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Analysis and comments on Eros by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Comment 5 of 9, added on July 30th, 2013 at 7:07 AM.
Cleverness or accident?

Struck immediately by the use of the letters e-r-o-s in every line except
the third where love appears twice. Pain seems to be taken to get the
letters of his own entire name into the short poem(Emerson is Men eros
anagram). However I am not sure there is otherwise anything significant or
particularly rigorous in this exercise but it does explain the forced
strangeness of the cute economy.

P. Murphy from United States
Comment 4 of 9, added on January 30th, 2006 at 10:47 AM.

I found this poem very economical...but quite banal. Tranquil in a
way...very touching and somewhat...transative. You are an exquisite author
of your soul. You are my hero. I LOVE YOU
--Carrie Cooper

Carrie Cooper
Comment 3 of 9, added on November 28th, 2005 at 6:28 PM.

Ali

this poem is describing how although, short and seemingly simple, love is
thrown and miss used by men and gods as well. this poem is basically Eros,
the god of love, teaching of his excistence and purpose.

kyle from United States
Comment 2 of 9, added on November 21st, 2005 at 5:07 PM.

I liked this poem very much...but I am not sure what it means. I like the
wqay it was written.

Ali
Comment 1 of 9, added on August 25th, 2005 at 10:21 PM.

I agree
And will live so!

Adam from United States

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Poet: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poem: Eros
Added: Feb 21 2003
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