Poets | Bookstore | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
August 28th, 2014 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 278,918 comments.
Analysis and comments on To be forgot by thee by Emily Dickinson

1 2 3 4 5 [6]

Comment 9 of 59, added on November 4th, 2012 at 2:27 PM.
mWoKcJnUKfpqsf

WikvKl A big thank you for your post.Really thank you! Want more.

bookmarking submission from Dominica
Comment 8 of 59, added on October 21st, 2012 at 1:47 PM.
ZrCtQIcPFdjiSow

oI7MHQ Im obliged for the article post.Really looking forward to read more.
Really Great.

crork from Saint Kitts and Nevis
Comment 7 of 59, added on September 19th, 2012 at 9:29 PM.
YMqTRwrATeDF

N5dEnX Really appreciate you sharing this article.Thanks Again. Awesome.

cheap bookmarking service from Ireland
Comment 6 of 59, added on September 19th, 2012 at 11:46 AM.
wAYSvbtxrniIDw

TPDUGA Thanks-a-mundo for the post.Really thank you! Fantastic.

bookmarking service from Congo, Democratic Republic of
Comment 5 of 59, added on July 9th, 2012 at 12:17 PM.
wfvPpBhQJfnWIEgc

Ysq2cP Really appreciate you sharing this article.Really looking forward to
read more. Fantastic.

Social Network Submissions from Netherlands
Comment 4 of 59, added on March 20th, 2012 at 6:42 PM.
IVdeFcZcfXglubvbv

Say, you got a nice article.Really thank you! Awesome.

wholesale men clothing from Jordan
Comment 3 of 59, added on March 8th, 2012 at 5:41 PM.
RvIDUhtQXlGU

lPxIFP I value the article post.Really looking forward to read more. Much
obliged.

Buy Cheap OEM Software from Martinique
Comment 2 of 59, added on March 8th, 2012 at 3:11 PM.
gEMnZHvkuvjWoUEW

1efu3V Very good article.Thanks Again.

Discount OEM Software from Brazil
Comment 1 of 59, added on July 14th, 2008 at 6:51 AM.

In "To be forgot by thee," Dickinson proves herself to be the equal of
Donne and Herbert as a metaphysical wit. Only such a great poet could
collapse the dialectic between remembering and forgetting in such a short
span of time. What takes Hegel volumes to explicate, Emily does in a few
lines: thesis, anti-thesis, and synthesis. Forgetting in her poem is not
the anti-thesis of remembering, but, in reality, a higher form of memory.
The energy of forgetting proves that the beloved must have been known and
seen and remembered. We do not forget what we never remembered.Dickinson's
wit is greater even than Shakespeare's creation, Rosalind, and she may have
been a true hybrid of Rosalind and Cordelia. Young writers would do well to
sharpen their wits on Shakespeare and the King James as Emily did. I hope a
kind soul posts "I dreaded that first Robin so," a particular favorite of
mine. It is necessary to post them with titles, but one should add the
qualifier (Title is not Emily's). She had no title save the crown and glory
of the poems.

joe weil from United States

This poem has been commented on more than 10 times. Click below to see the other comments.
1 2 3 4 5 [6]
Share |


Information about To be forgot by thee

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1560. To be forgot by thee
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
Viewed: 5292 times
Poem of the Day: Jan 25 2003


Add Comment

Do you have any comments, criticism, paraphrasis or analysis of this poem that you feel would assist other visitors in understanding this poem better? If they are accepted, they will be added to this page of American Poems. Together we can build a wealth of information, but it will take some discipline and determination.

Do not post questions, pleas for homework help or anything of the sort, as these types of comments will be removed. The proper place for questions is the poetry forum.

Please note that after you post a comment, it can take up to an hour before it is visible on the website! Rest assured that your comment is not lost, so don't enter your comment again.

Comment on: 1560. To be forgot by thee
By: Emily Dickinson

Name: (required)
E-mail Address: (required)
Country:
Show E-mail Address:
Yes No
Subject:
Poem Comments:

Poem Info

Dickinson Info
Copyright © 2000-2012 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links | Bookstore