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Robert Frost: A Great American Poet"Rightly or wrongly, Robert Frost has achieved a reputation as a poet of nature..." (Gerber 155). Yes, Frost does use imagery of nature
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English 10 Honors
12 May 2003
Robert Frost: A Great American Poet
"Rightly or wrongly, Robert Frost has achieved a reputation as a poet of nature..." (Gerber 155). Yes, Frost does use imagery of nature in his poems, but to say he is a "nature poet" is distorting his poetry by overlooking the poem's darker complexions (Gerber 155). An aspect of his poems that is frequently overlooked is the main character's internal conflict. In "The Road Not Taken" and "Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening" characters are faced with an inner conflict metaphorically described by nature. In these two poems Frost uses nature to hide the reality of how self-conscious the main character actually is.
Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California on March 26, 1874. When his father died in 1885 he moved to Massachusetts with his mom and sister (Sweeny and Lindroth 5). He spent his whole life in the Massachusetts area. "Frost attended high school in that state, and then Dartmouth College, but remained less than one semester" (Michalowski). At the age of thirty-eight Frost decided to move him and his family to
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