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Because I Could Not Stop For Death Personification

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In Emily Dickinson’s “Because I could not stop for Death,” Death is being personified as a gentleman in a few stanzas in Emily Dickinson “Because I could not stop for Death” by the words kindly and haste. In the first stanza Death is being personified as a gentleman, who then kindly invites the speaker to join him in his carriage for a ride. The reason this is personification is because Death cannot stop and wait for someone, the speaker then describes death as a person who is waiting for her. In her poem “Because I could not stop for Death,” The speaker is riding around with death: Because I could not stop for Death – He kindly stopped for me- The Carriage held up but just Ourselves- And Immortality (Dickinson 1-4).
Normally, death
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