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Emily Dickinson’s poem “Because I could Not Stop for Death” is one of her most discussed and famous poems due to its ambiguous, particular and different view on the popular subject of death. Death in this poem is told as a woman’s last trip, which is headed to eternity. This poem helps to characterize and bring death down to a more personal level. Different from the more popular views of death such as …

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…The main idea of the poem through out the story being that despite the things going on around you Death will come despite what you are doing because Death has all the power and time in the world. The serenity and passiveness that is consistent throughout the whole poem makes the destination of the trip seems frightening as she seems to be slipping into oblivion. So the question of eternity is never answered. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**