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5B Carl Sandburg

  1. 1. By : Nicole Sue Kim, Asia Yi, Brigitte Lee, Isadora Oh, JungeunSohn
  2. 2.  Grew up in Illinois. He went to university of Chicago for 4 years. Carl Sandburg worked from the time he was a young boy. He delivered milk, harvested ice, laid bricks, threshed wheat in Kansas, and shined shoes in Galesburgs Union Hotel before traveling as a hobo in 1897. Was born in the three-room cottage at 313 East Third Street in Galesburg on January 6, 1878.
  3. 3.  He wanted other people to know and read his poems. His experiences working and traveling greatly influenced his writing and political views. As a hobo he learned a number of folk songs, which he later performed at speaking engagements.
  4. 4.  He was born in January 6, 1878 Was born in the three-room cottage at 313 East Third Street in Galesburg on January 6, 1878. His death was in July 22, 1967. Behind the home stands a small wooded park. There, beneath Remembrance Rock, lie the ashes of Carl Sandburg, who died in 1967. Ten years later, the ashes of his wife were placed there.
  5. 5.  Carl Sandburg wrote about people he met and faces he remembered. He wrote strictly free verses. Sandburg wrote publishing more poems, a novel, Remembrance Rock, a second volume of folk songs, and an autobiography, Always the Young Strangers. In 1945 the Sandburgs moved with their herd of prize-winning goats and thousands of books to Flat Rock, North Carolina. Sandburgs Complete Poems won him a second Pulitzer Prize in 1951.
  6. 6.  He was deciding still what to do with his wife. He was a great poet who wrote Many of the furnishings once belonged to the Sandburg family. Sandburg wrote publishing more poems, a novel, Remembrance Rock, a second volume of folk songs, and an autobiography, Always the Young Strangers. In 1945 the Sandburgs moved with their herd of prize-winning goats and thousands of books to Flat Rock, North Carolina. Sandburgs Complete Poems won him a second Pulitzer Prize in 1951.
  7. 7.  Carl Sandburg was suggested to write a biography of Abraham Lincoln for children but after researching and writing for three years, he produced not a childrens book, but a two- volume biography for adults. His Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, published in 1926, was his first financial success. He then wrote more poems. His poems became famous when a group of them were published into a magazine.

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