The Wood-pile

The Wood-pile


Robert Frost Robert Frost

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‘The Wood-Pile’ by Robert Frost describes a speaker’s journey through the woods to a strangely placed, and abandoned, woodpile. The poem begins with the speaker stating that he is making his way through a frozen swamp. He isn’t sure the journey is a good idea, but he is committed to making it. He soon comes into contact with a...More
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Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in the United States. Known for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech, Frost frequently wrote about settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime and is the only poet to receive four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution." He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet...More

Publish Date : 12 May 2020

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