Walt Whitman

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What poetic techniques did Whitman use throughout his lifetime?

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American poet Walt Whitman (1819–1892) was a brilliant innovator of poetic expression and used language in ways never before seen. His Leaves of Grass, a collection of poems which he wrote and revised until his death, contains in its final version over 400 poems.

Widely considered "the father of free verse ," Whitman's...

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