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

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Comment 4 of 74, added on February 28th, 2007 at 4:15 PM.

this poem blows leaves

cooter
Comment 3 of 74, 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 74, 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
reculsive.

eliz from United States
Comment 1 of 74, 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
yourself!

lx1925

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Information about Fame is a fickle food

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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