Whitman-
  • Nature
    • Everything is perfect.
  • Consciousness
    • Consciously viewing spirituality as an aspect of Nature.
  • Spirituality
    • Nature is the spirituality.
    • Everything has a soul, spirit.
    • Death is another phase of life, no outside destination.
Possible connections between Whitman and Hopkins:
  • Both view the Windhover as more than just a falcon.
  • Both view Jesus as perfect.
  • Both change something ordinary into something spiritual.
  • Both believe in a soul.
  • Both view nature as important aspects, though for different reasons.