Walter Whitman's Accomplishments

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Walter Whitman was an American writer during the nineteenth century. Primarily, he was known for his practical poetry and down to earth style. In his work, he displayed both realistic and philosophical views. His works, are mainly drawn from both the love of his county and his theistic world view. Whitman was greatly influential to American literature and writings. On May 31, 1819, Whitman was born in West Hills, New York, to parents Walter and Louisa Whitman . He was brought up in a large family of 9 children. Upon early childhood, he experienced moving from place to place because of unsuitable economic issues. Living up to difficult responsibilities, was a challenge as Whitman took on his first job at the age of eleven. Later he was
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