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Walt Whitman's Literary Life Works

Walt Whitman Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819, in West Hills, Long Island, New York. ... After his years of education, Walt Whitman experimented with many different jobs. ... After teaching, Walt Whitman returned to printing and editing in New York. ... Walt Whitman decided to live the rest of his...
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Walt Whitman

In this textbook there are six examples of Walt Whitman's work. ... Whitman led a very controversial life. Walt Whitman was alive during a time when homosexuality was only considered an act that heterosexual men took part in on occasion. ... Another of Walt Whitman's greatest burdens was his family. ... Walt Whitman was also discriminated a...
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Walt Whitman on Modernism

In my opinion the poet which best exemplifies modernism is Walt Whitman. Walt Whitman's stylistic preference is not exactly mine, but it is definitely a good example of "modern poetry." ... It is not enough to say that Walt Whitman is a pioneer in modern poetry. ... Walt Whitman has definitely cut the red tape in poetry. ... In conclusion&...
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Who was Walt Whitman?

Walt Whitman certainlyseems to believe in that idea. ... Another major theme in Walt Whitman's works is the value of the individual. ... It is the firstof Walt Whitman's published collections of poems. ... Through the optimism in his poetry,Walt Whitman shows hope for future life. ... Constructing Walt Whitman." ...
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A Walt Whitman Best Exemplifies Modernism

In my opinion the poet which best exemplifies modernism is Walt Whitman. Walt Whitman's stylistic preference is not exactly mine, but it is definitely a good example of "modern poetry." ... It is not enough to say that Walt Whitman is a pioneer in modern poetry. ... A poem by Walt Whitman, which is a perfect example of this rebellion&#...
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Walt Whitman's Poetry

Walt Whitman's diverse and self-conscious writing style contains many poetic devices which distinguish him among the great American writers. One such device common to Whitman's poetry is the use of cataloguing. ... However, the true excellence of Whitman's writings lies in the realization that through Whitman's effective use of the cata...
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Walt Whitman: Transcendentalism

Walt Whitman:TranscendentalismBy the late 19th century, Walt Whitman had become positioned at the forefront of the American cultural lexicon. ... This theology of transcendentalism was the cornerstone theme throughout all of Whitman's writing.Throughout Whitman's poetry, there exists several major themes. ... Whitman recognized that man is god in and of himself&...
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Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman

Emily Dickinson and Uncle WaltEmily Dickinson and Walt Whitman are two of literature’s greatest innovators, they each changed the face of American literature. they are also considered one of literature’s greatest pair of opposites. ... While Whitman was very open and sociable, Whitman shares the ideas of William Cullen Bryant, everyone and...
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The Poetry of Walt Whitman

Every poem is the poet's attempt to answer the question: what is poetry for, and no lessthe work of Walt Whitman, perhaps one of American's greatest poets. ... As he writes in"Song of Myself", "My voice goes after what my eyes cannot reach.../ Walt you contain enough,why don't you let it out then?" ... Whitman&...
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Walt Whitman and Humanity

Walt Whitman and HumanityWalt Whitman was a transcendentalist poet, who was the first American to use free write. ... Whitman begins "Song of Myself", with these confident lines. ... Coinciding with the above examples, Whitman also uses nature to unite humanity. ... Whitman uses the ordinary animals and plants to get some of his p...
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Walt Whitman and United State Period of Great Uncertainty

WALT WHITMANWalt Whitman was born in the early 1800s and lived during a period of great uncertainty in the United States. ... Most historians will agree that civil war is a nation's darkest hour, and in this dark hour, Walt Whitman developed his unique style of poetry that could never be duplicated. ... Following the assassination of President ...
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The Two Poets, Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson

Two Poets, Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are probably two of the most influential people in American poetry. ... Walt Whitman (1819-1892), for the time was breaking new ground with his diverse, energetic verse with regards to subject matter, form and style whether talking about overlooked objects in nature such as a single blade of grass ...
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This Compost by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman's 'This Compost", similar to most of his poetry, is written is free verse; therefor, instead of using rhyme and meter to create an underlying rhythm, he creates a rhythm with his gradual flow of thoughts and abundant use of repetition. Also similar to many of Whitman's poems, "This Compost" emphasizes nature,&#...
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Walt Whitman's Poem

In Walt Whitman's poem, "Beat! ... For example, Whitman starts the first section with: "Beat! ... Whitman takes every section and turns them into a part of the war. ... Whitman uses a sense of sarcasm in these two lines. ... Whitman uses wonderful imagery to show the cold terrors of war. ...
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Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass

The incredible Walt Whitman was a man with many talents. ... (The Roots of Whitman's Grass pg.134) Here we see an example of Whitman talking about reproduction between a man and a woman. ... These examples play an interval part in Whitman's ideology about the human race. ... Starting around poem number forty we see a Whitman in&...
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Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman: Great American PoetIntroduction: Walt Whitman was an American poet, who is considered to be the greatest of all American poets. ... Whitman's poems talk about the praises of the United States and democracy. ... Song of Myself (Whitman's Greatest)2. ... Death of PoetA.March 26, 1892Conclusion: Later in Walt Whitman...
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Walt Whitman's Biography

Walt Whitman's WorksWalter Whitman, Jr., was born on May 31, 1819, at Long Island, New York, to poor, obscure parents of English, Dutch, and Welsh descent-- the second son in a family of nine children. ... Walt Whitman also understands how the past continues to exist: it exists in the present, and comes into living&#...
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Whitman's Theory of Radical Equality

In section twenty four of "Song of Myself" Walt Whitman describes the relationship he has with everything else in this world. Whitman's description reflects his beliefs about radical equality and the love of nature. ... Whitman is telling the reader to throw away all preconceived thoughts and listen to what he says. ... From here Whitman reveals the&#...
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"Song Of Myself": Walt Whitman's Myriad Individualities

In "Song of Myself", Walt Whitman simultaneouslyIntegrates the concept of himself as an individual,Completely unique in the universe, with a sense of himselfas a composite of all life, of a kind of "divine watcher"who floats over the surface of humanity, observing theessential oneness of everyone within the context of theirown myriad individualities....
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Walt Whitman's "A Noiseless Patient Spider"

Walt Whitman's poem entitled "A noiseless Patient Spider." Describes a quiet spider creating a web. The first line of the poem reads, "A noiseless patient spider" referring to the graceful and peaceful nature of a spider. It is a creature of patience. "I mark'd where on a little promontory it stood ...
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Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself": His Most Famous Contributions

ExplicationThrough a multitude of literary devices and techniques, Walt Whitman's poem, "Song of Myself," is one of his most famous contributions to American literature. ... Whitman has written this based upon his experiences in life. ... Throughout the beginning of the poem, Whitman takes the reader by the hand and demands that he follows W...
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Walt Whitman's Poem, Beat! Beat! Drums

In Walt Whitman's poem, "Beat! ... For example, Whitman starts the first section with: "Beat! ... Whitman takes every section and turns them into a part of the war. ... Whitman uses a sense of sarcasm in these two lines. ... Whitman uses wonderful imagery to show the cold terrors of war. ...
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The Whitman 1855

What was Walt doing at this time? ... How did Walt get his book published? ... These two men were friends of Walt. ... How did Walt advertise the book? ... Dana, the gentleman who gave Whitman such a careful and nicely worded review, printed Whitman's letter from Emerson in The Tribune on October 10 without Walt's permission. ...
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Emily Dickinson and Uncle Walt: Literature’s Greatest Innovators

Emily Dickinson and Uncle WaltEmily Dickinson and Walt Whitman are two of literature’s greatest innovators, they each changed the face of American literature. they are also considered one of literature’s greatest pair of opposites. ... While Whitman was very open and sociable, Whitman shares the ideas of William Cullen Bryant, everyone and...
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Dickinson And Whitman: Challenging traditional Gender Roles

Two of America's poets that speak of gender in controversial ways are Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. ... Walt Whitman introduced new and forbidden ideas about homosexuality in his Calamus poems, while Emily Dickinson challenged the conventional role of a wife. ... Walt Whitman was aware that his feelings of homosexuality were against the norms of socie...
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