North of Boston | Robert Frost


Robert Frost

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Tonight, we’ll read poems from “North of Boston” a collection from Robert Frost first published in 1914. Most of the poems resemble short dramas or dialogues. It is also called a book of people because most of the poems deal with New England themes and Yankee farmers.Known for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech, Robert Frost frequently wrote about settings from rural life in New England in the early 20th century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes.  Frequently honored during his lifetime, Frost is the only poet to receive four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry.