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Analysis and comments on there are so many tictoc... by e.e. cummings

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Comment 5 of 15, added on April 6th, 2011 at 10:16 PM.

i asbluteoy ejoyned tihs peom.

Comment 4 of 15, added on June 14th, 2009 at 8:10 AM.

The "toc"s and "tic"s add to the whole meaning of the poem as they
contribute to his point on life in the Spring time (better yet, Life how it
always Should Be). He makes the point that the clock interrupts the flow of
time, just as they are interrupting the flow of the poem.

Sarah from United States
Comment 3 of 15, added on February 17th, 2009 at 10:54 PM.

uhhhh.... i'm pretty sure that's the point of the poem genius.

tard from United States
Comment 2 of 15, added on February 13th, 2006 at 7:06 PM.

I feel the sounds add a lot to the message.

They... add a sense of passage to me.

Comment 1 of 15, added on December 15th, 2005 at 6:34 PM.

Did anybody else realize that if you took out all of the "Tictocs" and
"toctics" in the first stanza, it makes much more sense. and also in the
last stanza, if you take all of the "kiss's" it has a very powerful

kmom from United States

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Poet: e.e. cummings
Poem: there are so many tictoc...
Added: Feb 20 2003
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