Robert Frost: Biography and Review Robert Lee Frost, b. San Francisco, Mar. 26, 1874 d. Boston, Jan. 29, 1963, was one of the leading poets of the 20th-century and a four time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Frost was a poet often associated with rural New England, although his poems could be felt and related to in any region of the world. Thought his younger days may have not been filled with other children having fun and such, Frost made the best of what he enjoyed. At the young age of only eleven Frost’s father passed away.
He entered Lawrence High School in 1888 and ended up graduating co-valedictorian, tied with the person he would end up marrying. Frost applied for Harvard and was accepted, but ended up attending Dartmouth College because it was cheaper and his grandparents blamed Harvard for his father’s bad habits (Robert Frost Biographical Information). He become bored with college, so Frost dropped out at the end of his first semester and ended up teaching eighth grade for a few weeks. Once Frost had finally married Elinor White, they had their first child in 1896, but 4 years later Elliot dies of Cholera sending Elinor in to a deep depression. Before Elliot died they had... ... middle of paper ... ... Robert Frost grew up being substantially poor and led a hard life until he was an older man and his works made him rich and famous.
Frost was then sent to Dartmouth college by his controlling grandfather, who saw it as the proper place for him to train to become a businessman. Frost read even more in college, and learned that he loved poetry. His poetry had little success getting published, and he had to work various jobs to make a living, such as a shoemaker, a country schoolteacher, and a farmer. In 1912 Frost gave up his teaching job, sold his farm, and moved to England. He received aid from poets suck as Edward Thomas and Rupert Brooke, and published his first two volumes of poetry, A Boy's Will in 1913, and North of Boston in 1914.
The Overview of Robert Frost The 20th century was filled with poetry, and the poet of America that rose out of the others was Robert Frost. Frost was a poet that is best acknowledged for portraying nature in Vermont and New Hampshire at its finest and worst. Robert Frost was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874, and he died in Boston on January 29, 1963. Robert Frost had a sister named Jeanie Frost, a father named William Prescott Frost Junior, and a mother named Isabelle Moodle. Robert Frost, a highly renowned poet of the twentieth century, transcribed many poems, and is regarded as the most influential poet of the American literary world.
Robert Lee Frost (born in San Francisco, March 26, 1874 and died in Boston, January 29, 1963) was one of America's leading 20th-century poets and a four-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Although his verse forms are traditional, he was a pioneer in the interplay of rhythm and meter and in the poetic use of the vocabulary and inflections of everyday speech. His poetry is thus both traditional and experimental. After Frost’s father died in 1885, the family left California and settled in Massachusetts. From 1897 to 1899 he attended Harvard College as a special student, but left without a degree.
He graduated as valedictorian in High School in 1892 and attended Dartmouth College, but quit shortly after he started. Two years later he sold his first work "My Butterfly: An Elegy" and later that year he married Elinor White. He attempted school again at Harvard but left before getting his degree. The next 10 years he wrote poems and worked small jobs throughout New Hampshire. In 1912 he moved his wife and four kids to England to work on poetry full time.
The Frost’s returned east to live with the paternal grandparents, but soon moved to Amherst, New Hampshire to stay with his great-aunt. Shortly after this the family returned to Lawrence, Mass. where Robert was placed in school as a third grader. Frost graduated here as co-valedictorian with Elinor White. Though he was moved often and had troubles with his father in his young life, Frost still maintained good grades and two years before he graduated Frost had “La Noche Triste” printed in the high school bulletin.
They were located in Lawrence, Massachusetts for much of Frost's late childhood and teenage years (Angyal 557). To support the family, Bell began teaching at a local elementary school. Robert helped out with expenses with small part time jobs in-between school (Angyal 558). Robert Frost was an excellent student; achieving in sports, debate, and editor of the school newspaper. Robert graduated co... ... middle of paper ... ...enate on his 75th birthday on March 16th, 1950, awarded honorary doctorates by Oxford and Cambridge universities, and even takes the opportunity to recite "The Gift Outright" at President John F. Kennedy inauguration in 1961, then to cloud up his victories, enters a hospital for prostate cancer (Angyal 561).
Robert Frost Robert Frost (1874-1963) was one of the finest of rural New England's 20th century pastoral poets. Frost published his first books in Great Britain in the 1910s, but he soon became in his own country the most read and constantly anthologized poet. Frost was awarded the Pulitzer Prize four times. Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California on March 26, 1874. His father, a journalist and local politician, died when Frost was eleven years old.
This poem brings the question of mortality to the reader's attention and shows that death has no age limit. It was powerful poems such as "Out, Out" that gave Robert Frost the reputation as one of America's leading 20th century poets. The four-time Pulitzer Prize winner was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874 and died in Boston on January 29, 1963. "He was a pioneer in the interplay of rhythm and meter and in the poetic use of the vocabulary and inflections of everyday speech" (Robert Frost). His father died in 1885 when Robert was only eleven; this caused the family to uproot from California to move to Massachusetts.