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ISBN:
0670861502
Author:
Neil Philip
Category:
Literature & Fiction
Language:
English
Publisher:
Viking Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition (May 1, 1995)
Pages:
160 pages
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1798 kb
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I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each .

I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam, The mason singing his as he makes ready for work, or leaves off work, The boatman singing what belongs to him in his boat, the deckhand singing on th. In this poem Whitman defines America by its working class, in the same way another writer might define a nation by its more conspicuous or intellectually advanced citizens. I Hear America Singing, like much of Whitman’s poetry, is written in free verse.

Walt Whitman sings America, and Langston Hughes, Ezra Pound, and Allen Ginsberg sing Wait Whitman. There's John Greenleaf Whittier's brave ""Barbara Frietchie,"" and Ogden Nash's Barbara Frietchie, who ". .scratched/When she was itchy. An astounding array of poems about the American identity, representing the events and attitudes that have helped shape a unique history, by the compiler of Fairy Tales from Eastern Europe (1991). "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"" coexists with . cummings' ""heroic happy dead. Pleasantly and well-suited I walk, Whither I walk I cannot define, but I know it is good, The whole universe indicates that it is good, The past and the present indicate that it is good. How beautiful and perfect are the animals!

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From Walt Whitman's I Hear America Singing to Langston Hughes' reply I, too (am America), this rich anthology is full of poems that describe, celebrate and bring to vivid life the American experience

From Walt Whitman's I Hear America Singing to Langston Hughes' reply I, too (am America), this rich anthology is full of poems that describe, celebrate and bring to vivid life the American experience. Amidst the great legacy of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are traditional spirituals and anthems, and songs of the Pueblo and Sioux.

A multicultural collection of poems revealing the American experience includes Native American and other traditional poems as well as the work of Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, and many others