The Poems of Emily Dickinson Setting & Symbolism

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My Gardenappears in Poem 79

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

Canaanappears in Poem 179

Revelations is the last book in the Christian Bible. This book is considered one of the apocalyptic books because it tells of the last days of the earth.

Revelationsappears in Poem 179

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

Pompeiiappears in Poem 165

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

Amherstappears in Poem 241

Amherst, Massachusetts is Emily's hometown.

Four Divisions of the Earthappears in Poem 1152

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

Azofappears in Poem 1160

Azof, also spelled Azov, is a riverside town in...

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