, realistic, rural, and introspective. He demonstrated an enviable versatility of theme, but most commonly investigated human contacts with the natural world in small encounters, like in his famous poem “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening”. These encounters serve as metaphors for larger aspects of human conditions. He also often portrayed the human ability to turn the slightest incident or natural detail into emotional gains, as seen in the poem ” Dust of Snow “.
Robert Frost’s poetry was often published in collections or books. Some of his famous works include A Boy’s Will, A Further Range, A Witness Tree, North of Boston, West Running Brook, New Hampshire, etc. Some of his very popular poems include Birches, Fire and Ice, Home Burial, Mending Wall, The Death of the Hired Man,
The Road Not Taken, Stopping by Woods On a Snowy Evening, etc. One of the most outstanding achievements of this American poet is that four of his poetry collection books won him Pulitzer prizes. He was, arguably, the most famous poet of the 20th century.
Robert Frost is definitely one of the most widely-read poets in the world. He spent the first forty years of his life as an unknown and then rose to fame. As a special guest at President John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, Frost became a poetic force and the unofficial “Poet Laureate” of the U.S.