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    Emily Dickinson’s works are studied by various audiences from high school students to college scholars. Even without striving to hope that her works would impact so many generations, Dickinson has influenced many generations of poets and plays a major role in the development of American Literature. Dickinson did not become famous for her works until after her death in 1886. Not only is Emily Dickinson’s work important to the study of American Literature, most of her writings were composed during

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    Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson is one of America’s greatest poets, her work was original and unique, and the speakers in her poem would often express what limitations they saw in their society and how they wish they could escape it. Although Dickinson became a famous poet, she didn’t want her work published, during her lifetime other people would have some of her poems published. The poems that were published were considered to be eccentric and were altered significantly by publishers. Dickinson

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    horrid times of battle. In the novel The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, D.B. asks Allie, “who was the best war poet, Rupert Brooke or Emily Dickinson” (140). The question proposed can be answered with many different opinions, as the individual's knowledge and understanding of each poet will impact their decision. In contrast to Rupert Brooke, Emily Dickinson is clearly the superior war poet as she portrays soldiers and the idea of death in an insightful manner, which causes the reader to go beyond

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    and re-read a couple more times. Clarity overall surpassed mysterious. Overall this poem consisting of six stanzas written by Emily Dickinson was about how the speaker apprehends death. Emily Dickinson wrote this poem to express her thoughts on how accepting death was. However just because death from illnesses and accidents were normal there must have been a reason to why Emily

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    Emily Dickinson

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    Title of Essay Emily Dickinson is a poet who lived a reserved, sheltered and private life maintaining friendships through written letters. She wrote over 1800 poems in her isolated life. Her poems were published and became known after her death. The reason why this happened is because her siblings found her written letters hidden in her room and published it after she had died. Both of her poems, “Before I got my eye put out” and “We grow accustomed to the Dark” are metaphorical, in ways like

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    Emily Dickinson Metaphor

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    “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain” is a poem written by Emily Dickinson presumably written in 1861. The poem is an account of how the speaker pictured a funeral inside of her own mind. The poem consists of an extended metaphor that explains aspects a typical funeral service that relates to the loss of sanity in a speaker's mind. This comparison can explain Dickinson’s own struggle to keep her sanity in her time of voluntary seclusion from the rest of society. A disregard of the generally accepted rules

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    During the 1850’s Emily Dickinson was not someone who blended in with the crowd, she was a nonconformist. Her nonconformity allowed her to view nature, religion and death differently than most people. Emily Dickinson stood apart from her peers physically, religiously, and socially which showed true in her writing. She did not conform socially because she was not trying too, she had no desire to be like everyone else. On line 5 of her poem “I’m Nobody! Who are you?” it says “How dreary - to be -

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    Emily Dickinson Nobody

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    "I'm a Nobody! Who are you?" By Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson's poem "I'm a Nobody! Who are you?" states that she believes being a nobody and unrecognized by a large population is often better than being a somebody. To the poet anonymity is preferable to fame and fortune. Dickinson implies that being a nobody has advantages, she would rather blend in with the crowd than stand out and be judged or criticized. The poet insinuates that the way most of us feel in our society and what our role is

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    Emily Dickinson Nobody

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    The poem, ‘I’m nobody, who are you?’ is about one and a half centuries old. Yet, it hits the nerve of our time: The digital 21st century in which everybody is somebody on the World Wide Web. Emily Dickinson, the US poet born in 1830, was what we would now call a loner. She chose few, very close friends during her lifetime which she mainly spend alone, writing poems and letters to near ones. She carefully chose what to share and with whom, confiding her thoughts and feelings mainly to paper. What

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    Emily Dickinson Funeral

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    In Emily Dickinson’s poem “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,” Dickinson gives the indication that the speaker could be descending into a world of madness. No one could conceive of becoming conscious and finding themselves trapped inside of a coffin, in the midst of a funeral service and realize it is for them. Quite often in the 1800’s when a family member died without obvious explanation, a string was attached to the little finger and threaded up to a bell on the outside of the grave. The purpose

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