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Essay | Come Up from the Fields Father

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Come Up from the Fields Father

Summary: Written by Walt Whitman, "Come up from the Fields, Father" is a poem from volume eight of Leaves of Grass and was published in 1900. The poem is a narrative story, sharing the effects of a single war death on an Ohio family.
Walt Whitman was born on May 31st 1819; he grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Whitman didn't get much formal schooling and had jobs such as being an office boy, a printer and a teacher before deciding to go into journalism. He wrote a poetry book called Leaves of Grass which was printed in 1855; this was a great poem series in which he continuously added hundreds of poems in another eight additions throughout his life. In 1861 Walt Whitman confronted the civil war with enthusiasm, which he soon lost due to the fact he worked as a wound dresser in war hospitals. In 1865, because of the suffering he saw from the injured men, Whitman decided to a poem called Drum Taps. Whitman's most famous poem is When lilacs last in the dooryard bloomed.

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