"Robert Frost is a poet of genius because he could so often make his subtleties inextricable from an apparent availability." (Poirier p. x)
Frost uses simple everyday subjects such as nature, man, and home to get his point across in his poetry.
Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco California. His father, William Prescott Frost, was a journalist who worked for the Daily Evening Post in San Francisco. His mother, Isabelle Moodie Frost,
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and sound leads the speaker to contemplate the woods as "lovely, dark, and deep," a desire to lose himself in this self-annihilating scene." (Bloom p.64)
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And Miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
This rejects nature's impersonal plea in favor of purpose, the last verse refuses to imply whatever such purpose is self produced and determined