Name Tutor Course Date Breaking Down Closing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman Closing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman poem is an insightful and astute poem about the commonality of experiences of human life. Believably the poem precedes the poem ‘Leaves of the Grass.’ Snyder-Grenier (140) notes that Whitman poem emphasizes on intimacy and his favorite subject on the unifying issues about human experiences about his intended audience. Whitman illustrates the daily commute of the ferry from Brooklyn to Manhattan. He describes those experiences regarding the weather and surroundings with special concern to commuters sea water the clouds and the sunrise. This article delineates the poem Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Whitman in an attempt to decipher the real intended meaning the poem holds. In the first instance Walt meditates about the commuters’ daily routines and how often they repeat the journey in the same vessel. What do they have in through his series poetry most probably Song of Myself precedes Crossing Brooklyn Ferry that comes before ‘Leaves of the Grass.’ On the other hand the poem treats natural objects and human objects as interconnected things that are not distinguishable from each other such that man is a part of nature. Thus anything that he creates becomes part of nature too. It is through this relation that Whitman elaborates the philosophy about interactions and experiences in time and space. Works Cited Berke Amy Robert R. Bleil Jordan Cofer and Doug Davis. Writing the Nation: A Concise Introduction to American Literature 1865-Present. Dahlonega Georgia: University of North Georgia Press 2015. Internet resource. 182 Casale Frank D. Bloom's How to Write About Walt Whitman. New York: Infobase Pub 2010. Internet resource.488 Kummings Donald D. A Companion to Walt Whitman. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell 2009. Print. Snyder-Grenier Ellen M. Brooklyn!: An Illustrated History. Philadelphia: Temple University Press 1996. Print.140. [...]
Please read the guidelines attached. Select one piece of literature from the reading list attached to break down and explain to the reader what it says and what it all means or if theres any hidden meanings within. 4-5 pages in MLA format including 2 sources cited at the end on a separate work cited page.