Emily Dickinson Analysis
American Poetry is famous throughout the world and one of the most famous and well known American poets is Emily Dickinson. Dickinson deals with many themes and tones in her poetry however; one of the most dealt with themes is death. In "Because I Could Not Stop For Death" and "I Heard a Fly Buzz - When I Died" Emily Dickinson shows that death is not always as bad as it is
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nonetheless is not overly upset to be there.
Many people view death to be an agonizing process with no pity and horrible details. However, Dickinson wants people to see that death isn't quite the grotesque picture that the community paints it to be. Dickinson was raised in a strictly Puritan family where this picture was quite often painted. Therefore she felt oppressed and that is why she wrote a lot of her poetry about death.