EE Cummings Analysis - Xandra Trevino Mrs Riley English...

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X’andra TrevinoMrs. RileyEnglish 130224 Mar 2017An Analysis of EE Cumming’s PoetryE.E. Cummings is an American poet. He has written a various number of poems andoften doesn’t seem to stick to one writing style. Rather, Cummings has experimented withdifferent forms of poetry, syntax, and punctuation which resulted in making his very own form ofpoetry. This is what makes Cummings popular with so many people loving the way his poems donot only speak in a verbal way but also appeal visually. EE Cummings presents his poems in aunique way by using visual poetry techniques.Upon reading one Cummings’ poems called I Found What You are Like, it is evident that Cummings visual layout of the poem is intentional and that there are various ways a reader can interpret the poem. In the poem there are pauses which indicate holding back and waiting for a deeper though to unfold (Saha). “i have found what you are like (pause) the rain, (pause)” is an example of a pause. In this case, Cummings pauses to seemingly ponder what metaphor

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