The Poems of Emily Dickinson - 1866 - 1871 Summary & Analysis

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1866 - 1871 Summary

In Poem 1121 Emily writes about nature in one of it's less regal moments. In this poem Emily describes a dark winter day. The wind is moaning, the sky dark and low, but there is not snow. Emily concludes by stating this is a day when nature is caught without its crown.

Emily talks about the feeling of exhilaration in Poem 1157. She writes that this feeling of exhilaration raises people above their normal conditions and makes them feel as if they are somewhere better that their average circumstances. Even after this feeling of exhilaration is gone, life still feels better, she writes.

The wind is the topic of Poem 1160. In the first stanza Emily describes the duties of the wind as including directing ships at sea and marking the beginning of March. In the second stanza Emily writes about the joys of the wind...

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