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Analysis and comments on I Sing the Body Electric. by Walt Whitman

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Johng768216 from United States
Comment 9 of 10, added on September 26th, 2013 at 12:14 PM.
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This poem shows the beauty of not only the human body, but of the soul as
well. All throughout the poem, Whitman demonstrates his passion and
equality for both genders and their importance to society. He shows that we

cannot exist without fathers, nor can we exist without the mothers who bore


azmol from United States
Comment 8 of 10, added on March 16th, 2011 at 9:24 AM.
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Comment 7 of 10, added on October 30th, 2010 at 12:40 AM.
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This poem shows the beauty of not only the human body, but of the soul as
well. All throughout the poem, Whitman demonstrates his passion and
equality for both genders and their importance to society. He shows that we
cannot exist without fathers, nor can we exist without the mothers who bore
us.

mark jones from New Zealand
Comment 6 of 10, added on September 21st, 2009 at 11:48 AM.

In this poem the narrator by mentioning the body’s part it makes it tries
to argument that all human beings have have most of the body parts in
common except the race and bodyies color, the author was living in the time
of slavery and was trying to tell that we should not have slavery and all
people should have the same rights because all people have the soul

Driti from United States
Comment 5 of 10, added on February 16th, 2006 at 2:54 AM.

the soul is the body!
the body is the soul!

cheers to new beginnings!!

nicole from United States
Comment 4 of 10, added on November 16th, 2005 at 10:20 PM.

This poem shows the beauty of not only the human body, but of the soul as
well. All throughout the poem, Whitman demonstrates his passion and
equality for both genders and their importance to society. He shows that we
cannot exist without fathers, nor can we exist without the mothers who bore
us.

Christine from United States
Comment 3 of 10, added on June 17th, 2005 at 11:08 PM.

This poem epitomizes why Woody Guthrie and the beat poets loved Whitman.
This poem gives one example after another of the oneness of all people; a
song of true democracy. He wrote with a prophetic voice reminiscent of
Solomon in Ecclesiastes. I am sure that he is turning over in his grave for
the truly hideous song written for the musical "Fame" which begins with the
title line.

Shelby Marzoni from United States
Comment 2 of 10, added on March 6th, 2005 at 10:08 PM.

This is a well constructed poem in regards to the authors admiration of the
human body and soul...The connection with the common man and woman reveal
his closeness to society by being able to discern any features that may
have accomodated people of that time.

Schorsch from United States
Comment 1 of 10, added on November 22nd, 2004 at 8:13 PM.

For anyone who doesn't think that Whitman is gay, just look at this poem.
Man! He spends a good 150 words on the body of a man, its aesthetic,
physical, and sexual beauty, and then tosses the female form in at the end,
referring not to physical beauty but only to her ability to be a mother.

Amanda from United States

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Information about I Sing the Body Electric.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 3. I Sing the Body Electric.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 2. Children of Adam
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
Viewed: 674 times
Poem of the Day: Sep 17 2004


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