Walt Essays

  • The Real Walt Disney

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    The Real Walt Disney Walt Disney as a real man. Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois to his parents, Elias Disney an Irish Canadian and Flora Call Disney, a German American. Walt was one of four children. Walt and his brother Roy and sister Ruth grew up in Chicago, where they attended Benton Grammar School together. He worked hard throughout his schooling and helped support his family during difficult times. When Walt was 23 years old, he and his sweetheart, Lilly

  • walt whitman

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    Walt Whitman Walt Whitman was a follower of the two Transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. He believed in Emerson and Thoreau’s Trascendentalist beliefs. Whitman believed that individualism stems from listening to one’s inner voice and that one’s life is guided by one’s intuition. The Transcendentalist centered on the divinity of each individual; but this divinity could be self-discovered only if the person had the independence of mind to do so. Whitman lent himself to this

  • Walt Whitman’s Children of Adam

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    Walt Whitman’s "Children of Adam" Walt Whitman will forever live in the minds of individuals as one of America’s greatest poets. People in America and all over the world continue to read and treasure his poetry. He was an original thinker, contributing new modern styles to poetry. He was unafraid of controversy and uninhibited by what others may think of him. He created his own path in poetry, as he describes himself in an anonymous review of his poetry: "But there exists no book or fragment

  • Walt Diney

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    the Disney family relocated to Marceline, Missouri, where Walt found interest in drawing and painting pictures as well as starting his entrepreneurship journeys by marketing his works to friends, family and neighbors. In 1911 financial pressures and health stresses for Elias required him to sell their farm and transfer to Kansas City. Here Walt and his brother Roy helped their family financially by delivering newspapers. In addition to Walt assisting on the newspaper routes he attended Benton Grammar

  • Walt Disney

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    “Try to imagine a world without Walt Disney. A world without his magic, whimsy, and optimism..”(Brad A.) Well all know Walt Disney as the creator of Mickey Mouse and the man who made the first Disney movies and cartoons famous. Walt Disney did so much more than just make Mickey Mouse. He touched hearts and made a positive impact on so many people’s lives. He also made Disney famous around the world. Today there is Disney themed parks in Hong Kong, Paris, and Tokyo. Along with the famous Disney Land

  • Walt Disney

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    and neighbors. In 1911, Walt’s father fell ill and the Disney family moved to Kansas city. There, Walt and his brother Roy delivered newspapers for their father. They would wake up at ungodly hours, like three in the morning, and work seven days a week. Even with school and his job, Walt still found time for his drawings. After completing middle school, the Disney family moved back to Chicago, where Walt would then graduated from high school. During the tail end of World War I, he joined the Red Cross

  • Walt Whitman

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    In Walt Whitman's pastoral elegy, "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd", he successfully depicts how nature and citizens mourn Abraham Lincoln's death after his assassination in 1865. He flawlessly incorporates numerous poetic devices and methodically places them throughout his literary work. One of the poetic devices that he continues to use is parallelism. Walt Whitman's inclusion of parallelism contributes to the successful style of the poem by adding to the lyrical flow, creating emphasis

  • Walt Whitman

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    Leaves of Grass contained more than twenty-four poems, which were reasonably filled with ten or more diversified types of themes. Walt Whitman the author and compiler of this exceptional work changed the status of poetry writing through his utilization of thought and expression in the publication of the Leaves of Grass. Ralph Waldo Emerson, a collogue and admirer of Walt once spoke this of him '…Whitman, that Sir, is a strange case, a case unknown to any of us, unless we should stumble upon him

  • Walt Whitman

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    Poems are used to convey a strong message to the audience and reader. These poems conveyed the theme of sorrowness and death. An example of sorrowness in Walt Whitmans “O Captain! My Captain” is “Where on the deck my Captain lies / fallen cold and dead”(7-8), which means that the president is laying fallen and dead after the homecoming of the ship. An example of sorrowness in W.H. Auden’s “Elegy for JFK” is.“When a just man dies / lamentation and praise / sorrow and joy are one”(13-15). This quote

  • Walt Disney

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    inferior to determination, creativity, and passion. An exemplary display of this is Walt Disney. Walt Disney was born December 5, 1901, throughout his life Walt suffered from the disability, dyslexia (IMDb). Walt Disney used creativity, determination, innovation, and passion to overcome his disability and create one of the Worlds biggest and most well known attractions and characters. Walt Disney created “The Walt Disney Company” this extraordinary company includes a collection of theme parks such

  • Walt Elias Disney And Walt Disney's Life

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    Arnold, Roy Oliver, Walter "Walt" Elias Disney, and Ruth Flora Disney. Walt was born in Chicago in 1901, 4 years later his parents moved to Marceline, which was the most important phase in his life, it was his hometown, and they lived on a farm. Walt had special feelings towards animals. The first time I heard Walt Disney’s story, was in this class, and it was told in a creative way by my professor. At the beginning of each class, our instructor played us a minute or two of Walt Disney’s songs, which brought

  • Walt Whitman

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    “A mass of stupid filth,” “a horrible sin,” “gross obscenity:” a few of the selective phrases used to describe Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. Whitman’s collection of poetry evoked strong reactions from contemporary critics; he incites this uproar by delineating controversial subjects and dismantling poetic traditions of the 19th century. Amidst the overwhelmingly negative responses, there were critics who reviewed the poems objectively and even praised Whitman’s distinctive style. One of those critics

  • Walt Whitman's Influence on Germany

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    Walt Whitman's Influence on Germany Walt Whitman (1819-1892) is considered to be one of the greatest American poets of the nineteenth century. While Edgar Allan Poe may have been more widely read, Whitman had more international writers actively respond to him and his poetry than any other American poet. A century after his death, writers around the world are still in dialogue with him, pondering the questions he posed, arguing with him and elaborating on his insights. People have been attracted

  • Walt Disney

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    Walt Disney said "I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination" (JD). In creating Disney stories and movies, Walt Disney demonstrated that he was a true visionary. His acclaimed imagination wasn’t always apparent, though. It has been said that Walt was fired from a job at the Kansas City Star newspaper because of a lack of creativity (Brown). Years later, Disney purchased ABC, which owned the Kansas City

  • Walt Disney

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    of one man to bring it to what it is today, and that’s mans name is Walt Disney. Walt Disney’s life was devoted to the arts and entertainment almost from birth. However, Walt’s fortunes and fame didn’t take form until his creation of Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 and was the fourth child of Elias and Flora Disney. He was an extremely talented child, exhibiting tremendous creativity at such a young age. Walt began drawing pictures in the 1st grade and continued until the day

  • Walt Whitman Influences

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    brilliant individuals, it is undeniable that they were highly influenced by the great Walt Whitman. Walt Whitman was a bright American individual who consistently crossed the conservative boundaries with his excellent writing skills. Walter “Walt” was an American poet, essayist and journalist. He was a big part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism and both of his views were apparent in his works. Walt Whitman's work was very controversial for his time period, especially his great

  • Walt Whitman Influences

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    Walt Whitman, perhaps one of America's legendary and innovative poet's, was born on May 31, 1819, in the working class town of West Hills, New York. Walt was named after his father, Walt Whitman Sr., who was a farmer and carpenter. Whitman Sr. was an admirer of the ideas of Thomas Paine during the American Revolution, with his ideas of true American patriotism and the breaking away from the English rule ("About Walt Whitman"). Walt's own father would later be one of the influences of his works, that

  • Walt Whitman Attitudes

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    I Contain Multitudes: The Life and Work of Walt Whitman After its first publication in 1855, a notable friend of author Ralph Waldo Emerson described Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass as being “trashy, profane & obscene,” and derided the volume’s author as “a pretentious ass, without decency” (Kaplan 211). Equally harsh criticism came en masse from other platforms, as well, with The Saturday Press reportedly encouraging Whitman to take his life (Loving). Such pointed and vicious criticism beggars belief

  • Walt Disney

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    Walt Disney Walt Disney was one of the famous motion-picture producers in history. He first became known in the 1920's and 1930's for creating such cartoon film characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. He later produced feature length cartoon films, movies about wild animals in their natural surroundings, and films starring human actors. Disney won 32 Academy Awards for his movies and for scientific and technical contributions to filmmaking. He also gained fame for his development of theme parks

  • Walt Disney

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    Walt Disney has changed the lives of billions of people around the world. He turned his dreams into reality with the help of his many followers, this showed his true leadership. Walt had the ability to share his visions and dreams with others and persuade them to believe in him and his ideas. To open up his own business and start making cartoons Walt had to take many risks. He had to take an even bigger risk borrowing millions of dollars to open Disneyland. It took great leadership skill to build