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Richard Matsuura American Literature Experiencing Emily Dickinson Our latest assignment in the American Literature course was to look at poetry done by Emily Dickinson and try to decipher the meaning of two selected poems I knew this would be a challenge for me due to my lack of experience with poetry I have always had a hard time unveiling what the poet is trying to say and accomplish when using such discrete language in their work I normally look right past the hidden meaning that is meant to be portrayed in poetry Therefore when assigned this task I realized it as a good opportunity to work on my skills with poetry With two poems to analyze I figured that I could spend more time than usual trying to seek meaning in a poetic sense I selected the poems I went to heaven and Choice I felt both poems were challenging but would keep me interested because they both had good imagery Although both poems used the same rhyme scheme and detailed descriptions and imagery these qualities produced two poems of different meanings as the poem I went to Heaven was about a setting in perfect nice scenery while Choice had to do with the darker issue of death These facts helped me decipher what I put into my own feelings about the poems By doing so I was enthralled by dong this assignment and learning about poetry as a whole My first poem I went to Heaven is a short poem with just one stanza and uses ABCB rhyme scheme I felt as if the poet was writing about a place that really captivates her I put myself into the narrators position and tried to figure what would stimulate my mind to describe a setting with such detailed beauty When I stepped into my fathers meeting room in Japan for the first time I was hit with an instant shock
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