This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
United States - This country became officially independent in 1776. Although Walt Whitman was born more than four decades later, the poet often associated himself with the birth of a great country.
Manhattan - This place is one of the five boroughs of New York City, New York. Known as The Big Apple, New York City is often referred to as one of the most exciting cities in the world.
Brooklyn - Whitman pays homage to one of the New York boroughs in which he lived as a young man.
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