Knowledge And Ideas In Emily Dickinson's Poems

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Knowledge and Ideas (Which poems present boundless or unlimited, small and limited ideas, and how would you describe Dickinson 's view of the individual self?) In history, great poets have been recognized throughout history. One of the greats was Walt Whitman. In his time, Whitman was able to gain the attention of his readers and keep their attention with his glorious writings. Another wonderful poet of his or her time was Emily Dickinson. Now when people look at her they can see how much she was ahead of her time. Even while her father looked through her poems, people realized that she was a glorious writer. In Emily Dickinson’s writings, she was able to portray many ideas such as: human understanding as something boundless or unlimited, small and limited, and the view of the individual self. In Emily Dickinson’s poems, she is able to portray the human understanding as something boundless or unlimited. In many of her poems, Emily DIckinson is able to provide the feelings of life and death in many different aspects such as the feelings of boundless or unlimited ways humans see life. In one of her poems, she states, “I first surmised the Horses Heads,” (pg. 409 line 19) In this, she is…show more content…
In another aspect of her poems, emily is able to portray the feelings of the humans time being short and limited. She tell of many things that end in life, and the unknowingness of what will come next, after death. In one of her poems, Emily Dickinson say, “When it goes, ‘tis like the Distance on the look of Death,” (pg. 412, line 15). With this, her readers are able to see that death can be a distance away from them, but by seeing how others die, a person might be next. While in the poem, she is able to portray the feeling of death that others have experienced. Through this, her readers wonder which of the portrayals is true. Life can be seen as short and limited to

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