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Analysis and comments on There is another sky by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 118 of 368, added on April 17th, 2007 at 7:35 PM.

It should be noted that, in "The Complete Poems Of Emily Dickinson," as
edited by Thomas H. Johnson, this is the second poem in chronological
order. Obviously, it's not as complex and interesting to dissect as some of
her other, later works, but it's certainly a sweet poem that is especially
important in establishing the themes that run throughout the rest of her
poetry. There is the concept of platonic relationships (Austin Dickinson
was actually her brother) and the importance of males and females
interacting on an equal level, something she found especially important as
a woman who wanted to be an active member of society but was restricted by
societal norms. She deals with this in other poems, ranging from "My Life
had stood--a Loaded gun" to "I died for Beauty--but was scarce."
Biographically, it is also important to establish the connections she had
to her family, between her, her brother, and her sister-in-law.
While this may not be a great work of hers, it is certainly an important
thing for anyone to read before reading any large amount of her poetry.

Emi from United States
Comment 117 of 368, added on April 16th, 2007 at 10:17 PM.

I chose Emily Dickenson for my project at school. I would have to read it
agian to understand it ,but I feel it is a really good poem. She wrote a
lot of Poems!


chicken butt from United States
Comment 116 of 368, added on April 16th, 2007 at 10:17 PM.

I chose Emily Dickenson for my project at school. I would have to read it
agian to understand it ,but I feel it is a really good poem. She wrote a
lot of Poems!


chicken butt from United States
Comment 115 of 368, added on April 12th, 2007 at 6:37 PM.

THIS POEM BLOWS LIKE MY EX!!

Jesse from New Zealand
Comment 114 of 368, added on April 11th, 2007 at 6:15 PM.

In her 'There is another sky", I like her last four sentences:

In its unfading flowers
I hear the bright bee hum:
Prithee, my brother,
Into my garden come!

She heard the bee voice of humming..... so nice to express her feeling.

sfiawong from United States
Comment 113 of 368, added on April 10th, 2007 at 3:02 PM.

This poem is terrible

Bob from United States
Comment 112 of 368, added on April 9th, 2007 at 10:41 AM.

This Poem Is Beautiful*

starburst* from United States
Comment 111 of 368, added on April 5th, 2007 at 11:16 PM.

Emily's poem is nice and a little boring, and my friends said that too.

Monica from Saint Vincent and the Grenadin
Comment 110 of 368, added on April 2nd, 2007 at 3:56 PM.

This poem is just amazing and it really seems to reach out to people. I
mean just look at how many comments there are on this one poem. But i mean
every poem has a great or magnificient poet behind it and this one awesome
poem has one really wonderful poet behind it. And of course its Emily
Dickenson.

Whitney...

Whitney Sellers from United States
Comment 109 of 368, added on April 2nd, 2007 at 10:47 AM.

this poem was amazing!!
i'm going to use it for a project!

alma from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 2. There is another sky
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Mar 4 2003


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