It's a small irony in the career of robert frost that this most new england of poets published his first two books of poetry during the short period when he was living in old england. The poem, the road not taken by robert frost states that in life we come upon many decisions, and there are points where we have to let fate take the lead the road not taken uses two paths as a symbol of a life decision.
Robert frost was born in san francisco on march 26, 1874 to william prescott frost, jr, a journalist and zealous democrat, and isabelle moodie, a scottish schoolteacher a descendant of early british colonist nicholas frost, frost's father was originally based in new england but worked as a. Robert frost was a traditional american poet in an age of experimental art he used new england expressions, characters, and settings, recalling the roots of american culture, to get at the common experience of all. Robert frost: life and career a great american poet robert frost is one of the greatest of american poets, one whose name is well-familiar in india because his poetry was a source of comfort and inspiration to no less a person than jawahar lal nehru, the idol of the people, during his last years of his life.
Frost's father, william prescott frost, jr, was a journalist with ambitions of establishing a career in california, and in 1873 he and his wife moved to san francisco her husband's untimely death from tuberculosis in 1885 prompted isabelle moodie frost to take her two children, robert and jeanie, to lawrence , massachusetts , where they. Frost was born in san francisco, where he spent his first eleven years after the death of his father, a journalist, he moved with his mother and sister to eastern massachusetts near his paternal grandparents.
Robert frost, one of the greatest american poets, is certainly the most widely read and most loved after frost's death in 1963, his authorized biographer wrote a three-volume work which deeply distorted the personality of the poet. Robert frost was born on march 26, 1874, in san francisco, california he spent the first 11 years of his life there, until his journalist father, william prescott frost jr, died of tuberculosis. Robert frost: a life and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle learn more enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free kindle app. Robert frost started out his life like many artists he knew that he was a poet at heart, but everyone pushed him to do something more practical he knew that he was a poet at heart, but everyone pushed him to do something more practical. Robert frost - poet - one of the most celebrated poets in america, robert frost was an author of searching and often dark meditations on universal themes and a quintessentially modern poet in his adherence to language as it is actually spoken, in the psychological complexity of his portraits, and in the degree to which his work is infused with layers of ambiguity and irony.
Robert frost is one of the most famous poets of the twentieth century although he was extremely successful as a poet, his personal life was marred by tragedies know about the life and accomplishments of the unofficial poet laureate of the united states through these 10 interesting facts. Frost, robert (26 mar 1874-29 jan 1963), poet, was born robert lee frost in san francisco to isabelle moodie, of scottish birth, and william prescott frost, jr, a descendant of a devonshire frost who had sailed to new hampshire in 1634. Biography and works of robert frost 794 words | 3 pages biography: on the outside, robert frost's life seemed easy, but what happened in his life explains why he wrote about a darker side of human nature. Robert frost was born in san francisco, california, to journalist william prescott frost, jr, and isabelle moodie frost's father was a teacher, and later an editor of the san francisco evening bulletin (later the san francisco examiner), and an unsuccessful candidate for city tax collector.
At the age of 86, robert frost reads at the inauguration of president john f kennedy blinded by the harsh sunlight, he is unable to read dedication , the poem he prepared for the event instead, he recites his poem the gift outright from memory. 4 frost's style was a distinctly new england one, a voice informed by the years he spent as a farmer before his poetry career took off by combining the best of the old and new, frost achieved tremendous respect and popularity. Biography: on the outside, robert frost's life seemed easy, but what happened in his life explains why he wrote about a darker side of human nature frost was born on march 26, 1874 in san francisco.