05.05 Analyzing 20th Century Poetry .pdf - Snowy woodland Carl Sandburg\"Fog 1916 Carlos Fiallo Snowy woodland Carl Sandburg\"Fog 1916 This tiny poem with

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Snowy woodlandCarl Sandburg ±Fog±°9°6Carlos Fiallo
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Snowy woodland Carl Sandburg ±Fog± °9°6This tiny poem² with just ³° words² is full of beauty and depth´ In a catµs pictureFog is personified´ We both have the same features as sudden silence² and comeunexpectedly without notice´ Just as a cat walks soundlessly on a window ledge²so does fog pass over the city in suddenly´The fog comeson little cat feet´It sits lookingover harbor and cityon silent haunchesand then moves on´”
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How does this tie in?Back in the twentieth century² predicting the weather accurately was extremelydifficult´ Before todayµs technology² residents have often been kept in the dark andconfused through the days by weather events´ Sandburg offers the environmentits own style² just as every little cat behaves in a different way´ Cities were noisy²filthy² and rough at that time² but a calm foggy night as the town slept gives a
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