Animals is one of the Poem taken from First Flight. It is well explained through Animals Introduction, Message from the chapter Animals, Theme, Title, Characters in the lesson Animals, Summary in English Animals, Summary in Hindi, Word meanings from Animals, complete lesson in Hindi, Extracts, Long answers, Short answers, Very short Answers, MCQs of the lesson Animals and much more.
By– Walt Whitman
About the Author- Walt Whitman
About the Poet
Walt ‘Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. He was born on 31 May 1819 in New York. He died on 26 March 1892. ‘Leaves of Grass’ 0 Captain! My Captain!’ and ‘Song of Myself’ are some of his great works. The present poem ‘Animals’ written in free verse, is one of the poems published in ‘Leaves of Grass’.
Introduction of the lesson- Animals
In this poem the poet, Whitman compares man to animals. He finds that man lacks many virtues that animals have. The poet says that he feels more at home with animals than human beings since they are selfish, false and always dissatisfied, while the animals are unselfish, true and more satisfied. They show their love for us.