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Walt Whitman

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.
There is only one stanza actually.
The quick answer is that yes, Walt Whitman is a historical figure. To speak more precisely, however, he is a literary figure from history. He revolutionized poetry by breaking several of its long-held rules.
The poem "A Noiseless Patient Spider" is a metaphor.
Walt Whitman wants readers to hear the voice of all Americans in  his poetry. Walt Whitman is often referred to as the Father of Free  Verse.
Walt Whitman's most known piece is O Captain, My Captain which represents the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, who Whitman was very fond of.
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.
He did not attend any college.
Tries to find clues to live his or her own life in nature, and  enjoys observing nature.
he wanted everyone to love nature and everyone to use poetry not just as another way to write but also to express yourself
Walt Whitman never married.
Yes she is his great great great grand daughter
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) .
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.
His view of the human body as beautiful and worthy, as opposed to shameful and sinful, is one answer. He also saw all of America as an extension of himself and himself as an extension of the cosmos. His compassion for soldiers (whom he nursed) who fought, were injured, and died in the Civil War is...
Whitman didn't decide to become a poet until the early 1850s, when he was in his 30s. Before that, he was a journalist.
I felt a funeral in my brain by Emily Dickinson is a poem with  Blank Verse
Yes, Waly Whitman did live in New Jersey. He lived in Cameden New Jersey. I would know im from NJ! :)
Walt Whitman developed a passion for the American people during his  time traveling across the country.
alliteration, anaphora, imagery, repetition
Walt Whitman died on March 26, 1892 at the age of 72.
Yes -- in the offices of the Broadway Journal at 304 Broadway Street, New York City, where Poe was editor in 1845 (probably late November or December). Poe had recently published an article of Whitman's "Art Singing and Heart Singing," and Whitman had come to get payment. Whitman commented on their...
He uses free verse to indicate a desire for freedom and lack of restraint, just as his own soul reaches out in all directions in the poem.
The poem itself is a metaphor. It doesn't have any specific ones in it. He is basically saying that the world is a miracle, which is a metaphor that covers the whole poem.
he showed no interest in supporting his family throughout his life.
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...
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".
In Long Island, for the Long Island Star, The Long  Islander, Long Island Democrat.  In New York City, for New World, Aurora, The Brooklyn  Eagle. 
Walt Whitman was against alcohol as a youth but enjoyed itoccasionally in old age. Some suspect he was a homosexual but thereis no proof. He only went to school until he was 11 years old, buthe read constantly and talked to everyone he met.
Yes. She is his great-great-great grandaughter. Answer This seems doubtful as Walt Whitman had no legitimate children according to Wikipedia.
The key to this ballad is at the start of section 4 "And thou America..." At the start of the poem the muse invites the poet to sing a song of the universal. What is central? What is the seed? It is to the dream of America-"health, peace, salvation universal," not as a nation but as a destination.
Yes, there are many examples of onomatopoeia in Whitman's poem "Song of Myself." One such example is in the last section, "I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world." The word "yawp" is an example of onomatopoeia.
When Lilacs Last in Dooryard Bloom'd.
The work as an army nurse during the Civil war he published 'Drum Taps'
No. In the 19th Century, it was a crime to be gay. He would have risked imprisonment or worse.
In 1855 hepublished is first collection of poerty
You are thinking of the CBS television production called Song of  Myself, which aired in March of 1976.
Whitman was a poet, who wrote Leaves of Grass. He lived in the 1800s, probably mid.
He wrote in many tones, for instance in "Beat! Beat! Drums!" his tone was exciting and passionate while in "The Runner" his was more smooth and easy flowing, he was explaining, as well as describing the detail.
When he had homosexual intercourse with rudyard kipling rear end.
Walt Whitman did not use Rhyming prose, like the many poets in his time.
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.
i think it's free verse cause it doesn't follow any pattern
Ralph Waldo Emerson, a philosopher and contemporary of Whitman.
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.
Fifteen poems written by Walt Whitman include "Among the Multitude", "Beat! Beat! Drums!", "Facing West from California's Shores", "From Pent-Up Aching Rivers", "I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing", "A Noiseless, Patient Spider", "O Captain! My Captain!", "O Hymen! O Hymenee!", "On the Beach at...
i think it might be ring in the last stanza
Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819 and died on March 26, 1892. Walt Whitman would have been 72 years old at the time of death or 196 years old today.
Walt Whitman died on March 26, 1892 at the age of 72.
Walt Whitman's poem, Cavalry Crossing a Ford, is a  pictorial poem picturing a cavalry unit winding its way to a river,  then entering and emerging from the river.
Completion of the transcontinental railroad.   the poem was written about the same time the war happened.
One key event that happened in Walt Whitman's life was a stroke he  had. Also, his mother died the same year he had the stroke.
He was never married.
Yes, shortly before he died...
He changed the way of poetry, breaking traditional styles, and opening the poetic world to change humanity.
Walt Whitman's poem, Cavalry Crossing a Ford, is a pictorial poem picturing a cavalry unit winding its way to a river, then entering and emerging from the river. Here is a detailed summary: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/l/leaves-of-grass/summary-and-analysis-calamus/cavalry-crossing-a-ford
The US Civil War (1861 to 1865), in which the North and the South  fought over the attempt of the Southern slave states to secede from  the Union, occurred during Dickinson's and Whitman's lifetime. Both  poets wrote about the war,
He used free verse because he felt that American art needed to break away from inherited literary traditions from Europe. Poetry developed using mnemonic devices such as rhyme scheme and meter to aid memorization in a time before books. This was no longer necessary in a age after cheap printing...
He often wrote about the value of individual experience.
From everywhere I googled and searched I kept getting broad audience or wide audience so that's what I'm going for...
1) What images can you visualize? I can visualize a vast sailing ship with huge white colored sails sailing in the ocean water. Along the sides of the boat, there are waves which seem to be wanting to lift up. I can visualize these waves 'following' the ship because as the ship moves, it displaces...
No, he didn't. He died on March 26,1892.
He was Writing this because he was dreaming about fishing and maybe  he fell off and watched his friends float away not noticing him.   By Tristan Larsen
Walt Whitman was described as friendly; he spent a lot of time  talking to people. He is also described as (a):    1. Transcendentalist   2. Realist   3. Humanist   4. Controversial   5. Egalitarian   Wordsmith  Prolific and excellent writer  
yes yes yes he did in a piece called "gasnoksolt", it my favorite piece by him.
Today, on May 31 2012, he would have been 193 years old.
She was painting flowers on the canvas and then realized that the  birds were not in it.
American poet