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    Picture yourself having to sit next to someone for a whole class period without knowing that they actually have a gun inside their bag and can pull it out at any time they wish to do so. Guns have always been known as a weapon of violence: basically, all they’re really used for is to cause harm. Of course, it can make someone feel as if they’re safe from any type of harm but to anybody else it could cause fear. Campuses should make feel students feel safe, as if it was their own home, not fear.

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    Analysis of Guns: A Loaded Argument A question that has rang in the ears of the American public and the judicial systems for over 60 years, “Does each American citizen have the right to own firearms or not?” This question was recently restated by Paul Rosenzweig the author of “Guns: A Loaded Argument”. In this commentary Rosenzweig often refers to how awfully indecisive the U.S. Circuits have been regarding the gun situation in America. Rosenzweig Also outlines how the Second amendment have

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    security as they once had. Some schools are pressing for the right for school instructors to carry a loaded weapon on campus. School instructors should be allowed to carry a loaded weapon on campus because it helps prevent school shootings, it protects them during school shootings, and gives students and staff an added sense of security. The first reason why teachers should be allowed to carry a loaded weapon on campus is because it can help prevent school

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    Essay on A poem and a loaded gun

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    A Poem and a Loaded Gun The post civil war era was wrought with sexism and backwards thinking. Emily Dickinson was born in 1830, wrote 1800 poems in her lifetime. She has become known for unfolding the social boundaries surrounding women in this time period. Most of her life was shrouded in seclusion and mystery. In the realm of poetry, authors are creative with their usage of literary techniques in order to illustrate their point of view to the reader. Emily Dickinson is especially known for her

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    In the poem 764 of The Norton Anthology which starts "My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun -" (line 1), Emily Dickinson takes on the role of a married woman of the nineteenth century whose husband owns and completely controls her. The woman, whose voice Dickinson wrote from, reflects on the importance of her husband 's life to hers and her dependency on him being there to direct her life. Dickinson never married and lived a secluded life in her family 's home, only ever leaving the house for one year

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    An Explication of Emily Dickinson's "Loaded Gun" Emily Dickinson's poem "My Life had stood-a Loaded Gun-" is a powerful statement of the speaker's choice to forego the accepted roles of her time and embrace a taboo existence, a life open only to men. The speaker does so wholeheartedly and without reservation, with any and all necessary force, exulting in her decision. She speaks with great power and passion, tolerating no interference, and wills herself to maintain this choice for her

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    Jennifer Marie Martin Mr. Raftery AP English 3- Period 4 Gun or Woman? Bogan posed the question, “Is this an allegory, and if so of what? Is it a cry from some psychic deep where good and evil are not to be separated?” Emily Dickinson’s “My Life had stood- a Loaded Gun” is said to be her most discussed poem due to its inability to be confined to a single meaning. Dickinson is known for her manipulation of female stereotypes and her love for anthropomorphizing things/animals. This has led to countless

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    Dickinson’s poem, My Life Had Stood A Loaded Gun does not consist of the literary theory, moral criticism. Moral Criticism is defined as a literary critic that judges the value of a written piece based on morals or ethics. In light of the piece, one could simply look at the title and an individual can infer the poem to be about a suicide or about a man planning to kill another individual. Looking at the first stanza, one can see the man recognizing the gun. With that, the gun and the owner establish a connection

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    deciphering difficulties for the reader. But behind all the confusion is a hidden meaning that becomes clear, and one realizes that all the odd word choices were chosen for a specific reason. The poem I will try to analyze is My Life Had Stood—A Loaded Gun, or number 754. I find this to be one of her most difficult poems to decode. However, I find the images fascinating and the last stanza very confusing but intriguing. What I first thought the poem was about and what I finally came to a conclusion

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    Emily Dickinson's My Life Had Stood:A Loaded Gun Emily Dickinson is a poet known for her cryptic, confusing language. Words are often put together in an unusual way and create deciphering difficulties for the reader. But behind all the confusion is a hidden meaning that becomes clear, and one realizes that all the odd word choices were chosen for a specific reason. The poem I will try to analyze is My Life Had Stood—A Loaded Gun, or number 754. I find this to be one of her most difficult poems

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