Walt Whitman Poetry
Whitman poems we discussed PICK ONE OF THE FOLLOWING Poems to complete the assignment: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, The Wound-Dresser, or Preface to Leaves of Grass Among the things we have discussed in Walt Whitmans poetry is his belief that there are shared connections between all people that transcend place and time. For this assignment, choose 1 of the 3 poems we have covered for a closer analysis of one of these things that connect all of us. In 2-3 paragraphs, identify one or more moments within the poem where Whitman talks about something that we all sharean idea, a feeling, a need, an experience, etc. What is one of these fundamental things he says connect us? Do you think his points are valid? Are there moments you might disagree to some degree (or entirely)?