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Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works.
An American poet and humanist born in Long Island, New York.Walt Whitman was an American poet, essayist, and journalist.
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German composer Ludwig van Beethoven is considered the greatest symphonist of all time. He only composed nine symphonies in his lifetime.
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Walt Whitman was the son of a quaker carpenter. his fathers name was Walter Whitman. whitmans mothers name was louisa van velsor, was descended from dutch farmers.
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Narcissa Whitman (1808-1847) was born in Prattsburgh, New York, USA.
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Captain Prescott (William Prescott) was an American colonel in the Revolutionary war who led the Minute Men to Bunker Hill and Breeds Hill in the Battle of Bunker Hill. He is also known as the man who commanded his soldiers, "Do not shoot 'till you see the whites of their eyes".
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In 1985 by oceanographer Robert Ballard.The captin of Titanic was captin Edward J Smith, he had previously crashed the titanic's sister ship the olympic and was supposed to be retiering after his crossing to new york sadly he when Titanic sank he went down with the ship.
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It depends on the date.John Amherst was captain during the campaign in Newfoudland,but switched in March 1760 to 'The Arrogant'Horatio Nelson was also the captain of HMS Captain but I'm not sure of when.
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It means, the ship is coming into harbor. The day of docking has finally arrived! which can mean a lot to sailing men who have been out at sea for weeks, months, years. This specific line refers to the ruckus on shore, the loved ones so long watching the horizon as the ship comes back home. Can't y…
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major reconstruction and a 70,000 square foot expantion of the western section facing route 110.
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The captain who sailed with Columbus was Martin Pinzón.
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I too want to know why the last for lines are indented... can someone please answer.... anyones opinion will help. thanks Because that's how Walt Whitman wrote it.
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Alonso Medel was the captain of the Nina. :)
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You don't become it, u either are or your not.
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Nine brothers and sisters together.
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He was one of the best poets out there!
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Walt Whitman was an American writer associated with transcendentalism and realism, and he was interested in and wrote about politics often. He was called the poet of democracy because his voice and ideas were distinctly American.
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Leaves of Grass is a book of poetry written by Walt Whitman ipublished in 1855. One of its most significant poems is "Song of Myself". The publication of this collection is remarkable because of its revolutionary style of writing. Whitman once and for all created a truly American style of poetry, ch…
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Walt Whitman lived around 1819 to 1892, so his poems were written around the civil war era.
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Walt Whitman used free verse in an entirely new way. This concept of free verse was unheard at his time. He wanted to express his thoughts. His new way didn't stop the thought process at the end of every line like in a regular poem, but continued its rhyme and rhythm. Whitman tried to capture the en…
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Self taught when we was little, off school at age 11, read a massive work of the world by himself! Worked as part time during Civil War secretly as a poet. Then later, he published his work using his own expenses.
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Walter "Walt" Whitman foi um poeta, ensaista e jornalista. Nasceu em West Hills, Town of Huntington, Long Island,NY, USA, em 31 de Maio de 1819, e faleceu em Camdem, NJ, USA. em 26 de Março de 1892,( viveu 72 anos)
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You should really take time to read the poem - it's a gem. Throughout the poem, Whitman writes effusively, speaking about how he is absorbing beauty. He asks the reader to banish previous assumptions. The tone is one of calm - the poet is entirely at peace.
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The meaning of the poem A Noiseless Patient Spider is that a child went forth and a noiseless spider -watches a spider make a web -compares his or her own soul to the spider's activities.
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it makes me feel despair and i am in a delima whether to rejoice at the victory or be sad and cry of the death of the gr8 leader like abrahim lincoln!!
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Walt Whitman died on March 26, 1892 at the age of 72.
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Walt Whitman is a famous American poet. Narcissa Whitman and her husband Marcus were Christian missionaries who were killed by Native Americans who thought they had poisoned many members of their tribes. The attack on the Whitman's and their traveling companions is known as the Whitman massacre.
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Walt Whitman was against alcohol as a youth but enjoyed it occasionally in old age. Some suspect he was a homosexual but there is no proof. He only went to school until he was 11 years old, but he read constantly and talked to everyone he met.
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A. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Because he did poetry different from everyone else during his time. He wrote differently and was unique which made it individual so he was given the title as father of American poetry which means the first to do something different.
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Too many to imagine. It's been translated into every major language in the world.
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The cause of death was officially listed as "pleurisy of the left side, consumption of the right lung, general military tuberculosis and parenchymatous nephritis."In layman's terms lung and kidney failure.older death age
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-he had an older brother named Jesse (named after his father's father)-he had two younger sisters named Mary and Hannah (named after his Grandmothers on both sides)-he had a brother named Andrew Jackson-he had a brother named George Washington-he had a brother named Thomas Jefferson-he had another b…
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no Walt Whitman had 9 siblings
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it says 280.
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He went to Texas A&M University even though he went to school but he soon drooped out.
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Walt Whitman was a poet and journalist. He was born on Long Island, New York in 1819. He also worked as a teacher, and during the Civil War, volunteered as a nurse. His poetry is still studied in high schools and colleges around the country. Emily Dickinson is famous for her poetry. She was born in …
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Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819.
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Both Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman expressed their decency and belief in integrity. Like Whitman, Thoreau came to protest against slavery and the war. Both of their works, "Walden" and "Leaves of Grass", show a deep respect for nature and respectively, reflect each authors deep commitment to …
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he celebrated the freedom of people and their hapiness
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none as far as i know
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He was born on Long Island, NY, in 1819.
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The prize they sought was the end of the Civil War, or the end of slavery.
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Brooklyn, New York
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It talks about American expansion and creation of the United States, from a nationalist and trascendentalist point of view. Moreover Whitman was really concerned with trancendentalism, every men and women compose an unique being or force. Whitman here is closely relating the union of the states with…
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Walt Whitman was never married. he was too busy getting his career to take off and moving all over the place that he didn't have the time to settle down and stay in one place long enough to get married let alone have children.
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Walt Whitman wrote in a very bold and erotic style that was unusual for his time. His descriptive literature got him fired from his government job, and his prose was accused of violating Christian sensibilities. His classic "Leaves of Grass" was considered obscene for its open treatment of sexuality…
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he was 72 years old when he died
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Abraham Lincoln who in the poem is dead.
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an ababa rhyme scheme
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Walt Whitman concluded his formal schooling at the age 11, and went to work as a office boy for two lawyers.
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All of these are Walt Whitman's poems about Abraham Lincoln:When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'dO Captain! My Captain!Hush'd Be The Camps To-dayThis Dust was Once the Man
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He was 72 years old when he died.
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The Metaphor in 'o captain my captain' is the comparison between the ships journeye ending and the captains life ending.23
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Walt Whitman wrote a ton of poems. He wrote a lot poems about Abraham Lincoln. It took a long time for Walt Whitman to publish Leaves of Grass; although it didn't sell well at first, It became popular in Europe and later the United States. Walt Whitman Published a total of eight editions during his …
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Walt Whitman, Poet (1819-1892).A few of the poems written by Walt Whitman are the following:1. O Captain! My Captain!2. Pioneers! O Pioneers!3. The Dying Fireman.4. When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'd.5. Of The Terrible Doubt Of Appearances.6. Animals.7. Ethiopia Saluting The Colours.8. Reconci…
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Leaves of Grass is actually a collection of poems that Walt Whitman gathered together over a substantial period. You could infer that the poems represent the grass, little blades that grew into a body of work, the book, which he published at his own expense.
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first half of the 1800s.
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his literature and his volunteering the military hospital by helping take care of the sick and injured paitents .
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my idea of the theme point in this particular poem by Walt Whitman would be that it is taking place on a pirate ship and that a young woman's father, also known as the captain, has just been to battle with another ship and he is now dying. The young woman tries to help out her beloved father by doin…
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what was the tone of miracles by walt whitman
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He has no style in a way. He often uses free verse, having decided to go apart from all the other styles or rhythm. He uses imagery, personification, paradox, and repetition as techniques.
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There are 9 definitive versions of _Leaves of Grass_. Beginning with the 1855 version and ending with the deathbed version of 1891-2.
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It is a metaphor comparing the captain of a boat to President Lincoln, the captain was killed on his boat just like Lincoln was killed during his presidency on the Union soil by John W. Booth
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The theme of the poem'' O Captain My Captain " is that we must all have faith in God and our faith in him should never waver. He is our savior and is omni-present. We must have trust in his powers and surrender ourselves to him . He shall protect us from all misfortunes.
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i think it is a free verse
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Long Island, New York New York, a major publishing center. Apex
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America's individual laborers.
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They both wrote about patriotism and duty.
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It is about not losing the beauty of things behind their most practical, scientific characteristics. The speaker of the poem attends what seems to be a lecture on astronomy, and gets overwhelmed with the science. Not once are the stars or planets mentioned, and the speaker goes outside for some air.…
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In stanza 51 of the poem, Whitman admits that he is contradicting himself because "[he is] large, [he contains] multitudes" (51). This statement suggests that he wants the reader to be aware that he is a very complex person with different sides that often clash in ideas and live outside of harmony.…
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one was Mary one was Hannah
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In 'You Hear America Singing,' Whitman expresses the characteristics of a Literary Romantic.
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alliteration; figurative language such as similes and metaphors B. He praises the individual efforts of common people.
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free verse
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Walt went to school until age 11.
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Walt Whitman is generally considered to have been homosexual or bisexual who had no wife nor children.
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Walt Whitman ate four raw eggs for breakfast every day for the last 20 years of his life. • Walter Whitman (May 31, 1819 -- March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, journalist, and humanist.• Whitman is among the most influential poets, often called the father of free verse.• His work w…
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The poetry and philosophy of Walt Whitman is a perfect example of the transition from the use of old literary conventions borrowed from Europe to an emerging, uniquely American style of writing. Whitman is a great bridge figure of 19th century American literature. He was a romantic, yet he paved the…
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How the speaker tries to find clues to live his or her own life in nature, and enjoys observing nature.
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no, a poet
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wives and mothers. mechanics and laborers.
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I'm not fully sure but I think he's poor
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It is a matter of debate. Walt Whitman never came out as a gay man because in the 19th Century, he would have risked prison or worse. Whitman's sexuality is generally assumed to be gay or bisexual based on his poetry, though that has been at times disputed.
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the theme of the myself by Walt Whitman is that the natural life is a gift from God keep it safe is our work and irresponsibility.
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Walt Whitman is the narrator. As he overlooks all the awful things going on in the world, he does nothing.
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Walt Whitman is basically saying in this poem that he understands the large hearts of heroes and feels all the pain and knows all the things the heroes have been through and he knows the horrors of war.
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I do know that there is repetition of the words sing, singing, and song.
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he was poor
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many jobs, including working at a newspaper.
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Use your English book!
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