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Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819, in West Hills, Long Island, New York. ... After teaching, Walt Whitman returned to printing and editing in New York. ... In 1855, Walt Whitman published his first edition of Leaves of Grass. ... Walt Whitman had finally found his place to ge...
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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

WALT WHITMAN Walt 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...
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Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman certainly seems to believe in that idea. ... Walt Whitman was very intrigued by the pseudo science of phrenology. ... Walt Whitman uses large amounts of expression in his poetry. ... Walt Whitman is viewed in many different ways by critics. ... Walt Whitman lived on instinct. ...
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Walt Whitman

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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Whitman

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. .....
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Walt Whitman and Humanity

Walt Whitman and Humanity Walt 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 ...
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Whitman 4

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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Emily Dickenson and Walt Whitman

Emily Dickenson and Walt Whitman I chose to write about Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman. ... Emily Dickinson focused greatly on self-awareness as opposed to Walt Whitman who focused on nature. The first on I am going to talk about is Walt Whitman. ... What I see in this poem is that Whitman was afraid of love. .....
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Walt Whitman and the use of poetry

Every poem is the poet's attempt to answer the question: what is poetry for, and no less the 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?"&#...
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Walt Whitman

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-This Compost

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. ... Whitman uses these poetic devices to convey his love of nature by comparing nature&...
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EMILY DICKINSON AND UNCLE WALT

Emily Dickinson and Uncle Walt Emily 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. ... Uncle Walt always sympathized with the common man because that is who he ...
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dickinson vs whitman

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 ...
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Walt Whitman 2

Walt Whitman the author and compiler of this exceptional work changed the status of poetry writing through his utilization of thought and expression in the publication of the Leaves of Grass. Ralph Waldo Emerson, a collogue and admirer of Walt once spoke this of him "...Whitman, that Sir, is a strange case, a case unknown to any of&#...
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Whitmans Song of Myself

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. ... From here Whitman reveals the rest of his theories. The next three stanzas are about Whitman's theory of radical...
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walt whitman

Walt Whitman Walt Whitman (1819-1892), American poet, whose work boldly asserts the worth of the individual and the oneness of all humanity. ... We are still only discovering Whitman today. ... Whitman praised God and nature. ... As a result he had a mixed view...
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Walt Whitman

The Walt Whitman poem "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking" is looked at by most as just that. ... The naivete of the speaker (I will assume Whitman) is destroyed. ... The speaker is an older Whitman, advanced and experienced. ... The he-birds song is Whitman's catalyst. ... The bird speaks Whitman's knowing soul without flaw. ...
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walt whitmans works

Walt Whitman's Works Walter 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. &...
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Whitman

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

Walt Whitman: Great American Poet Introduction: Walt Whitman was an American poet, who is considered to be the greatest of all American poets. ... Brother, George Whitman VII. ... Song of Myself (Whitman's Greatest) 2. ... March 26, 1892 Conclusion: Later in Walt Whitman's life, he suffered a str...
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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 had an autonomous style to his writing and introduced things in his poetry&#...
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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'...
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Emily Dickenson and Walt Whitman

The Differences Between Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman, two famous poets from the same period, differed in their lifestyles, subject matter and their style of writing. ... Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson came from very different childhoods. ... The subject matter between Emily&#...
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Transcendentalism Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman: Transcendentalism By the late 19th century, Walt Whitman had become positioned at the forefront of the American cultural lexicon. ... Throughout Whitman's poetry, there exists several major themes. ... Whitman recognized that man is god in and of himself. ... Whitman felt that that everything around him was for him. ...
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