my father moved through dooms of love

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my father moved through dooms of love

Arguably, the best way to understand and appreciate "my father moved through dooms of love" by E. E. Cummings is to read it and feel it, absorbing the meaning and powerful emotions instinctively....

Latest answer posted July 3, 2019 2:20 pm UTC

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my father moved through dooms of love

E. E. Cummings pens a beautiful tribute to his father in "my father moved through dooms of love." In this poem, Cummings, presumably speaking as himself through the poem, explains how his father...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2019 11:40 am UTC

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my father moved through dooms of love

Situating Poetry in Personal and Historical Contexts In order to understand the themes or meaning of this poem, context is important. This is an elegy written in 1940 on behalf of E. E. Cummings's...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2019 11:28 am UTC

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my father moved through dooms of love

There are really only two characters, so to speak, in this poem: the speaker, widely believed to be Cummings himself, and the speaker's father, who has died (which we can determine because the...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2019 12:56 pm UTC

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my father moved through dooms of love

In this poem, the poet himself seems to be the speaker, eulogizing his father—albeit in Cummings's unique style—by describing his father's way of living and loving rather than by describing any...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2019 12:19 pm UTC

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