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Posted by: jaimegarciapulido | 21st Apr, 2017


Mi first lesson at Harvard: Whitman is the poet of a rich country. He claims to be as infinite as a leaf of grass. Since his first verse, he goes far away. No doubt: he is the voice of The United States of America. His ‘big scale’ poetry voice has been leading the american culture in some way or another. Some day, the best economists of this world must treat this awesome stuff. It is not worthless. In fact, it is a poetrical tone turning into an economical factor, involving the use of a strong, green metaphor called ‘dolar’.

On the other hand, the rest of this continent is poor. Our poets think poorly. They claim to be the shadow of a ghost in hunger strike. Perhaps they ignore that Whitman is still an erotic, explicit, capitalist poet in a capitalist world.

Theme for an essay: ¡The impact of Whitman poems on the american economy!

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