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The crowd followed the two-mile procession to Harleigh Cemetery where a service was held and Whitman was buried. Despite the fact that Camden saw his final years of life and his burial, Whitman was by birth and soul a New Yorker.
But the great metropolis did tolerate his peculiar ways and provided him with a universe of inspiration. His father, Walter Whitman, Sr. After his parents married on June 8,the young husband built the two-story house with cedar shingles in which Whitman was born three years later.
This claim is not too far fetched as the elder Whitman was a dedicated supporter of liberal and freethinking causes. Louisa Whitman provided the stability and loving kindness the growing family she eventually had nine children needed.
Her husband was moody and he frequently uprooted the family from house to house and town to town. All of the children were not to have happy lives. An older brother, Jesse, had severe mental problems and was confined to an asylum in Hannah, a sister, while neurotic, did marry.
One younger brother, Andrew, whose wife turned to prostitution, became an alcoholic and died young. Another younger brother, Eddie, was mentally a child all his life. Inthe family made the first of many moves—from West Hills to Brooklyn. At the time, Brooklyn had a population of about 7, Brooklyn was a way-station between the rural life of Long Island and the urbanity of Manhattan.
Untilthere was just one public school in Brooklyn, a building that stood at the corner of Concord and Adams Streets. This was the school Whitman first attended in Ina second district was added, which still meant there were but two teachers for students.
These schools were taught in a rigid fashion that Whitman would reject when he became a school teacher in his early 20s in rural Long Island.
In Junehe began working as an office boy for lawyers James and Edward Clarke, a father and son operation. His duties included running the occasional errand—among his stops was the New Jersey home of the infamous former vice president, Aaron Burr. The younger Clarke took a liking to young Walt and began to tutor him and bought him a subscription to a circulating library.
Within a year, he was apprenticed to a newspaper, The Long Island Patriot. The Loco-Focos were anti-slavery and the Hunkers were either proslavery or neutral. These shifts of opinion would eventually lead to his unemployability in the newspaper world.
His journalistic career had two phases.
From to he worked as an apprentice printer and newspaper man for a number of papers, including The Patriot and the New York Mirror. From to the early s he worked as a reporter and eventually an editor of a number of dailies—New York Aurora, Brooklyn Eagle, and even for a time the New Orleans Crescent.
In between these two periods he served as a country school teacher on Long Island, at such locations as Babylon, Long Swamp, Triming Square, and Woodbury. Beginning inWhitman operated a small print shop and bookstore in Brooklyn. His family lived in the upper two stories.
During this time he helped his father and his brother, George, in construction and carpentry jobs.
In the meantime, Whitman continued to write articles for the newspapers, composed poetry, and broadened his intellectual range. Transcendentalist poet and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson was a particularly important influence: During this period, the once conservatively dressed Whitman began to adopt the dress and persona of a New York City street tough.
Throughout most of his life as a printer and editor he lived at home with his parents. The Whitman family was to see much turmoil and was under a considerable amount of stress.
Walt came to see himself as a unifying element during those tumultuous times of his siblings. A consummate self-promoter, Whitman masterminded the initial printing of his work, distributed copies to influential newspapers and writers, even anonymously wrote favorable reviews that he, in time, reprinted in later editions of his book.
Emerson wrote a letter to Whitman in response to the collection he received: Whitman had an attitude towards death that today we might call New Age.In Cold Blood study guide contains a biography of Truman Capote, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
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