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    Whitman's Song Of Myself

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    “Song of Myself”, by Whalt Whitman, is a poem included in the book Leaves of Grass written in 1855. This poem is probably the most popular of the entire book and, also, one of the most acclaimed and influential poems written by an American (Wikipedia, 2015). Due to its immense popularity, it has been translated to many different languages. In the case of Spanish translations, the most well-known version is the one translated by Borges in 1969. Despite its public acknowledgment, Borges’ translation

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    Themes In Song Of Myself

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    knowledge, connections and death There are many themes present in “song of myself”, but three main themes stood out to me more than any other themes. The themes are the beautification of death, knowledge, and the connection between people and things. The beautification of death, knowledge, and the connection between people and things is apparent throughout the poem.” The poem that would come to bear the title "Song of Myself," the major poem of the original 1855 edition, contains several key passages

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    Song of Myself by Whitman is a poem that is made of 52 sections, which each could stand alone with its own unique image to emphasize the different aspects of life with no plotline or point to be made. It is so appealing because there is no direction to where the poem will take you, you just read and follow along. An aspect that holds volumes throughout the writing is how he seems to point out that for life to wonderful and good, it must have negatives to exist. Therefore, section one from Whitman’s

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    Ginsberg and “Song of Myself” by Whitman, have different and similar variances on the take of the world. “Howl” is more technical and gets straight to the point of the world whereas “Song of Myself” starts off with a happier side of the world. Whitman describes world as heaven and Ginsberg describes live as dark and evil. Where Whitman is less harsh and Ginsberg is very harsh. Also, Ginsberg uses a raw language to describe the world in a deeper perspective. In “Song of Myself”, Whitman describes

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    As stated above, Song of Myself is one of the original 12 poems from the original publication of Leaves of Grass that eventually grew to encompass 52 sections of Whitman’s expression of what he believed being an American truly meant in a way that caught to unite all people-regardless of who they were or how they lived their life. The poem is centered around 5 themes, with those 5 being identity, Whitman’s vision of an American in which everyone was equal and united as one, friendship, spirituality

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    The Beauty of Being Equal In “Song of Myself” by Walt Whitman, I, referring to Whitman’s individualism, celebrate myself, and sing to myself. I sit down and relax in a field of summer grass. I observe all my surroundings, and understand every atom in my body was formed from this world, and every atom that is mine is also yours. Furthermore, the summer grass grows the same everywhere regardless of the area or people living there. What is the theme? The ideal theme in this poem can change a reader’s

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    Elizabeth Viers EN 221-03 Dr. Zelaya 12/5/17 LA #5 NARRATIVE POINT OF VIEW: Walt Whitman clearly writes the poem, Song of Myself, in the first person. The poem is about the speaker himself as evidenced by the use of the pronoun “I”. In the first stanza, it states he is celebrating himself. However, he adds another self as if there is someone else present. In actuality, he is referring to himself and other states of himself such as his physical self and his soul. This is clear from the following

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    A reading of “Song of Myself” “Song of myself” is one of Walt Whitman’s excellent poetry of the Leaves of Grass. Referring to the word “myself” from title, it is presumable that the poem is talking about Whitman himself. Moreover, in this poem, he uses several times the word “you”. To some extents, “you” can be referred to his beloved readers. This poem is like a conversation between the speaker and the readers. He tells the readers about his passion to the world and asks us to find him. In addition

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    “Song of Myself” was first published as the untitled opening poem of Leaves of Grass in 1855. The author’s name does not appear on the first edition’s title page, but it is mentioned in the poem: “Walt Whitman, an American, one of the roughs, a kosmos.” This characterization sums up the subject of identity in “Song of Myself.” Whitman presents himself as an American working man and as a mystical figure at one with the universe. Whitman celebrates the human body and its ability to become one with

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    “Song of Myself” is one of Walt Whitman’s most famous works. It is one of the original twelve pieces in the first edition of Leaves of Grass. In 1855 the poem had no title, in 1856 it was called “A Poem of Walt Whitman an American” and in 1860 it was changed to “Walt Whitman”. Finally in 1881, Whitman changed the title of the poem to “Song of Myself”. The changes with the name of the poem are important about indicating the growth of the meaning of the poem. In the poem, there are three major themes:

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