Essays Tagged: "E. 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

"old age sticks" by E.E. Cummings analysis

Old Age Sticks AnalysisIn "Old Age Sticks" by E.E. Cummings, Cummings uses a change from normal formatting to an odd, separated format. This allow ... matting to an odd, separated format. This allows the reader to see the multiple meanings of each line.Line two says "Up keep". This is saying that the old take care of the youth. But lines 2-4 combine ... at youth just rips the old people's signs down. Line 11 is the single word "Sing". This is used twice. Once to finish (tres)&(pass), and to say that youth are singing and laughing at old. Line 13 ...

(1 pages) 9915 0 3.5 Sep/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

Anyone lived in a pretty how town, written by e.e. cummings

anyone lived in a pretty how town reflectionanyone lived in a pretty how town was written by e. e. cummings. e. e. cummings is writing about life in a small town and also about happiness. I loo ... ck and does absolutely nothing. the poem is actually about a man named anyone and a Woman named noone. anyone found the love of his life, noone. every part of anyone's life affected her life in some w ...

(2 pages) 117 1 2.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Conformity

eding ahead of everyone with our own ideas we will be ticketed with the idea that we are out of place. At some point, however, we must decide within ourselves whether to spend every day trying to be l ... uld, or to live each day true to ourselves. Our strength as a person is proven through what we decide. E. E. Cummings once said, "To be nobody but yourself-in a world which is doing it's best night an ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Edward Estlin Cumming

ife proved that he did everything possible to be the individual that he thought he was supposed to be. He agrees with the celebration of individuals against mass society.

(1 pages) 19 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

My impressions of E.E. Cummings paintings

My impressions about E. E. Cummings` paintings        E. E. Cummings gained tremendous popularity throu ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

Conformity.

rovided, or live each day truthfully. One's strength as a person is proven through what is decided. E. E. Cummings once said, "To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night an ... to realize that it does not matter, according to teachers and leaders of society, why the sky is blue. It only matters that it is blue. Perhaps there is an underlying fear that if one begins to questi ...

(2 pages) 76 3 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analysis of The Poem "The Cambridge Ladies Who Live In Furnished Souls"

es in its box ofsky lavender and cornerless, themoon rattles like a fragment of angry candyThe poet E.E.Cummings manages to escape any form of traditional response within the sonnet form. In "the Camb ... emes of the two traditional sonnet forms. The poem, in an octave and a sestet, rhyme abcd dcba eeffee. Perhaps the enclosed nature of the rhyme scheme is created in this way not so much to depart from ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A paper on "She Being Brand" by E.E. Cummings.

s your greatest expectations. Then the dreaded yet blissful moment as the experience comes to a close. E.E. Cummings truly captures these feelings in his phenomenal poem.The moment comes where everyth ... failure on one side or undeniable success on the other, and yet how do you accurately describe it. E.E. Cummings snares the feelings perfectly. He sets the experience by reminding the reader of the i ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Modernism

ing. The entire play is based on the life of a man who has basically failed at everything he has done. All this bad fortune is not just Willy Loman's fault, he has to face the cruel reality for the wo ... common theme in modernism. Many other modern poets and writers show this same theme in their work. E.E. Cummings is a great example of a modern poet who shows the theme of individual powerlessness an ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

E.e. Cummings

This poem by E.E. Cummings main goal is to conjure up feeling of oneness. The form that the poem is in, including ... g the way that Cummings placed his stanzas is obvious that he trying to produce the sense of solitude. But, he defeats his whole point by concentrating all of his own attention at that one task. Leavi ... l. There is only one leaf singled out by this poem as one feels when lonely. Single, with no one else. Now at first glance one only thinks of the apparent meaning of the letters that are writte ...

(2 pages) 383 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

E.E Cummings

"The E.E Cummings makes his poems profound making it difficult to comprehend" The poem of ... it difficult to comprehend" The poem of "Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town" by E. E. Cummings is a poem that takes some analysis to understand. This poem is not punctuated right, ... the meaning of the poem by analyzing and reading poem again, I actually thought it was very creative. My impression did change throughout the poem because after realizing how the writer adds in the d ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anyone Lives In A Pretty How Town

E.E. Cummings is one of the most famous poets of the twentieth century. His unique style with both t ... ummings' disdain with society's attitude toward individuality, and their apathetical approach to life.This poem of E.E. Cummings' clearly portrays his philosophy on life. A major influence on the poem ... lity.The first stanza of the poem sets the tone as well as the themes and motifs for the entire piece. It introduces the subject of the poem, "anyone"�. When viewed as general, "anyone"� ...

(5 pages) 807 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In-Just Topographical

Upon looking at e. e. cummings?s poem, ?in Just-?,perhaps, two features immediately become apparent: the use of whit ... e space between some words and lines, and the multiple use of a single word supporting an entire line. To a lesser degree, the poem?s visual also features the boys? and girls? names joined together as ... ploying white space, alliteration, compressed conjunctions, and some unconventional capitalization, e. e. cummings creates a dream vision of a remembered springtime- revelry that reads with both excit ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis Of “anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town

ard Estlin Cummings has a poetic style that is distinct from any other poets who came before or since. His poetry rejected many grammatical rules or rules of syntax and created a new realm within whic ... poem includes the themes of changing seasons, marriage, birth and death, love, dreaming, joy and hope.The first and second stanzas introduce the reader to a man, ?anyone,? a typical person, who lives ...

(4 pages) 9 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry