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    Pygmalion Essay

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    independence continues to be shown as her attitude towards antagonist Henry Higgins…

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    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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    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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    While Cummings started writing poetry at a young age, his first self published work was an autobiography. The Enormous Room was published in 1922 and contained Cummings’ experiences in jail during WWI. His next work, Tulips and Chimneys,was published in 1923 and contained numerous short poems. Cummings published more poems at around that time. (Biography.com). Cummings’ next work was the play Him, which was performed by the Provincetown Players in 1927. Then, he wrote Eimi in 1933, which was…

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    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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    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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    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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    Anne Bradstreet Comparison

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    Love and death are very meaningful to humans. Love and death are eternal, above and beyond physical entities, and extremely powerful. The poems “Death be not proud,” by John Donne, and “somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond,” by E.E. Cummings are poems about love. “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” by Anne Bradstreet, and “Because I could not stop for Death,” by Emily Dickinson are poems that explain death. Donne, Cummings, Bradstreet, and Dickinson have poems that relate death and love.…

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    The life of Mr. Ezzard Who is Mr. Ezzard ? I believe he is a nice man who enjoys writing and traveling far and wide. He himself has been to many places and wrote a lot, especially in his travel journals. He has done enough to fill a boring life a thousand times over, and I have recently sat down with him to learn more about him. Even when just walking into his room to interview him, I see untold treasures on the walls that prove that writing means the universe to him. Mr. Ezzard always had a…

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    “The world is mud- luscious and puddle - wonderful” (E.E. Cummings). Edward Estlin Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. He was a painter and a poet and he studied in the University of Harvard, where he was fascinated by two schools of art Impression and Cubism. How does E.E. Cummings use vision and auditory to create meaning?. E.E. Cummings creates meaning in his poetry by using visual techniques and auditory techniques. To begin with, E.E. Cummings creates meaning in his…

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