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Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize, first in 1940 for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and again in 1951 for Complete Poems . In 1952, he was awarded the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for History. Before becoming known as a poet, he worked as a milkman, an ice harvester, a dishwasher, a salesman, a fireman, and a journalist. Among his classics are the Rootabaga Stories , which he wrote for his young daughters at the beginning of his long and...See more

Personality Profile For Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg

The following is a personality profile of Carl Sandburg based on his work.

Carl Sandburg is heartfelt.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is calm-seeking as well: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. But, Carl Sandburg is also independent: he has a strong desire to have time to himself.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.


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