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An Analysis of Carl Sandburg Poems

Summary: Analyzes a selection of Carl Sandburg poems, including Fog and Chicago. Provides biographical detail on the American poet.
Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American poet, biographer, and journalist. He was famous for his free-verse style writing and his tall appearance. Carl, Charlie by the family, was the second of seven children in 1878 (Stoltzfus 1) and grew up in a cottage that his elders bought for him. After graduation from high school, he dropped classes and was a genuine hobo. He found himself small jobs in different places such as a milkman and a call man (firefighters who wait to be called on for a situation) for the fire department. Sandburg later joined the Poor Writers' Club (Barr). When he left the jobs, he traveled to Chicago and noticed all of the industrial changes such as the crash in the stock market. He saw many people on the street hanging on to dear life. Two of Carl Sandburg's best poems, "Chicago" and "Fog", strongly...

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