Poetry analysis of Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is often considered to be a larger-than-life poet, writing expansive lines and embracing the whole of America as his inspiration. In “Song of Myself,” however, he writes, “I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journeywork of the stars.” The...

Classic of Poetry (Shijing

Pick one poem from the Classic of Poetry (Shijing 詩經) [Owen, pp. 10-57], and answer all three of the following questions, based on your own reading of the text rather than any external sources: Sample Solution

Steven’s poem

Choose a line, a stanza, or an image from a Steven’s poem (“The Open Boat” OR “The Blue Hotel” that you particularly like or that particularly intrigues you and discuss it. Sample Solution