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Robert Frost
Robert Frost was a four-time Pulitzer Prize winning genius American poet, teacher family man, and lecturer. He is well known for his poems portraying the rural countryside of New England and his commonly relatable themes. Frost encountered a rough childhood and tragic events later in life; however, he had an explosive career of writing poetry in New England and America. Frost was also appreciated for being a teacher and his excellent speeches. Robert Frost is one of America’s greatest poetry writers, teachers and public speaker’s, whom had a long and influential career and delivered a distinctive style and powerful themes in his work.
Robert Frost entered this world on March 26, 1874. He was born in a small apartment on Washington Street in San Francisco California (Poets). His parents were William Prescott Frost Jr. and Isabelle Moodie Frost (SOPL). Frost’s father died on May 5, 1885 at the hands of tuberculosis. With no money to support them, Isabelle, Robert and his younger sister Jeanie moved across the country to the town of Lawrence, Massachusetts. Robert attended Lawrence High School where he met his future wife Elinor White. Frost graduated from Lawrence High School in 1892, he continued his life by attending Dartmouth University where he dropped out and returned home for several months to work a slew of unfulfilling jobs (bio). He worked as a teacher, a cobbler, and editor of the Lawrence Sentinel (bio). Frost proposed to Elinor, who was attending St. Lawrence University. She turned him down because she first wanted to finish school. He asked again several months later, which she finally said yes, they got married on December 19, 1895 and had their first child Elliot in 1896. At the begging of 1897 Frost attended Harvard University, but had to drop out after two years due to health concerns. He returned to Lawrence to join his wife, who was now pregnant with their second child, Lesley (bio). In the 1900’s Frost moved with his wife and children to a farm in New