Emily Dickinson’s Imagery and Symbolic Creations

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Dickinson’s Imagery and Symbolic Creations In many of Emily Dickinson’s pieces of poetry that she has created are notoriously known for being very innovative of all poetry. Emily the author of the poems, “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” and “I Heard a Fly Buzz – When I Died” is made very vivid and extraordinary to the reader with the amount of symbolism and imagery she uses. Imagery used inside of Dickinson’s poems create a bigger picture in the readers minds that let them almost feel some of the words talking to them. Where as symbolism in her poetry work shows how an object or piece inside the poem can represent a meaning behind it. Both of which the symbolism and imagery that Dickinson uses in her poems creates the overall effects that she as a writer is looking to achieve. Dickinson’s poetry develops her reader’s minds by using the two primary sources such as imagery and symbolism that are being imaged by the reader, the overall meanings behind her poetry, and the symbolic representation in her work. Dickinson’s works of poetry like to incorporate many elements that help the overall structure of the poem. She uses grave detail inside some of her stanzas that support each other and reflect back to the reader’s minds so they have a detailed perspective of the scenes in the poem. For example, in “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” of stanza three, Dickinson creates this scenery where she is crossing through town but does not just tell the reader but creates this

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