Kerry C. Larson: On "For You O Democracy"
Legislated Union, in the wake of failed resolutions and bloody compromises, seemed more than ever a contradiction in terms, a premonition given added vehemence in "For You O Democracy". . . . It goes without saying that these pious exhorations count as little more than stop-gap measures, wishful prophecies whose inflated optimism is portentous in its own right.
|Title||Kerry C. Larson: On "For You O Democracy"||Type of Content||Criticism|
|Criticism Author||Kerry C. Larson||Criticism Target||Walt Whitman|
|Criticism Type||Poet||Originally Posted||14 May 2020|
|Publication Status||Excerpted Criticism||Publication||Whitman's Drama Consensus|
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