Interpretation In Emily Dickinson's Hope Is The Thing With Feathers

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The poem that will be analyzed is “ ‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers” by Emily Dickinson. Born by the name, Emily Elizabeth Dickinson wrote this poem in 1861 and during that time she was experiencing an emotional crisis and her traumatized state of mind is believed to have inspired her to write prolifically. Throughout Emily 's life, she suffered a great loss of people which caused her to create an isolation between her outside and social world. Several works that were created by Emily were influenced by her experiences of death with her family and friends. Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 and she died in 1886 in Amherst, Massachusetts. Although Emily isolated herself from several things, she still continued to write poems…show more content…
Many poets have been through hard times in life which was the reason they began to express their feeling into poetry. Over time, not only has people changed but the art of poetry has changed as well. Specially, about this poem: “ ‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers” Emily had a lot of rhyme in her poem and she was not very literal, this poem had a deeper meaning than what was written. Over time poetry has changed which causes us to dig deeper into the messages that previous posts were trying to…show more content…
This poem was written by Emily Dickinson in a point in her life in which she was going through a very difficult point of isolation in her life. It seems that this poem that she wrote, was created to express the opposite if how she felt and in someway, give herself hope and
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