I Sit And Look Out Summary
What is a summary of "I Sit and Look Out" by Walt Whitman?
As the previous educator mentions, the poem is a catalog of all of the cruelties and acts of meanness that human beings inflict upon one another.
Whitman's narrator makes note of the pain of former soldiers ("secret convulsive sobs from young men, at anguish with themselves, remorseful after deeds done"), mothers misused by their children, wives misused by their husbands, the pain of being unloved or of being jealous, and broader suffering—famine, pestilence, and tyranny.
I disagree, however, with the notion that the poem...
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