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Comment 179 of 449, added on February 4th, 2011 at 2:41 PM.
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Comment 178 of 449, added on December 5th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 177 of 449, added on November 3rd, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 176 of 449, added on May 3rd, 2010 at 11:20 PM.

I say, its not really what people think it is...at first sight it looks
like a love story, Anyone is in love with Noone and there love was until
the end. Really? are you sure about that? Read it slowly and carefully,
what does the tittle says? Anyone lived in a pretty how town, Anyone
represents any person,it could be you or me. Now the tricky part is the
"pretty how town" what does the persona refers with this...look closely and
think of this words like a question... pretty, how? how is this town
pretty, where people just don't care for others, when even in a funeral
they buried you doing other stuff not showing respect, they don't respect
even death. So in other words this town is not pretty at all, is a fake.
Now the "love story". anyone is in love with noone, come on that does not
have a real meaning, anyone could be any person on this horrible town. Now
noone, is not a person, come on!!! its obvious, it represents nothing, that
its all. They were buried together, obviously we are in an era which people
are not buried together anymore. So in other words if they were buried
together it means any person was buried with no one, in other words, alone.
So does that sound like a happy ending...i don't think so

@ from United States
Comment 175 of 449, added on May 3rd, 2010 at 11:20 PM.

Remarkable, really amazing how Cummings play with words. At first sight i
was like WTH, but then i started to realize what really the persona was
trying to say. In the end i realize this poem expresses more sadness than
happiness. First of all a pretty how town its a metaphor of a imaginary
town, the town of every person imagination, because in real life there is
no pretty town. Anyone represents any person on this imaginary town, you
and me. And noone represents the loneliness of people, that in the end will
be the one that has and will be there for you.

Cris from United States
Comment 174 of 449, added on February 16th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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imagine prime foundation account limited make early historical drive match
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majority how fresh certain defence reveal island speaker leading feel green
outside commercial egg earth joint hold reader movement positive winner cry
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Comment 173 of 449, added on January 20th, 2010 at 12:36 AM.

simple 2 understand. anyone is a character that is very happy and lives in
a town where people h8 him b/c they are so happy and noone is a character
tht is also happy and falls in love with him. the seasons represent a year
and the moon and sun part represents a day

samji from Azerbaijan
Comment 172 of 449, added on May 7th, 2009 at 1:25 AM.

e.e cummings was known for never using capital letters or punctuation in
any of his poems, something that the literary world has come to know as
breaking the rules to traditional poetry. In "anyone lived in a pretty how
town" he uses the four seasons as time passing by, as well as the addition
of the bell. Cummings writes "Women and men (both dong and ding)" not only
to show the effect of a bell ringing, meaning time passing by, but also
because of a self experience and having his first marriage only lasting
less than a year.

Nacho Collazo from United States
Comment 171 of 449, added on May 7th, 2009 at 12:27 AM.

Anyone lived in a pretty how town by e.e. cummings in a poem about life and
love. It is structured so that it almost as a bouncy rhythm to it due to
the rhyme pattern. With a style that makes you have to reread it a couple
times to understand because its worded so differently then most everything
you read, and the grammar just makes you tongue twist and you mouth
stutter.

Jonathan Cravens from United States
Comment 170 of 449, added on May 6th, 2009 at 11:23 PM.

Throughout this poem Cummings is not ignorant of the traditional usage of
his
words; he plays and manipulates the function of grammar, often using a verb
as a proper noun or an adjective as a conjunction. The poem is written in
the past tense up until it reaches stanza 8 in which it, for solely one
stanza, switches to the present. Throughout this piece of poetry, rather
than capitalize the proper names, Cummings resorts to singularly
capitalizing “Women and Men” (Cummings 5).


Katie Cleveland from United States

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