Emily Dickinson Morning Mood Comparison

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Comparing Romantic Mediums
There are many different components to Romanticism such as symbolism, imagination, nature and emotion. “Morning Mood” by Edvard Grieg, and Will there really be a “Morning”? by Emily Dickinson have a collection of similarities when dealing with Romantic culture, as well as differences. Both of these magnificent works are great examples of the Romantic value of nature. Both of the works focus on what the morning means on a deeper level. They make the recipient deliberate the meaning of nature and its beauty by using their imagination.
Emily Dickinson’s Will there really be a “Morning”? is incredibly short, and that is what makes it brilliant. The author uses very few words, but the questions the poem asks really makes you ponder what morning and other times of the day really mean. By comparison to other classical music works, “Morning Mood” by Edvard Grieg would generally be considered
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does not paint a picture of what the morning is. Instead, the poem makes the reader question the meaning of morning. Dickinson makes the term “morning” irrelevant by asking the reader, “Could I see it from the mountain if I were as tall as they?”(Dickinson). She is logically asking if she were able to see everywhere, would not morning be all the time? Dickinson then goes on to ask if the morning is a physical object by asking, “Has it feet like Water lilies? Has it feathers like a Bird?”(Dickinson). This makes the reader realize that morning is defined by our imaginations, and does not have a precise definition. In the end of the poem, the author begs for someone to tell her where she can find the morning by writing, “Oh some Wise Men from the skies! Please to tell a little Pilgrim Where the place called "Morning" lies!”(Dickinson). This leaves the reader wondering what morning truly is, and if it is even a real thing. This is what Romanticism was all about: bringing nature to the attention of
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