A juxtaposition of Emily Dickinson’s poem Hope Is a Thing with Features and Walt Whitman poem, O Captain! My Captain!

America experienced profound changes during the mid 1800s. New technologies and ideas helped the nation grow, while the Civil War ripped the nation apart. During this tumultuous period, two great American writers captured their ideas in poetry. Their poems give us insight into the time period, as well as universal insight about life. Although polar … Read more