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Analysis and comments on A Wounded Deer -- leaps highest by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 10 of 470, added on March 8th, 2012 at 12:33 PM.
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Comment 9 of 470, added on June 15th, 2010 at 7:10 PM.

We hide our sorrows.

frumpo from United States
Comment 8 of 470, added on January 21st, 2010 at 8:58 PM.

"Only an American would say that this poem makes no sense"
My feelings exactly-it would only make no sense to an imbecile.
It obviously is speaking to a great suffering that has made her strive
against the issue at hand.

Allie from United States
Comment 7 of 470, added on January 21st, 2010 at 8:58 PM.

"Only an American would say that this poem makes no sense"
My feelings exactly-it would only make no sense to an imbecile.
It obviously is speaking to a great suffering that has made her strive
against the issue at hand.

Allie from United States
Comment 6 of 470, added on July 14th, 2009 at 6:57 PM.

to me it is the extreme, the highest emotion of both the victim and the
hunter. predominantly from the hunters motion of gun and steel.
metorphorically, the victim raises a had and alerts the world to their
pain. i feel through me, no one understands or notices.

suzanne from United Kingdom
Comment 5 of 470, added on May 19th, 2009 at 3:48 PM.

how dare you slander brian swensons voice. this poem was written by an
american and therefore is only fit to be judged by someone who has
experienced her life style. though i do understand it, swenson.

dylan konik from United States
Comment 4 of 470, added on January 15th, 2009 at 2:10 PM.

Only an American would say that this poem makes no sense..."The cheek is
often redder where the hectic stings"....Its stinging me now! This poem is
beautiful and speaks volume to life experiences.

Denise from Belize
Comment 3 of 470, added on February 28th, 2006 at 1:12 PM.

I've never posted comments before but saying that this poem is nonsense is
sacrilegeous!
"A wounded deer leaps highest" what a great image to express the leap of a
great poet that had felt wounded by the world. (Dickinson to Higgins:
"Thanks for the surgery, I am circular / "This is a letter to the world
that never wrote to me", etc.). Much more could be said about it but just
as food for thought -- for those who take literature and poetry seriously
-- think about Lavinia (Titus Andronicus) and think about the proverbial
wounded deer withdrawing to die. Think about "deer" and "dear".

Cris Smith from Brazil
Comment 2 of 470, added on January 24th, 2006 at 4:32 AM.

Well, it may seem incoherent, but it still could pass for extremely early
(by about 130 years) hell metal! I can easily imagine someone like Exodus,
King Diamond or maybe even Demon Burger (Dimmu Borgir) grunting these
lyrics over a sludgy backdrop of evil, chugging dropped-D riffs ... then
switching to squealing Flying-V solos over a double-bass blast beat in the
choruses ... numsane?

Mike Detwiler from United States
Comment 1 of 470, added on January 4th, 2006 at 2:41 PM.

this poem makes no sense at all

brian swenson from United States

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Information about A Wounded Deer -- leaps highest

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 165. A Wounded Deer -- leaps highest
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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