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in Just-

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by E.E. Cummings

in Just- Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. Does the poem actually end? If so, where?
  2. Why are almost all the words in this poem in lower-case? What effect does this have when you look at the poem? Why does it matter to the content of the poem?
  3. Is the balloonman a good guy or a sinister piece of work? How can you tell?
  4. Does this draw you back into your childhood? Is it spoken as the voice of a child, or does it seem more like the voice of a person remembering childhood?

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