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as a transcendentalist poet how does Whitman encompass Emerson's idea of the transparent eyeball?

I have no idea what to write about. I need a thesis. It talks about nature but it's confusing.

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  1. Read carefully:
    https://www.google.com/search?q=Emerson%27s+idea+of+the+transparent+eyeball

    And then read some of these:
    https://www.google.com/search?q=whitman+and+emerson+ideas

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  2. www.subwayreadsny.com/book-excerpts/9781101637746/

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  3. I'm still confused about how I can make a thesis out of this. Here's mine: With the topic of nature and transparency Whitman encompass Emerson idea of the "transparent-eyeball by describing nature with imagery. It's just a one page essay but idk how to do it. Please help

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  4. Rephrasing —

    Whitman encompasses Emerson idea of the "transparent-eyeball" by describing nature with imagery." (Omitting the first part which is redundant; correcting the verb and the closing quotation marks)

    Outline of the paragraphs:
    1. Intro with thesis at end
    2. Explain Emerson's transparent-eyeball idea
    3. Name and explain one of Whitman's poems that reflects/includes Emerson's idea
    4. Name and explain another of Whitman's poems that reflects/includes Emerson's idea
    5. Conclusion

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  5. … and if that's too long, omit #4.

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