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

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Comment 529 of 829, added on May 6th, 2009 at 10:27 PM.

In the poem, I Carry your Heart With Me we can see how E.E Cummings uses
unusual typography and spellings. Like in many of his works, he uses
run-ons and different punctuation. One of Cummings favorite type of poems
are love poems. In this poem he also uses personification because he gives
the hear and sun human qualities. For example, he says that he carries her
heart with him and whatever a sun will sing will always be her. Hearts can
not be carried around and suns can not sing.



Alma Rivera from United States
Comment 528 of 829, added on May 6th, 2009 at 9:25 PM.

E. E. Cummings used his writing to tell a love story that he may have once
felt with a girl. He uses all lower case letters in all of his poems. That
is a unique style of writing that most people will never see. Cummings
tells an emotional story with his writing.

Anthony Mangano from United States
Comment 527 of 829, added on May 6th, 2009 at 8:42 PM.

In this poem by E.E Cummings, you can see that this is based upon his past
lovers and how they truly matter to him. Love poems, satirical squibs, and
descriptive nature poems would always be his favoured forms. In this idea
it would be love poem. You can also see that one of his writing techniques
is that he never uses capitalization. This is a very dejected poem written
by Cummings.

Tiwi Mamahit from United States
Comment 526 of 829, added on May 6th, 2009 at 7:57 PM.

In this poem by E.E. Cummings you can see how he pours his heart out into
the poem. He shows a lot of emotion about one of his past lovers and they
meant everything to him. If you also look closely you will see that he does
not use any capital letters or punctuation which is a very common trend for
him.

Dara Ahmadnia from United States
Comment 525 of 829, added on May 6th, 2009 at 7:13 PM.

This poem by E.e. Cummings is a beatiful love poem. We can see he uses the
technique where he doesn't use any punction or periods to end the poem.
This could symbolize that a love like that should never end or that the
love he felt for someone never ended. This poem is something you would
recite at a special occassion with a very special person in your life.
Cummings expected his marriage to last forever but it didn't, which is
probably the reason he writes love peoms; to express what he feels.

Veronica Quinonez from United States
Comment 524 of 829, added on May 6th, 2009 at 11:42 AM.

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 523 of 829, added on May 6th, 2009 at 1:55 AM.

In this poem we really get to see how cummings never really uses
capitalization or punctuation. We also get to see him use one of his more
preffered forms of poems; the love poem. Also we get to see his writing
technique and how amazing it is. One of the techniques that he uses in this
poem is that of personification. We see him using personification when he
says that the sun can sing. He doesnt literally mean this for it is
personification which is giving non human things life like characteristics.
But he uses this to liven up his poem and get his point across very
nicely!!

Zach Senger from United States
Comment 522 of 829, added on May 6th, 2009 at 1:21 AM.

E.e. cummings was a very distinct poet of the twentieth century with very
radical grammar and word choice. In "i carry your heart with me", cummings
pours his entire soul out on paper and displays his deepest feelings in the
parenthesis. This poem does not reflect sadness or divorce, but it reflects
love and passion. I could imagine someone reciting this at a wedding,
rather than a funeral because of the tone of this magnificent poem and how
true it appears to be. E.e. cummings can say so much in so little words,
and that is what makes him distinct in his works.

Christina Zimmerman from United States
Comment 521 of 829, 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 829, 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

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