The opposites reflected in the poetry of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman are quite often observed in the American way of doing things. These writers shared a respect for nature, desire to seek the truth and belief in individual freedom. Their manner of expression however, was quite different. This difference comes from their unique perspective and life
experiences. Individual perspective is formed by family beliefs, religious influences, education and worldly experiences.
As a whole, the American society aspires for universal integrity. It’s is one's’ perspective that defines such integrity. So just as Dickinson and Whitman were writing on a parallel plane their methods and ideals were different.
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