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Kwame Dawes Poem I Felt A Funeral

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Kwame Dawes poem “Death” and Emily Dickinson poem “I felt a Funeral” both have a similar subject of death, but have didn’t styles of presenting the topic. Dawes poem “Death” is presented more literal and Dickinson poem approaches death through more metaphorically. Dickinson’s Poem explains her imagining her own funeral, she describes herself in the poem, like she is isolating herself from others. She is using her own burial to descried what it feels like to be secluded. As for Dawes poem, he literally describes experimenting with death and seems to embrace it. Both of the poems took something negative, but at the end they took something positive. Dickinson created an overwhelming atmosphere using phrases such as “Kept treading, treading…Kept
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