The Poems of Emily Dickinson - 1865 Summary & Analysis

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1865 Summary

In Poem 951 Emily writes about the nature of love. She states that those who are loved are unable to die because the emotion of love is immortal. The act of being loved turns people into gods. In the same way she states in her poem that those who love also cannot die. Love changes the reality of death by turning those who love into godlike creatures. Divinity also comes into play in Poem 972. Emily states that God is not interested in what things people have done while on earth, but the things they might have done had they been more godlike.

In Poem 1032 Emily describes the life of the children of God. She writes that these people will often feel far from the affection of their heavenly Father. They will often feel more pain that comfort. They will often feel lead by enemies instead of...

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