Poet: Robert Frost
Volume: West-Running Brook
Year: Published/Written in 1928
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Aug 13 2012
Comment 5 of 5, added on November 2nd, 2010 at 11:35 AM.
Frost was absolutely Christian. His wife was atheist, but he did not share her atheistic views. The trans substantiation informed his philosophy of natural dualism. Read Peter Stanlis for more.
from United States
Comment 4 of 5, added on November 5th, 2009 at 7:02 PM.
There is no "Christian side." Frost was an atheist.
Kate from United States
Comment 3 of 5, added on July 8th, 2005 at 1:37 AM.
Well, Amanda, as Frost, himself, once said, "Poetry permits one possible way to say one thing and mean another." He really meant to impart profound messages about life and human nature in his poems. Fortunately, he was gifted with a genius for diction and tone that evokes emotion and thought in us as we read them, making his thoughts all the more palatable, evocative, and communicative for us. You are free, of course, to only skim the surface when you read poetry, but you will miss out on a great deal of pleasure and knowledge that is free for the taking. You just have to be willing to meet the poet half way, and the more you try to do it, the easier and more rewarding it will become.
Terry from United States
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