Emily Dickinson's Collected Poems

Emily Dickinson

Dickinson is famous for her short poems that also break with tradition. Her poetry experiments with form (uses dashes, often includes “off” or “slant” rhymes) and is set apart in subject matter with bold themes and startling imagery that come through compressed statements. Select one or more of Dickinson’s poems from the readings (be sure to list the first line of the poem) and explain specifically how the poem shows experimentation in form and daring subject matter. Why do you find this particular poem so interesting?

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This is a pretty detailed question for this short-answer forum. I would go to the GradeSaver page for this in the link below. Pick a poem and you will get a summary and analysis. Your last question is really your opinion.