Definition of Robert Frost from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Robert Frost

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(1874-1963) a US poet who won four Pulitzer Prizes. He is best known for his poems about the countryside. From 1912 to 1915 Frost lived in England where he wrote A Boy's Will (1913). He then settled in the US state of New Hampshire and wrote about New England. His books of poetry include A Witness Tree (1942) and In the Clearing (1962). His best-known poems are Mending Wall and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. At the age of 87, Frost read his poem A Gift Outright at the 1962 inauguration of John F Kennedy(= the ceremony at which he was formally made President).
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I –I took the one less travelled by,And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost The Road Not Taken