Robert Frost : An American Poet Essay

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Robert frost was an American poet who was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco.
His father, William Prescott Frost Jr., and his mother, Isabelle Moodie, had moved from Pennsylvania to California shortly after marrying. Robert’s father passed away from tuberculosis when he was eleven years old and shortly after he moved with his mother and sister, Jeanie, to Lawrence, Massachusetts. Robert became interested in reading and writing poetry during his time in high school in Lawrence. Robert enrolled at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1892, and later at Harvard University in Boston, he never earned a formal college degree. Robert married Elinor Miriam White in 1895, she was a major inspiration to him when it came to writing his poetry. They had a total of six children. The couple moved to England in 1912 because their farming failed in New Hampshire, a good thing about their move was him being able to be influenced by British poets that helped push his work forward and having it published. Robert and his wife returned to the United States three years later where his reputation was now established due to his already published work. Robert Frost died in Boston on January 29, 1963.
To begin with, Robert Frost had his works first published in England before it being put out in the United States. His work was very well praised by many and was even considered one of the greatest American poets of the century. His work was well recognized earning him some Pulitzer…

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