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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 is one of the most famous American poets, well known for her strange use of punctuation, the widespread assumption that she had agoraphobia, and her poems about death and immortality. Her fear of going outside combined with the countless number of deceased she faced in her own life contributed to her poetry significantly. Her poem, “Because I Could Not Stop for Death”, however, takes on a different facade and forces readers to think more appreciatively on the topic. In the poem,…

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    realized that artist’s do not put their work out just to be argued over (not saying that they should not be critiqued), but rather to be seen, heard, or felt. Artists are constantly creating, and experimenting with new things or stressing ideas they have already presented in different lights. One of the great American poets, Emily Dickinson used her verbal artistry to express and re-express a variety of ideas. Being an eccentric woman, who was essentially a shut-in; Dickinson was able to…

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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 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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    As there are many impressive and impactful poets out there, Emily Dickinson is to be known as the most awe-inspiring and unique poets of all time. She was known for her actions of opposing the rules of poetry and made poetry into her own style. Even though her life was not full of excitement and pleasure, she organized her poems in a radical and far-reaching manner. Generally now, she is recognized for her death-related poetry; although, she also surrounded her poems with the spiritual mind,…

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    "A Timeline of Emily Dickinson's Life." Emily Dickinson Museum. Trustees of Amhurst College, 2009. Web. 21 Nov. 2015. The Timeline crafted by the Trustees of Amhurst College starts in 1810, well before the birth of Emily Dickinson. The timeline itself, although it is about Dickinson, includes events that happened before her time and that she didn’t participate in, but probably impacted society and her life. An example is the Civil War. Both births and deaths within her family and close…

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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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    The Belle of Amherst Emily Dickinson, best known as The Belle of Amherst, has become one of America’s most renowned poets to date. Having redefined the meaning of poetry, her poems are now studied by students all around the world and is renowned as some of the greatest American poetry to come out of her time. Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10 1830, to her parents Edward and Emily Dickinson. Emily and her two other siblings, William and Lavinia, received a top…

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    Even though Emily Dickinson was severely depressed, she managed to get through it, and keep going. She was an amazing poet and an inspiration to other poets as well. Emily Dickinson was born on December 10th, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts. She spent most of her life in the family home that was built in 1813 by her grandfather, Samuel Fowler Dickinson. The Dickinson home was a center of Amherst society and the site of annual Amherst College commencement receptions due to the founding of Amherst…

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