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Analysis and comments on I Sit and Look Out. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 6 of 116, added on November 21st, 2005 at 2:42 PM.

this poem does truly state that althought technology in the world has
changed over the course of the years..people and just humanity in general
have not. i find it so fasinating that many of the problems in the world
today already existed in the 1900s. and i dont believe that the world being
this way is george bushs fault..but i personally dont like him the least
bit..i mean come on..give the little people some credit

johns baby girl from United States
Comment 5 of 116, added on November 10th, 2005 at 3:24 AM.

The poem really talks about the so called superpowers of the worlds.- BUSH
ADMINISTRATION.

Gun-Shy from Australia
Comment 4 of 116, added on August 22nd, 2005 at 4:23 PM.

i think this poem really adresses todays world issues as well as when it
was written. it shows that not much in the world has changed since the
1900's.

meesa from Australia
Comment 3 of 116, added on November 16th, 2004 at 7:13 PM.

the problems mentioned in the poem would be the same and just as prominent
whether bush or kerry or nader or anybody else had won the election...what
is the use of blaming them? it is not the president that causes the
problems, it is narrow-minded people.

suzie from United States
Comment 2 of 116, added on November 3rd, 2004 at 9:30 PM.

This poem was emailed to me today by a friend. He was trying to console
friends about the election of George Bush. I sent it on to others. I had
not read it for over 30 years. I found great consolation in the words.
These are my values not the values of George Bush. Someday the majority of
voters in this country will share these values.

Laura from United States
Comment 1 of 116, added on November 3rd, 2004 at 12:11 PM.

This poem expresses the way I feel today after President Bush won a second
term. I feel that the country has forgotten the little people. The poem
truly, truly brings to light a feeling of deep emotions on social
conditions.

Kellai from United States

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Information about I Sit and Look Out.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 1. I Sit and Look Out.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 4. Leaves of Grass
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
Viewed: 26606 times
Poem of the Day: Jul 5 2006


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