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Analysis and comments on I know some lonely Houses off the Road by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 3 of 89, added on July 5th, 2010 at 1:53 PM.

A fantasy about stealing valuables from an old couples home.

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Comment 2 of 89, added on March 23rd, 2008 at 5:26 PM.

I dissagree. I think that it's very easy to see all of Emily's writings as
dealing with death. However, this poem seems to be a bit light-hearted,
comparitively.
I think that she's talking about people's hopes, dreams, and passions,
being lost along the way- or stolen away from us during our daily lives
without us even ever knowing. This is evident in the fact that the old
people in the house don't even realize that they've been stolen when they
awake.
Perhaps, it could also be about losing connection with imagination and
nature, all of the elements of nature are in an uproar, but the couple
keeps sleeping.

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Comment 1 of 89, added on April 5th, 2006 at 8:15 PM.

I feel this poem is a metaphor about life and death.In the poem,
possessions are stolen from an elderly couple while they sleep, and they
donít even realize it. This is an analogy for how death can come Ė
unobtrusively, quietly stealing our breath and our life without our
realizing it.


LaurenCathleen from United States

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Information about I know some lonely Houses off the Road

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 289. I know some lonely Houses off the Road
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 5 2003


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