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Analysis and comments on This is my letter to the World by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 8 of 68, added on October 12th, 2005 at 2:41 PM.

Emily Dickinson is definitely a facinating poet... However her poems carry
very subtle messages that takes a great deal of observation and reading to
decifer. This poem is about Emily's isolation from the world; if you're
uninformed of her situation,I suggest you read up on her.The poem also
notes the fact of that she was constanly being judged by those around her;
despite they not knowing her.

Comment 7 of 68, added on August 29th, 2005 at 11:38 PM.

I always thought this was Emily's last poem. There's something so finally
about it. She seems sad like- "I wish I had taken time to get to know the
outside world" and vice versa. Out of all Emily's poems, I think I can
relate to this one most. We've all felt depressed at times and the
heart-break just makes me want to reach out and say, "I'm here. You're not
alone." It's a wonderful, touching poem and I hope wherever she is, Emily
knows how many lives she is touching.

Heather from United States
Comment 6 of 68, added on May 25th, 2005 at 5:23 AM.

what do you mean by: this poem is so beautiful? can you comment on it?

mimi from Luxembourg
Comment 5 of 68, added on March 11th, 2005 at 10:06 AM.

I love this poem it, was really beautiful and I love the way she says
things to the world in hate and she doesn't say anything bad. LOVED IT!

NG from United States
Comment 4 of 68, added on March 1st, 2005 at 11:21 AM.

ok the first 2 lines give the mood, as somewhat decieved, you can see she's
angry with life.

-somewhat of a Dickinson fanatic @ 14-

Comment 3 of 68, added on February 12th, 2005 at 8:04 PM.

this is a wonderful poem because it really expresses her true heartfelt

c.l. from United States
Comment 2 of 68, added on January 29th, 2005 at 11:46 PM.

I think this poem is amazing! She had such emotion in it and felt free to
express her self. I may only be in 10th grade btut I know what I like and i
like this poem!

shell from United States
Comment 1 of 68, added on October 13th, 2004 at 7:55 PM.

i absolutely LOVE THIS POEM. exspecially THE FIRST TWO LINES. it's so sad
and beautiful.

LN from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 441. This is my letter to the World
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Aug 13 2003

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