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Essay | Walt Whitman

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Walt Whitman.
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Walt Whitman

Summary: Provides biographical detail on the life of poet Walt Whitman. Explores his early life, influences and massive body of work.
Walt Whitman is one of the best known poets in American History. It has been more than one-hundred years since his death, and yet his poems are still very well-known. Whitman wrote over five-hundred poems and had them published. His poems did not become noticed until after his death in 1892, but his presence still lingers on in his unique and unforgettable poems.

On May 31, 1819, Walt Whitman was born on a farm in Long Island, New York. Whitman's father, Walt Whitman Sr., worked as both a carpenter and a farmer. Whitman and his family moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1823 so his father could continue his career as a carpenter. After witnessing life on the farm, he also witnessed the city life and gathered his experiences and attitudes that he later wrote about. Walt Whitman attended an elementary school in Brooklyn, and then began to work as a clerk...

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