A Reflection On The Life And Works Of Robert Frost's Poetry

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Robert Frost, born in San Francisco, California on March 26, 1874 died of complications resulting from a prostate surgery on January 29, 1963 in Boston, Massachusetts. Frost attended Harvard University, Dartmouth University and Lawrence High School. Frost recieved many awards during his lifetime including the America 's highest literary award, Pulitzer Prize four times. He was invited as a special guest during the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy in 1961 and he recited The Gift Outright. In the mid-20th Century, he became United States ' unofficial poet laureate. He was also an educator in esteemed universities including Oxford and Cambridge Universities (Hart). This paper aims at shedding a reflection on the life and works of Robert Frost as a worldwide renowned educator and poet.
To lovers of literature and more so poetry, Robert Frost delivers his art to the readers in an intimate yet pleasant manner. His first poem was published in 1890 in the high school 's newspaper at the age of sixteen and he continued with poetry during his university and post-university years. He was a jack of many trades, for example, he worked as a factory worker, newspaper reporter, schoolteacher, farmer, and poet. Robert Frost received many honorary degrees from forty universities and was offered professorship positions in top
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On the other hand Robert Frost 's poems seem to have a tragic and austere view of life. He uses symbols such as metaphors and also makes use of images in detail to bring out his message. Birches are an excellent example of Robert Frost 's works that contains images. It employs the image of trees bent to the ground by a swinging boy and/or ice storm. This is an explicit depiction that Robert Frost is aware of the distinction, distance and variations between nature and man and puts them into consideration (Montgomery, quoted in Poetry
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