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This paper analyzes Robert Frost's life and its connection to his work, with a particular emphasis on his famous poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." The paper gives a brief biography of Frost's life. It then examines some of the comments made by his critics. The author rebuts these comments by showing the originality and innovation in Frost's poetry. This originality is exemplified in the poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," one of the most studied and critiqued American poems. The poem itself is analyzed with parts written into the text of the paper. The author concludes that, contrary to what Frost's critics may have said, his works are complex and sometimes complicated, especially if the reader takes the time to read them more than once.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Frost, Robert. Collected Poems of Robert Frost. New York: Henry Holt, 1930.
- Hamilton, David. "The Echo of Frost's Woods." Roads Not Taken: Rereading Robert Frost. Ed. J. Wilcox and Jonathan N. Barron. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2000. 123-131.
- Pritchard, William H. "Frosts Life and Career." University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2000. 8 Dec. 2006.<http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/frost/life.htm>
- Wilcox, J., and Jonathan N. Barron, eds. Roads Not Taken: Rereading Robert Frost. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2000.
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Robert Frost (2007, July 11) Retrieved July 10, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/robert-frost-96519/
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