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Democracy in Whiman’s ‘Song of Myself’ ?>

Democracy in Whiman’s ‘Song of Myself’

Md. Nurul Hassan Abstract: Walt Whitman (1819-1892) is a democratic poet. His democratic tone is found in the collection ‘The Leaves of Grass’. In the poem Song of Myself’ walt Whitman sings of America herself. Here, the poet gives a panoramic view of America scene as well as expresses those ideals which make Americanness. The poet addresses himself as an American and so the poem really is ‘the epic of America’, the song of America’ and the ‘Bible of Democracy’….

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