Walt Whitman Quiz
What is the more common English name for Paumanok, Whitman's childhood home?
At the start of "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," the poet finds the "Crowds of men and women attired in the usual costumes" to be
- That is, he's intrigued by them. The crowds might be curious about the poet too, but that's not the point.
Which of the following is not named in "I Hear America Singing"?
After publishing Leaves of Grass, Whitman...
What best describes the poetry Whitman wrote?
The narrator of "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer"...
In section 51 of Song of Myself, which line follows "Do I contradict myself?"
- (I am large, I contain multitudes.)
"When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" is about which U.S. president?
What is the "strong and delicious word" the sea whispers to the narrator in "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking?"
In section 52 of Song of Myself, what does the poet sound over the roofs of the world?