Emily Dickinson Influences

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Emily Dickinson was born on December/10th/1830 in Amherst Massachusetts. Dickinson’s family originated from New England. Dickinson’s grandfather Samuel Dickinson, was widely known as the inventor of Amherst College. Dickinson’s father worked and served in Amherst as a state legislator. Dickinson has 2 siblings named William Austin, Lavinia Norcross. Dickinson was a great student at Amherst Academy for 7 years and then went to Mount Holyoke Female Seminary for 1 year. The real reason on why Dickinson left the school is still unknown some say that her emotions/family told her to pull out. Dickinson started writing as a teenager. Dickinson;s influences were Leonard Humphrey the principle of Amherst Academy and a close friend named Benjamin Franklin

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