Selected Poems Quotes by E.E. Cummings
Look At This) - By Ee Cummings - Poem by Alexandria Baucco
Edward Estlin E. Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As one of the most innovative poets of his time, Cummings experimented with poetic form and language to create a distinct personal style. A typical Cummings poem is spare and precise, employing a few key words eccentrically placed on the page. Some of these words were invented by Cummings, often by combining two common words into a new synthesis. Three are among the great love poems of our time or any time.
Poems by Alexandria Baucco: 1 / 1. this nobody would. 9/23/ PM ##You Are Here: Look At This) - By Ee Cummings Poem by Alexandria Baucco - Poem Hunter.
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Sometimes students are not aware that the visual presentation of a poem is part of its overall statement. In addition, they are sometimes puzzled by Cummings's unusual linguistic usage: the use of nouns as verbs, other locutions of nouns, etc. When I call students' attention to ways that words or presentations on the page actually function, this most often brings home an effect that may have been missed e. Sometimes I simply ask students for their individual responses and find that they really can feel the significance of an unusual expression. An extreme example of Cummings's play with language is his poem in pseudosonnet form "brIght.