Robert Frost


Posted by pbakes | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on October 9, 2012

The poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” was written by Robert Frost, an American poet in 1922. The poem tells the story of a man riding his horse through a forest alone on the darkest night of the year. Ironically he wrote the poem on a summers evening and was published in a book of poetry that earned Frost a Pulitzer prize for literature.

The following web address takes you to a clip of Robert Frost reciting this poem frost.html

As you listen to him read the poem what do you notice about his tone and speed and how does this add to your understanding of the poem.

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