He has learned from the world’s religions although he frequently challenges religion in “Song of Myself, ” it’s important to remember that this is a religious poem in many ways, and Whitman feels. He’s got drunk deeply of Christian some a few ideas like divine mysteries and significance of hope and faith. He’s got great faith in the region of the planet and doesn’t think, like Shakespeare’s atheistic Macbeth, that the planet is merely a huge scam.
I’m the poet for the physical human anatomy, And I will be the poet regarding the Soul.
The pleasures of paradise are beside me, plus the aches of hell are with me, The first I graft while increasing upon myself…. The latter we lead to a unique tongue. (section 21)
One of many jobs of the poem would be to just take religious suggestions to another type of degree – to change them into an appreciation when it comes to spirituality associated with moment that is present. Continue reading Shall I pray? Shall we venerate and stay ceremonious? (part 20)