See, old; Love, life; Day, long; Soul, earth

The most frequently used words and their frequencies in Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass:

0.348 see
0.224 old
0.222 love
0.216 life
0.214 day
0.204 long
0.200 soul
0.198 earth
0.196 man
0.182 night
0.160 men
0.155 sea
0.153 death
0.141 know
0.139 time
0.138 come
0.131 great
0.123 world
0.114 good
0.110 hear

To explore the content word vector (the most frequently used words) for Walt Whitman or any other author, select the literary works and set the Words tab to frequency here.

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