Essays Tagged: "Carl Sandburg"

Carl Sandburg: Poet, Artist and Contemporary Visionary of the 20th Century. Focuses on his life, his accomplishments and themes.

Carl Sandburg"What is instinct? What is thought? Where is the absolute line between the two. Nobody ... got his poems published in popular poetry publications and was recognized by many event organizers (Carl 1). He was soon reading his poetry to large crowds of poetry enthusiasts, children, and just th ... his poetry. Sandburg was criticized throughout his life for being more of a writer then a poet, but Carl Sandburg was really an innovator that wasn't ready for his time (Allen Fire 1). Formal of all f ...

(10 pages) 154 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Chicago by Carl Sandburg; an analysis of his poem and some biographical information.

"Chicago," written Carl Sandburg is a rousing piece of writing about the lives of people in Chicago and about the city ... using piece of writing about the lives of people in Chicago and about the city as a whole. In 1894, Carl Sandburg's father, a laborer in the railroad yards of a small Illinois prairie town, secured a ...

(4 pages) 15668 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Literature about the Titanic

ee pieces of literature are a poem by David R. Slavitt entitled "Titanic", a folk song published by Carl Sandburg in a book named The America Songbag entitled "De Titanic" and an essay on the James Ca ... e first class because they were the majority put on the life boats.Next, the folk song published by Carl Sandburg "De Titanic" is a song whose content is very different from a song that you maybe use ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Carl Sandburg.

Carl August Sandburg born Jan. 6, 1878 was a poet, writer, and folk musician. He was born in Galesbu ... gust Sandburg, was a railroad blacksmith's helper. His parents were hardworking Swedish immigrants. Carl's father used to work on the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroads in Galesburg. Carl's mot ... ven children the necessity of hard work and education, as well as a respect for the American dream. Carl Sandburg Americanized his Swedish name when he entered the first grade, thereafter signing his ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Marilyn pours out on her last interview

u! They don't feel they have to be offensive, they don't feel they have to insult you. You can meet Carl Sandburg and he is so pleased to meet you. He wants to know about you, and you want to know abo ...

(16 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Carl Sandburg:Artist and Poet of the 1900's Comments: My teacher asked me for a strict analysis of Carl Sandburg not necessarily a biography.

Carl August Sandburg:Artist and Poet of the 1900'sCarl Sandburg, a poet of the early 1900's, wrote a ... seven other siblings. This experience made him write about ordinary people and their everyday lives.Carl Sandburg was unknown to the world of literature until a collection of his poems was featured in ... . He received the Pulitzer Prize two times, once for his biography and once for his completed poems.Carl Sandburg's many literary works are similar in their format and rhyme scheme, but they all have ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Carl Sandburg

Carl August Sandburg was born on January 6, 1878. He was bornto August and Clara Sandburg. His fathe ... r in the whole world though. He wasn't very affectionate and some would say he wasn't able to raise Carl Sandburg and his sister correctly. His father could not read or write English so he was forced ... e not been the most affectionate father and may have left ends untied when it came to raising young Carl Sandburg, his mother was right there to fill those voids. Clara Sandburg was a very loving and ...

(6 pages) 55 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Motivations for Happiness: With Regards To The Planets of The Apes and John Mill

ppiness, it can not be taught to us, it isn't a simple thing and it can not be bought," states poet Carl Sandburg. Maybe a person doesn't care about other people's happiness, or believes in a God. He ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Analysis of the poem "Prayer of Steel" by Carl Sanburg

Prayer of SteelCarl Sandburg(1878-1967)Lay me on an anvil, O GodBeat me and hammer me into a crowbar.Let me pry loo ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of "Chicago" by Carl Sandburg.

In The Poem "Chicago", the poet Carl Sandburg uses personification, diction, and imagery to show his love and pride for his home cit ... ing, happily and showing that they still have some clean untouched part of them selves left inside. Carl Sandburg uses Personification, imagery, and diction in "Chicago" to give people who doubt his c ...

(1 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Breakdown Of Society - "Lord Of The Flies".

here they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along." This preceding quote, said by Carl Sandburg, helps people to understand why deterioration of a society occurs. When a civilian, or ...

(5 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Black On White Or White On Black

re have been many poets that influenced many people. A few of these poets are Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Carl Sandburg, and Walt Whitman. Among these poets evolved an even better known poet that I feel is ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Road Not Taken

ranscend any region. Although his verse forms are traditional--he often said, in a dig at archrival Carl Sandburg, that he would as soon play tennis without a net as write free verse--he was a pioneer ...

(2 pages) 477 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Always Running

he himself was involved in gangs but soon he found a way out. He was the winner of the 15th Annual Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award For Nonfiction. Rodriguez in hope of fitting in got involve ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Happiness found in literature

The answers of happiness can not be taught to us by anyone for everyone has their own answer. Carl Sandburg wrote a poem entitled "Happiness" where he asks professors to tell him what happiness ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Poetry assignment

ncountered was "The Sick Rose" written by William Blake in 1794. Soon after, I read "Fog" (1916) by Carl Sandburg and I began to notice an exciting connection filled with various exceptions of chief d ... nd life in general, while a fog blocks out the sun and its energy to spring life.In "Fog" the poet, Carl Sandburg, uses the weather condition of a fog as the main subject matter for his poem. The enti ...

(9 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Poetry Assignment

ncountered was "The Sick Rose" written by William Blake in 1794. Soon after, I read "Fog" (1916) by Carl Sandburg and I began to notice an exciting connection filled with various exceptions of chief d ... nd life in general, while a fog blocks out the sun and its energy to spring life.In "Fog" the poet, Carl Sandburg, uses the weather condition of a fog as the main subject matter for his poem. The enti ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Contextual Analysis of Carl Sandburg's Poetry

When I first read some of Carl Sandburg’s poetry, I could appreciate the poems but only at face value. It was not until a ... llinois. My family still has very strong ties with the city and the culture that brings it to life. Carl Sandburg has a strong connection to the culture of the city of Chicago as well. He was the son ... cago and this rapid growth in population and diversity helped to shape the city that we know today. Carl Sandburg’s poems, “Anna Imroth” and “Working Girls”, show a different ...

(5 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Comparison and Contrast of "The Man with the Broken Fingers" and All Quiet on the Western Front

s and differences. They both deal with war. “The Man with the Broken Finger” is a poem by Carl Sandburg and was written about World War II. All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel written ... any and his novel All Quiet on the Western Front its characters are members of the German military. Carl Sandburg is from Illinois and his poem deals with an American war hero. These two literary work ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing