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Unformatted text preview: this in "The Wound-Dresser." He speaks of the war as his strangest days. They were long days of sweat and dust. The reader can tell by the explanations by Whitman that he doesn't appreciate war. He also talks about the people who got wounded from the war. He feels bad for them and wants to save them desperately. This shows that he dislikes the war because he felt there was no need for them being injured. If it wasn't for the war, the people wouldn't be that way. He doesn't state these beliefs directly, however it is easy to see through his words. Walt Whitman mentions his dislike of war throughout his poems. He may do this indirectly but his message is abundantly clear. He is obviously anti-war and has only negative aspects of it. He hates the idea of war and shows it in his poetry. o...
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- Spring '10
- Poetry, Allen Ginsberg