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An Interpretation of My Sweet Old Etcetera by E.E. Cummings'

- An Interpretation of My Sweet Old Etcetera by E.E. Cummings' "my sweet old etcetera" is part of E.E. Cummings' "is 5" collection of poetry, which was published in 1926. This poem and most of Cummings' other poetry was known for its typographic innovation. One will definitely notice that there are only two capitalized letters in the whole piece and not one period. The only punctuation mark present is the comma, creating pauses in the speech. Basically the whole poem is a big run-on sentence....   [tags: Cummings My Sweet Old Etcetera Essays]

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EE cummings

- Not every day, a writer changes the way people write forever. ee Cummings created his own style of writing, and many people use it to this day. Before Cummings all writing was based on the rules, Cummings made his own rules. Cummings writings have influenced many writers to make there own rules. Cummings had an amazing life. Not only was Cummings a writer but also an artist. Cummings was very intelligent, Cummings parents knew this and encouraged him to develop his creative gifts early in his life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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ee cummings

- “To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting,”-E.E. Cummings. E.E. Cummings was considered one of the most innovative poets of the twentieth century. Now I will tell you a little bit about him. Edward Estlin Cummings was born on October 14, 1884 in Cambridge Massachusetts. He spent his early years in Cambridge until he began to attend Harvard University in 1912....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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- E. E. Cummings Edward Estlin Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on October 14, 1894. There were three important events in his early life that had effects on him and how he got famous. Additionally there were three things during his later life. Lastly there were three major events in his life. E. E. Cummings parents were extremely intelligent people that were very well educated. This had an influence on how he started poetry because he mom encouraged him to write all the time as a child and to express himself through it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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E.E. Cummings

- E.E. Cummings is characteristically American. He is a famous, well known American author. I found that his writing style is of a stereotypical American. What is it to be stereotypically American. Well I found that one of the main things is that you can say or write whatever you want and not feel threatened about if what your saying is the right thing or not. Also a lot of Americans will use sarcasm. Also you don’t have to come right out and say whatever you mean. Some will talk about something completely different then what they are really trying to say....   [tags: essays papers]

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E.E CUMMINGS

- EDWARD ESTLIN CUMMINGS ("Estlin") is born October 14 in family residence 104 Irving Street, Cambridge, Mass., the son of EDWARD and REBECCA CLARKE CUMMINGS. His energetic, versatile, and highly articulate father teaches sociology and political science at Harvard in the 1890's and in 1900 is ordained minister of the South Congregational Church, Unitarian, in Boston. The Irving Street household will include at various times Grandmother Cummings, MISS JANE CUMMINGS ("Aunt Jane"), EEC's maternal uncle, GEORGE CLARKE, and younger sister ELIZABETH ("Elos"), who eventually marries Carlton Qualey....   [tags: essays research papers]

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e e cummings

- e e cummings      e e cummings (no, this is not a typographical error, take note to the way he writes his name) was an unusual, yet highly acclaimed writer of the 20th century. His style of writing was much different than that of any other contemporary or even 18th and 19th century writers. Although difficult to understand at times, e e cummings is a very profound and inventive writer.      e e cummings was born Edward Estlin Cummings on October 14, 1894 in Cambridge Massachusetts. His parents were Edward and Rebecca Haswell Clarke Cummings....   [tags: Biographies Poet Poetry Biography Essays]

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Relating to EE Cummings' Poetry

- Relating to EE Cummings' Poetry It's not necessarily easy to read. And it's probably harder to understand. But the poetry of ee cummings has made a nitch in our society of innovative minds and experimental art that we cannot argue. Whether we like it, hate it, or throw it down in frustration, we have to appreciate the door this poet has opened for so many generations of writers and stylists. We picked "my sweet old etcetera" because if was the simplist poems to understand, and there's a lot we could say about it (and we each had a 750 word responce paper ahead of us to think about.) "my sweet old etcetera" begins by describing the folks back home and their conversations of know-it-all...   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Anyone lived in a pretty how town

- “Anyone lived in a pretty how town,” by E.E. Cummings, is a poem that alludes to the circle of life and how birth and death are a natural part of this cycle. This meaning is conveyed by a complex metaphor; broken down, this metaphor slides away to reveal the true social commentary behind it. This poem is an allegory; the speaker uses pronouns with unclear antecedents to mask the true meaning and add poetic flair to the simple belief he or she presents. The first poetic device the speaker uses to convey his or her meaning in this poem is the unorthodox grammar and sentence structure....   [tags: Literary Analysis, E.E. Cummings]

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Cummins UK

- Cummins UK Cummins’ has many worldwide locations spreading widely into each continent. The European and Central Area Headquarters are located at Iver in Buckinghamshire. The Global Headquarters are located in Columbus in Indiana (USA). A map to show the location of the Cummins plant in Daventry is shown below. The location of the Daventry plant is in a central position in the country and is close to motorways, train-stations, and an International Airport (Birmingham). This makes it ideal for products and materials to be delivered and distributed throughout the country and onto other countries....   [tags: Business Management Studies]

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Ethical Marketing and Advertising at Cummins Engine Plant

- Ethical Marketing and Advertising at Cummins Engine Plant In the media there are a lot of concerns about ethical standards in marketing and advertisements in corporations and businesses. Cumming’s marketing and advertisements strategies follow strict policies based on ethics that rest on a fundamental belief in people's dignity and decency. Cummins is committed to quality, innovation and integrity. This commitment is possible because each member of Cummins follows the highest standards of ethical conduct....   [tags: Business Analysis Marketing]

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the Cambridge ladies who lived in furnished souls

- In this essay I will discuss the imagery, diction, and tone of "the Cambridge ladies who lived in furnished souls", but first I will start by explaining my view of this poem. While discussing the imagery of this poem I will display my interpretation of the suggesting pictures of sight, and I will present what I interpreted and how I interpreted the imagery. Then I will discuss the writers choice of words, sentence structure, and how I interpreted the meanings of these dictions. Lastly I will dispute the attitude the writer takes towards the reader....   [tags: e. e. cummings poetry]

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Creatio ex Capacitas and Creatio Continua: When having Power just isn't Enough

- Creatio ex Capacitas and Creatio Continua: When having Power just isn't Enough In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep . . . Then God said, "Let there be light;" and there was light. ~ (Genesis 1:1-2a; 3 NRSV). The biblical passage above has been the subject of much debate in light of not only how God created, but also as to out of what He created. There are two main camps in this debate: those who affirm creatio ex nihilo and those who affirm panentheism....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Leading and Managing Change

- Organisational development is both a professional field of social action and an area of scientific inquiry”. (Cummings and Worley, 2009, p.1). Organisational development does not have common definition; however, it has more than one definition that expresses the meaning of organisational development and change. Organisational development can be best described as a “system wide process of data collection, diagnosis, action planning, intervention, and evaluation aimed at enhancing congruence among organisational structure, process, strategy, people, and culture; developing new and creative organisational solution; and developing the organisation’s self-renewing capacity.” (Beer as cited in Cum...   [tags: Organizational Development, Planned Change]

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Symbol and Allegory

- The use of symbol in poetry and in literature as a whole is commonplace because it is an outlet for the author’s creative psyche. A symbol is a creative use of metaphor, using a comparison but not just a direct comparison. The author attempts to achieve the effect that there is much more than just the reader’s initial reaction creating a want to delve deeper into the true meaning, leaving a vast space of interpretation. Allegory on the other hand is a specific comparison, a symbol that is set in its meaning....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Hamlet Criticism

- In “Hamlet';; Literary Remains, Samuel Taylor Coleridge describes Hamlet as an intricate planner who’s thought process is slow and methodical. He describes Hamlet as someone having “Supercilious activities…of the mind, which, unseated from its healthy relation, is constantly occupied with the world within, and abstracted from the world without…throwing a mist over all common-place actualities.'; Cooleridge is explaining the fact that Hamlet seems to always be in his own fantasy world when it comes to thinking about things that are going on in his life....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare, Classics]

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Antigone

- ee cummings once said, “to be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else—means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight.” That quotation is exemplified in many works of literature, but the opposite is too. No matter what people try to be or not to be, they don’t always succeed. For example, in the play, Antigone, by Sophocles, the character, Antigone displays the idea of being her own person, but Creon displays the opposite of that....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Memory

- I. Introduction II. Dementia Senility is a misused term for the loss of ability to think, reason, and remember in older persons. Senility is not a medical condition; it is not normal, natural, or inevitable with aging; it is not limited to older people either. The term senility is replaced in most of my pertinent research by the medical term dementia, which seems to describe a group of symptoms that represent a change or deterioration from an individual's previous level of functioning (Tueth, 1995)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Effects of Video Games

- Did you know that video games can badly effect your life. Video games have been around since November 29, 1972 (Jeff Tyson 2000). Video games are fun and entertaining, but they could also badly effect people’s lives. The least of importance are the studies from Hope M. Cummings from the University of Michigan, and Elizabeth A. Vandewater from the University of Texas, that show video games can make people spend less time doing homework (2007). During the school year 2002-2003 they collected a survey from nearly 1,500 U.S....   [tags: behavioral analysis]

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What is Poetry?

- What is Poetry. According to Webster's Dictionary, poetry is defined as "writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm." While this is the technical definition of poetry many writers attempted to further describe what poetry is. There are many contradicting views and no one can agree what is the essence of poetry. Some poets think that poetry is the expression of emotions and rules do not matter, while other poets suggest the poetry is all about the rules and the rhythm that must be followed....   [tags: Arts, Literature Analysis]

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Japanese colonialism

- It is interesting to find that only some political economists emphasize the fact that Japanese colonialism in Korea played a large part in the development of a high-growth economy. In both readings we get to see that Japanese colonialism greatly differed from European colonialism. In one way, this is because European colonialism rarely introduced heavy industry into the economy, or even pushed the economy with such a heavy hand. As well, Japan left Korea with a relatively high level of industrialization, not something we commonly see with European colonialism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Defining God

- Defining God A concept of God can begin at many places. I begin with a search for ultimate origins. Two complementary approaches can be taken: The personal: Where did I come from. The cosmic: Where did the evolving, life-producing world come from. PERSONAL: A quest for God appropriately begins with a two-fold basic experience. The first is the amazement that we are. The most immediate and self-verifying knowledge that we have is the consciousness of our own existence. This realization arises out of the contrast between the undeniable fact that we are "really here" and the recognition that we might not have been at all....   [tags: Philosophy Essays]

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The Structure of Possibility

- The Structure of Possibility I call attention to the following theses concerning possibility. 1) Anything that has become actual must have been possible in the period of time immediately preceding its actualization. 2) The logically possible is a conception, and conceptions exist within the mind. 3) The possible is not a mere name. 4) The possible is not a mental entity and that alone. 5) Every possibility, whether mental entity or not must be, or image, an ontological entity, real although not (yet) actual....   [tags: Philosophy Logic Papers]

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The Active Future as Divine

- The Active Future as Divine Normally, activity is regarded as discernible, but according to relativity theory whatever is discernible lies in the past of the discernible. Only the present subjective immediacy is properly active. Subjectivity is properly understood as present becoming; objectivity as past being (so Whitehead). I propose that we extend the domain of subjective immediacy to include the future as well as the present. This future universal activity is pluralized in the present in terms of the many actualities coming into being....   [tags: Philosophy Religion Papers]

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Japanese tea room

- Japanese tea room Japan is a small country, however most people know this country. One of the reason is that the manufacturing industry is world-famous. Especially, cars and appliances which are small, functional and also economical. And these products show exactly Japanese spirit which can say Japanese culture. When we discuss about Japan, we can't forget considering traditional Japanese culture. I will discus about the tea ceremony (cha-no-yu), which one of the most important Japanese culture....   [tags: essays papers]

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Berlin Diaries Vs.Survival In Auschwitz

- Berlin Diaries vs. Survival in Auschwitz The two books Berlin Diaries by Marie Vassiltchikov and Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi both chronicle World War II from two different perspectives. They are both personal accounts from each author’s actual experiences. The two books have different formats, points, facts, and actualities. For example, Berlin Diaries is in actual diary format, and Survival in Auschwitz is in story format. I found that Berlin Diaries was harder to read because of the format, where Survival in Auschwitz was easier to follow....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- A Soldiers Home “A Soldiers Home” by Ernest Hemingway takes place during the late summer of 1919, during the post-war era of WWI. Krebs, the main character in the story, returns to his small hometown in Oklahoma much later than when the rest of the soldiers had returned. “The men from the town who had been drafted had all been welcomed elaborately on their return”(Hemingway, 145). The “people seemed to think it was rather ridiculous for Krebs to be getting back so late, years after the war was over”(Hemingway, 145)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Internet

- Right now I'm thinking about the Internet, the all-pervasive medium through which I've published my thoughts and work I've done in my free time for several years now. Like mostly everyone else, I communicate with others using the Internet, play games through it, read news, and learn about things. (Except, sadly, I am not convinced the general public is interested in learning.) And we are all familiar with the "dot com mania" and the insane rise in the NASDAQ - and, sadly, the subsequent fall of the NASDAQ....   [tags: essays research papers]

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E.e. Cummings, Poem, Anyone Li

- E.E. Cummings "anyone lived in a pretty how town" I first read this poem and I thought of love, two people in love. Anyone and noone are in love and that is what matters to them, to be in love with each other and with life. It involves the day, the night, and how the weather changes. The seasons revolve and the children grow up to become adults. As I read the poem I realized there were three sections to it. Which consist of anyone and noone, "women and men" in line four, and the children....   [tags: essays research papers]

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E. E. Cummings' Message from Objects in Nature

- E. E. Cummings’ poem, “Maggie and Milly and Molly and May,” tells of an adventure of four girls who each learn a lesson in their experiences. To explain these lessons, Cummings uses poetic devices such as alliteration, simile, and symbolism, to elucidate the messages in an appealing way. In “Maggie and Milly and Molly and May,” Maggie, Milly, Molly, and May find a shell, starfish, crab, and stone, in which each object sends a message. In the beginning of the poem, Cummings swiftly describes the initial encounter at the beach: “and maggie discovered a shell that sang / so sweetly she couldn’t remember her troubles, and” (3-4)....   [tags: Maggie and Milly and Molly and May]

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Next to of Course God America I by E.E. Cummings

- Next to of Course God America I by E.E. Cummings e. e. cummings' poem, "next to of course god america i," is a wonderful example of stylistic variation in a text. Once again, we see his skill and mastery at manipulating the English language in order to foreground a thought and turn it into a commentary on society. As with all of cummings works, there is evidence of a multitude of variances and deviances at work, however, I shall concentrate on the area of language variance, more specifically, domain....   [tags: Papers]

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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]

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A Painter as a Poet

- A Painter as a Poet Each of these words could easily describe the fervent brushstrokes on a painters canvas. However, it is the passion of E.E. Cummings poetry that they are meant to express. The words and designs of his works embody the same breathless quality contained in modern art. It is no surprise that he was an open-minded critic, attentive observer, inspired participant, and devoted lover of various art forms besides his renowned poetry. The concepts of impulsive creation which are evident in art are also apparent in Cummings’ poems....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of Hewlett-Packard’s Institutionalizing Structural Change

- Organizational change is difficult and challenging. However, once the change has been made and it is successful, there is one last step that is needed, which is institutionalizing the change. According to Fernandez and Rainey (2006), this is where employees learn and establish new behaviors and leaders institutionalize them so that new patterns of behavior become the norm. This has also been referred to by Cummings and Worley (2009) as refreezing from Lewin’s three stage change model where refreezing is to make the new practice routine....   [tags: Business, Organizational Change]

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Database Management

- What is a database management system. Discuss each of the five important software components of a database management system. Data Base Managements System (DBMS) is a computer software program installed on a system hard drive that catalog, retrieve, and run queries on data. It provides ways for data to be altered or removed by users or other programs. There are several different types of database management systems that exist that were created for the proper control of databases for specific purposes....   [tags: Technology, Computer Softwares, Data]

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"Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town" Analysis

- The poem “anyone lived in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings talks about the cycle of life and the importance of structure, symbolism, and language of the poem. For instance, the poem has nine stanzas, which has a rhyming pattern of AABC. The rhythm of the poem is significant for it supports one of themes, the cycle of life. Cumming uses season to explain the poem's progress. “spring summer autumn winter” (3) and “sun moon stars rain” (8) symbolizes time passing, which represents life passing. In the poem, as the seasons and skies rotate, life continues along with them....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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Institutionalization

- The fast paced, ever changing, and volatile business climate of today affects the ability of multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard to sustain a competitive advantage. In 2002 the company conducted a controversial acquisition of Compaq which led to lay-offs, infighting, and impacted their ability to implement structural changes. Hewlett-Packard is a widely respected company known for executing continuous improvement throughout all levels of the company. However, the challenge all companies face is the ability to implement and sustain intervention programs over a period of time to the degree that the changes become part of the organization’s functions....   [tags: Business, Multinational Companies]

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Analysis of Black and Decker International

- In 1910, S. Duncan Black and Alonzo G. Decker started their business Black and Decker. Six years later they introduced the first portable power tool and the company has been growing and changing the world ever since (Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., 2011a). In 1990, Black & Decker acquired the Emhart Corporation that included locks and lock set products (Cummings & Worley, 2009). With the introduction of this new product and Black & Decker’s desire to improve their global market, Fred Grunewald worked to develop an intervention to restructure the organization....   [tags: Business, Globalization]

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Self Managed Teams

- A team is a group of people who work in tandem to achieve a common outcome (Chatfield, 2011). A common type of team found in the workplace is self-managed teams (SMT). A self-managed team empowers employees to manage the day to day functions, operations, and tasks of a specific job area with little or no supervisory oversight or intervention. In other words, it is a self-contained unit (Williams, 2011). For example, self-managed teams handle work direction, job assignments, trouble-shoot problems, and handle all of the decision making aspects of the job (Silverman,1996)....   [tags: Organization, Environment]

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A Deeper Meaning in Poe's Characters

- Although William L. Howarth stated that the characters in Poe’s works are undeveloped and inadequate, I believe that Poe is able to transform parts of himself into characters ad interpret a deeper meaning into the actions and behaviors of these characters. These abilities are illustrated in most of his characters. However, they are the most obvious in characters such as Lady Madeline and Roderick in “The Fall of the House of Usher,” Montresor and Fortunado in “The Cask of Amontillado,” and the raven in the famous poem, “The Raven.” In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher,” Poe uses characters like Roderick Usher and Lady Madeline to symbolize the mind and represent its internal...   [tags: literary genius, depth of characters]

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USC Writing Supplement

- Business, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Globalization, Innovation… My academic interests have a sharp focus on these areas of studies. Not that I only want to make money, but that I want to master these skills, to make things change, or simply, to make a difference. Firstly, I have to, I want to and I strive to train myself to be a highly effective leader. An effective leadership is necessary for one to attain remarkable achievements, as well as to help others approach the stage of success together....   [tags: leader, platform, business]

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Preserve the Core Value of the Organization

- The department of Information Technology (IT) provides leadership for the development of cost effective technical services and business solutions. The department is the foundation of the organization. The responsibility of the department is to store, transmit, receive, retrieve, protect, and secure information. Employees are able to rely on the assistance of software programs including consumers who are impaired. This infrastructure of the organization is essential to provide absolute immediacy with a clear and concise point of view (Palmira, 2012)....   [tags: constructive communication of IT]

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Love and Disillusionment in Araby and A and P

- Love and Disillusionment in “Araby" by James Joyce and “A and P" by John Updike “Araby" by James Joyce and “A and P " by John Updike are both short stories in which the central characters are in love with women who don’t even know it. The Araby story started sad and ended sadder, however, the “A and P” story started happy and ended with a heroic act that went unnoticed. The main characters both experience new situations and truths of which they were not previously aware. Both stories will be examined with contemplation according to the type of initiation that took place, the similar and different features of both characters and various elements of the short stories....   [tags: Araby James Joyce A and P John Updike]

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Morality

- Morality is a hard term to define and decipher because there are so many things that have to be taken into account. If you line up a group of ten people and bring up a morality issue, you will mostly likely get different answers. People all over the world have many different beliefs and are raised to stand by those beliefs. Abortion is one of the hot topics in our country and a big moral issue. There are people who believe abortion is murder and completely, morally wrong. Then there are other people who believe that it isn’t wrong and it isn’t murder....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Broken and Complete: Actualities I

- Broken and Complete: Actualities I   On my first reading of "Actualities I", by e.e. cummings, two anomalies were immediately apparent. The adjectives and adverbs used to describe the events in the poem were piled against each other, sometimes four and five adjectives and adverbs with no break. The use of cumulatively descriptive words was confusing. I had to slow down to absorb each new definition and reconcile it to each preceding definition. The second anomaly was the bizarre rhyme sequence, which at first appeared almost without any structure, and on closer examination revealed what may have once been the structure of a Petrarchan sonnet jammed into a blender and the results hastily...   [tags: Actualities]

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Analysis of e. e. cummings’ Poem of all the blessings which to man

- Analysis of e. e. cummings’ Poem of all the blessings which to man      As Thomas Reed West puts it, "the predominant literary sentiment toward the discipline of the machine has been one of lament" (xii). Many authors have composed pieces dealing with industrialization and the correlated obsolescence of man. Poet e.e. cummings is among them. In his poem "of all the blessings which to man," cummings describes a world to which progress will doom mankind-- a place where technology rules over humanity....   [tags: cummings of all the blessings which to man]

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An Interpretation of E.E. Cummings' Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town

- An Interpretation of E.E. Cummings' Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town E.E. Cummings (1894-1962) is an American Poet whose works are some of the harder ones to understand. That's what Cummings is known for, his typography, language, punctuation, and his use of capital letters to give words special meanings. It has been stated that he has his own language known as Cummingsian. Cummings has done a lot of experimentation with language along with other poets during the Modernist era. Not only was Cummings an artistic writer and poet but he was an accomplished painter as well....   [tags: Cummings Anyone Lived Pretty How Town]

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An Analysis of E.E. Cummings' Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town

- An Analysis of E.E. Cummings' Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town In reading this poem the first time, I had no clue as to what Cummings was speaking of. However, after many times through and several on-line readings, I believe that I have some semblance as to what Cummings was trying to convey in this poem. In reading this poem through on my own the first time, I saw Anyone as any person. However, Anyone is actually an individual, as is Noone. Anyone is seen to be a happy person as in line 4, he is seen singing and dancing....   [tags: Cummings Anyone Lived Pretty How Town]

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E.E. Cummings

- Edward Estlin Cummings is a famous poet and novelist. A true man of the arts, he also enjoyed playwrights, painting, and drawing. His lifetime lasting from 1894-1962 was vivaciously lived. He spent a large portion of his life in his birth state, Massachusetts, although certain life events lead him beyond the United States. Cummings served in the U.S. Army during World War I, and was a volunteer in an ambulance unit as well. A great portion of his life was also dedicated to his Harvard education and multiple romantic relationships....   [tags: Biography ]

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Poetry of E. E. Cummings

- Life's Not A Paragraph Throughout his poetry, E. E. Cummings seduces readers deep into a thicket of scrambled words, missing punctuation, and unconventional structure. Within Cummings's poetic bramble, ambiguity leads the reader through what seems at first a confusing and winding maze. However, this confusion actually transforms into a path that leads the reader to the center of the thicket where Cummings's message lies: one should never allow one's experience to be limited by reason and rationality....   [tags: Poetry Poem]

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E.E. Cummings- Innovative Poet

- E.E. Cummings was one of the most innovative poets in American literature. He is especially known for violating the rules of composition, rejecting punctuation, and capitalization (Costello 1). Cummings wrote prolifically: nearly 800 poems, plays, ballets, fairy tales, and autobiographies (Smelstor 2). Mr. Edward Estlin Cummings was born on October 14, 1894 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was the first born of twochildren, his parents were Edward Cummings and Rebecca Haswell Clarke (Smelstor 2)....   [tags: American Literature, Poetic Analysis, Poet]

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Edgar Estlin Cummings

- Edgar Estlin Cummings The life of Edgar Estlin Cummings starts on October 14, 1894 with his birth to Edward and Rebecca Haswell Clarke Cummings. At the age of sixteen he enters Harvard College, and begins to write poetry for Harvard Monthly. After Harvard, he joins Ambulance Corps, and sails to France to participate in World War I. Soon after his arrival he gets arrested and imprisoned for three months in a French detention camp on suspicion of disloyalty1. On New Years Day he is released, and soon after that he returns to New York and meets Elaine Orr, whom he marries later....   [tags: Papers]

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E. E. Cummings

- E. E. Cummings: A Man of Poetry The background of E.E. Cummings, who was a distinctive, American poet, greatly influenced his literary achievements in poetry. This can be seen in the experiences of his early childhood. “Cummings was born Edward Estlin Cummings in Cambridge, Mass., on Oct. 14, 1894';(Ulanov 565). He was born into wealthy and creative surroundings. “Dr. Cummings was a woodsman, a photographer, an actor, a carpenter, an artist – and talented in all that he undertook....   [tags: essays research papers]

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In Just E.E. Cummings

- 'in Just- ' Poem Analyzation 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....   [tags: poetry, spring, literary tools]

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Peter Cook and E. E. Cummings

- Peter Cook and E. E. Cummings       Contemporary poets have made interesting additions to modern and post-modern poetry as a collective whole. They have given unique insights into the nature of modern poetry and provided a broader understanding into the purpose and concept of poetry as an art form. One contemporary poet of importance is Peter Cook.   Peter Cook is a contemporary deaf ASL poet. He incorporates American Sign Language, mime, dance, and storytelling into his performance of his poetry, which is written in American Sign Language and translated into written or spoken English....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Joheva Buried, Satan Dead by E. E. Cummings

- Poetic and rhetorical devices are used to create the tone of a poem. With a defined and structured tone, the meaning of a poem can be more clearly and effectively conveyed. The poem “Jehovah buried, Satan dead” by E.E. Cummings has a distinct meaning that has been heightened by its tone. The tone is also accented through the use of rhetorical and poetic devices. A few of these devices include onomatopoeia, conceit, slant rhyme, the form, sound, and repetition. Starting with an evaluation of the meaning, the tone and rhetorical and poetic devices become identifiable....   [tags: Poetry comprehension]

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Anyone Lived Into A Pretty How Town, By. Cummings

- The poem, “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” by E.E. Cummings paints a postcard perfect Wisteria Lane-esque town, but it is far from the suburban utopia that one might think. It is hard to follow one’s dreams or to be able to express one’s individuality with the pressure of society and their preconceived idea of how life should be. Even the economy can be a factor to living one’s life. Responsibilities and bills start to add up, seasons come and go and eventually one is belled down by society....   [tags: Death, Life, Poetry, Death]

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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]

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Use Of Grammar And Punctuation Of `` Anyone Lived On A Pretty How Town `` By E. Cummings

- E. E. Cummings ' "anyone lived in a pretty how town" is often interpreted as a love poem (Macksoud 72), but it can be analyzed more deeply to reflect societal themes. Cummings ' use of grammar and punctuation is unconventional and at the same time organized in a way that draws the reader to certain conclusions about the way the citizens of the "how town" live. None of the protagonists are given a name, and yet knowing their titles—"anyone," "women and men," "children," "someone," "everyone," and "noone"—and analyzing the contrast between the individual and the group is essential to understanding the message the poem conveys (Kidder 143)....   [tags: Metropolitana di Napoli, Madrid Metro]

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Dulce et Decorum Est

- Wilfred Owen’s “Dulce et Decorum Est” and E. E Cummings’, “next to of course god america i” are poems that critique patriotic propaganda. Both poems use words and images to effectively depict the influence that patriotic propaganda has on war. “Dulce et Decorum Est” uses descriptive words to create realistic images of the horrors soldiers are faced with during combat, whereas “next to of course god america i” uses sarcasm to inform readers that the abuse of propaganda can be used to manipulate others....   [tags: Comparative, Owen, Cummings]

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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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How EE Cumming's Experiences Influences His Poetry

- ... All the things he acquired in the course of his youth guided him to success. Cummings’ time in prison was the event that affected his writing the most. In 1917, Cummings was appointed in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps during World War 1 in France. While he was there, he befriended a fellow ambulance driver who would turn out to be an outspoken pacifist. When the French censors found mentions of “war-weariness” in Brown’s letters home, they recommended both be arrested. Cummings could’ve easily been released but out of loyalty to his friend, he refused to profess his hatred for all Germans....   [tags: prison, grammar, imagery]

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Female Characters Of The Lamplighter By Maria Susanna Cummins And Ruth Hall

- Females are powerful creatures that are often overlooked and underestimated. Females are a force to be reckoned with. In literature, the inspiration that drives the creation of strong female characters often comes from the writer’s own experience and life. This essay will compare the female characters of The Lamplighter by Maria Susanna Cummins and Ruth Hall: A Domestic Tale of the Present Time by Fanny Fern and the characters’ journey toward independence by referencing how the genres of literature and background of the authors feed the main ideas of the respective novels....   [tags: Time, Present, Novel]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Pity This Busy Monster '

- For centuries innumerable poets have used their craft to explore and make statements the human condition, one notable instance of was 20th centenary poet E.E. Cummings’s short poem “pity this busy monster, manunkind”. E.E. Cummings wrote “pity this busy monster, manunkind” in 1944 in accordance his unique irregular structure style and considered to one of his greatest works. Like most all artists, Cummings’s life and the world around him influenced his writing. In order to fully understand the purpose, methodology, and meaning of “pity this busy monster, manunkind” it must be analyzed with Cummings’s life and what was going in the world at the time it was written in mind....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Meaning of life]

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The Declaration Of The United States

- As discussed above, the Declaration laid out the foundation for which the country of America would be built upon. However, a foundation alone is not enough to govern a new, burgeoning country. There were many, like James Madison, who recognized this and sought to remedy it by collaborating on a new document, one which would create the substantial framework America needed if it was to prosper (Cummins 2015, 83-84). From this, the Constitution of 1787 was born, a document that united the Colonies and legally established the purposes, powers, and responsibilities of each branch of government (Cummings 2015, 84-85)....   [tags: Separation of powers, Democracy, United States]

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Overwhelming Patriotism

- E.E. Cummings poem “next to of course god America i” can be interpreted, on the surface, as a stark criticism of patriotism in general. However, he is not just criticizing patriotism, but, criticizing blind patriotism and abusing blind patriotism to further an agenda. The poem itself is a reflection of the picturesque American life portrayed in snap shots of patriotic songs and colloquialisms that are indicative to American life. These snap shots help highlight how excessive patriotism begins and how it can be overwhelming....   [tags: Poetry]

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The Declaration Of Independence And The American Revolutionary Campaign

- In terms of shaping political thought and institutions in America, no two documents have had more influence than that of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. The Declaration of Independence, drafted in 1776, was the zenith of the American Revolutionary campaign. Written largely by Thomas Jefferson, who was heavily influenced by John Locke’s ideas of natural rights, the document was as much a philosophical doctrine as it was a political one (Cummings 2015, 64). After being embroiled in a long, bloody war with Britain for over ten years, the Thirteen Colonies formally emancipated themselves from their mother country through the Declaration....   [tags: United States Declaration of Independence]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Pathedy Of Manners ' By Ellen Kay And The Cambridge Ladies Who Live

- Poetry is amusing. Each poet has a unique perspective of the world. A poem written about a similar subject can be depicted in opposite lights by two different poets. The methods a poet uses to convey meaning and theme is another way poetry is unique. In the poems, Pathedy of Manners written by Ellen Kay and the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls written by E.E. Cummings utilize literary devices and point of view to aid in conveying the subject of each poem. Both poems talk about women that surround themselves in illusion and fantasy....   [tags: Poetry, Woman, Subject, Sonnet]

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A Study On Type II Diabetes

- Type II diabetes is a national, and frankly startling, health problem that affects our country. According to the latest findings by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention “more than 29 million Americans have diabetes; 1 in 4 doesn’t know”. Diabetes is a serious disease, but one which can be treated, and even prevented, with healthy lifestyle choices. However, in this research study it was claimed that “mounting evidence indicates that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass ameliorates type 2 diabetes, but randomised trials comparing surgical vs nonsurgical care are needed" (Cummings, D....   [tags: Obesity, Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Hypertension]

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Analysis Of ' Korea 's Place On The Sun And William Stueck 's Book ' Rethinking The Korean War '

- Arnold makes the assertion that the history and the past are different terms and have different meanings. I intend to asses and qualify this assertion by using Arnold’s opinion as well as two separate readings. Bruce Cumings book “Korea’s place in the Sun” and William Stueck’s book “Rethinking the Korean War” both tell the history of the Korean War and the events that took place. However, both have an extremely different narrative and take on the war and this is because they are telling the “true stories about the past” but from their own interests and that differentiates history and the past because if they were the same thing we wouldn’t need so many history books....   [tags: Korean War, World War II, North Korea]

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New Love Is A Powerful Force

- New love is a powerful force. It can be overwhelming, inspiring, and a bit scary. Ultimately, though, as REO Speedwagon once said, it can “make everything so clear” (“Can’t Fight This Feeling”). In “since feeling is first,” e. e. cummings utilizes contrasting metaphors, as well as unconventional syntax and form, in order to portray this sentiment. The speaker, in a flash of romantic interest, experiences a sudden realization of his past follies in the way he has approached love, and shares this new understanding with both the reader and the object of his desire....   [tags: Poetry, Stanza, Emotion, Life]

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The Many Ways Of Life And Agriculture By Thomas C. Foster

- Since ancient times, a stable civilization could only subsist if it were able to take advantage of the earth and its weather. Agriculture heavily depended upon the cycling of seasons to grow food and therefore, if one could not adapt to the different phases of weather, he or she would simply not survive. Subsequently, this way of life and agriculture ultimately united people and led to the formation of agrarian societies. Essentially, the ability to harvest food meant the ability to live. Consequently, seasons naturally became symbolically associated with life since it was directly tied to farming and food....   [tags: Season, Autumn, Winter, Spring]

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Computer Forensics And Their Uses Of Live Box And Dead Box Analysis

- In today 's world, people must keep up with technology in order to conduct their daily routines. Technological advances now allow people to remain in the comfort of their homes while they carry out everything from ordering groceries from the store or videoconferencing with someone around the world can be done electronically. Since its beginnings in the 1990s, people use the Internet in their everyday lives, they rely on it for a safe and accurate exchange of information on a global scale. Personal data such as Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and passwords are constantly traveling from one computer to another....   [tags: Computer forensics, Forensic science, Computer]

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Is an Aborted Baby Only Potential Life ?

- Is an Aborted Baby Only "Potential Life" .   Simmons says in Personhood, the Bible, and the Abortion Debate:  The genetic definition of personhood confuses potentialities with actualities. Potentialities are certainly important but they do not have the same value as actualities. "An embryo is not a person but the possibility or the probability of there being a person many months or even years in the future," Charles Hartshorne has argued. "Obviously possibilities are important, but to blur the distinction between them and actualities is to darken counsel." The same point is made by John Stott in saying that the decision to abort for reasons of maternal health is "a choice between an actua...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Poetry as organised violence, committed upon ordinary speech: Different Poems

- This essay intends to respond to the statement "Poetry is a form of organised violence committed upon ordinary speech” through the use of poetry by William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound and E.E.Cummings. Using the poems ‘The Red Wheelbarrow’ and the untitled poem ‘poem’ (Williams), ‘In a Station of the Metro’ (Pound) and the untitled poem ‘Poem, or Beauty hurts Mr. Vinal’ (Cummings), this essay will attempt to show that different styles and lengths of poetry, with different subject matter through the use of syntax, typography and other poetic forms all present poetry as “ a form of organised violence committed upon ordinary speech”....   [tags: Syntax, Language of Advertising]

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Data Collection in an Organization

- The National Association of Health (NAH) is planning to implement some changes to address the turnover in their organization recently, but first they need to understand what is causing the turnover. Therefore, they need to understand the scope of the issue, what is causing staff to leave and what the organization can do regarding the attrition. To do this the organization needs to get information from existing staff and staff that have recently left the organization. There are several different methods to collect the data that NAH will need and it is important to use the correct method when obtaining this information....   [tags: data collection tools]

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Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace

- In Module 1, Kindred Todd faced quite a few ethical dilemmas that included her values and technical ineptness. The first predicament was tested her personal morals and ethics. According to, Cumming and Worley, OD practitioners are dealing more and more with value conflicts with powerful outside groups (Cummings & Worley, 2008). Kindred was immediately faced with the issue of knowing what was ethically correct but being told the unethical approach was the best in order to benefit the client and her job security....   [tags: Clients, Boss]

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Technology Is The Present And Future

- Technology is the present and the future. Technology has changed the way we do many things. In most instances, it has made life easier. Technology can do the same for our students, especially students with disabilities. Technology can assist students with disabilities become successful in areas where they struggle (Kind-Sears et al., 2011). Technology is often thought as an equalizer for students with disabilities (Smith & Okolo, 2010, Dieker et al., 2008). When engaged appropriately, dramatic effects can be observed with using technology, improving the long-term outcomes of the lives of students with disabilities (Kellems et al., 2015) With the ever-changing world of technology, teachers ne...   [tags: Education, Learning, Study skills, 2010s]

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Black & Decker

- Black & Decker was recognized as the power tools international industry leader during the early1980’s. However, due to the maturity of its power tools business and competition from companies joining the global market, B&D shifted from a single business firm to a diversified company. Early success with acquisitions such as GE propelled the company to acquire Emhart, a highly diversified manufacturer of industrial products. The acquisition of Emhart is well documented and provides a roadmap for the internal and external challenges and opportunities companies face when attempting to gain market share, increase profits, and expand globally through diversification....   [tags: Business, Globalization]

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Culture Change At Ibm : How Important Are Cultural Principles When Shaping Behavior During Organizational Growth?

- Culture Change at IBM How important are cultural principles when shaping behavior during organizational growth. The principles that were ingrained in the culture since its formation in 1914 have made the IBM Corporation one of the best managed companies in the world, with the values being “respect for the individual, the best customer service, and the pursuit of excellence” (Cummings & Worley, 2015, p. 561). These cultural values and principles are a basis for how management feels that employees and others within IBM should behave in regard to customers as well as providing the excellent products and service that IBM has been known for over a century of their existence....   [tags: Culture, Mergers and acquisitions, Sociology]

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