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Analysis and comments on fl... (2) by e.e. cummings

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Comment 13 of 63, added on March 20th, 2012 at 6:54 PM.
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Comment 10 of 63, added on March 15th, 2010 at 1:51 PM.
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kelby flynn from United States
Comment 9 of 63, added on February 12th, 2010 at 7:28 PM.
my master

with manny thanks .im impressing of cummings .he is master of all time .as
an american artist which iv got american blood ..this poem made strang
energy for me .

mohsen rostambakhsh from United States
Comment 8 of 63, added on March 25th, 2008 at 12:30 PM.

i understand how he could be writing about sickness.
I dont see how the shapes tie in though..>_>

Caleb from United States
Comment 7 of 63, added on April 6th, 2007 at 12:54 PM.

I agree with the sick theory... coughing, spitting, dreamlessness possibly
describing a lack of sleep which one has when sick.

Wes from United States
Comment 6 of 63, added on December 4th, 2005 at 4:59 PM.

I think that this poem is about being sick. Dreamlessness often
accompanies sickness, as obviously the coughing does too. He makes the
coughing seem more there by writing it as "ccocoucougcoughcoughing".

Lam
Comment 5 of 63, added on May 16th, 2005 at 6:17 PM.

flattened dreamlessnesses waitspit)(thesefoolish
shapesccocoucougcoughcoughing with men more on than in them

flattened dreamlessnesses wait spit these foolish shapes coughing with men
more on than in them

usually if you just copy and paste the poem into word and get rid of all of
the enters, it is pretty clear.

of course, if you want to analyze meaning, that's a different story.

Jane Slater from United States
Comment 4 of 63, added on May 11th, 2005 at 7:06 PM.

To "matt whitaker" analyze the structure of the poem. Where the letters
are, what letters when seperated make. What it .

Poems written vertically by Cummings do not deserve to be "straightened
out". Doing so only makes it more confusing.

When reading Cummings' poetry, it's best to take whatever you know about
grammar, punctuation, prose, etc. and throw it out the window. Good luck.

--- from United States

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