A Student's Guide to Robert Frost

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Robert Frost was the most popular poet of the twentieth century. He won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry four times and was even awarded the position of Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress (a position later called Poet Laureate of the United States). Frost's poetry is largely identified with New England, where the poet found most of his inspiration.

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Overview

Robert Frost was the most popular poet of the twentieth century. He won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry four times and was even awarded the position of Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress (a position later called Poet Laureate of the United States). Frost's poetry is largely identified with New England, where the poet found most of his inspiration.

In A Student's Guide to Robert Frost, the career of this literary giant is examined, offering accessible insight for young readers. Poems are put into historical and biographical context, with special emphasis placed on curriculum-related works, including "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," "The Road Not Taken," "The Gift Outright," and "Fire and Ice."

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  • ISBN-13: 9780766024342
  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Series: Understanding Literature Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.96 (w) x 8.86 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

1 From Farmer Poet to Poet Laureate: The Life and Times of Robert Frost 9
2 A Swinger of Birches: Early to Middle Years, 1874-1912 23
3 "Mending Wall": Frost in England, 1912-1915 52
4 "The Road Not Taken": The Return to New England, 1915-1920 78
5 "Stopping by Woods": A New England Poet, 1920-1924 91
6 "The Gift Outright": An American Poet, 1924-1963 104
Chronology 141
Chapter Notes 147
Glossary 151
Major Works by Robert Frost 155
Further Reading 156
Internet Addresses 157
Index 158
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