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    The concept of individualism or individuality has been the soul of Walt Whitman and Allama Iqbal’s poetry. Both employed it as a tool to awaken the sense of democracy and patriotism in newly freed Americans and still-in-seek of freedom Muslims. Bellah et al (1968) mark Whitman as a representative of ‘Expressive individualism’. Being an expressive individualist, Whitman refutes all the principles of utilitarian individualism and emphasized on the freedom to express one’s true self and desire against

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    Walt Whitman

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    and nature. One author, Walt Whitman,writes poems that generally express a positive view on living and the harmony of life. One poem, “Song at Sunset”, intends to delve into the joy of life. Throughout the poem, Walt Whitman decides to praise nature as a whole for offering him a chance at enjoying all that life has to offer, which, as previously stated, shows that Walt Whitman actively tries to express a Carpe-Diem attitude about the world in his poems. The main theme of Walt Whitman’s poem, Song at

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    Walt Whitman: A Transcendentalist Poet During the 19th century, a new movement of philosophy and literature rose across America. This intellectual movement known as Transcendentalism focused on individualism, nature, oversoul, and strongly encouraged a simple, mindful life. Everyday people were encouraged to pursue truth through nature, personal experiences, and their own reasonings, not conform to society. Themes of transcendentalism were not limited to those directly part of the movement. The themes

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         Walt Whitman            Walt Whitman was a follower of the two Transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. He believed in Emerson and Thoreau’s Trascendentalist beliefs. Whitman believed that individualism stems from listening to one’s inner voice and that one’s life is guided by one’s intuition. The Transcendentalist centered on the divinity of each individual; but this divinity could be self-discovered

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    Criticism Of Walt Whitman

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    (A critic of Walt Whitman’s Pedagogy) Famous writer, C.S. Lewis, one wrote, “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts”. He wrote this in 1943 in The Abolition of Man, this work depicts Lewis’s objections and defence of the pedagogy of the time. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines Pedagogy as “the art, science, or profession of teaching”(Merriam-Webster Dictionary). In his quote, Lewis makes the point that teachers aren’t meant to destroy the thoughts

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    Walt Whitman Beliefs

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    Walt Whitman, one of the world's greatest journalist and poets, touched the lives of many different and diverse cultures through his many works in which he placed his feet in the shoes of everyday people and the experiences they faced. However, his attitude towards slavery and abolitionism were never permanent as if he was constantly torn between how he really felt or how others who did not agree with him would judge his views. As the saying goes, "your first teachers are your parents." Whitman grew

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    Walt Whitman Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819, in West Hills, Long Island, New York. He was the second of six children. From 1825-1830, he attended public school in Brooklyn. After his years of education, Walt Whitman experimented with many different jobs. From 1836-1838, Whitman taught at several schools in Long Island. After teaching, Walt Whitman returned to printing and editing in New York. During this time he edited many papers such as the Aurora (daily newspaper)

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    Walt Whitman Walt Whitman was a wonderful poet in his lifetime. He with many others influenced the American Literature during the time of the Great Depression. He was an American poet, essayist, novelist, short story writer, journalist, and editor. His work was revolutionary in both its style and content. Whitman promoted himself as the poet of American democracy and of the common man. His exploration and exaltation of sexuality and homosexuality has been downplayed. I plan to talk about Walt Whitman

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    Pedagogy In Walt Whitman

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    formal pedagogies in favor of informal ones…” (Cain). Walt Whitman was no different; he prefered a hands on approach when it came to teaching and through his approach, he learned as much from the student as they did from him. Walt Whitman had several ideas and themes that came from his pedagogy as recorded in Song of Myself 6, 46, and 47. In Song of myself 6, Walt Whitman begins to question exactly how much an instructor can teach. Walt Whitman was known for his hands on approach when it came to learning

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    Walt Whitman was part of the transcendentalism era and was one of the greatest American poet and journalist of his time. He was born on May 31, 1819 in New York. Having a large family his father and mother did not have time to read his starting work or pay much attention to him for that matter. Walt went out of his wat to drop out of school to help his family. He taught in many schools and after teaching, he returned to printing and editing in New York. During this time, he edited many papers such

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