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    Carl Sandburg Grass

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    some of the greatest wars in history were. (carl sandburg) It will make wonder and think about the past and why the wars ever even happened. The speaker in this poem is the grass. “Grass” was published in 1918 right after the end of the great war, Sandburg takes the issue of war head-on. (infoplease.com) Sandburg worked his way through school, where he attracted the attention of professor phillip green wright, who not only encouraged sandburg's’ writing, but paid for its publication. Carl Sandburg uses imagery, allusion, and personification in “grass” to show how the grass is characterized. Carl Sandburg uses imagery in the poem to give effect in “grass” to show how the grass is characterized.…

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    “Chicago” written by Carl Sandburg is an eloquent piece of literature about the lives of the people in Chicago and the city as a whole. Life in the city is described as a: wicked, crooked, and the brutal way of life. In which Sandburg describes the poverty and grittiness of what he was exposed to, but also how the people there are hardworking even if they sometimes have to resort to doing jobs they do not especially enjoy. Throughout the entire poem Sandburg uses: personification, vivid imagery,…

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    Carl Sandburg once said, “The people is a myth, an abstraction” (“Carl Sandburg”). Sandburg was an individual that questioned views on life and the people in society. Carl Sandburg is a very well known poet that has influenced thousands of individuals during and after his lifetime. Sandburg wrote The People, Yes in 1936. This collection of poems has defined and depicted many aspects of daily life for the American people during the 1930s. He gave the public his knowledge, wisdom, and hope while…

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    Carl Sandburg Thesis

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    “Poetry is the silence and speech between a wet struggling root of a flower and the sunlit blossom of that flower” (Carl Sandburg). This is a quote by Carl Sandburg. Carl Sandburg is a famous American Poet. Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois on January 6th, 1878 (Penelope Niven). Sandburg’s parents are August and Clara Sandburg who were immigrants from Sweden (Penelope Niven). Sandburg and his family were extremely poor (Academy of American Poets). At the age of 13, Sandburg quit…

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    Carl Sandburg Analysis

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    Lafferty April 8th 2015 Nature of Carl Sandburg Writing the free verse poem, Carl Sandburg observes the vast in many perspectives. In 1900s, America was in industrial revolution era. The industrial revolution, people commonly called it as one of the biggest revolution in human history, benefits in all human life make more comfortable and possibility to escape from the poverty. The revolution seems totally benefit in human life. Carl Sandburg also depicts industrial America through his poetry.…

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    Carl Sandburg Chicago

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    As one of the most prominent poets of the USA, Carl Sandburg revealed numerous significant issues of the US development in the 20th century. In his poem Chicago, Sandburg depicts the American city as vibrant, progressive, and going through transformations. Despite several dark sides of its development, Chicago appears to be a beautiful and attractive city, worthy of glorifying. Strong imagery, unusual structure, divided into short and long stanzas, and metaphorical language make the poem…

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    this is an analysis essay of three of Carl Sandburg's poem. I will analyze three poems that Carl Sandburg wrote in different times in his life. Also throughout my realization, I will talk about how he has used countless examples of personification. He uses personification and relates back to his life and home. Carl Sandburg grew up in Galesburg Illinois. His parents emigrated from North Sweden and change their family name from Johnson to Sandburg. His family was very poor which forced him to…

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    causing the deaths of over sixteen million people (“How Many People Died in WW1?”). Each of these wars are referenced in the poem “Grass,” and the death tolls of each war are a reminder of the true devastating reality. For many people, these wars are something that will linger in their minds no matter how hard they try to forget. In the poem “Grass,” Carl Sandburg uses the personification of grass to emphasize the want to let grass cover up the bodies of bloody battles, which correlates to how…

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    Carl Sandburg’s Chicago may be widely interpreted as one man’s visualization of his city. The author’s use of a sort of ordered free verse reflects the controlled chaos within the city itself. One must be well familiarized with Chicago and all of its parts and citizens to truly understand the order of the city’s work, play, and crime. Sandburg also uses numerous adjectives and similes, which applies a sort of personal, human-like aura to this city. In the first half of the poem, Sandburg…

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    Grass is incapable of speech. Or any intelligent thoughts for that matter. But if grass was sentient, what would it think of human race. Would it be impressed by our progress, or disappointed at all the obstacles we have yet to overcome? Carl Sandberg seems to believe the latter, as he writes of an impassive being posing as grass. He captures the unbiased perspective of nature and illustrates how pointless human warfare is to a being above such trivial matters. Sandburg, in his poem Grass,…

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