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Analysis and comments on Come up from the Fields, Father. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 15 of 15, added on April 14th, 2014 at 9:23 AM.
The media role in ma

The media role in making Jack the Ripper fauoms as the "first serial
killer" also indicates how technology changes perception. The murders
happened just after the popular press developed. The British press is known
as "Fleet Street" because they were located there to be near the courts
where so many colourful stories originate. Whitechapel, the barbarous slum
where the Ripper murders happend is a short walk from Fleet street. If they
had happened elsewhere I doubt they would have been seriously
reported.Indeed the press played a greater role than merely reporting. It
is a well known secret that the "Jack the Ripper" letter was actually
written by a journalist (there was an earlier but less interesting letter
which is possibly genuine). Without that letter we would not have the name
and indeed without the entire campaign not all of the murders would have
been attributed to one person - murders of prostitutes were and still are
common in such places.

Kasoaksoka from Trinidad and Tobago, Republic
Comment 14 of 15, added on November 15th, 2012 at 10:45 AM.
hello world :)

Hello , my name is Yohan and I found this forum and its members really

yoyonoob from Antigua and Barbuda
Comment 13 of 15, added on December 17th, 2011 at 1:48 PM.
Riley Starrett

Hah, Italy demonstrators rally against Berlusconi

Hunter Powell from United States
Comment 12 of 15, added on November 21st, 2010 at 11:51 PM.
Post Rape


Justin Ramsay from Brunei Darussalam, Negara
Comment 11 of 15, added on April 14th, 2010 at 4:54 AM.

why it is good? i think the writer foucuse the commen peope succesfully by
dipict the surroundings and the feelings of old couple,it is so real that
all the readers may sympathy. maybe we all chrish such a feeling that what
willwe do if we lose the loved onesof our family,the auther just trigered
our feelings.

david from China
Comment 10 of 15, added on July 2nd, 2009 at 6:14 PM.

What words... super, a brilliant idea

PeterMontee from United States
Comment 9 of 15, added on June 4th, 2009 at 2:25 AM.

I love this poem when the first time I read it! Walt is perfect!

Helly He from China
Comment 8 of 15, added on March 8th, 2009 at 8:19 PM.

it is a good poem, the second stanza is quite possibly the most intense
imagery in the world

oober349 from United States
Comment 7 of 15, added on November 12th, 2008 at 12:54 PM.

this poem is so emotional, as his brother died in th civil war
i guess his brother is the hero of the poem
the most touching thing is the mother.

alaa samy from Egypt
Comment 6 of 15, added on February 26th, 2006 at 10:09 AM.

I've been studying on Walt Whitman for a While and I think this is one of
the best poems of him about Civil War.

Muge from Turkey

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 12. Come up from the Fields, Father.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 8. Drum-Taps
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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