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Analysis and comments on There is a word by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 3 of 23, added on February 15th, 2005 at 3:47 PM.

All people fear that they will be forgotten after they die. Perhaps Emily
wrote this poem during the war, for she seems to say that the bravest of
men-soldiers- are likely to die anonymously on the battlefield and will be
unable to keep their memory alive.

Laura from United States
Comment 2 of 23, added on February 15th, 2005 at 9:12 AM.

its very bad and didnt like it

mike jones from New Zealand
Comment 1 of 23, added on December 19th, 2004 at 4:28 PM.

I may not have a college level analsis, but I think it is about how
terrible it is to be forgotten. maybe I am way off base. It is a wonderful
poem though.

Brittany from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 8. There is a word
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
Viewed: 1260 times
Poem of the Day: Jan 27 2011


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