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Updated: 3/19/2021
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Storyboard Text

  • Literal Text
  • Historical Connection
  • i am a leader
  • Explanation
  • "O Captain My Captain"
  • Literal Text
  • Abe Lincoln was the President of the United States during the Civil War and he was a leader
  • Historical Connection
  • Captains are leaders of the ship and Presidents are leaders of the country. Walt Whitman was a huge fan of President Lincoln
  • Explanation
  • "Where on the deck the captain lies, Fallen cold and dead."
  • Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth
  • When Lincoln was assassinated he probably fell down fallen cold and dead just like the captain in this poem.