An Interview for Emily Dickinson Essay

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Introduction: Today we are here with Emily Dickinson. Thank you for joining us today, would you like to tell us a little bit about yourself? Emily: I was born on December 10, 1830. I was born and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts. Just a couple months before I was born my parents moved in with my father’s parents. Interviewer: That must have been a crazy childhood, tell us what is was like. Emily: I have an older brother, William, and a younger sister, Lavinia. I have always been really close with my sister. When I was 9 years old my father got a new job so we moved out of my grandparents house and bought one of our own. Some of my hobbies were baking, gardening, learning to sing and play the piano and reading books. Interviewer:…show more content…
Introduction: Today we are here with Emily Dickinson. Thank you for joining us today, would you like to tell us a little bit about yourself? Emily: I was born on December 10, 1830. I was born and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts. Just a couple months before I was born my parents moved in with my father’s parents. Interviewer: That must have been a crazy childhood, tell us what is was like. Emily: I have an older brother, William, and a younger sister, Lavinia. I have always been really close with my sister. When I was 9 years old my father got a new job so we moved out of my grandparents house and bought one of our own. Some of my hobbies were baking, gardening, learning to sing and play the piano and reading books. Interviewer: You briefly mentioned your father in there, would you like to elaborate on what your parents were like? Emily: My father’s name was Edward Dickinson and my mother’s was Emily Dickinson. My father was a treasurer at Amherst college, state legislator and a U.S. congressmen. My mom stayed at home to take care of the house and us kids. My father didn’t allow us to read certain writings and he was very strict about it. For example, he thought Walt Whitman was inappropriate. My sister and I had to sneak them into the house since he didn’t approve. Interviewer: Wow, that’s quite the childhood. Now, you talked some about how you and your sister have always been close, have you had any other close friends? Emily: Yes, my sister-in-law became one

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