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Life, Time and Works of Walt Whitman Part 2

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Watch this History of American Literature video entitled The Life, Time and Works of Walt Whitman Part 2 to study the parallels between Walt Whitman's poetic vision and the social history of America. Discover Walt Whitman's point of view in relation to his poetic themes, and the way in which the form of his poetic expression emphasizes that point of view.

Use Part 2 of this online K12 American Literature video to study and learn about the time, life and works of Walt Whitman and why his landmark work, Leaves of Grass still has relevance and meaning to people today.

 

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Life, Time and Works of Walt Whitman Part 2. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Walt Whitman Songs of Myself. Learn about the Time, Life and Literary Works of Walt Whitman. Learn why Walt Whitman-s landmark work, Leaves of Grass still has relevance and meaning to people today and examine his role as a leading American author.
  • Examine the uniqueness of Walt Whitman-s poetic form through excerpts from his landmark work Leaves of Grass and delve into Whitman-s poetry and how it expresses democratic ideals.
  • Understand Whitman-s point of view in relation to his poetic themes, and the way in which the form of his poetic expression emphasizes that point of view.
  • Through his writing, we can draw parallels between Whitman-s poetic vision and the social history of America.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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