The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson Setting & Symbolism

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My Gardenappears in Poem 99

This garden, presumably close to Emily's house, is the setting of many of her poems.

Canaanappears in Poem 168

Canaan is the land promised to the Israelites after they were led by God from bondage in Egypt.

Pompeiiappears in Poem 175

Pompeii is a Roman city destroyed during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Amherstappears in Poem 215

Amherst, Massachusetts is Emily's hometown.

Four Divisions of the Earthappears in Poem 1134

Emily may use this idea of the four divisions of the earth as a variation of the Biblical reference to the four corners of the earth. This idea refers to the world as a whole.

Azofappears in Poem 1137

Azof, also spelled Azov, is a riverside town in Russia well-known for its shipping trade.

Ophirappears in Poems 1366 A, B, & C

Ophir is an area mentioned in the Bible. It is recorded that King Solomon often had expensive items imported...

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