Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the first for History in 1940 for his six-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln, and the second for Poetry in 1951 for his Complete Poems. Born in Illinois of Swedish immigrant parents, Sandburg worked early in a wide variety of jobs, ranging from shoeshine-boy, milkman, fireman, and farmhand, to a soldier in the Spanish-American War. After college he went on to become a newspaperman, a political organizer, a collector of folk songs, author of...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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