Emily Dickinson 's The Saddest Noise Essays
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On December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson was born into a very successful family. Dickinson spent most of her time indoors and rarely received visitors, which gave her time to write her poetry. Her poetry was not publicly recognized during her lifetime, but was first released in 1890, 4 years before she died. Dickinson’s poetry contains a plethora of dashes, which she is famous for, and ideas of death and the ways of the universe. Her poetry poses as very unique and deep, with a constant usage of philosophical metaphors and intricate language to create her accustomed somber yet hopeful tone.
In “The Saddest Noise, The Sweetest Noise”, Dickinson is comparing the human life to a year of seasons. Her metaphor would imply that life is a never ending cycle of happiness, and sadness. She…