So, as I vegged out in between reading assignments today by watching football, I saw something very interesting: a Levi’s jeans commercial. This wasn’t just any jeans commercial though: it had what I thought sounded like a Whitman poem being recited. Upon further investigation, turns out I was right. Here is one version of the commercial, which features a recording of Whitman reciting part of his poem “O’Pioneers!”:
Here is another version, with another narrator:
Perhaps Dr. Scanlon should offer more video close analysis?
September 27 2009 08:05 pm | Uncategorized