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    Introduction Almost unknown as a poet in her lifetime, Emily Dickinson is now considered as one of the most mysterious and original American poets of 19th century for her innovation in rhythmic meters and creative use of metaphors. Her poems were rarely published in Russia because most of them had religious content (to express religious feelings was restricted in Russia for almost a century). However, some poems that I read impressed me at the first glance. Dickinson’s poems spoke powerfully to

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    Emily Dickinson and her relationship with death. While her limited experiences to the outside world kept from finding many relationships, the poems she wrote gave her the feeling of filling the void of isolation and some sanity. Growing up in Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Elizabeth Dickinson did not have the “typical” life of a young woman growing up in the nineteenth century. Born into one of Amherst’s most prominent families, Dickinson had only the best possessions in her life, ... ... middle of

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    Emily Dickinson

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    would live her life, or the lasting impact she would have (“Emily Dickinson-Biography.”). Growing up in the center of Amherst society, her ability to surpass the patriarchy of the time seemed unattainable (Crumbley). Her father, Edward Dickinson, prided himself as a model citizen and often ran for political positions. He was elected to the Massachusetts Legislature and to the Massachusetts State Senate (“Emily Dickinson.”). All of the men in the Dickinson men had political ambitions and were attorneys

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    Emily Dickinson

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    Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst Massachusetts. She had a younger sister named Lavina and an older brother named Austin. Her mother Emily Norcross Dickinson, was largely dependent on her family and was seen by Emily as a poor mother. Her father was lawyer, Congressman, and the Treasurer for Amherst College. Unlike her mother, Emily loved and admired her father. Since the family was not emotional, they lived a quiet secure life. They rarely shared their problems with one another

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    Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born on December 10,1830 in the quiet community of Amherst, Massachusetts (Davidson 247). She was the second born to Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson (Davidson 247). Her older brother Austin and her younger sister Lavina lived in a reserved family headed by their authoritative father (Davidson 247). Emily’s mother was not “emotionally accessible,'; thought out there lives (Davidson 247). Their parents weren’t involved in their children’s lives

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    all time. Dickinson’s life was fairly normal compared to most, except for a few key parts. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts with her family having had deep roots in New England. Her paternal grandfather, Samuel Dickinson, was well known as the founder of Amherst College and father worked at Amherst and served as a state legislator. He married Emily Norcross in 1828 and the couple had three children: William Austin, Lavinia Norcross (Bio.com). Because

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    Emily Dickinson: Life and Literature

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    changed American Literature. Emily Dickinson led a unique life that emotionally attached her to her writing and the people who would read them long after she died. Emily Dickinson was born December 10th, 1830 in her family home on main street in Amherst, Massachusetts to her two parents Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson. The homestead in which she was born was a family home owned by her grandparents who, soon after her sister’s birth in 1833, sold it out of the family. The Dickinson’s held residence in

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    thousand different poems and one thousand of her letters to her friends that survived her death Emily Dickinson showed that she was a truly dedicated writer. Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10,1830 to a prominent family, her father Edward Dickinson was both a lawyer and the Treasurer of Amherst College. Emily's mother was Emily Norcross Dickinson. Emily had one older brother, William Austin and a little sister, Lavinia. She was educated at the Amerherst Academy, the institute

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    few short years in school, Dickinson never left her hometown of Amherst, Massachusetts. In the latter part of her life she rarely left her large brick house, and communicated even to her beloved sister through a door often left "slightly ajar." This seclusion gave her a reputation for eccentricity to the local towns' people, and perhaps increased her interest in death (The Belle Of Amherst, Dickinson). Some knew Dickinson in Amherst as, "the New England mystic,". Her only contact to her few friends

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    Emily Dickenson

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    with the rest of the family had become Christians and she alone decided to rebel against that and reject the Church. She like many of her contemporaries had rejected the traditional views in life and adopted the new transcendental outlook. Massachusetts, the state where Emily was born and raised in, before the transcendental period was the epicenter of religious practice. Founded by the puritans, the feeling of the avenging had never left the people. After all of the "Great Awakenings" and religious

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