So, in class tonight I was thinking about how many ways we’ve described Whitman. I thought it would be kind of cool to have a running list of the different names/personas we give to Whitman. I’m jotting down a few here, but since I don’t really have time to go back through all the blogs to catalog what we’ve called him I thought everyone could just comment as they came up with or remembered names they’d given him. Let me know if you guys think this would be worthwhile or not.
Some of the names I could remember:
Whitman-as-poet, Whitman-as-man, Whitman-as-prophet, Whitman-as-creeper, Whitman-as-lover, womanly Whitman, gay WhitmanUncategorized