Comment on the rural setting in the poems of Robert Frost.

Answer:  Robert Frost is a pastoral poet but he has not followed the  conventions and traditions of pastoral poetry. He has invented his own methods of composing pastoral poetry, and has been successful in doing so. As a result of his inventions he has become a pastoral and a modern poet at the same time. In Read More

Robert Frost as a Modern Poet

Robert Frost as a Pessimistic poet.

Answer: Robert Frost has a balanced philosophy of life. He is neither a pessimist to see darkness all around nor an optimistic fool who fails to understand the practical and realistic sense of life and nature. The austere and tragic view of life that emerges in so many of Frost’s poems is modulated by his metaphysical Read More

Symbols in Robert Frost’s poems.

Undoubtedly, Symbolism takes a greater part in a literary work. It implies an indirect suggestion of ideas. A poet may not convey his through direct statement or he can do it indirectly. Thus symbolism means a veiled mode of communication. A poem may have a surface meaning but it may also have a deeper meaning Read More

Evaluate Robert Frost as a poet of Nature.

Answer:  Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could, To where it bent in the undergrowth. -Robert Frost from ”The Road Not Taken” Robert Frost (1874-1963) was the leading modern American poet of Read More

Robert Frost as a Modern Poet

‘Robert Frost is a modern poet’, give reasons for your answer.

Do you think Frost was a modern poet? Give reasons for your answer. Answer: In spite of the Pastoral element predominant in Frost’s poems, he is still a modern poet because his poetry has been endowed with the awareness of the problems of man living in the modern world dominated by Science and Technology. Critics Read More