Carl Sandburg Essay | "Grass" and the Consequences of War

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"Grass" and the Consequences of War

Summary: In the poem "Grass," Carl Sandburg writes about the multiplicity of deaths of innocent people because of war and how those people are forgotten because people take freedom for granted. Through these statements about the consequences of war, Sandburg shows his hatred toward war and argues that nobody wins in war.
In the poem "Grass," Carl Sandburg writes about the multiplicity of deaths associated with war. It shows that many innocent lives are taken because of war. Also, many soldiers die fighting for their country and are forgotten because people take freedom for granted. This proves that was is a pointless part of life and without war many innocent deaths could be saved. The consequences of war ate told through the author describing piles of bodies at different battlefields.

Carl Sandburg shows his anger for lives being lost at battlefields in a couple lines at the beginning of the poem. The poem states "And pile them high at Gettysburg." This suggests that there were many lives lost at the battle of Gettysburg which could have been saved without the Civil War. Also, by saying "pile" it means that the bodies are just being piled and...

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