literature

War! What Is It Good For? Comparing Whitman To Dickinson

What I have learned from literature was that there were no winners in the Civil War, and many authors used poetry to validate the need for war as well as document for future societies that it comes with high prices from both sides who choose to engage. Authors documented lost lives, lost limbs, and lost… Continue reading War! What Is It Good For? Comparing Whitman To Dickinson

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literature

Why Walt Whitman Is My Favorite Author

One of the most exciting things I love about Whitman was his use of poetry to define his existence as just another part of nature's creation. With all the amazing things he accomplished before the Civil War, he was also very private in never tooting his own horn. Gray writes, "Whitman identiļ¬es himself, in these… Continue reading Why Walt Whitman Is My Favorite Author

History

My Views On Individualism, Influence, and Power

What I find the most interesting in literature is how writers captured society long ago and how modern, multi-cultural writers provide a new and fresh perspective on those same stories. There are always two sides to history, and it takes them both for writers like me to find a third perspective that reinvents those ideas… Continue reading My Views On Individualism, Influence, and Power