5A Walt Whitman

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5A Walt Whitman

  1. 1. WaltWHITMAN
  2. 2. Who is the poet and what ishis family like?Walt Whitman had 7 sisters and brothers. He was the 2nd oldest of his siblings. His father was a carpenter, house builder, and staunch supporter of the American Revolution ideals.
  3. 3. What influenced him towrite? Walt Whitman loved poetry. He considered it as an outdoor activity and very relaxing. Ralph Waldo Emerson encouraged him to write even more giving him some ideas of what he could do as a writer.
  4. 4. What poetic techniques didhe use? He used rhyme repetition his five senses.
  5. 5. Why did he write? He loved the feel of writing poems Walt considered it an outdoor activity, and supper relaxing
  6. 6. When did the poet live? Born on May 31st 1819 and died in 1892. He was born near the American revolution. Lived in rural area.
  7. 7. The End

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