My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close Summary
Emily Dickinson

Everything you need to understand or teach My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close by Emily Dickinson.

  • My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close Summary & Study Guide
Follow Us on Facebook

My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close Summary

"My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close" was first published in Dickinson's posthumous third collection, Poems by Emily Dickinson, third series, in 1896. Scholars do not know when it was written. The poem has also been published in some other anthologies under the name "Parting." Like much of Dickinson's best work, this poem is simultaneously personal and universal. On a personal level, the poem's speaker is telling of the losses he or she has suffered...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close Study Pack contains:

My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close Study Guide