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Analysis and comments on The Road to Paradise is plain, by Emily Dickinson

Comment 1 of 1, added on November 1st, 2004 at 5:55 AM.

this poem, in the current climate,
seems to me to be an anti-war poem, or
so it can be interpreted...the advocacy for
plain life, brings to mind a humble realisation
of our helplessness in the face of our mortal nature,
and the end of the poem also seems to ridicule grandiose ideas of wordly
crusading, because, at the end of the day, it's so inferior to the ether in
which we'll ultimately be hured; whatever it's about, it pinches the brain

andrew greaney from Ireland

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1491. The Road to Paradise is plain,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 17 2011


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