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Analysis and comments on Nobody knows this little Rose by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 54 of 154, added on February 9th, 2006 at 7:58 PM.

through its use of words, images, and sound poetry can provide us with new
ways of thinking about ordinary events, feelings, and momentous occasions.
In short, poetry helps us to understand about life. Emily Dickinson
polished her use of words and phrases over many years and will be renowned
for it until our society loses all interest in the written word.
P.S.(Australia=lame)

Some Dude from United States
Comment 53 of 154, added on January 24th, 2006 at 9:41 AM.

this speaks to me !! i love it i realy think this one is the best !!!out of
all her poems :)

angela from United Kingdom
Comment 52 of 154, added on January 11th, 2006 at 7:26 AM.

Most people only get noticed after death !
So, we take a lessons from this poem.
Thanks to you Emily Dickinson.....

Suada Numanovich from Turkey
Comment 51 of 154, added on December 29th, 2005 at 9:36 PM.

I am not a big fan of poetry, but when I came across this poem and really
thought about it, I actually understood it. It is one of the shortest yet
deepest things I have ever read. It made me realize that things or people
can go through life without being noticed and it is very sad.

stacy from United States
Comment 50 of 154, added on December 9th, 2005 at 12:49 AM.

The poem has the Little Rose as its protagonist. It's beautiful, sensual
and sad.

Phyliss from Singapore
Comment 49 of 154, added on November 15th, 2005 at 10:06 PM.

I think Emily was trying to convince herself that she didn't need people.
(Make sure you read her poem about being a nobody.) The rose represents
herself. She wrote such beautiful poetry, without ever seeing it really
reach the public. She was probably secluding herself in the same way
people like me feel guilty about shopping at Walmart. She didn't want to
contribute to the shallow masses. She lived on principle, perhaps thinking
it wasn't really making much of a difference. But Emily's roselike poetry
did eventually matter.
Can you tell I'm going through essay writing withdrawl?

Lacy from United States
Comment 48 of 154, added on November 2nd, 2005 at 11:05 AM.

This poem is one of my favorites. A couple years ago I had a friend who
sang this poem as a song for a compitetion and it went great!

Courtney from United States
Comment 47 of 154, added on October 25th, 2005 at 10:06 AM.

This poem is beautiful, and the critics don't need to comment on it. If you
critisize this poem, then you don't understand the beauty of it, and then
you mightbe in the position of the rose!!! Except life, even though
sometimes you feel like you are the only one in it and no one else cares.
(No one cares if you are stupid enough to critisize this beautiful poem,
you are the rose!, except there aren't any bees or butterflies!)

Donielle from United States
Comment 46 of 154, added on October 13th, 2005 at 3:33 PM.

This poem is awesome, i read most of these comments, well yes i was bored
and have to do it for my hmwk, but still. Some say that how it says that
its easy for a person to die, or that when people die someone for sure will
miss them like their family. Or that the person isnt know for its beauty
until u show ppl him... but this is my idea of it: Think about artists, and
poets, what happens to them during their life. They paint, and create
poems. Sometimes they get noticed, but mostly dont. Most of the famous
artist and poets are noticed after their death. She is saying when the rose
is picked, it dies right away, but then people notice it. So basicaly my
idea is that she was talking about her life, how she wont be known until
after death, when someone picks her up and displays her. Well this could
help some ppl do research so u r welcome

Andrey from Russia
Comment 45 of 154, added on October 6th, 2005 at 8:58 PM.

This poem is so deep! I thinl that she is a wounderful writer and he poems
are so analogus!!!

Christina

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 35. Nobody knows this little Rose
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Aug 29 2002


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