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    Shel Silverstein

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    during their childhood. Its author, Sheldon Allan Silverstein, was one of the most recognizable children’s poets and poetry icons that has ever lived. He holds a household name due to the fact that despite his past he is able to help form a future in language, poetry, and the arts for the innovators of tomorrow. Silverstein’s works captured the essence of a person’s childhood and changed poetry and children’s literature forever. Shel Silverstein was not always the poetry icon he quickly became in

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    The Legacy of Shel Silverstein

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    Shel Silverstein is highly regarded as one of the best poets and authors of the 20th century. As a child, Silverstein had no poetic role model, hence he created his own form of writing; Free Verse. Although, he had no basic knowledge of poetry and his foundation was based purely on free verse, he later quickly became an outstanding poet and even a song composer. “Silverstein grew up in Chicago, and began writing and drawing at a young age” (poets.org). During his military career, Mr. Silverstein

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    Essay On Shel Silverstein

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    September 25, 1930 the Oscar-nominated and Grammy-winning author Shel Silverstein was born. He began writing and drawing at a young age. Throughout his career, he took roles as a cartoonist, poet, performer, recording artist, and an award-winning author and musician. Shel Silverstein will always be known particularly for his book, “The Giving Tree” and his humorous poetry that attracts children and adults (Grimms1). Shel Silverstein was a humorous children's poet, cartoonist, and illustrator, creating

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    come in” (Silverstein 9). The opening line in Where the Sidewalk Ends, the first book in his popular trilogy, Shel Silverstein offers the reader a seat by his fire and a few tales to hear. He sets out his theme, for this book and others, of adventure, imagination and creativity. Silverstein’s style of poetry is often referred to as peculiar or unconventional. Each of his poems, though off the wall, has an underlying message or advice on life, love, school, family and many other topics. Shel Silverstein

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    In the poem “Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out,” by Shel Silverstein, the poet conveys his message to the audience extremely clearly. Shel Silverstein uses a mask of humor to make his message to the audience more impressive and strong than other poems. Three reasons contributing to making Shel Silverstein’s message clear are the fact that there is a funny part in the poem that people can relate to, that the poem itself is very descriptive to get lots of information from

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    Shel Silverstein: The Man and the Artist

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    look at his work. That's enough.”(BrainyQuote.com). Shel Silverstein believed that an artist’s work was an embodiment of their beliefs and experiences. Silverstein was an artist in many ways, one of them being poetry. The work Silverstein did in multiple art forms along with his honest way of writing allowed for great popularity . Shel Silverstein was a gifted and artistic man who used his talents in other areas to enhance his poetry. Silverstein was born in Chicago on September 25, 1930 and he died

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein The Giving Tree is a modern children literature written by Shel Silverstein, which is also one of his first successful piece of work. It is about an apple tree who always gives and gives and a boy who always takes and takes. This might be another story to read before bed times for the kids but however, it portrays so many things, from deforestation to modern society. Personally, I believe that The Giving Tree portrays the theme of selflessness versus selfishness

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    anything can be”, says Shel Silverstein, who undoubtedly believed that anything was possible. Shel Silverstein was a poet, but he was more than just that. He was also a musician, a composer, and a cartoonist (biography.com). Though he was all of those things, he was best known for his writings and poetry. Silverstein was able to share his life, what he felt, and what he thought through his work. With “his unique imagination and bold brand of humor”, Sheldon Alan Silverstein is one of the most famous

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    Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein

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    Shel Silverstein is the author of a book of poems called Light in the Attic. And out of the tens of poems that Silverstein features in this book, “Monster’s I’ve Met” is one of them. The poem, like all the poems in the book, is for an audience of younger children. Several of the poems that he has written in the book are considered as silly to kids, as they are supposed to be. But, a majority of the poems contain themes that promote behavior that is not encouraged in children. Specifically to “Monster’s

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    Shel Silverstein was a poet known for his innovative poems that made an advancement in poems. (2) Silverstein was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 25, 1930 and he died in Key West, Florida on May 10 1999. (2) Silverstein served in the U.S. Army in 1950 and got deployed to Korea and Japan then he became a very popular poet. (1)Silverstein made children learn a lot about logic where they are now able to use as an adult. Silverstein was a didactic kind of man. He was this way because he had an

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