Leaves of Grass Quotes by Walt Whitman
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman - Audiobook ( Part 1/3 )
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Walt Whitman self published Leaves of Grass in as a collection of twelve poems, but revised and expanded it throughout his lifetime. His poems abandoned the regular 19th century rhythm and rhyming patterns and were open about love and democracy, sex and friendship, the body and the soul. Inspired by his travels through the American frontier, his visits to soldiers during the Civil War and his lifetime as a working man, Whitman was a revolutionary to his peers. With the love of comrades,. With the life-long love of comrades. By the manly love of comrades.
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Walt Whitman , with his innovative free verse and celebration of the American landscape, made his poetry a sort of literary declaration of independence, seeking to move away from the literary tradition associated with the Old World and forge a new, distinctly American literature. It does what its title added later announces, with Whitman writing about his own body and its various components — but concluding that these are also part of his soul, since soul and body are one. However, many of his readers have disagreed, and think this among his finest. My Captain! The poem became among his best-known, to the extent that Whitman almost regretted writing it later. O Life!