E. E Cumming Poem Analysis

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e.e. cummings to hell with literature – we want something redblooded lousy with pure reeking with stark and fearlessly obscene edward estlin cummings, commonly referred to as e.e cummings satirises the use of literary pretentiousness in his 1935 volume titled No Thanks from which the above lines are taken. Although this is not the poem being focussed on, it is a clear summarisation of e.e cummings and his outlook on poetry. Already we are given a clear idea of his stance and unique view on poetry. Not to mention the fact that most of us can surely relate to the line to hell with literature after this assessment piece. This line instantly demonstrates Cummings ability to create relatable poems. Through analysing e.e cummings distinctive poetry, …show more content…
I personally prefer the uniqueness of cummings more diverse poems however cummings could easily match any poet in the devices component of poetry, particularly in rhyme scheme as demonstrated in If. However his decision to create a diverse range of poetry adds to the poem’s effect, as evident in The Sky Was. Some people may express the belief that cumming’s poetry makes little sense due to the unique layout our use of language. Although cumming’s poetry may be difficult to understand at first glance, his ability to sculpt interesting and distinctive poetry whilst simultaneously be able to follow traditional poetic conventions is exceptional.
The Sky Was, a poem by e.e cummings provides us with a clear depiction of Cumming’s distinctive poetry. The complicated structure and visual layout of the poem are the reason Cumming’s poetry is admired and demonstrates cumming’s unique and original approach to writing poetry. The Sky Was is a particularly interesting poem that represents cummings distinctive poetry however I’m standing here today to express Cumming’s ability to also write an impactful traditional verse poem through his poem

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