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Engl 102 8-30-05 Analysis-“She’s Being Brand” The poem “She's Being Brand”, written by E.E. Cummings is literally about a driver’s first experience with a car. But it is easily seen the metaphor between the drivers first ride in this vehicle and his first sexual experience. With so many smaller hints within, I believe this to be a great poem for metaphors. Going directly to the poem, sexual metaphors are everywhere. “She's being brand, new;and you, know consequentially a, little stiff I was, careful of her”, can be put to a virgin, a mans excitement at the opportunity, and being gentle; going back to the car would be maybe the stiffness of the new seats and gears and being careful not to damage it. “Having, thoroughly oiled the universal, joint tested my gas felt of, her radiator made sure her springs were O., K.” would relate to preparing for sex, lubrication and back to the gentleness-making sure she is ready. In a car it is important that all gears are lubricated or it will not run properly and will break down,
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