There's Been A Death In The Opposite House Analysis

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“There’s been a Death, in the Opposite House” by Emily Dickinson helps readers understand what happened after the death. The poem talks about a death that happened in a house and how the dark memory will always be there. Readers can see the connection of chaotic town people and a very dull and dark environment. The figurative language guides readers through the panic and suffering of all the towns people. Dickinson writes, “There’ll be that dark parade” (Line 20). The metaphor in the poem shows how much of an impact the death had in the town because everyone will always remember the dark thing that had happened in that location. Dickinson’s poem points out how a death can affect everyone around and can even be looked back
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