An Analysis Of Emily Dickinson's Fame

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e all want to be ‘known’ and I don’t really know why. Want to be important, want to be recognized and attention. We look at celebrities-famous people- and wish to be like them. We wish to have their money, prestige, and possessions. But why?
What do famous people seem to have others do not have? Audience, money or ‘fake love’? So, when we want their lives, what are we truly pointing at? Success is not fame, and fame is rarely success. Success is more than pain, abuse, addiction and relation outbreaks we get to be famous.
Emily Dickinson's poem, “Fame is a Fickle Food” portray the sequel of fame. She demonstrated that using food because some people use fame for nourishment. She not only used it as food but identified it as fickle which means
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For one to be famous, they change to fit in famous lifestyle. Once you become famous, your identity and your self-sense get skewed by public perception. Most famous people take over fame over worthwhile things, that make them lose sight their former selves. For example Nick Minaj, not even her only but many USA celebrity made plastic surgeries to attract people using their body. That’s is really sad because the time the negative effects will come her reputation will change. All the money she spent will be useless now hence led her collapse. Not only her, but also many put on tattoos mostly to fit and look like a star. They do this not because they love it, but because it like it have to be done. What is more, famous people need attract more fans some in appropriate or inappropriate way. As in the article on therichest website: “Many young celebrities make the mistake of thinking that they can do or say anything they feel like, just because they have millions of followers on social media. Some of these young celebrities seek fame in all the wrong ways, and soon enough their habits start to catch up with them. The lack of respect, wisdom and self-control is making some of these young celebs become ever more annoying by the day.” Emily demonstrated well how fame is worth it by saying “Whose crumbs the crows inspect/And with ironic caw/Flap past it to the Farmer’s Corn-Men eat of it and die.” She meant ‘crows” as smarter people who to study fame before going crazy for it. After seeing that it is worthless, they move away from it and find other nourishing

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