Accomplishments Of Robert Frost
Robert Frost is one of the most admired American poets of the 20th century. Several people identify with his work, and know them well. His critics believe that he is one of the greatest modern American poets. His is extremely popular in the US. In fact, Frost was a poet and a farmer, a rare combination. However, his occupation as a farmer last just for ten years.
The entire works of Frost has been compiled into nine separate books or collections. There are several great poems listed in these collections like North of Boston, Mountain Interval and New Hampshire. He often dramatized the life prevailing in New England and showcased it through his poems. It has always been noticed in history that when people write about the current situation or the state of affairs with a witty meaning, it gets instantly accepted by the society. This has been the key to success for several acclaimed poets and also Frost.
Frost has several achievements to his name. Some of them are as follows:
- Robert Frost has won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry not one but four times. He won it in 1924, 1931, 1937 and then again in 1943.
- In 1931, he was awarded Loines Prize for poetry
- In 1937, he was the proud recipient of the Mark Twain Medal.
- In 1938, he was given a gold medal by the National Institute of Arts and Letters.
- The Poetry Society of America bestowed Robert Frost with a silver medal in 1941.
- In 1950, Frost was given the Huntington Hartford Foundation Award.
- He was part of the inauguration ceremony of JFK when he took oath in 1961.
- Frost was given over forty honorary degrees from various universities and colleges of the US.
- The State League of Women's Clubs selected Robert Frost as the poet laureate of the state of Vermont.
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