“I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman

The poem “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman is written in first-person point of view. Whitman writes the poem from his viewpoint using the word “I”. Whitman, as the narrator, hears and observes the hard-working individuals of America as they live their lives, carrying out their everyday responsibilities. We see through the eyes of … Read more

The Singing Child On The Curb From Holden’s Point Of View In Salinger’s Novel, ‘The Catcher In The Rye’

The Catcher Catching Happiness The passage about the singing child on the curb on page 115 of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is important because in the described moment, Holden is pleased. He first describes the family walking in front of him, pointing out, “They looked sort of poor.” This shows that … Read more

“I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman

The poem “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman is written in first-person point of view. Whitman writes the poem from his viewpoint using the word “I”. Whitman, as the narrator, hears and observes the hard-working individuals of America as they live their lives, carrying out their everyday responsibilities. We see through the eyes of … Read more