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Analysis and comments on As imperceptibly as Grief by Emily Dickinson

Comment 2 of 2, added on September 11th, 2005 at 9:05 PM.

i found this poem shortly after 9/11 and was pretty amazed. It seemed
pertinent to the days events...

paul from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on February 1st, 2005 at 6:40 PM.

I just had to present this poem to my english class and anyalize. What I
understood from this poem was that Emily is comparing the changing of
seasons to the stages and lapsing of grief. As usual, she utilizes her
devotion to nature as a way to project her emotions. It starts out somber
and gloomy, but at the end there is hope and beauty which reminds me of the
transition of night to day or winter to summer.

Danielle from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1540. As imperceptibly as Grief
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
Viewed: 15502 times
Poem of the Day: Dec 8 2002


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