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Analysis and comments on I gave myself to Him -- by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 6 of 66, added on October 4th, 2009 at 6:30 AM.

Perhaps it is a metaphor for her relationship with her poetry.

Melissa from Australia
Comment 5 of 66, added on June 6th, 2008 at 1:29 PM.

well , first of all to make an analysis of a poem you need to base the
style of Emily's poems. As you read several other poems you would realize
that all of her poems talk about one subject : death. she explains in this
poem that she had made a contract with death that it would take her and she
would be accpeting that offer, but getting nothing in return..only himself
and her.

jenny from Taiwan
Comment 4 of 66, added on April 15th, 2008 at 9:23 PM.

This poem talks about marriage when we give ourselves and take our spouses
for pay. And this must happen in a happely conscious way. No gain, no pain,
just love.

Elenice from Brazil
Comment 3 of 66, added on December 11th, 2007 at 2:41 PM.

i think that she is referring to her love and that she gave her whole self
to him and he barely gave her anything.
but i could be wrong so please correct me :)

Cari from United States
Comment 2 of 66, added on April 26th, 2006 at 11:03 AM.

i dont understand...she didnt "give" herself to him...she Sold herself to

Darcie from Canada
Comment 1 of 66, added on February 27th, 2006 at 8:12 PM.

I think this poem is about a prostitute...

Suzanna from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 580. I gave myself to Him --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Nov 28 2002

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