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Emily Dickinson wrote as if there were no tomorrow and she had to express herself today at the very moment of every thought Dickinson often wrote these feelings down no matter what the mood or feeling The reader can see this when reading through her many poems Often times critics see Dickinson as a writer with no feeling Many of Emily Dickinsons 1775 poems deal with her beliefs concerning the process of death the rituals surrounding death and the question of immortality Dickinson did indeed believe in an afterlife and viewed death from the vantage point that it should be faced and celebrated with a sense of dignity Her outlook toward organized religion and the rituals accompanying death was skeptical if not cynical I see Dickinson writing with much feeling and passion As did Allen Tate a critic of Dickinsons who said She reports her pursuit seemingly as it occurs with such profound attention that her poems offer exhilaration no matter how somber their topic Tate 537 Heavenly Hurt it gives us We can find no scar But internal difference Where the Meanings are Here Dickinson explains that even with pain there is no scar The only affect of this heavenly hurt is a difference that can not be changed Dickinson may be talking about a somber feeling but she brings it to life for the reader In many of her poems Dickinson celebrated her role as a transmitter of spiritual mysteries intertwining faith and art A very real aspect of the most transcendent of poetry is the use of symbolism in a way that connects or inspires the reader Emily Dickinson and focuses on her love of nature and her ability to make us smile with some of her metaphor A narrow Fellow in the Grass Occasionally rides You may have met Himdid you not His notice sudden is Dickinson is describing a snake in the poem A narrow Fellow
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