Emily Dickinson Im Nobody

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In her poem, “I’m Nobody! Who are you?”, Emily Dickinson reflects her own reclusive emotions through poetry. Emily Dickinson organizes her poem like an introduction of herself or a greeting. Her first and second line: “I’m Nobody! Who are you?/Are you nobody - too?” the speaker introduces his or herself as “Nobody” shows that Dickinson uses personification for Nobody and Somebody as if to show that is their name. Next, shows the speaker’s desire to be a “Nobody” and fear of showing individuality or being a “Somebody” “How public - like a Frog” (L6) “How dreary - to be - Somebody!” (L5) Finally, we understand that the poem shows Emily Dickinson’s emotional issues. Emily Dickinson had a range of emotional issues including: agoraphobia, depression,
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