since feeling is first Poem by e.e. cummings: Analysis and Interpretation


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'since feeling is first' gets its title from its ____.

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1. In what way(s) does 'since feeling is first' reflect the eccentricities characteristic of Cummings' work?

2. Which of these terms is NOT used symbolically by Cummings in 'since feeling is first?'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet combo, you can test your understanding of 'since feeling is first,' a poem by E.E. Cummings. In order to pass the quiz, you should know about the symbols and language use of the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The term for a specific composition of words
  • How 'since feeling is first' is reflective of E.E. Cummings' work
  • A symbol(s) and purpose of 'since feeling is first'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson on 'since feeling is first'
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as the term for particular word structure in building sentences
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding symbolic meaning in 'since feeling is first'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of 'since feeling is first' to answer a question about E.E. Cummings' larger body of work

Additional Learning

To learn more about the work of E.E. Cummings, review the following lesson called 'since feeling is first' Poem by e.e. cummings: Analysis and Interpretation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Read 'since feeling is first'
  • Analyze the stanzas of 'since feeling is first'
  • Learn about thematic and symbolic elements in E.E. Cummings' poem, such as kissing, wisdom and flowers