Essays Tagged: "E. Cummings"

This is an essay about how E.E. Cummings uses form in his poems.

Form is an integral part of poetry. The form used by E. E. Cummings is quite unique, and is different in each of his poems. His poems, "nobody loses all ... t have sentences, since there is no punctuation, so almost all of the words are written in lower-case. He does not even capitalize the word 'I.' He capitalizes only the proper nouns "Uncle Sol," "Vict ... a Diver on Xmas Eve like Hell Itself." Written in open form, this poem has a very conversational tone. The lines vary in length, showing no pattern, and there is no consistent meter. The number of acc ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Ee Cummings Essay that analyzes five Ee Cummings poems and connects them together in style, etc.

E. E. Cummings, an author known for his various poems and other forms of artwork, wrote numerous wor ... ost of the analysis of his poems, each does occur quite frequently in his writing.IfThe poem If, by E. E. Cummings, explores the possibilities of the "if" type questions that are so often asked by tho ... questions that are so often asked by those who seek to know why things are not pleasant are they are. Cummings answers the question in the last stanza of each line ("I wouldn't be I... You wouldn't b ...

(6 pages) 157 0 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

E.E. Cummings: The Individual and His Work

ield whose ideas are refreshingly different, and breaks the mold set out by society. Such a man was E. E. Cummings. Not only did he break the mold, he shattered it with a monstrous wrecking-ball. " He ... 1) Cummings firmly believed in his ideas and strived to be an individual in all aspects of life. As he himself said, "It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are."( w ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Poetry of E. E. Cummings

E. E. Cummings, who was born in 1894 and died in 1962, wrote manypoems with unconventional punctuati ... ). Cummings had written a letterconcerning !blac to Robert Wenger, author of The Poetry and Prose ofE. E. Cummings (see Works Cited). In it, he wrote, "for me, this poemmeans just what it says . . . a ... o the color of the falling leaf incontrast to the bright sky, it is not wrong to assume it means more.As stated above, the poem's theme is the cycle of life, and "blackagainst white" could be indicati ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors