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In both "Miracles" and "in Just—," the poets use images that appeal to the senses. In a paragraph, compare the use of imagery in the two poems. First, present images in each poem that appeal to the senses of sight, sound, and touch. Then, state at least one way in which the imagery in the two poems is different and one way that it is the same. Include details from the poems in your paragraph.

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  1. I've underlined a few of the lines that appeal to the senses in this poem.

    Walt Whitman, 1819 - 1892

    Why, who makes much of a miracle?
    As to me I know of nothing else but miracles,
    Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan,
    Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky,
    Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge of the
    water,
    Or stand under trees in the woods,
    Or talk by day with any one I love, or sleep in the bed at night
    with any one I love,
    Or sit at table at dinner with the rest,
    Or look at strangers opposite me riding in the car,
    Or watch honey-bees busy around the hive of a summer
    forenoon,
    Or animals feeding in the fields,
    Or birds, or the wonderfulness of insects in the air,
    Or the wonderfulness of the sundown, or of stars shining so
    quiet and bright,
    Or the exquisite delicate thin curve of the new moon in spring;
    These with the rest, one and all, are to me miracles,
    The whole referring, yet each distinct and in its place.

    To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle,
    Every cubic inch of space is a miracle,
    Every square yard of the surface of the earth is spread with the
    same,
    Every foot of the interior swarms with the same.

    To me the sea is a continual miracle,
    The fishes that swim—the rocks—the motion of the waves—the
    ships with men in them,
    What stranger miracles are there?

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Is that all of the senses?

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  3. ms sues a fake wannabe teacher

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  4. You are an extremely rude child!

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  5. @Ms. Sue is
    While, I do admit she is rude sometimes, she is also very helpful and probably a retired teacher.(?) So... Show some respect. God!

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  6. Oh, and @Mrs.Sue and @Ms. Sue, which of you is the real one?

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  7. @Ms. Sue is the real one. I clicked on the real ones page a while back, that way her name would show up in purple and @Ms. Sue's name is in purple but @Mrs.Sues doesnt..

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  8. thxs @Ms. Sue :)

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  9. this is my answer, is there anything wrong with it @Ms. Sue

    I think both E. E. Cummings and Walt Whitman use images that appeal to the senses in these poems. E.E. Cummings is more difficult to understand because of the structure of his sentences. He leaves much of his imagery to the imagination of the reader. I see it in my mind, but another reader may picture it differently. In Just, you can almost feel, smell, and hear the springtime, with flowers blooming and balloons floating and kids out playing. I love his words like “mudluscious” and “puddle-wonderful”. I think he believes spring is for children who enjoy playing games (pirates and marbles, hop scotch and jump rope) in the mud and stomping in puddles. I can almost hear their squeals and laughter as they play their games and stop to run to the balloon man. When I was little, I loved splashing in mud puddles and if there was a puddle to be found, I always seemed to find it first. I see muself jumping and splashing in my little pink boots. Adults usually see mud and puddles as a nuisance. I think Cummings sees spring as filled with wonder, and that maybe it is his favorite time of year.
    I think Whitman is more upfront with his imagery. He is very specific when talks about the wonder he finds in the world; “I know nothing else but miracles” and says he finds them wherever he is. “Honey bees busy around the hive,” appeals to both sight and sound and I find my mouth almost watering imagining the honey in the hive. His line, “Wade with naked feet along the beach just at the edge of the water,” appeals to all of the senses (the smell of the ocean, the waves hitting the sand, the warmth of the sand on bare feet, the cry of the gulls overhead.)

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  10. No, nothing is wrong with your answer pls pass the tocos :)

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  11. ms sue is probably liked his own comment and is 16 years old but got held back

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  12. Um, "ms.sue is ", why are you saying Ms. Sue is ? She tries to help you guys. Teacher or not, she is very helpful, so please show some respect.
    Thank You.

    Crocidiamond

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  13. Ms. Sue is amazing her answered helped me a lot and because of her i got 100%

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  14. ur amazing @Ms.Sue

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  15. darn it i forgot the s on tocos....ITS STILL ME plz pass the toco is me. and plz pass the tocos is plz pass the toco

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