The Definition of Beauty is
That Definition is none —
Of Heaven, easing Analysis,
Since Heaven and He are one.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem The Definition of Beauty is


  1. Darcie says:

    beauty? shes right. there is no definition…it varys.
    everyone sees beauty in different forms. from make-up and curls to sunsets and sunrises. beauty is the most common thing among this earth

  2. Chelsey Wilson says:

    What is beauty? How is beauty perceived? Throughout the world men and woman of all ages seem to be overly concerned about their beauty, both the inside and out. Everywhere that you go or travel you see different forms of beauty. No matter where you go, beauty is a top concern of most people worldwide. People want to look good, and depending on where you live or what culture you were born into, your perception of beauty may be different than others. There should not be such a concern about such a beautiful thing…we are all beautiful in our very own ways.

  3. Chelsey kessler says:

    This poem really got me when i read it. Emily has made a very visible point. What is the definition of Beauty? There isnt one. There in no way to define beauty in anyway. yes they have the so called “definitions” now..But what is the real definition? Think about that.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Do you have any comments, criticism, paraphrasis or analysis of this poem that you feel would assist other visitors in understanding the meaning or the theme of this poem by Emily Dickinson better? If accepted, your analysis will be added to this page of American Poems. Together we can build a wealth of information, but it will take some discipline and determination.