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Analysis and comments on Buffalo Bill's by e.e. cummings

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Comment 45 of 445, added on September 13th, 2011 at 4:23 PM.

He is trying to convey that no one, not even the legendary Buffalo Bill,
can escape death. No matter how much power and charisma you have, death is

Anu from United States
Comment 44 of 445, added on September 13th, 2011 at 1:12 PM.

I feel like this poem is kind of an homage to Buffalo Bill. It seems like
E.E. Cummings is almost praising him.

Mitch from United States
Comment 43 of 445, added on February 11th, 2011 at 12:00 AM.
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preiswert urlaub
Comment 42 of 445, added on November 2nd, 2010 at 3:45 PM.


k from United States
Comment 41 of 445, added on November 2nd, 2010 at 3:45 PM.


k from United States
Comment 40 of 445, added on September 1st, 2010 at 7:26 AM.
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this poem as a starical poem.

sampaul from India
Comment 39 of 445, added on August 15th, 2010 at 6:32 AM.

Buffalo Bill's is a poem from which many meanings can be drawn. In surface
it seems the poet's respect towards the famous American cowboy but
critically we find that the poet is satirizing the traditional 'heroism' of
killing the armless and harmless animals with weapons.The poem sharply
satire that hero who won all but defeatd himself with death.this poem is
modern poem which can be interpreted in many approprite meanings.

Hari paudel dang from Nepal
Comment 38 of 445, added on April 16th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 37 of 445, added on November 10th, 2009 at 11:38 PM.

I'm trying to find out the date when this poem was written. There's lots
of verbiage about cummings but no date that I can find, so far! about
what year it was written.

Althea M Brimm from United States
Comment 36 of 445, added on August 26th, 2009 at 11:48 AM.

E.E. Cummings presents buffalo bill a legendary character. The poem is
generally considered as a fantastic but sincere regard to the legend of the
famous American cowboy, William Cody. Whatever the legend may be, the poet
has been impressed by the character and heroic deed of buffalo bill. He
earned this name for killing several buffaloes and feeding his people. He
used to side bright silvery horse along water and shoot several pigeons.
His act of shooting pigeons has been ridiculed. This act has been compared
with the murder of jesus. Thus, the poet makes a satire on so famous
legendary and heroic character describing as a murderer.
Cummings appreciates buffalo bill to be a handsome man. He may have been
appreciated for his heroic qualities. His legendary image as buffalo bill
has been widely portrayed in hundreds of novels. This is also possible that
the soft makes fun of this handsome man because this man of extraordinary
quality, strength, skillful, sharp shooting, after all, was killed by

Jeewan from Nepal

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Poet: e.e. cummings
Poem: Buffalo Bill's
Added: Jan 31 2004
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