Carl Sandburg
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by Meredith Secko
| 21 Questions
Note from the author:
Carl Sandburg's Life
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1 pt
In what state was Carl Sandburg born?
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1 pt
In what month was Sandburg born?
3
1 pt
What was Carl Sandburg's mother's name?
4
1 pt
How many siblings did Sandburg have?
5
1 pt
What did Carl Sandburg’s mom do for a living
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1 pt
Slide 2:
Other than a bricklayer, what other profession did Sandburg have before he was legally an adult?
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1 pt
Slide 2: What was the most influential part of Sandburg’s life? (The part that played a large role in his poetry.)
8
1 pt
Slide 2: What was Sandburg’s wife’s first name?
9
1 pt
Slide 2: What year did Sandburg die?
10
1 pt
Slide 2: In what state did Sandburg live right before he died?
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1 pt
Slide 3: What college did Sandburg attend?
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1 pt
Slide 3: In which club did Sandburg participate?
13
1 pt
Slide 3: What was the name of Sandburg’s first volume of poetry?
14
1 pt
Slide 4: Other than Knox College, what other university acknowledged Sandburg after he died?
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1 pt
Slide 4: For writing “Abraham Lincoln: The War Years,” Sandburg earned what award ?
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1 pt
Slide 4: Sandburg received a second Pulitzer Prize for “Complete Poems” in THIS year:
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1 pt
Slide 5: Sandburg enjoyed writing in this city because it was so competitive.
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1 pt
Slide 5: Sandburg is best remembered for this type of poetry?
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1 pt
Bonus: Explain/define free verse poetry.
20
1 pt
Bonus: What made Sandburg and his father drift apart?
21
1 pt
Bonus: Name some of Sandburg's poems - use correct titles.
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