Essays Tagged: "Walt Whitman"

A review of Walt Whitman's "Live Oak, with Moss"

Walt Whitman's Live Oak, With Moss , is an intricate portrayal of love, both physical and mental. Th ...

(2 pages) 125 1 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Relationships in Emily Dickinson...focusing on the relationships that she failed to have outside of her attic room and the relationships that she put into her poetry.

ted grasp. " (Obituary)Emily Dickinson was contemporary to Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman. With her honest indulgence into the souls of every man and also herself, she unlocked ...

(10 pages) 294 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Walt Whittman

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman, a famous American poet, was born on May 31, 1819 in the West Hills of Long ... ed to the New Orleans, he witnessed slavery which in turn "helped him write his poems" according to Walt Whitman. Between 1848 and 1855 he developed the style of poetry he is known for. In 1891 he fin ... ce was alive just like us. It is a peom that remembers him and speaks to future generations.Indeed, Walt Whitman is a very interesting poet, and his style is the best in the world.Sample PeomIn Cabin' ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Walt Whitman's view of the Civil War

t's second year truly saw the Civil War for what it really was- the bloodiest in America's history; Walt Whitman's 'Drum Taps' represents this ideal from start to finish. From the war's first battle i ... nes, it is easy to form a glamorized opinion when there is no first hand knowledge of the situation.Walt Whitman's 'Drum Taps' and more specifically 'The Wound Dresser' offered an unintentional case s ...

(3 pages) 142 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

On Walt Whitman's Crossing the Brooklyn Ferry

One and the SameWalt Whitman asks himself and the reader of the poem, 'CrossingBrooklyn Ferry,' what significance a ...

(3 pages) 121 1 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Properly Acknowledged

ers of that time. 'His influence can be found in the works of Henry David Thoreau, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Henry James, and Robert Frost.'. No doubt, Ralph Waldo Emerson was an ...

(4 pages) 107 0 3.7 Apr/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Critical Comparisons Between Whitman And Dickinson

sons Between Whitman And DickinsonGodey's Magazine, November, 1896, printed: "[Emily Dickinson] and Walt Whitman and Poe are this nation's most original contributions to the world's poetry. Poe was ty ... merican spirit." Both Dickinson and Whitman are regarded as the founders of modern American poetry. Walt Whitman(1819-1892), for the time was breaking new ground with his diverse, energetic verse with ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Civil War heroes including Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Walt Whitman. Description of their influence on the war and their occupations.

ience. Some people who expressed emotion through their writings or opinions are Frederick Douglass, Walt Whitman, and Robert E. Lee.Frederick Douglass, a former slave who had escaped to freedom in his ... mericans; a very important piece in the abolitionist movement.Joining the abolitionist movement was Walt Whitman, a poet who's writings stemmed in transcendentalism. He shared his beliefs of democracy ...

(2 pages) 81 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Biography on the Poet Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman was a poet of the mid to late 1800's, he celebrated what was possible and never met a w ... ca's economy, but this competition is not always bad because it causes an increase in importance.If Walt Whitman were to return he would view a competitive society that can sometimes flaunt their mone ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

War Poems: Compare and contrast a Pre-1900 war poem with a Post 1900 War Poem. (The two used here are "Come Up From The Fields Father" by Walt Whitman and "War Photographer" by Carol Anne Duffy

ENGLISH COURSEWORK - WAR POEMSThe first poem is a pre-1900 poem written by Walt Whitman. It is called "Come Up From The Fields Father". This poem tells the story of how a fami ... are just ordinary people who really have no interest in fighting. However, I think the message that Walt Whitman is really trying to portray, is the fact that everything is serene and going brilliantl ... r sisters huddle around. She tells her mother that the letter says Pete will be better soon, but as Walt Whitman shows, the ironic truth is that as they are standing there, their son is already dead. ...

(5 pages) 102 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Five Walt Whitman poems. Metaphors, diction, syntax, form, rhyme scheme, and other literary techniques.

Walt Whitman's poetry is relatively formless and his random patterns have a significant effect on th ...

(22 pages) 395 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Beat! Beat! Drums!" by Walt Whitman.

Drums!"The Civil War had a major impact on the people of America through the years of 1861 to 1865. Walt Whitman, a poet and Northerner of this time, wanted to capture the people's reactions of the wa ... 's perceptions and reinforced their emotions of the war. By emphasizing the significance of images, Walt Whitman went from being a public poet to breaking away from the traditional poetic form and int ...

(4 pages) 138 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Price of Individuality in Modern America

diverse audience. It is interesting to note how two completely singular authors--Allen Ginsberg and Walt Whitman-- from two totally distant eras, address the concept of the individual in American lite ... imilar to his diary during the American Civil War, reflected the historical situation of that time (Walt Whitman). Because this particular piece goes from a patriotic war fever to a realization of the ...

(8 pages) 170 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A bit about how Walt Whitman may not be the writer everyone says he is. He may qualify to be in the justice leage of writers, but if he does, he's Hawk Man.

Walt Whitman and Hawk ManWalt Whitman was not a transcendentalist. Firstly, He dose not fit into the ... ployee of the month. Yes, It is difficult to talk about the transcendentalist's with out mentioning Walt Whitman. However, only in the same way that it is hard to talk about the League of Nations with ... ll poets bend the rules a little. Whitman was no a more a Transcendentalist than he was a Beat poet.Walt Whitman was, among many other people and things, Hawk Man. He didn't really fit in with the gro ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This is essay is comparing and contrasting I, too sing america by langston hughes and i hear america singing by walt whitman.

Essay: Write a two-page essay in which you compare any two out of the four Walt Whitman and Langston Huges poems. What do they have in common? How are they different? Use spec ... to prove your point.Poems: I, too, sing America by Langston Hughes & I hear America Singing by Walt WhitmanToday, we know, that a poem can best be described as a verbal composition designed to co ... sity or beauty of language. Poetry can be written about anything you would like. Famous Poets, like Walt Whitman and Langston Hughes wrote about things that go on in their everyday life. I, too, sign ...

(3 pages) 133 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is an essay/report about the movie Dead Poets society it also explains the poems that are used in the movie and how they relate to real life.

The poem "Oh Captain! My Captain!" written by Walt Whitman talks about the death of Abraham Lincoln. He died during the Civil War, which is repres ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This essay compares Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson in their style of writing as well as their lives and the subjects of their poems.

Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson wrote in the same time period but their writing was very different ... y different styles of writing. They are both pioneers in the field of poetry for their own reasons. Walt Whitman was a people person, meaning he associated with many different types of people where as ... ot have been published at all if it were not for a relative of hers who found them after her death. Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson have very different styles of writing; the forms of their poems are ...

(3 pages) 113 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman contrast in the ways of their different writing structure, subject tone, and topics discussed in the majority of their published works.

"Walt Whitman in contrast to Emily Dickinson"Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson were both great America ... ferent. But they both wrote some of the best poetry this country had ever seen. Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman contrast in the ways of their different writing structure, subject tone, and topics dis ... is Whitman's cheerful reflection on himself from the very first line of his poem "Song of Myself". Walt Whitman writes his poems with enthusiasm and a willpower that makes his poems, all in all, upli ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Walt Whitman's Song of Myself broken down into the elements of character, imagery, language, theme, tone, and form.

Walt Whitman changed the way poetry is viewed today byhis use of free verse. He was one of the first ...

(3 pages) 256 0 3.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Whitman and His country

Whitman and his CountryDuring his lifetime, Walt Whitman strived to be the American poet. First, Whitman illustrates the simplicity of daily Ame ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers