"Somewhere I Have Never Traveled" Poem Review by cee-cee

"Somewhere I Have Never Traveled"
An analysis of love as a transforming force in E.E. Cummings' "Somewhere I Have Never Traveled".
# 108609 | 1,062 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Oct 17, 2008 in Literature (Poetry) , English (Analysis)

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This paper discusses how Cummings' poem, "Somewhere I Have Never Traveled", offers a compelling depiction of love as a total, transforming experience that has a life and death power over the person that is in love. It examines how the power of love, although immeasurable, is subtle as the power of nature and its influence on the lovers is overwhelming and how the poem thus translates the experience of love as one of the most crucial elements in the life of man. It also looks at how the significance of the poem resides primarily in the fact that it offers an insight into the way in which love acts as a commanding force on man, being part of the intimate rhythm of life, along with birth and death.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • cummings, e. e. somewhere i have never traveled.

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