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Analysis and comments on I Am The People, The Mob by Carl Sandburg

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Comment 2 of 22, added on February 20th, 2006 at 2:40 PM.

I rather think he is referring more to events like mob uprisings, such as
the Haymarket Riots, or, considering the time frame, the Russian
revolution, where people took politics into their own hands, fought for
change, either won or lost, and then descended back into the faceless,
sheeplike mob.

J.B. Lee from United States
Comment 1 of 22, added on February 16th, 2006 at 2:51 PM.

From what I understand, I believe that it is portrayed that the earth is
the narrator and "spatter a few red drops for history to remember" could be
a volcano.

Courtney from United States

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Information about I Am The People, The Mob

Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 14. I Am The People, The Mob
Volume: Chicago Poems
- Other Days (1900-1910)
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 4 2004
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Poem of the Day: Apr 28 2008


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