How the Role of the Speaker Impacts the Overall Theme of a Poem

Using works from William Wordsworth, Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Bishop, and/or Lucille Clifton, compare the speakers in two different authors’ works.

To answer this question, argue how the role of the speaker impacts the overall theme of a poem. To do so, you must make a clear claim about the role of the speaker in poetry and then make it clear how this is revealed through the works you’ve chosen concerning their major themes.