On Characteristics of Emily Dickinson’s Death Poems
International Journal of Secondary Education
Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2017, Pages: 51-55
Received: May 11, 2017; Accepted: May 26, 2017; Published: Jul. 6, 2017
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Mengqi Song, School of Education, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
Liping Chen, School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
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Abstract
Dickinson was “one of the greatest English poem poet”, and the poet created 1775 poems in her lifetime, a quarter of which is death poems. To analyze the characteristics of the death images of the death poems is particularly important for respecting Dickinson’s artistic achievement in poetry. Emily Dickinson studies death from all angles, and expresses her true feelings in her poem. Characteristics of the images in poetry should be grasped to be able to understand the essence in them. Though not comprehensive enough obviously, through this thesis readers are able to have a rough glimpse of the extraordinary, unique artistic style of this genius female poet.
Keywords
Emily Dickinson, Death Images, Death Poems, Characteristics
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Mengqi Song, Liping Chen, On Characteristics of Emily Dickinson’s Death Poems, International Journal of Secondary Education. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2017, pp. 51-55. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20170504.13
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