Although Robert Frost’s poetry recounts practical activities (mowing, apple-picking…), the characters often indulge in utopian dreams, many of them based on the American notion that a better future lies on the other side of the hill (or fence). This essay explores the clash between utopian visions and harsh realities that characterises his poetry.

“Earth’s the Right Place for Love”. Robert Frost and Utopia

Gregory Dowling
2022

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Although Robert Frost’s poetry recounts practical activities (mowing, apple-picking…), the characters often indulge in utopian dreams, many of them based on the American notion that a better future lies on the other side of the hill (or fence). This essay explores the clash between utopian visions and harsh realities that characterises his poetry.
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