Emily Dickinson's Great Hope

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Dickinson 's great display of attitude really gave me a chance of figuring out the message she was giving out. In the second stanza, Dickinson says, “If I could see you in a year, I’d wind the months in balls, and put them each in separate drawers, until their time befalls.” Dickinson is showing great hope in this portion of the poem. In order to throw out colossal amounts of time this women must be very hopeful that he comes. No one is willing to give up centuries of time for nothing. Dickinson demonstrates this again when saying ,”... Its goads me, like the goblin bee, that will not state its sting.” In an odd way the woman feels hopeful that she will be stung by the figurative bee. She feels this way because she knows the sting will hurt,

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