- Emily Dickinson Papers, 1844–1891 (3 microfilm reels) are housed at the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University.
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The Question and Answer section for Emily Dickinson’s Collected Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Once we read that, the bird,"glanced with rapid eyes/ that hurried all around", we are ready for the next line, "They looked like frightened Beads." We have a good feeling of the bird as a scavenger and even a predator. They eyes give us a sense...
What particular poem are you referring to?
The basic metaphor for this poem is the comparison of a train to a horse. "I like to see it lap the miles and lick the valleys up." The interesting thing in this poem is that the word train and the word horse are never mentioned so the reader has...