Me From Myself – To Banish, By Emily Dickinson

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Me From Myself—To Banish, by Emily Dickinson, is an intriguing take at the symbiotic relationship that people have with themselves. The poem is very abstract way and therefore open to interpretation, but I believe that the poem is highlighting the fact we are potentially our own best friend or worst enemy. Emily Dickinson achieves this by juxtaposing “me” and “myself,” two words that technically mean the same thing, with each other. “Me” is the knowledge and perception of yourself that belongs to nobody else. “Myself,” in my opinion, is the disembodied, almost subconscious voice in our heads that is almost never silenced. This voice is the internal dialogue that narrates every aspect of our life. It is the voice that reminds you that you left
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