Emily Dickeson vs Robet Frost

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Emily Dickson vs. Robert Frost The poetry work of Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost contained similar themes. Even though both poets were separated with a time frame of 50 years they had one thing in common. Both Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost expressed the theme of death throughout their poetry. However the poetry was in such different ways. If a reader who’s facing death would like to read a death poem, than the reader would have to decide how they would want to feel. The reason for this, both writers Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost use different tones of death among their poetry. The tone usage that Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost use also allow the reader to discover the attitude Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost had towards death. For instance, according to Ester Lambardi, About. Com Classic Literature, “Death was a theme or thread through Emily Dickenson Poetry.” Ester Lamabardi also states, “Death was always surrounding Emily Dickinson, especially at the end of her times when she lost her parents, nephews, and several other relatives. Emily Dickenson even suffered from an attack.”(1) All of this death force could be a possible reason why her poetry is so negative and why her tones are so strong and relevant to death. For instance, in the poem “I Felt a Funeral in my Brain” (Emily Dickenson) the tone of the title makes it obvious to death even before the reader decides to read it. The key words like, “Funeral” and “Death” can also be clues to realize that the poem deals with death. In the poem “I Heard a Fly buzz-when I died” (Emily Dickinson) the title clearly shows the vision of death as well. As the reader proceeds to read the stanzas it makes a literal appearance that one is dying in the poem. For example, quotes that reflect a death in the poem “I Heard a Fly buzz when I died” by Emily Dickenson are “The Eyes around-had wrung them dry”.
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