English_3-18-08 - Dickinson 210 "As laces just reveal the...

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Dickinson 210 “As laces just reveal the surge” -laces are what you see at the top of waves, revealing power of waves -Laces of women 249 -Religious people read this as a yearning to anchor one’s self to God -Dickinson did not want to spend wild nights with God “rowing at eden” – not being able to be that, constantly rowing Introduction pg 1101 “As Emily Dickinson grew older, she increasingly…total of 366 poems” -Higginson thought she was a genius, but also wanted to clean up her life “Emily Dickinson lived a more….sensibility” – 2 nd to last paragraph 1862 – wrote 366 poems If Dickinson was in love with anyone it was not Wadsworth or Higginson, but for her sister- in-law Sue. -Brother was having an affair with someone named Mable Dodge The Bible Difference between Bible and Orpheus’ song is that it charmed/captivated people In 1840s there was another great awakening in her life -Dickinson was somewhat interested in a young man -This young man was very taken by great awakening of 1840s
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ENG 316K taught by Professor Kruppa during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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