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Analysis and comments on Beginning my Studies. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 5 of 9, added on July 12th, 2010 at 11:45 AM.
Beginning My Studies

I believe this is Whitman explaining that moment in life when everything is
new...maybe very young adolescence - when we are all students of the world.
When everything amazes us...awes us. When I'm observing my 3 year old niece
and how easily (yet very happily) amazed and awe she gets when learning
something new, I am reminded of this poem. It's that time when happiness is
staring at an ant on a flower and wondering what its doing.

Gabriel from United States
Comment 4 of 9, added on March 9th, 2008 at 9:15 PM.

Whitman is obviously estatic about an eye-opening event, a time in his
life, (probably) when he discovered the beautyand majesty in and of LIFE

Michael Poh from United States
Comment 3 of 9, added on May 31st, 2005 at 10:37 PM.

I loved this poem! It expresses the love he had for his studies because I
believe he realized studying moves you forward and makes you knowledgeable
and encourages you to love studying and not be forced to do it!

Michelle from United States
Comment 2 of 9, added on November 10th, 2004 at 5:55 PM.

very inspirational from a writer's point of view.

brian from United States
Comment 1 of 9, added on October 19th, 2004 at 5:52 PM.

very very good poem

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Information about Beginning my Studies.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 8. Beginning my Studies.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 1. Inscriptions
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
Viewed: 1119 times
Poem of the Day: Jul 3 2005

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