This is a 17 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Famous Americans – Robert Frost. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
Born on March 26, 1874, Robert Frost spent his first 40 years as an unknown. He exploded on the scene after returning from England at the beginning of WWI. His life was filled with tragedy. After their firstborn, Elliot, died of cholera in 1900, Elinor gave birth to 4 more children: son Carol (1902), who would commit suicide in 1940; Irma (1903), who later developed mental illness; Marjorie (1905), who died in her late 20s after giving birth; and Elinor (1907), who died just weeks after she was born.
He moved to England where his writings were better accepted and met key influencers in his life. After returning to the US he was widely accepted, appearing in many journals and seeing his work published.
Frost became a poetic force and the unofficial "poet laureate" of the United States. In 1960, Congress awarded Frost the Congressional Gold Medal. A year later, at the age of 86, Frost was honored when asked to write and recite a poem for President John F. Kennedy's inauguration. His sight now failing, he was not able to see the words in the sunlight and substituted the reading of one of his poems, "The Gift Outright," which he had committed to memory.
He died of complications from prostate surgery on January 29, 1963.
The presentation covers the following:
Early Career & Marriage
Move to NH
Early Writing Career
Move to England
Return to America
Final Years & Death
End of Presentation
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