Essay about Emily Dickinson 's Because I Could Not Stop For Death

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Things Unexpectedly Happen Death will come for everyone at one point, it doesn 't matter if a person is prepared or not. Even though the poem “Because I could not stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson was written in 1863, it is still relevant today. Not only does it represent what Dickinson was feeling, and shows how people today can relate to the poem, I’m one of those people that cannot help but to feel emotional towers the poem.
Most of Emily Dickinson’s poems reflect what she was going through during the time that she was writing each of her poems. In 1830, Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts where she lives her whole life. Even though Dickinson education was strongly influenced by Puritan religious beliefs, she did not accept the teaching of the Unitarian church that her family attended and remained agnostic throughout her life. During a trip to Philadelphia in the early 1850s, Dickinson fell in love with a married minister, Reverend Charles Wadsworth, in with she came face to face with a disappointment of love. Many believe that her disappointment to love was what might have brought her sudden subsequent withdrawal from society. In the early 1860, Dickinson experienced an emotional crisis of an undetermined nature in with she wrote “Because I could not stop for Death” and many more poems in 1863. Because she was going through an emotional time she felt the need to write it, due to the fact that she wrote poetry.
Even though Dickinson’s poem “Because I could not…

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