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Emily Dickinson's to Tell All the Truth but Tell It Slant. Poetry Analysis

Summary: Emily Dickinson's poem "Tell all the truth but tell it slant" is about telling the full `truth and nothing but the truth' and how its affects ones perception of how "truth" should be told. She makes the reader come to realise how complex her writing is when trying to grasp her point. In Conclusion she is trying to convey the point that truth must be told in a round about way so that we can accept it and be able to understand its concept, Not instantaneously but gradually .
Tell all the truth but tell it slant"

By Emily Dickinson

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant---

Success in Cirrcuit lies

Too bright for our infirm Delight

The Truth's superb surprise

As Lightening to the Children eased

With explanation kind

The Truth must dazzle gradually

Or every man be blind---

Emily Dickinson poem "Tell all the truth but tell it slant" is about telling the full `truth and nothing but the truth' and how its affects ones perception of how "truth" should be told.

The opening line "tell all the truth but tell it slant" is the same as that of the title. Emily Dickinson does this because she wants the reader to realise that the poem's main idea is that truth is stated indirectly toward us. It is supposedly too powerful to be taken in all at once and that we are unprepared and not...

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