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Analysis and comments on To a Stranger. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 21 of 31, added on October 16th, 2015 at 3:19 AM.

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Comment 20 of 31, added on September 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM.

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Comment 19 of 31, added on December 21st, 2014 at 2:22 PM.

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Comment 18 of 31, added on December 21st, 2014 at 12:21 PM.

7EYVrr Generally I do not read article on blogs, however I wish to say that
this write-up very forced me to take a look at and do it! Your writing
taste has been surprised me. Thank you, very great post.

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Comment 17 of 31, added on May 16th, 2013 at 11:06 AM.
I do like,its good to read TO A STRANGER

This is an insignificant poem by whitman.He shows his strong
imaginations.Nostalgic he looks when he looks to a stranger

Noor from Pakistan
Comment 16 of 31, added on March 11th, 2013 at 10:34 PM.

wai au

wai au
Comment 15 of 31, added on November 1st, 2011 at 9:04 PM.

I like MCR

Sarah from United States
Comment 14 of 31, added on August 28th, 2009 at 12:05 AM.

It is what it's like when you get to heaven

Comment 13 of 31, added on October 29th, 2008 at 6:23 AM.

When my best friend died in a car wreck, his mother asked me to choose a
poem to be read at his funeral. Knowing he was a fan of Whitman, I looked
through The Leaves of Grass for one I thought was appropriate, and I chose
this one. To me, this poem speaks of how we meet people, they change us
and we change them, and then we move on. We're all just passing strangers,
taking of each other, and eventually we do not speak of them, but think of
them in quiet moments. At least that's what it meant to me at that time.

John from United States
Comment 12 of 31, added on December 13th, 2007 at 2:46 PM.

In Walt Whitman’s “The Leaves of Grass” there is cluster of a series of 45
poems called Calamus, which work to celebrate and promote a theme of love.
Out of that cluster, in “To a Stranger” by Walt Whitman, Whitman expresses
a general sense of longing directed at the world in general. And Whitman’s
nostalgic for past relationships and his conscious of having his feelings
of affection reciprocated by everyone he walks past allows him to know that
ultimately he will find love. In “To A Stranger”, Whitman not only alludes
to the love between a man and a woman but to the beautiful and sane
affection between a man and a man. Through the motif of genders, sexual
innuendos, the repetition of “I am” and the overall sense of secrecy
throughout the poem, reveals Whitman’s inner conflicts with his sexuality
and his yearning to want to tell and express his sexuality openly without
restrictions imposed by society.

Lou from United States

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Information about To a Stranger.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 18. To a Stranger.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 3. Calamus
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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