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Bloom's How To Write About Emily Dickinson
















Known for her wit and preference for seclusion, 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson rarely left her home in Amherst, Massachusetts, preferring instead to write quietly from the confines of her bedroom. Today she is one of the most beloved and widely studied American poets. Bloom's How to Write about Emily Dickinson offers valuable paper-topic suggestions, clearly outlined strategies on how to write a strong essay, and an insightful introduction by Harold Bloom on writing about Dickinson. This new volume is designed to help students develop their analytical writing skills and critical comprehension of this important poet and her works.

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How to Write a Good Essay
How to Write about Emily Dickinson
#67 - "Success is counted sweetest"
#214 - "I taste a liquor never brewed"
#258 - "There's a certain slant of light"
#280 - "I felt a funeral, in my brain"
#288 - "I'm nobody! Who are you?"
#303 - "The Soul selects her own Society"
#324 - "Some keep the Sabbath going to Church"
#341 - "After great pain, a formal feeling comes"
#435 - "Much Madness is divinest Sense"
#441 - "This is my letter to the World"
#448 - "This was a Poet--It is That"
#465 - "I heard a Fly buzz--when I died"
#569 - "I reckon--when I count at all"
#585 - "I like to see it lap the Miles"
#613 - "They shut me up in Prose"
#657 - "I dwell in Possibility"
#712 - "Because I could not stop for Death"
#754 - "My Life had stood--a Loaded Gun"
#1129 - "Tell all the Truth but tell it slant"
#1732 - "My life closed twice before its close"


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