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    Emily Dickinson Biography

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    Emily Dickinson is one of America’s greatest poets. She was born in the family Homestead in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10, 1830. The Homestead might have been the first built brick house in Amherst. It was built for Emily’s grandparents, Samuel Fowler Dickinson and Lucretia Gunn Dickinson. Her family consisted of her parents, Edward Dickinson and Emily Norcross Dickinson, and her siblings William Austin Dickinson and Lavinia Dickinson. “For school, she attended Amherst Academy for seven years and then went to school at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in 1847.” (poets.org) After attending school for eight years she left school in the year 1848. Surprisingly, during her youth, Emily was very social, which was different then her adult…

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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…

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    Who Is Emily Dickinson

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    One of Emily Dickinson’s most well-known poems begins, “I’m Nobody! Who are you?” In her lifetime, Dickinson may indeed have been “Nobody.” Her accomplishments were barely known by her family, never mind the rest of the country, until after her death. Today, however, we know how truly impressive and worthy of fame Dickinson is. From her birth on December 10th, 1830, to her death on May 15th, 1886, Dickinson grew like one of the flowers from her beloved garden and developed into one of America’s…

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    “Success is a counted sweetness” she makes the reader feel motivated, but at the same time disappointed because of the sacrifices that have to be done for success. “After great pain, a formal feeling comes” is a poem that has a sad tone at the beginning but eventually changes to a different tone. Another poem by Emily Dickenson “I never lost as much as twice” is a poem that stays with a neutral tone and can make the reader feel something depending on his or her experiences. Poetry gives a…

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    Some may say that the quiet and secluded are the most threatening. In Emily Dickinson’s case this statement is true. Not in the manner as harmful or dangerous, but in the way that she was better than most poets. However, no one knew it until after her death because she never published any of her work. Today she is considered one of the most prominent figures of American Literature. Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10, 1830 to the leading family in Amherst. Edward…

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    Emily Dickinson Sydney York 2ab 2/12/16 Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst Massachusetts to Edward Dickinson and Emily Norcross-Dickinson. She had two siblings, her brother William Austin Dickinson was born in 1829 and her sister Lavinia Norcross-Dickinson was born in 1833. She went to Amherst Academy for seven years and later went to…

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    Emily Dickinson personified death in the poem “Because I could not stop for Death” by representing death as a person. “Because I Could Not Stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me;” In this poem the speaker is communicating as someone who as seen both sides of life,the real life and after life. Because she could not stop for Death—“), death stops for her, hence it does what she could not do for death.. This deep thought that Death shows when it takes time for her enables her to think and gets…

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    Life As Emily Dickinson

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    Life as Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson lived in Amherst, Massachusetts. She was the middle child in the Dickinson family and she got inspired to write poetry by the principal of Amherst Academy Leonard Humphrey. In “I think I was enchanted” poem of Emily Dickinson time was not being settled, but what it was made clear is the magic in the setting. There were bees that turned into butterflies, butterflies into swans and nature was murmuring. In “The Brain is wider than the sky”, there is a formal…

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    Writer and science teacher at Smith College, Naila Moreira, examines sustainably grown food at college campuses, specifically Amherst College’s farm in Amherst, MA. About four years ago Amherst began a new initiative of operating a college farm with the help of student workers called Book and Plow Farm. The food that was grown in this farm would then be partially supplied to the college’s dining halls, providing students with fresh, locally grown food. This topic of locally grown and sustainable…

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    Esteban Borja Pena Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Emily was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, on December 10, 1830. She attended the university of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley. Some of her quotes are “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”, “Forever is composed of nows.”, “Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.” Throughout most of her life, she seemed to have had very few visitors and sporadically left her house. The people who…

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