E. E. Cummings | Critical Essay by John Arthos

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of E. E. Cummings.
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Critical Essay by John Arthos

E. E. Cummings is one of the few modern poets who write about beautiful things simply. Much contemporary poetry is concerned with the analysis of states of mind for the sake of philosophic or social comment…. There are exceptions, of course, but most modern poets are not concerned very much with declaring that the beauty of their experience is proof of the power of beauty…. Cummings is surely the modern poet who has most consistently aimed at lyric expression in the direct manner…. He has remained a lyric poet because he has not been interested in questioning and doubting; he has been constantly searching but he has always known what he is searching for. (p. 372)

Cummings's career in print began with a novel, The Enormous Room…. After graduating from Harvard he had served with an ambulance...

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