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Robert Frost Frost Robert 1874-1963 became the most popular American poet of his time He won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1924 1931 1937 and 1943 In 1960 Congress voted Frost a gold medal in recognition of his poetry which has enriched the culture of the United States and the philosophy of the world Frosts public career reached a climax in January 1961 when he recited his poem The Gift Outright at the inauguration of President John F Kennedy His life Robert Lee Frost was born in San Francisco on March 26 1874 After the death of his father in 1885 his family moved back to New England the original family home Frost briefly attended Dartmouth and Harvard colleges but did not earn a degree In the early 1890s he worked in New England as a farmer an editor and a schoolteacher absorbing the materials that were to form the themes of many of his most famous poems In 1912 he moved briefly to England where his poetry was well-received and where he met poets William Butler Yeats and Ezra Pound His first volume of poetry A Boys Will appeared in 1913 His final collection In the Clearing appeared in 1962 His poems Frosts poetry is identified with New England particularly Vermont and New Hampshire Frost found inspiration for many of his finest poems in the regions landscapes folkways and speech mannerisms His poetry is noted for its plain language conventional poetic forms and graceful style He was deeply influenced by classical poets especially Horace Many of Frosts earliest poems are as richly developed as his later ones Frost is sometimes praised for being a direct and straightforward writer While he is never obscure he cannot always be read easily His effects even at their simplest depend upon a certain slyness for which the reader must be prepared In Precaution Frost wrote I
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