What were Robert Frost birth and death dates?
Who was Robert Frost?
American poet, who drew his images from the New England countryside and his language from New England speech.
What did Frost’s poetry help do?
Provide a link between the American poetry of the 19th century and the 20th century.
Where was he born?
San Francisco, California
Who were his parents?
William Prescott Frost, Jr., of New Hampshire, and Isabelle Moodie of Scotland.
Who was he named after?
Robert E. Lee
Who was Robert E. Lee?
The commander of the Confederate armies during the American civil war.
When did Frost’s dad die?
When Frost was 11
What did he die of?
Where did Frost first attend collage?
Why did he withdraw in his first year?
He went to work
When did Frost get married?
Who did Frost marry?
How many kids did the couple have?
How many died young?
What collage did Frost attend from 1897-1899?
Did he receive a degree at Harvard?
Why did Frost sell their farm and move to England?
he wanted better literary opportunities.
When did he move?
Where did Frost receive his first literary success?
Who printed Frost’s first book of poems?
The first published Frost approached
What was Frost’s first book of poems called?
A Boys Will
When was it published?
What was his second book of poems called?
North of Boston
When was it published?
Who were the Georgian poets?
group of english writers whose lyric poetry celebrated the English countryside
Who did the Georgian poets include?
Robert Graves, Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen, and Edward Thomas
Where did Robert Frost teach literature?
Amherst Collage, University of Michigan, Harvard University, and Dartmouth Collage
What did Frost do at Kennedy’s inauguration?
He was the first poet to ever read a poem
What was the poem called?
The Gift Outright
When did he do this?
What does his poetry mainly reflect?
Life in rural New England
What language did he use?
The uncomplicated speech of that region
What is much of his people concerned about?
How people interact with their environment
Did Frost see the beauty in nature, or the danger it brings?
Did Frost like free verse?
Was free verse popular in his time?
What meter did he use instead of free verse?
Traditional metrical, and rhythmical schemes
What meter did he often use?
What is blank verse?
lines with 5 stresses
Which poems did Mountain Interval include?
“The Road Not Taken”, “An Old Mans Winter Night”, “Birches”, “Putting in the Seed”, “Snow”, and “A time to talk”
Which volume earned him the first of 4 Pulitzer Prizes?
What longer poems did New Hampshire include?
“Pauls Wife”, and “The Witch of Cöös”
What is Frost’s most well known poem?
“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”
What won him his second Pulitzer Prize?
What were the Pulitzer Prize winners (in order)?
1. New Hampshire2. Collected Poems3. Further Range4. A Witness Tree