Robert Frost Home Burial

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Robert E. Frost was named after the famous Army Confederate General Robert E. Lee, except Frost took the last name of his father. When Frost had first met his soon to be wife, when he proposed initially she said no and he had contemplated suicide. As seen in his own words, “A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes” (BrainyQuote.com). Frost was also the first poet to honor John F. Kennedy’s US Presidential Inauguration. Frost persevered through many trials and tribulations in his life, but that did not stop him from becoming one of the greatest poets there was.
Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, CA on March 26th 1874. Frost had to face something as a child that not
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Frost has several different themes he uses when he is writing such as communication. In Frost’s poem “Home Burial” he describes two terrible events, The death of a child and destruction of his marriage. The inability of a husband and wife to communicate with each other and express their grief about their loss which leads to the destruction of the marriage. Frost likes to use a variety of poetic devices when writing, like in the poems “Nothing gold can stay” he uses the devices Alliteration and Rhyme. “In three words i can sum up what i’ve learned about life: It goes on” that quote summarizes how frost feels about his life and his writing.Robert Frost’s first poem was named “My Butterfly: An Elergy” which is a combination of imagery and a nice Rhythm and was published on November 8th, 1894. The poem appeared in the New York Independent, and Frost received $15 for the publishing of his writing. One of Frost’s most popular poems is called “Fire and Ice” in which Frost is speaking on his point of view on how the world will end, in flames or from the destruction of ice. The poem was published in December 1920. Frost felt compelled to speak out about the topic to elaborate, and give people an entirely different outlook on how the world will end. In…show more content…
In conclusion Robert Frost’s life was filled with bumps and curves in his road to greatness, but that never stopped him, he was dedicated and had his mind set on what he wanted to do and didn’t get caught up to much in the distractions as once said by him “The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than
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