Death Immortality And Religion In Emily Dickinson's Poems

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Death, Immortality, and Religion in Emily Dickinson 's Poems Emily Dickinson 's poems reveals that death is her principal subject; in fact, because the topic is related to many of her other concerns, it is difficult to say how many of her poems concentrate on death. But over half of them,feature it. Most of these poems also touch on the subject of religion, although she did write about religion without mentioning death. During Dickinson¬ 's time, contained a high mortality rate for young people; and this factor contributed to her preoccupation with death, as well as her withdrawal from the world, her anguish over her lack of romantic love, and her doubts about fulfillment beyond the grave. Emily Dickinson 's interest in death was often criticized as being morbid, but in our time readers tend to be impressed by her sensitive and imaginative handling of this painful subject. In this essay, I will present and analysis some of her poems that contained death, immortality and religion. Her poems centering on death and religion can be…show more content…
Furthermore, in “Because I could not stop for Death,” one of the most celebrated of any poems Emily Dickinson wrote, the deceased narrator reminisces about the day Death came calling on her. I have read this poem many times and i figured it out that this poem deals with the Emily’s desire to leave her physical life in this world and begin the eternal spiritual life of the soul. For this, Emily assumed Death as her fiancé. She has been engaged to death, and she is impatiently waiting for uniting with him, so as to begin her endless life. On the way to death, she realized that her life before marriage (or death) is temporary, and the real life will only begin after that; in the eternal journey of the soul. She feels eager and impatient like a bride before marriage to access the path of the eternal journey of death. In this poem, Emily is communicating from beyond the grave, describing her journey with Death, personified, from

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