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Life In Cricket Essay

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Robet frost
Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an Americanpoet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech.[1] His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. A popular and often-quoted poet, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry.
Early years
Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California, to journalist William Prescott Frost, Jr., and Isabelle Moodie.[1] His mother was ofScottish descent, and his father descended from Nicholas ...view middle of the document...

In 1885 when Frost was 11, his father died of tuberculosis, leaving the family with just eight dollars. Frost's mother died of cancer in 1900. In 1920, Frost had to commit his younger sister Jeanie to a mental hospital, where she died nine years later. Mental illness apparently ran in Frost's family, as both he and his mother suffered from depression, and his daughter Irma was committed to a mental hospital in 1947. Frost's wife, Elinor, also experienced bouts of depression.[6]
Elinor and Robert Frost had six children: son Elliot (1896–1904, died of cholera); daughter Lesley Frost Ballantine (1899–1983); son Carol (1902–1940, committed suicide); daughter Irma (1903–1967); daughter Marjorie (1905–1934, died as a result of puerperal fever after childbirth); and daughter Elinor Bettina (died just three days after her birth in 1907). Only Lesley and Irma outlived their father. Frost's wife, who had heart problems throughout her life, developed breast cancer in 1937, and died of heart failure in 1938.[6]

* After Apple-Picking * Acquainted with the Night * The Aim Was Song * An Old Man's Winter Night * The Armful * Asking for Roses * The Bear * Bereft * Birches * The Black Cottage * Bond and Free * A Boundless Moment * A Brook in the City * But Outer Space * Choose Something Like a Star * A Cliff Dwelling * The Code * Come In * A Considerable Speck * The Cow in Apple-Time * The Death of the Hired Man * Dedication * The Demiurge's Laugh * Devotion * Departmental * Desert Places * Design * Directive * A Dream Pang * Dust of Snow * The Egg and the Machine * Evening in a Sugar Orchard * The Exposed Nest * The Fear * Fire and Ice (1920) * Fireflies in the Garden * The Flower Boat * Flower-Gathering * For Once, Then Something * Fragmentary Blue * Gathering Leaves * God's Garden * The Generations of Men * Ghost House * The Gift Outright |...

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