A Snapshot at the Poetry of Edward Estlin Cummings: A Linguistic Exploration


  •  Ahmed Abdel Azim ElShiekh    
  •  Ala Eddin Sadeq    
  •  MS Mona Ahmed Saleh    

Abstract

This paper deals with an exploration of the poetry world of E. E. Cummings’ (Edward Estlin Cummings, October 14, 1894- September 3, 1962) from a linguistic perspective. For limitations of time and space, a couple of his representative poems are selected with the purpose of conducting a stylistic analysis of his poetry in the light of discourse analysis with particular reference to lexical and syntactic features that help make Cummings’ style a peculiar example of style as deviation from the norm.



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  • Issn(Print): 1925-4768
  • Issn(Onlne): 1925-4776
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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