Emily Dickinson's Poem Hope Is The Thing With Feathers

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Emily Dickinson is one of the best poets I have ever known. She lived an isolated life but lead one of the richest and deepest ever lived. One of the best poems by Emily Dickinson 's is “‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers.” While and after you read, have you ever notice or ask why hope exist and how small it is. In this poem, you will understand the deep meaning of hope by the way she is comparing. Emily Dickinson’s poem often repeats features such as capitals, dashes, short phrases, and onomatopoeia. The poem’s elements include figurative language, metaphors, euphony. There are three stanzas including different elements and meaning. “Hope” is the thing with feathers - That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without the words - And never stops - at all - And sweetest - in the Gale - is heard - And sore must be the storm - That could abash the little Bird That kept so many warm - I’ve heard it in the chilliest land - And on the strangest Sea - Yet - never - in Extremity, It asked a crumb - of me. She compares hope to a flying bird. Flying symbolizes freedom. It sings the tune and never stops meaning that hope…show more content…
Creating an uplifting and a positive of the tone. There are many elements that make this poem meaningful, and she used a tone, the onomatopoeia, the alliteration, and the metaphor to made it. Dickinson 's use of figurative language in the line, “I’ve heard it in the chilliest land” gives the reader another reason to have hope and even in the coldest place. Next, she uses sound to tell the reader that there is no question why hope exists, because hope is a non-linguistic, non-rational, instinctive, and it is what I always believe in - in the line “And sings the tune without the words”. Finally, metaphor - “And on the strangest sea.” In my opinion, it means that hope exists for
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