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What was Robert Frost's attitude about the modernist movement in literature, which was popular in his day?

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It would seem that Robert Frost was a supporter of the Modernist movement in that he is considered to be one of the foremost poets of this movement. According to biographer Tejvan R. Pettinger, at the website, the biggest difference between Frost's work and that of other Modernist poets (e.g., T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound) is that he wrote on his own terms, rather than following the traditional or "popular" style of that movement.

Perhaps the very fact that Frost chose to do things "his way" was the closest he could come to the Modernist movement—resisting outside forces, in order to retain one's autonomy. (This might raise the question as to whether Frost was intentionally...

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