"I Measure Every Grief I Meet" by Emily Dickinson Essay | "I Measure Every Grief I Meet" by Emily Dickinson

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"I Measure Every Grief I Meet" by Emily Dickinson

Summary: An explication of Emily Dickinson's poem "I Measure Every Grief I Meet." The poem reveals the type of strength that those who grieve must possess in order to overcome the bleak, oppressive nature of grief. Dickinson's use of diction, syntax, imagery, denotation, and tone effectively conveys this kind of strength.
In "I measure every Grief I meet," Emily Dickinson uses diction, syntax, imagery, denotation, and tone to convey the strength that the grievous must possess in order to overcome the bleak and oppressive nature of grief.

The speaker begins by stating that she looks at the grief of others with "narrow and probing eyes" (2). The fact that the speaker views the sorrow of others with "narrow eyes" indicates that she tries hard to find it. Synonyms for "probe" include investigate and explore. The diction of the words narrow and probing shows that the speaker searches deep within other human beings for sorrow. She continues by raising questions about the grief that she discovers within them: "I wonder if It weighs like Mine-/ Or has an Easier size." (3-4). This question reveals the difficult nature that she perceives her own grief to...

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