After a closer look into Frost’s life, it can be determined that he had a whirlwind of experiences, both positive and negative. Those experiences also influenced his poetry, and the deeper message that hides behind their seemingly simple lines. Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874 to Isabelle and William Frost and grew up in the city of San Francisco. According to Bloom’s Literature Database, his life started out negatively with an unstable childhood due to his father’s actions, personality and tense relationship with his mother. His father died in 1888 from tuberculosis, and they moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts where his mother worked as a school teacher ( Fagan). Frost pushed past this sudden change, and went on to graduate high school as co valedictorian. The other, Elinor White, he later married and had six children with. For the most part, Frost tended to live on farms, where he was surrounded by nature. He wrote many poems while working various jobs, including some tea...
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