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Whitman's "Overstaid Fraction": Section 38 of "Song of Myself"

Author: R. W French

  • Whitman's "Overstaid Fraction": Section 38 of "Song of Myself"

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    Whitman's "Overstaid Fraction": Section 38 of "Song of Myself"

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Abstract

Seeks a better understanding of Section 38 of "Song of Myself" by attempting to answer three questions about the passage: "What is the 'usual mistake' that the poet discovers? What does it mean to look 'with a separate look'? And what is the 'overstaid fraction' that is resumed?"

How to Cite:

French, R. W., (1988) “Whitman's "Overstaid Fraction": Section 38 of "Song of Myself"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 5(3), 17-22. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1177

Rights: Copyright © 1988 R. W French

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03 Jan 1988
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