“Song of Myself, 52” by Walt Whitman spans from being about the concept of independent life to the immortality existing in nature.
Whitman’s “I understand the large hearts of heroes” is about the deeds of forgotten heroes with whom the first-person poet-speaker associates himself.
In Walt Whitman’s “To a Stranger,” the speaker describes the spiritual connection between him and a stranger whom he has encountered recently.
In “One’s Self I Sing,” Whitman sings about the individuality of a person. His song celebrates the human body as a whole, the soul included.
“A child said, What is the grass?” Can readers answer this question in simple terms without using botanical jargon?