Show how Whitman combines individualism with universalism.

Show how Whitman combines individualism with universalism. Or, Show how much Whitman is personal and democratic in his views in “Song of Myself”. Answer: “Song of Myself’ is not actually a song of an individual self; it is a song of the universal self, a song of democracy. Unity, equality and human dignity are the Read More

Give a brief note on When Lilacs Last at the Dooryard Bloome’d.

Give a brief note on When Lilacs Last at the Dooryard Bloome’d. Or, Critically appreciate the poem When Lilacs Last at the Dooryard Bloome’d. Answer: “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d- is an elegy on the death of Abraham Lincoln, though it never mentions the president by name. Like most elegies, it develops from Read More