I Like to See It Lap the Miles Essay by Emily Dickinson

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Analysis Essay Sound Effect in I LIKE TO SEE IT LAP THE MILES By Emily Dickinson The poem I LIKE IT TO SEE IT LAP THE MILES by Emily Dickinson is interesting enough to understand. At first, it is hard for me to understand what this poem is, what should I focus to analyze Dickinson poem with the title I LIKE TO SEE IT LAP THE MILES. Every part of the poem seems to be just ordinary aspect which a poem might possess. But, I find it interesting to imagine what it mean in each sentence in every stanza by listening the sound in each words. For a deep analysis alliteration take a big part in this poem, each of them is (“/ike”, “/ap”, “ick”), (“supercilious”, “shanties”, sides”), (“horrid”, hooting”). Now is the tone, for the tone in the poem I LIKE TO SEE IT LAP THE MILES is best to describe it as “playful”. Why so? It is because I fell that the writer, Emily Dickinson, uses a words that easy enough to follow which it is not stiff and not so serious. The playful tones also cover up some phrase like in the “lap the miles” and “lick the valley up”, the verbs seems to be fresh and energetic. What I can find is quite shallow, but I think Emily Dickinson, in this poem, I LIKE TO SEE IT LAP THE MILES, use a train as the imagery for this poem, it become more like a riddle because she imagining train as an animal such as horse which it can run so fast like a train. It is hard to catch the imagery of this poem when people especially me just read I LIKE TO SEE IT LAP YHE MILES once and not reread to understand better. The more I reread this poem, the imagery of a train become more visible, I start to feel it and imagine the train climb up the mountain and run down to the peak of the mountain. The words “Complaining all the while, horrid, hooting stanza” (line 11-12) shows that the writer begin to enjoy the flow of the poem by using alliteration for “horrid” and “hooting”
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