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Into the Mind of Hans Christian Andersen "Hans Christian Andersen was a product of two towns, two societal environments, two worlds and two ages." Said Johan de Mylius. Andersen was born on April 2, 1805 in Odense, Denmark. The single child to a poor shoe maker and also a washerwoman, Andersen undergone the lower quality of life. As a young child he'd roam the local town. He would frequently go to the house for the elderly in Odense where the older women would tell him aged legends and stories that they had been told when they were children themselves. These stories are thought to have attributed to some creative imagination and talent for writing kids stories. In 1812 Hans' father took him to the local theater for the first time, and that he had been infatuated with the "hustle and bustle" of the theatre world. Since Andersen was so close to his father, when he died in 1816, abruptly, it crushed him. Later on, following Andersen's mother remarried, he chose to leave his house and go travel with the theatre actors and actresses. He's taken in by the theater manager who legally adopts him and delivered him into a school for creative arts. It was here that he experienced loneliness and sorrow of leaving his mom which resulted in his first works, which had been accompanied by some of their most famous children stories of all time. This is the start into a legacy that would not perish even for this day. During Hans Christian Andersen's life, he always wrote works that have continued to stay popular throughout the time. Andersen's long career came to be while he had been studying in a creative arts college that the theater manager sent him to Slagelse. While at college Hans experienced acute depression and expressed this through his very earliest literary work ever, a poem named "The D.. .