How Did Robert Frost Die
Robert Lee Frost was born on March 26, 1874 and he died on January 29, 1963. He is considered to be one of the greatest poets of America, and several people identify with his work. He mostly wrote about the rural areas and life in New England. He also wrote with a great complexity and philosophical touch.
In his life time he won four Pulitzer awards for writing. He was actually a farmer in Derry of New Hampshire and when he was 38 years old, he decided to sell his farm and relocate to England. It is here that he completely devoted his time to writing poetry. The first two books called a Boy’s Will and the North of Boston won wide acclaim. In 1915, he returned to the United States and lived in New Hampshire and Vermont. One of his first poems was about New England called the Mending Wall. It was soon followed by Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening and The Road Not Taken.
In spite of success and fame, Robert Frost had a difficult time in his personal life right from childhood. His father died of tuberculosis and left the family with just $8 to survive on. His mother died due to cancer in 1900. He had a sister Jeanie whom he had to admit into a mental asylum. She died there nine years later. Mental illness ran in his family because even his mother was depressed. He had to admit his daughter Irma also in a mental hospital. Frost's wife, Eleanor, also went through frequent depression.
Frost died due complications arising from a surgery at the age of eighty-eight. He died in Boston, Massachusetts, and was interred in Old Bennington, Vermont.
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