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Robert Frost

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Robert Frost

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Robert Frost (1874-1963), a New England poet whose verse went far beyond the regional, is one of America's most popular and well-regarded twentieth-century writers. He was a four-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and many of his poems such as "Mending Wall" and "The Road Not Taken" have become touchstones of America&rsquo&#59;s poetic tradition. He is noted for his faithful depiction of colloquial speech, his muscular, oftentimes ambiguous imagery, and his command of a pervasive and terrifying irony that belies any characterization of him as merely a genial purveyor of rural wisdom.