Robert Frost's Poetry

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Robert Frost was considered the celebrity of the poetry world and “perhaps the most successful of American poets” (Caravants). Although he was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874 (“Robert”), he spent most of his life in New England, and it was there that he picked up managed to develop a lot of the traits seen in his poetry today. He moved to England with his wife in an attempt to get published because there were more media sources and his plan paid off. In his poems “Fire and Ice,” “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” “Home Burial,” and “Mending Wall,” there is a usage of a perfuse amount of imagery, a common setting in New England, and the use of everyday language. These poems also include themes of loss and mystery. Robert Frost's life experiences influenced his work along with the work of Dante and other great poets, which won him plenty of nominations for some of the greatest prizes in poetry like the Pulitzer and he was even nominated for the Nobel Prize in 1950.
One of the trademarks of Frost's poetry is his heavy use of imagery. Although it is not as present in "Fire and Ice," it is seen in abundance in "Stopping by Woods on Snowy Evening," "Home Burial," and "Mending Wall." Frost writes in "Home Burial" that "She took a doubtful step and then undid it / To raise herself and look
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When Frost writes, "And set the wall between us once again. / We keep the wall between us as we go" (14-15). The imagery in these lines show the division between the speaker and his neighbor, this which is the main conflict in the poem. The conflict is further developed when the speaker explains, "He is all pine and I am apple orchard. / My apple trees will never get across / And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him" (24-26). This conveys the speaker's feelings towards the of the wall while also describing what this barrier is used for by illustrating what is on either side of the

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