What do you think woudl be different if Walt Whitman had written " I hear America Singing" today? Anything the
Anything the same?
Asked By: jesusluvsme123789 - 12/17/2007
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I think most of it would be different. Obviously, some of the jobs he talks about are obsolete. However, it's more the tone of the poem - one of pride in their various jobs and contentment to do that job well - that he may have to completely change... More
Answered By: ck1 - 12/17/2007
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The Industrial Revolution is passe...the sounds would be clicking and humming of wireless techno-gadgets.
Answered By: rousseau l - 12/17/2007
The varied carols might be different, but you would still hear the "yahonk" of the migrating goose, you would still hear the belched sound of Whitman's voice, you would still hear him calling upon all of us to do our best for the country which we love and for democracy. The uncut grass of graves would still remind him... More
Answered By: artful - 12/18/2007
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