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Comment 7 of 7, added on November 30th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
uebernachtung guenstig

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uebernachtung guenstig
Comment 6 of 7, added on November 1st, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
Working From Home issue

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Comment 5 of 7, added on May 14th, 2006 at 6:46 PM.

Cummings wasn't particularly against the USSR, but against the mechanized,
industrial world in general. That includes the same elements in the US and
all western countries (and he does mock the US in much the same way in
other some other poems).

Brian from United States
Comment 4 of 7, added on March 26th, 2006 at 6:28 PM.

e.e.cummings was one of the most underated poets of his time. It is good to
see that he is still known. I see that cummings was capable of forning a
new opinion based on first hand knowledge and saw the evil that existed in
the Soviet Union.

Jane from United States
Comment 3 of 7, added on September 18th, 2005 at 5:48 PM.

To add a little bit of information behind this, I just wanted to add that
Cummings was originally a supporter of the Soviet Union. However, his views
changed after visiting it, and he became highly critical of it.

Karen from United States
Comment 2 of 7, added on July 12th, 2005 at 11:00 AM.

You are right about the generalization but Cummings was in WWI, he knows a
thing or two about war. It was wrong of him, however, to speak of something
he wasn't involved in this way.

ConqueringId from United States
Comment 1 of 7, added on June 5th, 2005 at 3:14 PM.

I now live in the US but am originally from Russia. I find it very
interesting that Cold War prejudices could find root in such an open minded
individual. It just shows how blind everyone was (not just on the side of
the US of course). "kumrads" is a derrogatory form of comrades and
certainly not a name anyone wishes to be known by. I still really admire
e.e. cummings for his poetry but American culture never ceases to amaze me
with it's willingness to exclude others based on simple-minded prejudices.
Images like these from the Cold War that we now know are based on
government-encouraged prejudices should warn us all about the present
situation in Iraq and other areas of the Middle East. Hopefully everyone
will not go down the Cold-War-esque path that so many are already
following.

Lane from United States

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