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In the poem I Never Saw A Moor-- Emily Dickenson uses her rendition of the beach to portray her faith in God There are two refrains in her short poem The first is about her unfamiliarity with the beach and the second explicates her certitude of God This poem could be taken metaphorically as she is comparing never seeing the ocean to never seeing Heaven or God In the first stanza she claims that she has never been to the beach yet she know what the waves and heather look like The word never is stressed to express that she has never been to the beach The word billow creates a changeover to heaven which is stated in the next stanza showing a comparison to the foam and cloudiness of the breaking of the wave to heaven In the second stanza the author states the apparent fact that she has neither been to heaven nor seen God as none of us have In comparison to the beach she feels certain that she knows what its like and that it actually exists She uses the phrase As if the Checks were given to correspond to the first stanza The word checks is a word that could casually mean receipt or voucher This could be symbolic of a travel ticket She is informally saying that she is as sure of Heaven as if she had bought the ticket and is on her way just as her visual image of the seaside has become a familiar part of her life She knows it just as though she has been there She has an undying faith in God She doesnt have to see him or heaven to believe in the place She doesnt have to have a map to get there From what she has read about heaven and God she knows that to get there she has to believe strongly which is what she is
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