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Analysis and comments on 2 little whos by e.e. cummings

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Comment 11 of 481, added on May 25th, 2007 at 1:18 PM.

Two little whos is a short yet meaning full poem. It tells the story if how
who little children not unlike Hansel and Grettle. they came to the hill to
receive a pale of water and came back getting hurt and not having any water
at all.

Tabari
Comment 10 of 481, added on April 25th, 2007 at 4:07 PM.

this makes no sence at all. it is just words. at least to me.

rachel
Comment 9 of 481, added on March 31st, 2006 at 12:23 PM.

I really dont get this poem the is the and this is the am i and the is this
a fat poem for the united States of Americcca

rory matt from Canada
Comment 8 of 481, added on November 6th, 2005 at 12:52 PM.

To read a grea amount of imagery seems inane, of course their always pairs
of males and females in any
society since recorded time. The fact that is the most stiking is
implication is that the the male and female who are uninitiated from the
beginng to the end that is the important point.

Gregkliq
Comment 7 of 481, added on September 8th, 2005 at 9:44 PM.

This poem reminds me the biblical passage of Adam and Eve. The innocent
love may be read as a pure love before the acquired experience (a sort of
experience as described by William Blake) and free of any feeling of
fault. A transcendental love that hovers over the flesh limitations.

Raul from Brazil
Comment 6 of 481, added on August 15th, 2005 at 10:31 PM.

I wonder if this language reminds anyone else of Yoda
of StarWars.

Fay Holbrook from United States
Comment 5 of 481, added on July 6th, 2005 at 10:40 PM.

Read it four times slowly, then once fast. I got a funny sense of the
future in this poem. Very complez and I love the interesting use of his
words... wow

Observer from United States
Comment 4 of 481, added on June 5th, 2005 at 2:58 PM.

This poem reminds me of another by ee cummings whose first line is "maggie
and milly and molly and may went down to the beach to play one day" or
something similar and equally sweet.

Lane from United States
Comment 3 of 481, added on May 15th, 2005 at 6:41 AM.

A feeling of atemporary youth, atemporary love, before being born into the
"grown up", "the known", the perishable.
About the potential ecxeeding by far the reality.

A little bit like the youths on Keats` Grecian urn.

liana pehrsson-berindei from Denmark
Comment 2 of 481, added on May 5th, 2005 at 11:10 AM.

This poem most deffinitely captures the innocence of children! Children
are truly innocent until they're shown into the world of corruption and
egotism.

Hatsumiyo-chan from United States

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Poet: e.e. cummings
Poem: 2 little whos
Added: Jan 31 2004
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