Analysis Of Walt Whitman 's ' Dracula And Bram Stoker 's `` Dracula ``

1886 Words Dec 10th, 2016 8 Pages
For the past century, Walt Whitman has inspired people with his literary work by addressing his views and expectations to the future generation. Not only was his circular connection relating the reader to his poems, but the realistic truths and observations in these poems revealed deep confessions, which affected the reader’s personal feelings and opinions. Expanding further than American readers and writers, Whitman had established an impact worldwide. Writers such as Oscar Wilde and Bram Stoker, two Irishmen that know of Whitman’s writings through the poet’s popularity growing up as children and young adults, had become advocates of the controversial topics Whitman wrote about. Wilde and Stoker’s writing styles differ from Whitman’s: Wilde is known for his involvement with the Aestheticism movement and Stoker for his classic horror novel, Dracula. Both men have personally met Whitman on multiple occasions in his last aging years when he lived in New Jersey, which shows a direct relation, however Whitman 's influence can be seen within the topics and themes the writers portrayed in their own works. Whitman, Wilde, and Stoker have all created their separate identities and reputations as writers, but Wilde and Stoker carry out some of the ideas Whitman had voiced.…

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