analize poem of whitman

you have to write about the poem ” song of myself” by whitman witch is directly reflective of whitman’s view of New York. ( argue how does it talk and relate to new york) in a well organized, well structured and crearly argued analytic essay, analyse the poem in terms of its main message in other words what is the theme of the poem? how can you tell? use reference to poem itself and to the speaker, tone, dramatic situation, imagery and language, to determine that theme. also you must discuss how the poem – through its language, its imagery and or its theme etc. functions as a reflection of new york city. what does it say about the city