born October 14, 1894 in the town of Cambridge Massachusetts.
His father, and most constant source of awe, Edward Cummings, was a professor of Sociology and Political Science at Harvard
left Harvard to become the ordained minister
E.E. loved his childhood in Cambridge
Attending Harvard, Cummings studied Greek and other languages
Cummings volunteered for the Norton-Haries Ambulance Corps
Cummings met another recruit, William Slater Brown.
Brown was arrested for writing incriminating letters home, Cummings refused to separate from his friend and the two were sent to the La Ferte Mace concentration camp
The Enormous Room is Cummings' autobiographical account of his time in the internment camp
Cummings and Brown returned back to the states in January only to see Cummings drafted back to the war that summer
Cummings and Elaine's marriage ended
had no concept of how to treat his new wife correctly, so she found herself love in the arms of another man
Cummings' father was abruptly killed and his mother was injured seriously in a car accident
a locomotive cut the car in half
Cummings also successfully married and divorced Anne Barton in the five ye
1932 is an important year for Cummings because it is the year that he met the woman that he would ultimately spent his remaining life with. Marion Morehouse was twelve years younger
Tunisia, Russia, Mexico, and France
traveled the world
wrote many anti-war poems in protesting America's involvement in Europe and the Pacific
collapsed from a cerebral hemorrhage
death, three more volumes of his verse were published (p. 484). Counting these works, Cummings died leaving behind over twenty-five books of prose, poetry, charcoal and pencil drawings, plays and stories. He did all this in his sixty-eight years of life.
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