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Analysis and comments on I Hear America Singing. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 3 of 143, added on January 6th, 2005 at 12:45 PM.

I find the poem " I Hear America Singing" to be too patriotic. Yes the
Americans were happy despite the low wages and hard labor, but they were
not the only hard laborers. What about the Hispanics, Latinos, and even
Asians? They work as hard,or, even harder than the Americans. " I Hear
America Singing" is too patriotic and nationalistic.

Samuel Salgado from United States
Comment 2 of 143, added on January 5th, 2005 at 11:33 AM.

I wonder if Whitman were alive today, what songs would he hear from
America? I'm afraid they may not be as happy.

Debbie Valenta from United States
Comment 1 of 143, added on October 27th, 2004 at 12:26 PM.

he shows they were happy to do their jobs despite the low wages and hard
labor, they were just happy to be in America


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Information about I Hear America Singing.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 4. I Hear America Singing.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 5. The Answerer
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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Poem of the Day: Feb 11 2012

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