What is the a year without spring? Spring is one of the most majestic occasions of the year. It is during the spring time when plants and flowers are blooming with heavenly colors and fragrant odors. In the spring, children dash around in their yards while letting out chuckles. They play games in the flawless weather during this perfect time of year. The sun's shine is more vivid than ever now that winter has passed weeks ago. Who would not want to reminisce this spectacular moment of life. In the poem "in Just-," E.E. Cummings creates a realistic instant of spring by using elements of imagery, alliteration, and tone to reveal that spring is more glorious when you look at it through a child's perspective. Cummings does this for the purpose that he appreciates individuals who apprehend with compassion and affection the beauty of spring (Smelstor, Marjorie). E.E. Cummings commences the poem with very clear, detailed imagery in order for the reader to visualize the whole poem as if they were in the stanzas them self . Cummings states in the poem ''when the world is mud/luscious the little lame balloonman/ whistles far and wee''(line 1-6). Cummings addresses the word mud-luscious (line 2) to make the reader understand the change of season from winter to spring. Now that the snow has melted it has turned the dirt into and abundant area of mud that through the eyes of a child would see this as something extraordinary and be in excitement for what it to come. The reader interprets the word, as an adolescent would say, to feel more like a child in the spring time. When ...
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