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Emily Dickinsons poetry displays a fange of perception and emotion that few poets have matched not only does she approach her subjects in unique ways but her use of language itself is hightly idiosyncratic Her images startle by their unexpectedness and their supreme rightness as well For her death cna be courteous or terrifying it can be perceived through what the dead perosn has left undone In her poem Because I could not stop for death Death is personified as a kindly gentleman taking a lady for a ride passing the vitality of life enroute to eternity Through her use of word imagery and symbols she makes the poem come alove unlike any other One might undoubtedly agree to an eerie haunting almost frightening tone in this poem After Death had kindly stopped for her they begin their journey through life The tone in Dickinsons poem puts its readers ideas on a unifying track heading towards a mind-boggling atomosphere Dickinsons masterpiece lives on complex ideas that are summoned through symbols which carry her readers through her poem In this poem Death is taking her on a lifelong journey Besides the literal significance of the School Gazing Grain and Setting Sun much is gathered to complete the poems central idea Emily Dickinson has brought to light the poems central idea Dickinson explains the incomprehensible progression of life and unravels its complexity with figurative symbols The author creates a scene in such a way that the mental pictures of sight feeling and sound come back to life The imagery begins the moment she invites her reader into the Carriage The imagery in this poem is undoubtedly representing a life approaching its end
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