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Intimacy and sexuality are the most important aspects of our life our sex lives affect all other spheres and often determines a sense of our adequacy However as human beings Christian morality has left a deep influence on the development of the modern individual Christianity has always prohibited open portrayal of human sexual feelings and activities Sex as a theme has always been a taboo subject Which was an inappropriate topic for discussion and indecent portrayal The twentieth century brought a sexual revolution That ripped off the ties of Christians that had fettered the brains and shackled the behavior of previous generations Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson both explored un-conventional themes and explicitly expressed their feelings and desires regarding intimacy Both of them shared the deep feeling that portrayed human emotions and world wouldnt be adequate unless the potent theme of sexual desires is exposed They both break through barriers that supposedly protects humans from natures force Both of them are rebels against social control They declared their right to be sincere and really truthful when contemplating their emotions and feelings about their sexual desires The two poems used sex as rebellion against the conventional Christian ethics of the time which portrayed sex as a shameful act One of the biggest factors that both of the authors shared were the double meaning words that were used to create metaphoric symbols Emily Dickinson went against more things at once then any man or woman had in her time In her time a woman wasnt even supposed to think or talk of such things as sex Emily not only discussed it but also wrote poetry about it One would call Emily one of the first true feminists Even though both poets acted as revolutionaries in exploring their sexual worlds they touched upon this subject from different perspectives Emily Dickinson who had Victorian and Christian upbringing defied the conservative morality of her time and society That viewed a
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