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by Carl Sandburg

Chicago: Advanced "Chicago" Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Chicago? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Whose style did Sandburg emulate in "Chicago"?

Walt Whitman's
Allen Ginsberg's
No one's; Sandburg's voice was 100% unique
Q. In what book of poems did "Chicago" first appear?

Leaves of Grass
Chicago Poems
Selected Poems
Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years
Q. Who is the "they" in "Chicago"?

New Yorkers
The British
Any and all Chicago haters
Q. What kind of hat does the Chicago figure wear?

A helmet
A fedora
A skullcap
Trick question—he's bareheaded.
Q. Which body parts does Chicago have, as personified by Sandburg?

Shoulders, teeth, toes
Teeth, fingernails, toenails
Toenails, earlobes, shoulders
Teeth, shoulders, wrist