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Unformatted text preview: Live Oak with Moss which was about his feelings for men, but he didnt want them exposed. Song of myself: Most of poetry we are doing is from this section Children of Adam: Calamus: Live Oak with Moss o While a romantic at heart, Whitman rejects the molds of common rhyme and meter. o Instead he liked to write long lines of free verse to express his themes of democracy and individuality. o He wrote about the common people. o He wrote about pleasant and unpleasant aspects of nature. He had a lot of criticisms over time, now he is considered a father of poetry o More than free verse he cataloged and listed things 07/01/2008 16:33:00 07/01/2008 16:33:00...
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