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somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond

somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond

by E. E. Cummings

somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond: Let's Get Experimental True or False

1. How does Cummings manage to blur the meanings of words in this poem? -> He creates new compound words using hyphens.
2. Which of the following is a typically peculiar Cummings artistic calling card found in this poem? -> He doesn't capitalize I when used as a pronoun.
3. Which of the following punctuation marks is never used in the poem? -> : ,
4. What stylistic quirk that's typical of Cummings is not seen in this poem? -> The words are spread artistically around the page to help augment the meaning of the poem.
5. With what simile does Cummings bend gender stereotypes in the poem? -> the lover as a bull

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