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Presentation on: Cool Tombs by Carl Sandburg . Brittney Lenzi. Carl Sandburg. Born January 6, 1878 His father was an immigrant from Sweden Dropped out of school He enrolled in the army. rickrozoff.wordpress.com-. Than he went to Lombard College in Galesburg, but never graduated - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Presentation on:Cool Tombs by Carl Sandburg Brittney Lenzi

Born January 6, 1878His father was an immigrant from Sweden Dropped out of school He enrolled in the army

Carl Sandburg

rickrozoff.wordpress.com-Than he went to Lombard College in Galesburg, but never graduatedHe married Lillian Steichen in 1908Won two Pulitzer PrizesDied: In 1967 at the age 89

Was influenced by the Civil War Grew up during a time of political and social troubleHarsh conditions in factoriesGovernment corruption Influences

ipadinsight.comHis style is not like the average poet Free verse Does not use rhyme scheme What makes his poetry unique

amyking.wordpress.com- When Abraham Lincoln was shoveled into the tombs, he forgot the copperheads and the assassin in the dust, in the cool tombs.

And Ulysses Grant lost all thought of con men and Wall street, cash and collateral turned ashes in the dust, in the cool tombs. Pocahontas body, lovely as a poplar, sweet as a red haw in November or a pawpaw in May, did she wonder? does she remember, in the dust, in the cool tombs?

Take any streetful of people buying clothes and groceries, cheering a hero or throwing confetti and blowing tin horns tell me if the lovers are losers tell me if any get more than the lovers in the dust in the cool tombs.Cool Tombs Abraham LincolnUlysses GrantPocahontasPeople in Poem

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PocahontasPoetic Device 1: Assonance got from forgot is repeated in cop of copperhead.

Poetic Device 2: Alliteration con, cash, and collateral. Cash and ash

Poetic Device 3: Simile lovely as a poplar (tree) Poem AnalysisDeath

Value of Life

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"Cool Tombs." Poetry for Students. Ed. Mary Ruby. Vol. 6. Detroit: Gale Group, 1999. 44-58. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 30 May 2014.

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