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Analysis and comments on Fame is a fickle food by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 6 of 66, added on December 19th, 2007 at 10:53 AM.

Fame can consume you and turn you into someone that you really dont want to
be. it changes you, for the good or for the worst no one really knows but
it does change you.
the old you dies away and your someone totally different then who you were.

Comment 5 of 66, added on May 23rd, 2007 at 6:17 PM.

i thought that the poem was very interesting!!! the tital says it all!!!!!

EMILY from United States
Comment 4 of 66, added on February 28th, 2007 at 4:15 PM.

this poem blows leaves

Comment 3 of 66, added on April 5th, 2006 at 12:48 PM.

I thought this poem sucked eggs.But it was interesting.

Jimmy Hayes from United States
Comment 2 of 66, added on January 5th, 2006 at 8:30 PM.

I felt like she was describing how fame can take away the privacy and
stability of a "normal" life. This seems to fit, because she was so

eliz from United States
Comment 1 of 66, added on May 18th, 2005 at 5:40 AM.

What she want to express is :fame is the thing outside yourself,you strive
for it all your life,but in the end ,you die without it .Just enjoy what
your striving process,do not care other's critique and compliment.Do


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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1659. Fame is a fickle food
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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