by Walt Whitman
WHEN I heard the learn'd astronomer;
When I Heard the Learned Astronomer
Things to Discuss:
Things to Discuss: Why did the listener become tired of the lecturer when others in the audience recieved him with such applause? What did he learn from the stars when he was alone out at night? What does the writer think about the study of astronomy? What was the message you got from reading this poem?