Belhaven University Poem Literary Genre Discussion


I’m gather on a Writing investigation and need an description.

1. Both Whitman and Dickinson alter from over transmitted modes of poetry that had over equal and predictable chime and/or meter. Do you prefer the careless direction of Whitman or the over structured chimed direction of the Victorians and Romantics? Why or why not?

2. What are the deep themes in Whitman’s “Song of Myself?”

o Requirements: 250 articulation for each post