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Emily Dickinsons poem 732 I feel is about a man and woman who is married but the man has lost the love for his wife In the beginning of the marriage the wife seems to do everything to make her husband happy After time the husband loses the feelings for his wife and keeps this as a secret The wife changed in order to be the person the husband wanted her to be only to lose his love Line one in the poem read She rose to his requirement meaning that she may not have been as proper or as sophisticated as he may have liked but did so for him She stopped all the things she had going in her own life to take on the responsibilities of an honorable wife The poem mentioned she dropped all the playthings giving me the impression the she was much younger than he was If in fact there was a big age difference this may be a factor in the lost romance As time went on she remained an honorable wife even though her new day had worn off and they were no longer newly weds I think what the author is getting at with the new day is that things are starting to change a little bit As with many marriages things are so pleasant in the beginning but over time the road starts to get a little rocky People start to really get to know one another after being married for a few months and may find things they may not like about each other I think this is what has happen with this couple I believe her feelings are still there but his has changed In line seven Emily wrote about the Gold in Using wearing away I believe she is writing about the wife working so hard that her
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