As I Lay Dying

what are some of Emily Dickinson images and how do they work as metaphors?

about herself

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One of Emily's images of herself included a child and also a tomboy. As a metaphor: "In this frame of mind, she portrayed a degree of vulnerability looking to others for protection. This was particularly marked in her relationship with her authoritarian father, whom she was eager to defer to."