Who was the poet and whatwas his family like?The poet was Carl Sandburg. His motherwas Clara and his father was August.He had six other siblings. August was ablack smith helper and Clara worked asa maid. They were not rich.Theywere aSwedish family.
Where did the poet live andgrow up?Carl Sandburg grew up in the prairiecountry where Abraham Lincoln hadlived. The city is Galesburg, Illinois.
What poetic tools or stylesis the poet known for?Carl Sandburg was known forlinebreaks, rhymes, rhythm, alliteration, and metaphor.
What influenced thepoet’s writing?Carl Sandburg experiencedworking and traveling. Thatwas what influenced hiswriting.
When did the poet live?Carl Sandburg lived January 6, 1878 – July22, 1967.His time period was 89 years.He lived for 89 years.
Why did the poet write?He wrote because Carl Sandburg like to readand the age of 6 he decided to be a writer.Therefore he wrote because he liked to read.
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