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Analysis and comments on Heart! We will forget him! by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 17 of 577, added on August 3rd, 2005 at 1:36 PM.

i love this poem, she wants so hard not to forget him and all the memories
she has but knows she has to and cant find the stength to do so through all
the pain. She tells her heart to forget him so the next time she thinks
about him the pain will go away

madeline from United States
Comment 16 of 577, added on August 3rd, 2005 at 1:36 PM.

i love this poem, she wants so hard not to forget him and all the memories
she has but knows she has to and cant find the stength to do so through all
the pain. She tells her heart to forget him so the next time she thinks
about him the pain will go away

madeline from United States
Comment 15 of 577, added on June 29th, 2005 at 7:18 PM.

in this poem emily sort of jokes about how she knows she needs to forget
about her loved one, but she doesn't want to, so she blames it on her
heart. it's sort of darkly humorous, if you think about it.

maggie from United States
Comment 14 of 577, added on June 22nd, 2005 at 11:30 PM.

i love this poem. i think it is about the pain of getting over a man that
she loves. she still loves him because she talks about "the warmth he
gave". i think it is about the pain of unrequited love because he is still
perfect in her mind. when we love someone from afar it is easy to believe
they are perfect and idealize them. she wants to forget him because
loving someone who doesnt love you can only really cause pain. believe me
that is something i know too well.

Liana from United States
Comment 13 of 577, added on June 13th, 2005 at 9:54 PM.

What i think it means is she DOESNT want to forget. She suffered a great
loss and the image of him is slowly slipping away and she doesnt want to
lose it. When i first read it i thought the same thing but after keep
reading and reading it for an english paper this new meaning came to me.

Rachel from United States
Comment 12 of 577, added on June 10th, 2005 at 2:47 PM.

I think this poem is a good one, it went straight to my heart,I felt
identified with it. This guy, Juan doesn't know anything about poems He
probably doesn't even get the point of it, he shoul take a poetry class and
a writing one too doesn't even spelled some words the right way.

Jazmin from United States
Comment 11 of 577, added on May 24th, 2005 at 12:21 PM.

i think this poem is talking about how she wants to forget the man she
loved but her heart won't let her forget him.

emily brown from United States
Comment 10 of 577, added on April 28th, 2005 at 8:05 PM.

I really think that Emily Dickinson was one of the most fasinating poets.
She wrote in a very gloomy way,and in very interesting ways.This well
written poem is simply telling you that she is having trouble choosing
weather she should beleive in her heart or if she should listen to her
mind. I really do think she was a great poet and it's a shame she died.

crystal from United States
Comment 9 of 577, added on April 27th, 2005 at 9:49 PM.

The theme is about Emily Dickinson trying to persuade her heart to forget
the guy she loved. It is compulsory to forget him because of the
circumstances, and on the other hand, he gave her the warmth and light. Her
conflict in this poem is between her heart and her mind. She is trying to
tell her heart to forget him otherwise she canít go on with her life.

ayesha from United States
Comment 8 of 577, added on April 19th, 2005 at 10:36 AM.

I like this poem, too. It is better than pie! Ok, seriusly though, if
anyone knows a site about her and can give me info... EMAIL ME!!! Thanks

Courtney from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 47. Heart! We will forget him!
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 20 2008


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