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Analysis and comments on i carry your heart with me by e.e. cummings

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Comment 521 of 801, added on May 6th, 2009 at 12:21 AM.

E.E. Cummings is a known author for works of various love poems, satirical
squibs, and descriptive nature poems. In i carry your heart with me which
am a love poem, in which Cummings was noted for as a favorite type of a
work to create. Cummings is also a known author for not using any type of
capitalization in his titles or within the actual context of his poems. The
poem has a type of alliteration with the repetition of the first line of
each paragraph. Alliteration is known as the repetition of the initial
sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables. The alliteration also
causes the poem to have a basic rhythm and tone that holds a constant
tempo. This tempo helps the poem be able to be recited with a free flowing
context.

Brittany Celani from United States
Comment 520 of 801, added on May 6th, 2009 at 12:12 AM.

E.E. Cummings is a known author for works of various love poems, satirical
squibs, and descriptive nature poems. In i carry your heart with me which
am a love poem, in which Cummings was noted for as a favorite type of a
work to create. Cummings is also a known author for not using any type of
capitalization in his titles or within the actual context of his poems. The
poem has a type of alliteration with the repetition of the first line of
each paragraph. Alliteration is known as the repetition of the initial
sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables. The alliteration also
causes the poem to have a basic rhythm and tone that holds a constant
tempo. This tempo helps the poem be able to be recited with a free flowing
context.

Brittany Celani from United States
Comment 519 of 801, added on May 5th, 2009 at 11:37 PM.

E.E. Cummings was a under recognized poet due to his distinctive style. It
is obvious that he does not use any capitilization in his poems and that he
created no set titles, instead merely using the first few words like
another great American poet, Emily Dickinson. This type of poem was easily
Cummings' favorite. This is a love poem, that can be related to his first
marriage. Like the lover in the poem, Cummings' wife left him, but he still
loves her with all his heart.

Chris Leahy from United States
Comment 518 of 801, added on May 5th, 2009 at 10:04 PM.

Cummings has a very unique writing style which consists of no capitals in
his poems. Cummings was a man who loved to write about love and express his
feelings. This poem is about someone being seperated from someone they
loved very much. I carry your heart with me is symbolic of someone with a
very heavy and lonley heart. When he talks about the sun and the moon he
indicates his love goes above and beyond the earth. When he writes about
the bud of the bud and the root of the root he is showing how deep and long
his realtionship was. When Cummings refers to the stars apart he is saying
that he is seperated from the one he loves. This is a very sad poem about
being seperated from the one he loves.

lauren engeln from United States
Comment 517 of 801, added on May 5th, 2009 at 7:55 PM.

Cummings distinct style of free verse poetry and non capitalization are key
components of his poetry. Cummings also wrote many of his poems about love,
which is the case here. He writes about love so much because his first true
love in a marriage was a disastrous stint that only lasted for nine months
before he was abandoned and divorced. Cummings was left with the root of
the root, the bud of the bud, and after the divorce had nowhere to place
his love, but inside his very own heart.

Justin Bahlinger from United States
Comment 516 of 801, added on May 4th, 2009 at 11:13 PM.

The first thing you notice when you are reading E. E. Cummings's poems are
that nothing is capitalized. Although not appreciated by many, that was
Cummings's distinctive style. Also the title of each poem is the first few
words of the poem. Another poet that uses this technique is Emily
Dickinson. This poem, "i carry your heart with me," by Cummings is a love
poem which was one of Cummings's fazvorite form of poetry. This poem can be
compared to Cummings's first marriage. His first wife was Elaine Orr who
married Cummings after having an affair. But Elaine divorced after nine
months leaving Cummings for a wealthy Irish banker. Cummings loved Elaine
but they were separated; just like the lover in the poem.

Brian Nakamura from United States
Comment 515 of 801, added on May 3rd, 2009 at 11:50 PM.

In the poem I Carry Your Heart With Me, E.E. Cummings talks about a person
who has a deep love for another person who are seperated from one another.
The refrence, I Carry Your Heart With Me means that all actions and
decisions are always thought about with the loved one in mind. The deep
secret that nobody knows, refers to how sometimes in life things are a
wonder and in this case "keeping the stars apart", symbolizes two people
deeply in love being seperated.

ashley engeln from United States
Comment 514 of 801, added on April 23rd, 2009 at 11:25 AM.

I believe that e.e. cummings is a phenomenal poet. This poem reflected a
sweet side of him. I think that he had found someone he loved or was
telling the ones he loves how much they mean to him. Other that his grammer
and punctuation mistakes I really enjoy this work of art he created.

Lauren Maciel from United States
Comment 513 of 801, added on March 23rd, 2009 at 5:15 AM.

I love this poem, I saw it last night on the tv when I saw in her shoes,
Cameron Diaz read it.

Emilia from Sweden
Comment 512 of 801, added on March 21st, 2009 at 6:10 AM.

Beautiful poem but not as beautiful as my love Julia

Dr. Rasheed from Pakistan

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