i carry your heart with me by E.E. Cummings: Poem Analysis

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The poem 'i carry your heart with me' is an example of what form of poetry?

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1. What images does E.E. Cummings use in 'i carry your heart with me' to help describe the timeless quality of love?

2. What artistic movement served as motivation for E.E. Cummings's poetry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

i carry your heart with me is a classic example of E.E. Cummings' ability to adhere to some rules and break others in poetry. This quiz will help you gauge your understanding of the era during which Cummings was writing poetry, the surprising form and rhyme scheme, and the imagery used to portray the timelessness of love.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment helps you judge your knowledge of E.E. Cummings and his poem i carry your heart with me, including:

  • Form and rhyme scheme
  • Imagery
  • Literary and artistic movements

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on E.E. Cummings and his poem i carry your heart with me
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of types of rhyme schemes as used in the poem
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the era during which Cummings was writing

Additional Learning

To learn more about this poem and its importance, review the accompanying lesson, i carry your heart with me by E.E. Cummings: Poem Analysis. This lesson goes into more details about the poet, poem, and era including:

  • Cummings' use of lowercase
  • Poetic and artistic schools of thought
  • Skewed perception and its uses
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