Comment 2 of 12, added on October 20th, 2004 at 11:42 PM.
This poem is a reminescence of a soldier commenting on how so many people
were involved in the "War" , like the manufacturers of socks, unconciously.
At the beginning of the poem, the word 'etcetera' is used in its normal
sense,and the other things. But at the end of the poem it assumes a
different significance and becomes the central point, with etcetera written
using the capital letter 'E'.
Comment 1 of 12, added on October 19th, 2004 at 11:51 PM.
This was the first poem I read that i actually enjoyed. It really got me
into Cummings. He is amazing! The way he experiments with form and syntax
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