The Poetry Of Emily Dickinson's Poetry

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Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10, 1830. She was born in a Puritan New England town and had to undergo seeing many deaths of friends and relatives at a young age. She wrote hundreds of different poems, reflecting events and situations happening in her lifetime. Dickinson was a keen observer of nature and an extremely wise interpreter of human passion. A lot of her poems are about death, loss, and pain. Many of her poems also have to do with isolation and the idea of helping others. She was alive during the Civil War which was a huge period of segregation and racism. Medicine and other practices weren 't as advanced at the time and it was also easy for people to get certain illnesses. This was a major reason for some of her poems having to do with sadness and being very gloomy. Multiple authors from Biography, a website who does research and biographies on poets and other artists, studied Dickinson. Authors from Biography (2017) said, “Dickinson 's seclusion during her later years has been the object of much speculation. Scholars have thought that she suffered from conditions such as agoraphobia, depression and/or anxiety” (Biography, 2017). Dickinson experienced loss and sorrow, but it also made her a stronger person. In any poem there is always a certain reason for that person to write what they do. This can be certain events going on around the world or in that person’s life. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson’s work was
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