Analysis of “Crumbling is not an instant’s Act”
by Emily Dickinson
"Crumbling is not an instant’s Act” is a lyric by Emily Dickinson. It tells how crumbling does not happen instantaneously; it is a gradual process occurring slowly and cumulatively over time.
The structure of this poem is complex and it tied directly into the figurative meaning. This poem consists of three quatrains written in iamic meter but with no set number of
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all takes time.
I totally understand and agree with this poem. It is very true. A prime example of the reality of this poem is the condition of our cows. They are extremely poor and hungry, but this was not the result of something that happened overnight. Lack of rain caused lack of grass, and therefore, our cows are hungry. This poem can be applied to any other form of ruin that can be found.