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

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Comment 411 of 801, added on March 22nd, 2007 at 9:02 PM.

I just watched the movie, "in her Shoes". I loved the poem and it touched
me because our family recently had a memorial celebration for my husband,
who passed away suddenly. I would have read the poem at the service. I am
emailing it to my children.

SHouk from United States
Comment 410 of 801, added on March 22nd, 2007 at 6:19 AM.

I too have seen the movie "In Her Shoes" (about 10 times) and each time it
gets to me. I love the poem and how it stirs your soul. I recently
watched the movie again when i was going through turmoil in my relationship
with my boyfriend and it made me realise just how much i treasure him. I
think that the poem would make excellent wedding vows and i certainly would
use them (if that even happens). The poem is extremely beautiful and has a
positive affect on thoes who read or hear it.

Lyn B :) from Australia
Comment 409 of 801, added on March 19th, 2007 at 1:41 AM.

My husband is in the army and is currently deployed to Iraq. This poem
really touched me. It made me think of him and my father who passed away in
2004. Things like this really help me get by.

tamara from United States
Comment 408 of 801, added on March 14th, 2007 at 12:48 PM.

i also saw 'In her shoes' i cried! it just made me think of my dear friend
and just me appretiate her more!!!


kgomotas from South Africa
Comment 407 of 801, added on March 11th, 2007 at 9:38 PM.

I saw the movie, In Her Shoes, it really touched me. I lost my Sister,
Terry a year ago. She was very dear to me. You never know how much you
truly love someone until you lose them. This movie truly touched my soul.
If only I could of had that chance to tell her "I Carry Your Heart, I Carry
It In My Heart.

Gina from United States
Comment 406 of 801, added on March 9th, 2007 at 7:12 AM.

I've been away from my family for a while and, this poem captures the
essence of what I have been wanting to say to my dearest wife.

biodun peters from Nigeria
Comment 405 of 801, added on March 6th, 2007 at 5:35 PM.

Theres no words to describe this poem, its simpley indescribable. It's
stunning.
love to e.e cummings and all his work.

Roshan Gibson from United Kingdom
Comment 404 of 801, added on March 6th, 2007 at 10:49 AM.

It is the most beautiful peom I ever heard, and I think that I will used
for mine wedding vows.:-)

sharlene lucia Isidora from Netherlands
Comment 403 of 801, added on March 2nd, 2007 at 1:04 PM.

this poem is a very special poem i really enjoyed reading this poem. i
liked it alot thanx for writing this poem it showed me how much my
boyfriend and i are so much in lve

Sarah from United States
Comment 402 of 801, added on February 28th, 2007 at 12:03 AM.

After sifting through all 400+ comments, only 2 comments actually managed
to properly analyze the poem. About 50% of comments were about a movie, and
another 49% were about some dead person or a husband/wife...Yeesh. To
repeat what others have said here it is.

Comment 322 of 401, added on March 20th, 2006 at 10:57 AM.

The striking thing about the poem and the way it is (and should be read) is
that the idiosyncratic punctuation is part of its message. The conceit that
one can carry another's heart in one's heart is reinforced by the
juxtaposition of the lines.

GerBear from United States
Here are the definitions for this guys answer, since obviously he used a
thesaurus to write a comment :p
idiosyncratic - Odd, personalized, peculiar, eccentric and often out of
context.
conceit - an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very
dissimilar things
juxtaposition - the combining of improbable elements in close proximity to
each other.



Comment 255 of 401, added on February 9th, 2006 at 2:21 AM.

In this poem we can detect two sections which are complementary: the part
in the brackets underlines the semplicity of his feelings, explaining them
with colloquial images; the other seems more essential. There is not
physical descpription, so it could be addressed not only to a woman, but
also to a beloved person. It is a love poem, which deals with pure and
universal love, because it could be applied to every circumstance. We like
it very much. We are going to read it at Anna's marriage.

Anna, Anna, Elena e Sara from Italy

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