Archive for February, 2011

The Real War Will Never get into the Pictures

Monday, February 21st, 2011

In specimen Days,  Walt Whitman speaks on the events of the “actual” war as he saw them. The horrific scenes in which he has incorporated into the various selections are not stories that he is inventing from the corners of his mind, but rather his accounts of what is taking place at the time. As […]

Observation observed

Monday, February 7th, 2011

In the piece title “Experience”, Emerson states that “Our life is not so much threatened as our perception.” (p471) Life in this statement, as I have observed seems to be in the back ground and if this were to be portrayed by Turner, perception would take on the form of nature in a subliminal manner, […]


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