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Why Walt Whitman Called America the 'Greatest Poem' The 19th-century writer believed that the power of poetry and democracy came from an ability to make a unified whole out of disparate parts ...

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Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819, in West Hills, on Long Island, New York. He was the second son of Walter Whitman, a house-builder, and Louisa Van Velsor. In the 1820s and 1830s, the family, which consisted of nine children, lived in Long Island and Brooklyn, where Whitman attended the Brooklyn public schools.

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As one of the U.S.'s greatest patriots and most trenchant critics of his time, Whitman never lost hope in his country. Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits ...

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Whitman frequently praised the greatness of the American nation in his work. He was considered the poet of the people. ... You may be able to view the video of Walt Disney's 50th Anniversary on ...

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boasts of freedom and Walt Whitman became like the spokesman for the reason. besides the undeniable fact that, observing the creation and definition of freedom in this u . s . is style of a slap in the face to the community people who died to guard an attractive, harmonious, and supreme suited thank you to stay in this international that chosen ...

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Walt Whitman is America’s world poet—a latter-day successor to Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Shakespeare. In Leaves of Grass (1855, 1891-2), he celebrated democracy, nature, love, and friendship. This monumental work chanted praises to the body as well as to the soul, and found beauty and...

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Creation On Many Levels. America is made up of hard-working, dedicated individuals who enjoy doing what they do Walt Whitman’s I Hear America Singing focuses on the glory America holds when its people work and when they work doing what they love, which encompasses the idea of a country built on hard-work.

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Walt Whitman saw his poetry as the bible of a new American religion, and himself as the prophet. Political Views. He was an ardent supporter of democracy, and saw both abolition and slavery as threats to the great American experiment.

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Much of Whitman's poetry resounds with Biblical allusions and innuendo. In the very first cantos of "Song of Myself," he reminds us that we are "forme'd from this soil, this air," which brings us back to the Christian Creation story.

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WALT WHITMAN SPEAKS, edited by Brenda Wineapple. (Library of America, $19.95.) “I seem to be developing into a garrulous old man,” Whitman told the friend who transcribed these thoughts on ...