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Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg Final Draft Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), was an American poet, biographer, and balladeer. He was a writer, famous for his free-verse style (Carl Sandburg, 222). He focused on the people and places of modern American life. Sandburg wrote what is regarded as the definitive biography of Abraham Lincoln. He was even invited to address the joint session and to be honored, when the houses of Congress came together on Feb. 12, 1959, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Lincol
The cursed cat He was grinning at them that insolent face just grinnin
The cursed cat He was grinning at them that insolent face just grinnin
The cursed cat. He was grinning at them, that insolent face just grinning and staring, those disgusting whiskers twitching, the disgusting muddy fur, the disgusting hole in his ear. Scampi and Mustard stood at the bottom of the tree, tongues slowly moving in and out. It was over, both of them knew. They stared right back at the mangy cat with hate in their eyes. Its tail was curling back and forth. Can't we wait this time? No. But- We could stand here all day, but we'd have to leave some
The First Impression
The First Impression
The First Impression Read my lips. No new taxes. The well groomed candidate shouted to his audience. The crowd erupted in cheers and for many Americans, this was their first long lasting impression of soon to be, President George Bush. He later went on to sign a bill implementing the second largest tax hike in history. The statement that won him one election lost him the next. The American public made a long term judgment based on the first impression of this presidential candidate. After the
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair There are many characters in The Jungle. These characters vary widely in their professions, social status, and economic status. The main character in the novel is a Lithuanian named Jurgis Rudkus. His wife is Ona Lukoszaite, also a Lithuanian. Their son is named Atanas. Mike Scully is a powerful political leader in Packingtown. Phil Connor is a foreman in Packingtown, politically connected, and a man who causes much trouble for Jurgis. Jack Duane is an experienced
Born in Boston in 1809 Edgar Poe was destined to lead a rather somber
Born in Boston in 1809 Edgar Poe was destined to lead a rather somber
Born in Boston in 1809, Edgar Poe was destined to lead a rather somber and brief life, most of it a struggle against poverty. His mother died when Edgar was only two, his father already long disappeared. He was raised as a foster child in Virginia by Frances Allen and her husband John, a Richmond tobacco merchant. Poe later lived in Baltimore with his aunt, Maria Clemm and her daughter Virginia, whom he eventually married. The trio formed a household which moved to New York and then to Philadel
English The Jungle by Upton Sinclair There are many characters in The
English The Jungle by Upton Sinclair There are many characters in The
English The Jungle by Upton Sinclair There are many characters in The Jungle. These characters vary widely in their professions, social status, and economic status. The main character in the novel is a Lithuanian named Jurgis Rudkus. His wife is Ona Lukoszaite, also a Lithuanian. Their son is named Antanas. Mike Scully is a powerful political leader in Packingtown. Phil Connor is a foreman in Packingtown, “politically connected” (through Scully), and a man who causes much trouble for Jurgis. Jac
Clockwork Orange
Clockwork Orange
Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange is one of the most controversial movies ever made. The movie is based around a thug named Alex, a teenager, who finds happiness in about any perverse action. Alex, who seems to find glory in rape, lust, and murder, tells the story from his point of view. The movie examines the usual cliches of individual freedom . It seems as if Alex suffers from an attempt to exercise his own vitality within a social structure too severe to support it. The film is not only a
Music man remake
Music man remake
Music man (remake) Music man the rebirth will have the same story of the original music man except there will be no Marian the Librarian there will Suzie the skank. The story will be that a man named Jo the hobo who is a conman with a plan to get the kids off the streets he wants the kids to start a baseball team and he promises that the team will never lose. But he runs into some trouble. He tells Suzie the skank that he was a coach at another school and she finds out that it is a lie so she go
On The Road by Jack Kerouac
On The Road by Jack Kerouac
On The Road by Jack Kerouac. Penguin Books. (New York, 1976) 307pp. “…I shambled after as I’ve been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me as the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and
Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac In Jack Kerouac's novels and poetry he is always searching for something to believe in, be it himself, God, or something else. Surprisingly, he manages to also simultaneously be constantly running away. Fear of responsibility and conformity is present in the majority of his works; this is the reason for his elusiveness, and the constant desire and search for a path far removed from the traditional ho-hum home-life leads him to Buddhism, which was then a novel concept in America. Ker
The Politics of Homelessness
The Politics of Homelessness
The Politics of Homelessness The problems of the homeless are real, but as with anything, the details of reality depend on the agenda of the person telling the story. Unfortunately, in the case of this issue, it is the homeless who suffer while the political armies fight for preeminence. In fact, the politics of homelessness has become a multibillion dollar business that is more concerned with protecting its own existence than it is in actually helping its constituents. Throwing money at the pro
Author-poet Carl Sandburg was born in the three-room cottage at 313 Ea
Author-poet Carl Sandburg was born in the three-room cottage at 313 Ea
Author-poet Carl Sandburg was born in the three-room cottage at 313 East Third Street in Galesburg on January 6, 1878. The modest house, which is preserved by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, reflects the typical living conditions of a late-nineteenth-century working-class family. Many of the furnishings once belonged to the Sandburg family. Behind the home stands a small wooded park. There, beneath Remembrance Rock, lie the ashes of Carl Sandburg, who died in 1967. Carl August Sandbu
In great literature writers often create cultural governmental and oth
In great literature writers often create cultural governmental and oth
In great literature writers often create cultural, governmental, and other social situations in order to make important and even revolutionary statements on the nature of humanity. Choose a work of literary merit and write a well-organized essay defining such a situation and the statement the author is trying to make. A Struggle To Survive Many authors often create forms of cultural, governmental, and social situations to portray the importance of the nature of humanity. The Jungle by Upton Sin
Author-poet Carl Sandburg was born in the three-room cottage at 313 Ea
Author-poet Carl Sandburg was born in the three-room cottage at 313 Ea
Author-poet Carl Sandburg was born in the three-room cottage at 313 East Third Street in Galesburg on January 6, 1878. The modest house reflects the typical living conditions of a late nineteenth century working-class family. Many of the furnishings once belonged to the Sandburg family are still in tact. Behind the house stands a small wooded park. Underneath Remembrance Rock, lie the ashes of Carl Sandburg, who died in 1967. Carl August Sandburg was born the son of Swedish immigrants August an
CRITICS ON SLAUGHTER HOUSE-FIVE
CRITICS ON SLAUGHTER HOUSE-FIVE
CRITICS ON SLAUGHTER HOUSE-FIVE Slaughter house-Five, written by Kurt Vonnegut is a post modern novel, attempting to undermine the reader's expectations. The novel does not have smooth transitions from one event to the next. The reason is, because the novel reflects modern man's life. Since the novel is not smooth it is confusing. This is just like modern man's life, confusing. Another literary device is, it is difficult to follow. When the novel is hard to read the reader cannot enjoy and under
The Grapes Of Wrath
The Grapes Of Wrath
The Grapes Of Wrath The Downing Sun: Jim Casy Vanessa Cromer John Steinbeck passionately describes a time of unfair poverty, unity, and the human spirit in the classic, The Grapes of Wrath. The novel tells of real, diverse characters who experience growth through turmoil and hardship. Jim Casy- a personal favorite character- is an ex-preacher that meets up with a former worshiper, Tom Joad. Casy continues a relationship with Tom and the rest of the Joads as they embark on a journey to California
Sandburg
Sandburg
Sandburg Author-poet Carl Sandburg was born in the three-room cottage at 313 East Third Street in Galesburg on January 6, 1878. The modest house reflects the typical living conditions of a late nineteenth century working-class family. Many of the furnishings once belonged to the Sandburg family are still in tact. Behind the house stands a small wooded park. Underneath Remembrance Rock, lie the ashes of Carl Sandburg, who died in 1967. Carl August Sandburg was born the son of Swedish immigrants A
A Difficult Decision
A Difficult Decision
A Difficult Decision Steve Bayne 1/31/00 English IV Mr. Larson Persuasive Essay A Difficult Decision Throughout each of our lives, we go through many trials. Life seems like a big smack in the face at times. Anyone can relate to this, because no one has had a perfect life, a life without blemish. Hardships are a part of life, without them we wouldn’t learn the difference between hot and cold or right and wrong. The decisions we make now will affect us for the rest of our lives. I’ve had my share
A Difficult Decision
A Difficult Decision
A Difficult Decision Steve Bayne 1/31/00 English IV Mr. Larson Persuasive Essay A Difficult Decision Throughout each of our lives, we go through many trials. Life seems like a big smack in the face at times. Anyone can relate to this, because no one has had a perfect life, a life without blemish. Hardships are a part of life, without them we wouldn’t learn the difference between hot and cold or right and wrong. The decisions we make now will affect us for the rest of our lives. I’ve had my share
Notes thoughts on Of Mice and Men
Notes thoughts on Of Mice and Men
Notes & thoughts on Of Mice and Men Written by John Steinbeck. Born in Salinas, Calif. in 1902. Worked as a laborer and journalist. Focused on the laboring class, dispossessed, underdogs, misfits, castaways, and marginal characters of society _ what to do with them? Concerned with how society treats them. Title is from Robert Burns' poem To a Mouse which has to do with planning and the powers beyond over which man has no control _ The best laid schemes o'mice an' men *gang aft a-gley (*go a
Jennie Cannon
Jennie Cannon
Jennie Cannon HIST 17B SHORT PAPER #2 On The Road - The late 1940's and earl 1950's were a time of conformity. The United States was emerging as a world power after World War II and there were strong feelings of patriotism, nationalism, and overall consensus of unity. There was little room for radical ideology during the beginning of the Cold War. This was the time period that gave birth to the 'Beatniks'. Sitting around in coffee houses reading their own poetry or playing/singing jazz, sometim
Unlike professional basketball and American football interest in baseb
Unlike professional basketball and American football interest in baseb
Unlike professional basketball and American football, interest in baseball has not been sweeping the globe. Declining participation at the amateur level and protracted labor problems at the professional level have thrust America's Pastime into an era of uncertainty. Despite this current adversity, baseball will always occupy an important place in American culture. This column starts a three part look at the history of baseball. Most cultures have some sort of stick and ball game, cricket bein
Alexander Calder
Alexander Calder
Alexander Calder In American art history, Alexander Calder is considered an excellent example of someone who took his childhood creative inventions and turned them into a very sophisticated form of art. He is one of the few artists in history to create a new art form: the art of mobile sculpture. Alexander was an internationally recognized artist and his life was filled with creativity, imagination and artistic exploration. As a child, Calder created small wooden and wire figures, built a wine c
Photography
Photography
photography photography: -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: micellaneous [Paper Title]: photography [Text]: Capturing images on film has fascinated the human spirit for centuries… In the 16th century artists and scientists used light passing through a small hole in a dark room to project inverted images on the opposite wall. Later the hole was replaced with a lens and by the 18th century a portable box had replaced the room. In 1727, it was d