Robert Frost's Impact On American Culture

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The Impact of Robert Frost on American Culture “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” This is a quote from Robert Frost, one of the most influential writers in American history. He is most remembered for his realism writings and informal writing methods. Frost has been quoted by many great authors and even recognized by John F. Kennedy himself. He received a numerous amount of awards in his lifetime. He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his work, and on July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet of Vermont (William H. Pritchard 2000). Frost used imagery to express the world around him. He is known for writing with realistic illustrations of rural life, and his use of controversial speech. Frost often wrote about life around him in New England during the early twentieth century. The time Frost spent in England was one of the most influential times of his life, but sadly it was short-lived. Shortly after World War I started, Frost was forced to return to America. Frost didn 't give up though, he found a new publisher, Henry Holt, who would remain with him for the rest of his life. For a while in the years of his early career, Frost introduced vivid scenery to writing. He modernized poetry from the nineteenth century into more up to date ways of writing. Like many other successful writers, Frost had to work very hard at what he did and had many hardships along the way. At a young age, Frost’s father passed away and he

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