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Walter walt whitman was an american poet, essayist and journalist walter white's name is reminiscent of the poet, a fact that has played a major role as a plot device in breaking bad and used up to the mid-season finale of season five. Background information abraham lincoln was a man walt whitman deeply admired and is the captain to whom whitman refers david reynolds of history now - american history online discusses the relationship between the master poet and the fearless leader. Walt whitman (born walter whitman) (may 31, 1819 - march 26, 1892) was an american poet, essayist, journalist, and humanist whose unrhymed, unmetered verse marked a radical departure in poetics and framed the american experience in terms that would greatly influence subsequent literature.
Walt whitman come, said my soul, such verses for my body let us write, (for we are one,) that should i after return, or, long, long hence, in other spheres, there to some group of mates the chants resuming, (tallying earth's soil, trees, winds, tumultuous - walt whitman beginning my studies. Walt whitman's opinions did not always go over well with his employers at the newspapers where he worked in a four year period he was fired from seven different walt whitman republished a revised edition of leaves of grass a year later he included ralph waldo emerson's letter in the revised edition. Walt whitman (1819 - 1892) was an american poet, essayist and journalist whitman fused the poetic traditions of both transcendentalism and realism, with his own unique indomitable spirit writing in a new form of free verse, whitman is one of the most influential modern american poets. Walt whitman biography walt whitman was born in westhills, long island, may 31, 1819, in a farm-house overlooking the sea while yet a child his parents moved to brooklyn, where he acquired his education.
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