Song Of Myself By Walt Whitman

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Walt Whitman has a perspective of America that can distribute a goal or even an idea to people. And that is the equality of men in the nation. People should be treated and passionate among each other and not have hatred amongst themselves. America is a place where everyone should be accepted: no matter what race or nationality a person is. Everyone should feel loved around others and form together to become a union. In America, all men are created equal, as stated in the US Constitution. With that being said, Whitman takes this statement to heart and puts it into his poem to describe how strong it is to him. In section 6 of ‘’Song of Myself’’, he describes grass as “a uniform hieroglyphic”, which represents the equality of everyone in the nation (Whitman). …show more content…
America is known for their freedom and flexibility of accepting anyone in the world to live amongst its land. The Bill of Rights is a great example of said freedom. The 1st Amendment talks about the five freedoms America has in its society and how they affect the citizens in all sorts of ways. For instance, freedom of speech describes how citizens has the right to speak out their own opinion about a situation rather than letting it get worse overtime. In Whitman's logic, if one has freedom, then they are able to do whatever they wish with it. Rather if they want to count grass or even cut it all down, Whitman says that anything a person wants to do is completely suitable: “I loafe and invite my soul, / I lean and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass” (Whitman). It brings viewers to compensate an engaging debate of one’s freedom that can be on the higher or lower levels of happiness. Whitman sees freedom as a one-sided discussion and that his position is that “there are no “higher” and “lower” distinctions, but rather simply freedom” (Kannan). This is a strong disputable subject that takes place in Whitman’s

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