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Robert Frost is a very well known poet from the 1920s and is one of the most famous in American history. Frost had a life full of adventure and love which is the root to some of his poems and what he believes in. Robert Frost is writer who’s modern like poems are inspirational and make you contemplate and wonder about life his home life, the world around him, and his own personal feelings that are bases for his amazing poetry. Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874 in San Francisco California to Isabelle Moodie and William Prescott Frost Jr. When Robert was eleven years old his father died from tuberculosis and his mom including his mother and his sister Jeanie who nine moved to Lawrence Massachusetts where his father was originally from.
Frost’s father was a local newspaper journalist who was originally from New England, his name was William Prescott Frost Jr (Dickey 1). William named his first born child after his personal hero, Robert E. Lee (Frost Childhood 1). Frost’s younger sister Jeanie was born two years later (Frost Childhood 1). William Frost was very rough on his family, drank hard, and carried a pistol on him at all times (Frost Childhood 1). Young Robert’s mothers name was Isabelle Moodie, she was very optimistic and also suffered from depression (Frost Childhood 1).