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I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman - Poetry Reading

I Hear America Singing - A poem by Walt Whitman. About the poem - This poem demonstrates typical Whitman techniques. Although there is no end rhyme, a prominent sense of melody in his chiming repetitions and a rhythm in the length of his lines that substitutes for the metrical pattern we expect in conventional poetry is seen. Line one announces the main metaphor. Individual Americans doing their various jobs are a harmonious chorus of happy, proud, creative workers. About the poet - Walt Whitman (1819 -- 1892) was an American poet, essayist and journalist. He was born in New York, US. He was one of the many influential poets US ever had. Whitman is often called the father of free verse. For more videos log onto http://www.youtube.com/pearlsofwisdom Also find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pearlsofwisdomchannel Subscribe & Stay Tuned - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=pearlsofwisdom
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