Robert Frost Poet Of Poetry

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Robert Frost describes poetry as “when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words” (Frost). Robert Frost is one of the most well-respected 20th-century poets. Through his 88 years of life, Frost has written countless poems and won countless awards. Based on his eminent works such as “The Road Not Taken,” many consider Robert Frost one of America’s most admired and honored poets. Robert Lee Frost was born on March 26, 1874. He was born in San Francisco, California where his dad, William Prescott Frost Jr., worked as an editor for the local newspaper. His father died of tuberculosis in 1885, leaving his mom, Isabelle Moodie, and sister, Jeanie, with only eight dollars. The family moved into his grandparent’s house in Lawrence, Massachusetts. There, Frost attended Lawrence High school and later graduated in 1892. Frost was the schools’ poet after he wrote his first poem in 1890 for the school newspaper. He graduated as co-valedictorian with Elinor White who later became his wife. Frost went on to attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire while returning home to work on different jobs, ranging from a factory worker to school teacher. He wrote, “My Butterfly: An Elegy” which was his first poem published. It was published in 1984 in a New York Journal called the Independent. A great inspiration for his poetry was his wife. He married Elinor White on December 19, 1895. “Elinor and Robert Frost had six children: son Elliot (1896-1904, died of cholera),
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