The Poems of Emily Dickinson - Undated Summary & Analysis

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Poem 1694 speaks of the outward signs of affection. These signs include speech and silence. There is another sign which the apostles have said to behold yet none has ever seen. In Poem 1700 Emily writes about glory. She speaks of glory as a single moment that allows an otherwise unknown person to have some recognition. As soon as this moment is realized, however, it is gone and the person slips back into obscurity.

In Poem 1727 Emily writes about the nature of love. She states that in her opinion, there are few people in the world who actually love at all. Poem 1716 recalls a time when Emily felt as if she were forgotten by a friend. Emily states she was surprised she was worthy enough to be forgotten by this friend. Emily also writes that apparently her faithfulness became a burden or shame to this...

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