Miss Emily Dickinson. By Brittany Grant. Brief Biography. Born December 10, 1830 in Amherst Massachusetts. Well-behaved, proper, intelligent, and shy. She went to the Academy and took numerous classes, specifically in English and Literature.
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By Brittany Grant
’T WAS a long parting, but the time
For interview had come;
Before the judgment-seat of God,
The last and second time
These fleshless lovers met,
A heaven in a gaze,
A heaven of heavens, the privilege
Of one another’s eyes.
No lifetime set on them,
Apparelled as the new
Unborn, except they had beheld,
Born everlasting now.
Was bridal e’er like this?
A paradise, the host,
And cherubim and seraphim
The most familiar guest.
Meter: Iambic Quadrameter
Sound Devices: Hyperbole
Theme: Love, Freedom
‘T was a long parting but the time
Willis Buckingham- “Inspires thoughts and emotions”
Karen Oakes- “Establishes intimate and feminine discourse”
Northrup Frye- "It would be hard to name another poet in the history of the English language with so little interest in social or political events."
Richard Howard- "... there was only one event, herself."Criticism Of Her Work
It seems as if the feedback varied, positive in terms of emotions, negative in terms of her themes or lack there of.