An Analysis Of Walt Whitman's Song By Self

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Conveyed in “Song by Self” in the collection Leaves of Grass written by Walt Whitman, there 's no place in the universe of the individual as the individual always will Become or has become the universe. Whitman infers, “my tongue, every atom of blood, formed from this soil, this air” (ll.6).This illustrates that everything’s made from the a singular object or element, from body parts to the air such as atoms and molecules. Therefore we can infer that we are everyone and everything must relate to each other, because we’re made from atoms. Also, “I harbor for good and bad…”(ll.12) proves that once life has become precious and beautiful over time and this means in any situation, whether it’s a tragedy or an accomplishment thus must remain sought
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