What Does Whitman Hear? Word Choice and Walt

Unit 7: The Individual and the Transcendentalists
Lesson 7 of 10

Objective: SWBAT determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone.

Big Idea: Whitman's use of diction is perfection.

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English / Language Arts, Transcendentalism, diction, tone, theme, autobiography, reflection, Age of Reason
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