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Robert Frost Robert Frost was perhaps one of the most beloved and popular of twentieth century American poets Although Frost is known for using nature in his poetry he often dealt with people interacting with each other In most of his poems the possibility exists for two people to work together and often times it is two males which shows Frosts desire for male companionship Because of the lack of male companionship Frost had in his life he used his poetry to write about the need for it and the need for human interaction in general As a strong advocate of individualism Frost thought man should learn his limitations from nature and struggle to achieve whatever he can within these boundaries with the talents he has been granted Conversely Frost saw man as achieving little if he considers only himself isolated from those around him Gerber 146 Frost lived a life darker than most men experience With the death of his father at age eleven and his son at age four he was never able to fully experience male companionship He wrote about this type of relationship in his poems and the underlying message which must be looked for in all of Frosts poems shows how important male companionship is in any form and is a necessity of a happy life Take Mending Wall for example This poem tells about a man who calls up his neighbor from over the hill every spring to help him rebuild a wall between their land The wall of rocks is broken apart by frost every winter and the two walk together but on separate sides of the wall and put the rocks back in place The strength of Mending Wall one of Frosts most often quoted poems rests upon a contradiction Its two most famous lines oppose each other Untermeyer 110 The poem maintains that Something there is that doesnt love
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