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  • What Does It Mean To Be An American Essay

    life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Which to me means that it 's only possible in American and that, it’s a true blessing to all. The blessing of being able to say what you want and to not be afraid to stand up for what you believe in, and to know that your vote and your voice will be counted. If not always then most of the time. “We hold the truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that there are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”. Its only possible in America, because this is the land of opportunity and hat regardless of why you are you can become someone important. We all come together as one single American family. “E pluribus unum ,” out of one many, one. For my last research on what being an American means, I decided to interview my oldest brother; and ask him what being an American means to him. He believes that, "American- America symbolizes freedom and that time and time again I 've told people that I haven 't lost my American entitlement." I asked what that really meant. So he stated that, "I feel that I can do and say anything that I 'd like from judgement, free from repercussions." He feels strongly about being anything he wants and think anything he wants. But most importantly not have to give in time to give an explanation or reason for what he does. He believes that Americans and America to him is a type of mental…

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  • The American Voice Essay

    “because in a generous America you don’t have to be rich to achieve your potential”, the subject is that in America there is opportunism of being who you want to be and doing what you desire to do. I strongly agree with what he says, because some people can be very smart, but for the reason that they can not afford anything, they cannot achieve their dreams. Their should be opportunism for anyone who wants to become someone. The tone of the speech is inspiring because he believes that America is…

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  • How Does Walt Whitman Use Diction In O Captain My Captain

    In 1831, at the age of twelve, Walt Whitman began working for his local newspaper. He soon fell in love with the written word and started writing his own poetry (“Poet Walt Whitman”). Fast forward to the turn of the 20th century, and Whitman has already made a name for himself as one of America’s most influential poets. Two of Whitman’s most esteemed works are “O Captain! My Captain!”, written in 1865 to reflect on Abraham Lincoln's death, and “O Me! O Life!”, written in 1891 to contemplate…

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  • Ee Cummings Research Paper

    reader’s attention so that they read deeper and understand the meaning. His life also relates to these poems because of his birthplace in Cambridge, Massachusetts and he writes about the New England seasons. E.E. Cummings’ use of unique grammar and avant-garde writing is largely from his rare and influential learning opportunity that helped shape his poetic career in writing about his birthplace and other topics. E.E. Cummings’ early interest in poetry and his connections with people such as…

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  • Symbolism In Anyone Live In A Pretty How Town

    How do we determine if love changes someone or not? In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and in “anyone live in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings, the authors use motifs, imagery, and symbolism to show how love can shape an individual change. Throughout the novel Gatsby has changed for Daisy because he is in love with her and in the poem the speaker anyone changed because noone showed him love . In the novel, Fitzgerald uses symbolism to represent a deeper meaning. Some…

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  • Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town Analysis

    Throughout history, human civilizations have been built on conforming to social norms. Likewise, there have always been individuals, throughout history, who have ventured outside of those norms, many times to the dismay or even apathy of their respectively societies. E.E. Cummings’ “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” is perfect example of how individualism is viewed in a conformist society, as well as sheds light on the poet’s own views of conformity. Although conforming to social norms is how…

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  • Analysis Of E. E. Cummings

    poems written with incorrect spelling and punctuation? Then you would be thinking about E. E. Cummings! E. E. Cummings was birthed upon the world as Edward Estlin Cummings in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. He developed a unique style of writing at an early age, being influenced by both Impressionism and Cubism, and grew up to study at Harvard University. The poet would become a famous writer, but while he was alive, his work was mostly left unnoticed because of his different direction when it…

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  • Ambiguous Diction In 'Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town'

    The poem “anyone lived in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings describes the life of a man who the townspeople do not care for because they obsess over improving their own lives with insignificant objects. The man lives, falls deeply in love, and eventually surrenders to death. Yet, the townspeople pay no attention to his death because they “are busy folk,” running around infatuated with things that do not matter (line 27). Little do they know that death will soon take them also. E. E. Cummings,…

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  • Karen Cangialosi's Healing Through The Written Words

    Examining the Powers of Writing Many people suffer through traumatic events in their lives and need a source to help them heal. Karen Cangialosi works to inform people of this source. “Healing through the Written Word” exposes the mental and physical benefits of writing. Although scientists do not understand why writing can reduce the number of doctor visits needed. It has been proven that writing increases immune function and decreases blood pressure. When writing to heal, grammar and…

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  • E. Cummings Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town

    E.E. Cummings’ extended metaphor of the human life cycle reveals that all people are ultimately on the exact same path of life, as time passes, not much changes. His ambiguous pronouns serve to allow the readers to place themselves in the character’s shoes, allowing them to picture themselves in E.E. Cummings’ “anyone lived in a pretty how town.” The ambiguous pronouns allow Cummings’ reader to place themselves in the characters’ shoes, thereby allowing them to realize that they, too, are on the…

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