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explication of cummings' poem since feeling is first - explication of e. e. cummings' poem since feeling is first       e. e. cummings' "since feeling is first" is about feeling (802).  This is immediately evident from the title and first line, which emphasize the word "feeling" in several different ways.  The stresses on "feel-" and "first," as well as the alliteration between those two words, make explicit their connection and importance, and the repetition of the same line in both title and first line serves to enhance the effect.       The meaning of the first line is clear, but because of cummings' characteristic absence of punctuation and capitalization as well as sentence structure, the next few lines are more ambiguous.  The first t...   [tags: since feeling is first]
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Analysis of e.e. cummings' since feeling is first - Analysis of e.e. cummings' since feeling is first   E. E. Cummings' poem "since feeling is first" is a poem which shows how emotions dictate people's actions and why the narrator thinks they should. The poem implies that to follow one's heart is better than following one's mind, yet, at the same time the poem is the narrator's analysis of why emotion comes before thought. The last line of the poem brings a twist on theme that the rest of the poem seems to be following. It speaks of death and of thought, rather than of life and emotion, showing that death is something that should not be ignored in life, and that thought is important even with the domination of feeling....   [tags: since feeling is first poem poetry] 1084 words
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Since Feeling is First - The poem “since feeling is first” is written by E.E Cummings in a stanza form with a total number of 16 lines. The sentences carry no more than nine words and no less than four words. It is about a man expressing his love to his beloved women. Cummings use of literary devices such as; metaphor, personification, imagery and denotation to express his feelings. “Since feeling is first” is a romantic poem that teaches a lesson about life. Its use of literary devices make the poem appealing to the readers....   [tags: Literary Analysis, E.E. Cummings] 1117 words
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Since Feeling is First - The poem “since feeling is first” is about a man expressing his love to his beloved women written by E.E Cummings. The poem is in a stanzaic form with a total number of 16 lines. The sentences carry no more than nine words and no less than four words. Cummings use of literary devices such as; metaphor, personification, imagery and denotation express his feelings. “Since feeling is first” is a romantic poem that teaches a lesson about life. Its use of figurative language makes the poem appealing to the readers....   [tags: Literary Analysis, E.E. Cummings] 1520 words
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Similar Themes in Love is Not All by Edna St. Vincent Millay and Since feeling is First by E. E. Cummings - The main theme of the two poems is love. However, their prospective on the topic differs just slightly. In “Love is Not All” by Edna St. Vincent Millay tells how love will not cure a sickness or injury, but in some way it is still a necessity in life. Whereas in “Since feeling is First” by E. E. Cummings describes how love is more important than logic in the end and how you should not worry about what you are getting out of love because it is essential for a well-balanced life. The main theme in the two poems is how love is not explainable, but is needed for a well-balanced life....   [tags: Poems, Feelings, Love]
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Truth in Keats' Ode on a Grecian Urn and Cummings' since feeling is first - Truth in Keats' Ode on a Grecian Urn and Cummings' since feeling is first Truth remains a mysterious essential: sought out, created, and destroyed in countless metaphysical arguments through time. Whether argued as being absolute or relative, universal or personal, no thought is perceived or conceived without an assessment of its truth. In John Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and E.E. Cummings' "since feeling is first" the concern is not specifically the truth of a thought, but rather, the general nature of truth; the foundation which gives truth is trueness ....   [tags: Ode Grecian Urn]
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Emotion vs. Intellect in Ode to a Nightingale and Since Feeling is First - Emotion vs. Intellect in Ode to a Nightingale and Since Feeling is First      We must look for guidance from the emotions…not the mind. This romantic philosophy is portrayed in the works of both John Keats’s "Ode to a Nightingale" and E. E. Cummings’s "Since Feeling is First." Each poet addresses the complex relationship of following one’s emotion and passion as opposed to one’s thought. Whereas Cummings supports living life fully in order to escape the confines of thought, Keats suggests death as the only possible means of overcoming this human consciousness....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Love and Hate in Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part - Love and Hate in "Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part." "There's a thin line between love and hate" describes the theme of Michael Drayton's sonnet "Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part." Unlike most love sonnets, which talk about the many intricacies of love, Drayton's poem discusses the end of love and its possible recovery. This Shakespearean sonnet consisting of 14 lines can be subdivided into 3 parts. In each part, the poet uses a different voice. He uses 1st person in the first part, 3rd person in the 2nd part and 2nd person in the last part....   [tags: Since there's no help come let us kiss]
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Analysis of Jonson's On My First Son - Analysis of Jonson's On My First Son   The poem entitled On My First Son  is a pouring out of a father's soul-a soul that pours out every last drop of pain, anguish, and love for his deceased son neatly into a beautiful poem.  Ben Jonson illustrates his love and loss with concreteness and passion.  Just as an artist creates a painting on paper with a pallet of colors and different types of brushes, Jonson uses thoughtful phrasing and strong diction to create a vivid word painting of his son.       The phrasing of this poem can be analyzed on many levels.  Holistically, the poem moves the father through three types of emotions.  More specifically, the first lines of the poem depict the f...   [tags: Jonson On My First Son] 887 words
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Emotion and Feeling in Lord Byron's Poetry - The genre of poetry itself produces connotations based around raw emotions, especially when considering poetry from the Romanticism era. Furthermore, poetry which is based on emotions (whether negative or positive) is what makes it successful in evoking a more personal response from the reader. When exploring poetry references such as 'The English Poetic Mind' by Charles Williams, he states how when 'We are told of a thing; we are made to feel as if that thing were possible to us; and we are so made to feel it-whatever the thing may be, joy or despair...knowledge is an intense satisfaction to us '1....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]
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The Feeling of True Love - The Feeling of True Love A palpable feeling in the air, anxiety for the babies to be born. As a little head starts to appear, it seems just like a phantasm that the babies are arriving, to the many people watching this birth. As the first baby appears, the new mother starts crying, so happy to have a new little girl to welcome into this world. Then as she unwillingly hands her new daughter to the nurse for cleaning up, she goes back into labor....   [tags: Papers] 1089 words
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Tasting Colors and Feeling Sounds - Tasting Colors and Feeling Sounds: Modes of Reality Each individual experiences reality in a different way. Show ten people the same picture, and each will present a different description of the scene. We all live in the same world and yet we all have different philosophies and ideas about reality and life. What do these differences tell us about objective reality. Do our senses detect the same reality, or does each person see a different picture in her head. To some extent, this difference seems to hold true....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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A Huge Change in my Life Since Entering College - How much has my life changed in the last few months. Coming from high school to college means a huge academic jump and a complete change in my life. Even though high school was my first academic experience in United States; my life in college is more complex than my life in high school was, especially when it comes to the classes’ structure, study routine, and free time enjoyment. Both my classes in college and my classes in high school have their own structure. I really like the structure of the college classes because they are flexible....   [tags: free time, study, classes, structure] 816 words
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Review of "SInce Yesterday" - Review of Frederick Lewis Allen: Since Yesterday: the 1930’s America. (New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc., 1939), 362 pp. Frederick Lewis Allen’s book tells in great detail how the average American would have lived in the 1930’s. He covers everything from fashion to politics and everything in between. He opens with a portrait of American life on September 3, 1929, the day before the first major stock market crash. His telling of the events immediately preceding and following this crash, and the ensuing panic describe a scene which was unimaginable before....   [tags: essays research papers] 784 words
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Navy Blue Then and Now: Meaning, Feeling and Emotions World Wide - Navy blue remains the darkest shade of the primary color blue. It was conceived from the natural pigments and chemicals found on earth like gravel or zinc. #Often the color is so dark that it is mistaken for the color black. Essentially navy blue gives off many different emotions and meaning to each person. It all depends on how it show cast and how the viewer perceives the color. Considering its character, navy blue has had a lasting effect in history, culture, literature, arts from the Paleolithic cave men to the modern day blue collard individual....   [tags: Art ]
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What You Need to Know About Legalizing Marijuana - Marijuana is the most habitually used illegal drug in the U.S. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a recent government study shows that over 98 million Americans over the age of 12 have tried marijuana at least once in their lifespan. Preview of 3 Main Points: Today I am going to give you three informative points about marijuana and the legalization of it. First, what exactly is marijuana. Second, how does it affect us. Third and finally, I will speak about when it became illegal and the trend of states now legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational purposes....   [tags: feeling, medical, legislation] 592 words
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How Does Beatles Music Alter Heart Rate? - Introduction Humans have played music since at least 35,000 years ago (Nicholas J. Conard, June 25, 2009). Since then music has evolved in many genres and has become a huge part of every culture. It is often called the Universal language because music can convey information like a feeling, an attitude or a mood (Chris Dobrian, 1992). It affects people in a way deeper than regular speech. Regular speech does not make people feel any particular emotion if they cannot understand what one is saying (Mark Changazi, September 15, 2009)....   [tags: feeling, mood, emotions, speech]
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Revolutionization of Gender Roles Since Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - Charlotte’s Bronte British novel, Jane Eyre, has revolutionized the role of a woman through the character of Jane Eyre. The romance novel begins as Jane being an unloved orphan, she is physically and mentally abused by her aunt, Ms. Reed, and cousins at Gateshead. Ms. Reed then sends her away to the Lowood School, she makes friends, but suffers from depression. Then Jane becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she does not even realize she falls in love for Rochester, owner of the estate....   [tags: women, love, identity]
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David Selznick And Since You Went Away - David Selznick and Since You Went Away "I have a different concept of producing than other producers. Some producers are money men, and others are just lieutenants. For me to produce is to make a picture. As a producer, I can maintain an editorial perspective that I wouldn't have as a director. I consider myself first a creative producer, then a showman and then a businessman. You need all three things to succeed in the business today." -David O. Selznick The film Since You Went Away was released in 1944....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Characteristics of the Fandom Subculture - Fandom is a term that refers to a subculture that consists of fans who share a feeling of camaraderie with other fans who share a common interest. Those that consider themselves to be part of a fandom are typically interested in even minor details of those interests, spend a large amount of their time on their interest and are usually members of social media sites that allow them to discuss this interest in detail. This is what differentiates them from those who only show a casual interest. The term fandom can be used to refer to a specific fandom (e.g....   [tags: fans who share a feeling of camaraderie]
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The Dictionary Definition, Outcome, and Feeling of Hunger - Edoardo Masset states that “the dictionary definition of hunger indicates an “uneasy and painful sensation caused by the lack of food” (Masset pg. 1). He goes on to write that it is nearly impossible to quantify this measurement in any way. However, he presents a few different hunger indices and goes into detail each of their pros and cons. The first is the World Bank food security indices. This index was developed over the course of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Within this index, “hunger was defined as a lack of energy to conduct an active and healthy life and measure by the proportion of individuals with insufficient caloric energy consumption” (Masset pg....   [tags: food, starving, global] 694 words
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Pandora and Eve are the First Women - In the story of Adam and Eve, the book of Genesis in the Bible states that Eve was the first woman and was created by God to be a partner for Adam. Eve was formed from Adam’s rib. Both Eve and Adam were created in God's image and God put Eve and Adam in a haven called the Garden of Eden. In this vast garden was the tree of the knowledge; a tree filled with all things good and evil. God tells them to eat from anywhere but the tree of knowledge. However, Eve was soon tempted by Satan, disguised as a snake, to eat the fruit from the tree of knowledge....   [tags: evil, temptation, curiousity] 797 words
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The First Time I Was Injured - “Quang come here,” one of my cousins said as he came to get me. “I want you to play with us,” he kept saying repeatedly. Eventually I gave up and played with them. Are families were having a party tonight. “Today was suppose to be a great day,” I thought when I woke up this morning. In the end it didn’t turn out like I hope it was. It all started during that night at the party. During this time I was young and I was still in Vietnam. My family and I live in a house inside my grandparents’ land, which was quite large....   [tags: injuries, ] 614 words
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My First Experience With Death - My first experience with death occurred when I was around the age of 6. My grandfather on my dad’s side had been diagnosed with lung cancer. I did not know him, he was in India and I had only seen him through pictures my mom had shown me. At that time, I felt nothing, how could I be upset over someone I barely knew. I remember my parents sitting at the table talking about his deteriorating condition....   [tags: beliefs, hinduism] 2300 words
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The First Wealth is Health - For several decades, the United States has been stereotypically considered as a nation that continuously indulges in fast food and favors a sedentary lifestyle. Regrettably, this is an assumption that a large portion of the American population has proven to be true. In contrast, European nations have taken various political, legal, and social steps to avoid disastrous health consequences associated with erroneous diet and nutrition. The health of the American population has, for many years, been on a downward trod; however, modeling after Europe, numerous steps should be taken to protect food consumers within their homes and out in public and promote a healthy diet among the population....   [tags: Health ]
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The First Day of School - The alarm clock buzzed loudly beside my ear. Feeling like a gong that was being hit repeatedly was placed right beside my head. I sluggishly pulled myself out of my bed and dragged myself to my closet. The words, first day of school moaned ghastly in my head. Summer was uneventful and school was just going to be hell. I picked out an old, worn out flannel and a pair of jeans to wear. Not rushing at all, I struggled to put the raggedy clothes on. They smelt like horrendous lies and rumors. Exactly what this state and my school are built on....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay] 1256 words
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Can I know what another person is thinking or feeling? If so, how? - Can I know what another person is thinking or feeling. If so, how. The problem of Other Minds is a true philosophical enigma. It is apt to strike children with no philosophical education whatsoever, yet remains intractable to many academics. Broadly speaking, the problem can be divided into three questions. Firstly, how do I come to believe that there are minds in the world other than my own. Secondly, how can I justify my belief that there are minds in the world other than my own. Thirdly, what can I state about the mental states of minds other than my own?....   [tags: essays papers]
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The First Shopping Mall - When Victor Gruen, the man credited with designing the first shopping mall in the early 1950s, designed plans for new shopping malls to be created, he typically specified land that was to be included and used for community and civic purposes. That may come to a surprise to many people; as the majority of shopping malls today rarely include such luxuries. Land adjacent to shopping malls is usually prime real estate, and to increase their revenue malls often sell off the farthest areas of their parking lots; typically for chain restaurants to be built....   [tags: Victor Gruen, Stores, Design] 1140 words
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First Impressions - We all have been in a situation where we meet new people for the first time. Either enrolling in a new school, interviewing for a job, or just simply going to a party and meeting new people who happen to be at the party as well; our lives are filled with first encounters and we develop impressions about those people we encounter. To simplify the understanding a first impression is “like a Polaroid picture” (Flora,2004). They are brief snapshots that we use to gain physical knowledge about the new people we make....   [tags: Psychology]
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