Human Values in the Poetry of Robert Frost: A Study of a Poet's Convictions

Human Values in the Poetry of Robert Frost: A Study of a Poet's Convictions

Human Values in the Poetry of Robert Frost: A Study of a Poet's Convictions

Human Values in the Poetry of Robert Frost: A Study of a Poet's Convictions

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No authoritative literary or intellectual biography of Robert Frost has yet appeared, and this study is not designed to fill that particular gap. In view of my title, the disclaimer is an important one; that is, an examination of a writer's convictions inevitably suggests the portrait of a personality, an object of biographical interest that must be tested against biographical facts and reasonable deductions from such facts. That is quite as it should be. Poems, after all, are written by people with personalities, not by clusters of values. At the same time, there is no simple relationship between the writer as personality and the writer as he appears in his writings. The Frost I am concerned with in this study is the second of these two aspects of the writer . . .

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