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

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Comment 257 of 797, added on February 9th, 2006 at 2:53 AM.

This poem deals with the importance of love because it satisfies all our
needs. To love a person means to carry his or her heart into our own. This
condition cancels every material problem since you find what you need in
your beloved. Moreover the link with love is the essence of everybody's
life,so it is the paramount thing in people's life.

Irene & Laura
Comment 256 of 797, added on February 9th, 2006 at 2:24 AM.

Jake: The poem has a certain ambiguity to it. There is no physical
description of the lovers, which leaves the reader the ability to
personalize the poem. Another interesting thing is that the brackets
create two complete poems within one. If one reads only the text outside
of the brackets a new poem is formed.
Bob: The author wants to express that his beloved(unknown to the readers)
is something who is not only in him but who can embody the most wonderful
events of nature(moon...sun...sky...trees). She also surpasses them and is
able to reach a point deeper than the human mind and soul can.
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Jake and Bob from Italy
Comment 255 of 797, 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
Comment 254 of 797, added on February 9th, 2006 at 2:22 AM.

this text is very interesting because we don't know if the speaker is a man
or a woman. We are only sure that this person is fallen in love with the
addressee and this last one is the foundamental element in the poet's life.
Even if they don't spend their time togheter, in their mind the lovers are
connected. Furthermore, the poem seems to be an interior monologue thanks
to the presence of a lot of brakets. In the end, we have noticed that the
addressee is compared to some natural elements and this aspect is very
romantic! :-)

ariannaeleonorafilipo from Italy
Comment 253 of 797, added on February 9th, 2006 at 2:19 AM.

The text is a love sonnet by e.e. cummings and the subject,even if there is
not a physical description that will identify her,is his beloved.In this
romantic composition all the poets's sweetness is described and he says
that,even if he knew that she is far from him,her heart will always be with
him.The power of love makes the poet fearless:no fate,no world could
frighten him until his love will be by his side.To carry the heart of his
own lover in his own heart is the only way which can make love real.

Andafe from Italy
Comment 252 of 797, added on February 9th, 2006 at 2:19 AM.

We think it's a nice poem but there are other better ones. When we read it
we feel bad because it makes us remember our girlfriends dead in a car
crush....sad thing!

Gio&Andrea from Italy
Comment 251 of 797, added on February 8th, 2006 at 9:17 PM.

Like everyone else I first her this in the movie "In her shoes", I to cried
and thought immediately of my relationship with my boyfriend who has made a
permanent mark on my life and heart. Than it hit me that this may be the
best gift I could give him since his 25 year old son may be in a coma
indefinitely and this poem defines his love for him. Never thought that I
would love poetry and now I am hooked!

Sylvianne from United States
Comment 250 of 797, added on February 8th, 2006 at 7:49 AM.

This poem is dedicated to my Mother for whom felt this world was not longer
her own and decided to end her life to spare us of the burden. She was
wrong I would take that burden forever. I carry her heart in my heart
forever! Miss and love you MOM!

Stephenie from United States
Comment 249 of 797, added on February 7th, 2006 at 11:02 PM.

After losing two family members at once to an accident i struggled to make
sense of life. In one short poem it seems to be all there for everyone. I
will carry them with me as i always have, but e.e. cummings worded this
poem masterfully, describing how so many of us feel perfectly

walt mitchell from United States
Comment 248 of 797, added on February 7th, 2006 at 10:46 PM.

That is the most loving poem i have ever read!my daughter will be getting
married soon, I am going to give it to her because this is truely how i
feel abuot my little girl. thank you

karen powers from United States

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