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    The poet, Walt Whitman, the creator of “ Song Of Myself” from the book Leaves Of Grass, depicts the meaning of our life and our purpose of the universe as a beautiful life cycle of death and rebirth anew. Whitman conveys that “for for every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you,/… every atom of my blood, form’d from this soil, this air.”.,Whitman believes that the individual makes us unique in our own way while sharing common ground with others. This conveys that in Whitman’s poem we become one with the universe and that we come from the universe., This also demonstrates that that purpose that we want to have, we look for it and in the end we make our own purpose and how we see others and ourselves., This quote portrays that Whitman depicts…

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    By celebrating the beauty of the human body in Song of Myself, Walt Whitman promotes the philosophy of “[taking] off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number of men”. In section 24, when Whitman says, “I do not press my finger across my mouth //copulation is no more rank to me than death is”, he displays the need to embrace sexuality. Whitman sees the beauty in sex, and refuses to repress his ideals because of society’s opinion (Whitman 1245). In the preface, Whitman conveys…

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    “I celebrate myself.” Walt Whitman’s introduction into Song of Myself sets a distinctive tone for his writing. Whitman’s influenced American in many ways and the driving forces of this influence are disguised within the complexities of his writing. Whitman’s desire was for humans and specifically Americans to be in harmony with the universe, with themselves as individuals, and with each other as a nation and he used his writing to encourage this belief between fellow man. Encompassed in the…

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    Song of Myself #6 is an epic poem that speaks of the importance of grass. Through catalogues he expresses many different purposes of grass. However, by the end of the piece, he comes to the realization that grass is essential and a part of the circle of life. Grass grows from the ground in which people who have died are buried, he truly expresses this on page 429 in lines eight and nine, “They are alive and well somewhere, the smallest sprout shows there is really no death.” Through this line of…

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    The Poet’s Patriotic Orientation in “Song of Myself” BY Reem Abbas 43380421 The forefather of modern American poetry Walt Whitman writes “Song of Myself” in his great production Leaves of Grass. This poem is one the most enjoyable, controversial, and pioneering poem among twelve other poems. Many poets and critics from the day of its publication until now have debated about it. This influential poem makes Emerson greet Whitman in his great…

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    The poem “Song of Myself” is to deliver the idea of the self and its individuality. Both are conveyed through Whitman’s words and even questions the reader about their own individuality. Whitman’s poetry is supposed to convey that the reader is not alone, it is important to find one’s self, and their challenges of working on one’s mind. In the poem, “Song of Myself” there is significant amount of detail. Whitman’s writing in this poem is creative because he is talking about himself directly at…

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    In Walt Whitman's Song of Myself, the author is seamlessly stepping into the shoes of another and identifying himself with their experiences, he also observes them. Walt Whitman does not write this poem as a final stroke to his light-hearted, if not an egomaniacal sense of self, but rather as a celebration of all types of individuals. When Whitman uses the word assume, in his second line, he is not asking the reader to automatically hold all of his statements true to himself, but rather assume…

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    Song of Myself written by Walt Whitman celebrates life and how people can become one with nature. Whitman shows how happy life can be if you take the world and look at its beauty. Whitman’s poem takes readers through many settings, time points and viewpoints. While the setting for the love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock written by T.S Eliot is about a middle-aged man in a big dirty city who views life as though it has nothing to offer but boredom, anxiety, and death. Prufrock shows life can be…

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    Leaves of Grass: Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” “Song of Myself,” by Walt Whitman is a meditative poem combining his religious and political ideals. In Whitman’s poetry, symbolism and sermons are used to present important subjects. With the author’s persona, the poem captures the unique blend of national confidence and fear for the future by using grass, a symbol of democracy which grows everywhere. Many historical events were occurring during the period of his life. The imminent Civil…

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    fifth response on song of myself by Walt Whitman jacklyn signorile I believe in you my soul the other I must not a bath itself to you and you must not be a best to the other this is the phrases that Walt Whitman has chosen to begin his fist poem in his trilogy entitled song of myself. Loaf with me on the grass Whitman requests implying lay with me in the grass lose the stuff from your throat it seems as if Whitman is giving vocal coaching he moves on to say not words not music or rhyme I want…

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