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This may be hard for some to grasp, as Frost is world renowned for his alleged nature theme. Contrary to popular opinion, nature is not Frost’s central theme in his poetry; it is the contrast between man and nature as well as the conflicts that arise between the two entities. Frost’s nature poetry interconnects the world of the natural and the world of human beings – Both key elements of his motivation in writing poetry. The harsh reality of nature and the thoughtless expectations in the minds of man scarcely cohere to one another. Frost usually starts with an observation in nature, contemplates it and then connects it to some psychological concern (quoted in Thompson).
From 1897 to 1899 Frost studied at Harvard, but left without receiving a degree. He moved to Derry, New Hampshire, working there as a cobbler, farmer, and teacher at Pinkerton Academy and at the state normal school in Plymouth. In 1912 Frost sold his farm and took his wife and four young children to England. There he published his first collection of poems, “A Boy’s Will” (1913) followed by “North Boston” (1914), which gained international reputation. The collection contains some of Frost's best-known poems: "Mending Wall," "The Death of the Hired Man," "Home Burial," "After Apple-Picking," and "The Wood-Pile."
From 1897 to 1899 he attended Harvard College as a special student, but left without a degree. Over the next ten years he wrote (but rarely published) poems, operated a farm in Derry, New Hampshire (purchased for him by his grandfather), and supplemented his income by teaching. In 1912 he sold the farm and used the proceeds to take his family to England, where he could devote himself entirely to writing. His efforts to establish himself and his work were almost immediately successful. A Boy's Will was accepted by a London publisher and brought out in 1913, followed a year later by North of Boston.
His mother and father had just moved from Pennsylvania (“Biography of Robert Frost”). When his father died of tuberculosis in 1885, Robert moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts with his mother and little sister (“Robert Frost”). He became interested in poetry during his high school years in Lawrence (“Robert Frost”). Robert Frost got into Harvard, but was not able to attend because of a lack of money. He went to Dartmouth in 1892 and worked at a variety of teaching and jobs.
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The Road Not Taken and Neither Out Far Nor in Deep by Robert Frost Robert Lee Frost is an American poet who is known for his verse concerning nature and New England life. He was born in San Francisco in 1874. When his father died in 1885, his mother moved the family to Lawrence, Massachusetts. Frost attended college sporadically after graduating high school and made a living by working as a bobbin boy in a wool mill, a shoemaker, a country schoolteacher, editor of a rural newspaper, and a farmer. He also wrote poetry but had little success in having his poems published until, in 1912, when his family moved to England.
Pulitzer Prize winner, United States Poet Laureate, and Congressional Gold Medalist- all accomplishments and awards won by the legendary twentieth century poet, Robert Frost. Born on March 26, 1874 he was raised in San Francisco where he lived with William Prescott Frost (father), Isabelle Moodie (mother), and Jeanie (sister). William Prescott was a journalist, teacher, and editor until he died of tuberculosis when Frost was only eleven years old. Following his father’s death, Frost, his mother and his sister moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts where he showed great interest in reading, writing, and science. Although he never earned a formal college degree, he attended both Dartmouth College and Harvard University shortly before marrying his high sweetheart Elinor White.