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Emily Dickinsons Because I could not stop for death and I heard a fly buzz when I died are remarkable masterpieces that exercises thought between the known and the unknown Critics call Emily Dickinsons poems masterpieces with strange haunting powers In Dickinsons poems Because I could not stop for death and I heard a fly buzz when I died are created less than a year apart by the same poet Both poems talk about death and the impression in the tone and symbols that exudes creativity One might undoubtedly agree to eerie haunting if not frightening tone in Dickinsons poem Dickinson uses controlling adjectives-slowly and passed-to create a tone that seems rather placid For example We slowly drove- He knew no haste We passed the school We passed the setting sun sets a slow quiet calm and dreamy atmosphere 5 9 11 12 One thing that impresses us one author wrote is the remarkable placidity or composure of its tone Greenberg 128 The tone in Dickinsons poems will put its readers ideas on a unifying track heading towards a buggling atmosphereDickinsons masterpieces lives on complex ideas that are evoked through symbols which carry her readers through her poems Besides the literal significance of the school Gazing Grain Setting Sun and the Ring much is gathered to complete the poems central idea Emily brought to light the mysteriousness of the lifescycle Ungraspable to many the cycle of oneslife as symbolized by Dickinson has three stages and then a final stage of eternity These three stages are recognized by Mary N Shawn as follows School where children strove 9 Because it deals with an important symbol the Ring this first scene is perhaps the most important One author noted that the children at recess do not play as one would expect them to but strive Monteiro 20 In addition at recess the children performed a venerable ritual perhaps known to
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