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There is a solitude of space (Dickerson) There is a solitude of space A solitude of sea A solitude of death, but these Society shall be Compared with that profounder site That polar privacy A soul admitted to itself— Finite infinity. Speaker Emily Dickinson is the speaker. It is third person point of view. The poem is addressed to everyone. Setting or Situation The places you are when you feel lonely. Rhyme She uses slant rhyme at the end of every sentence. For example, “Sea… these… be… site”. She also uses true rhyme because some of the words at the end of sentences rhyme with each other. Repetition Repeats the word “solitude” throughout the poem. The purpose of this to convey to the readers the loneliness she feels. Figures of Speech When she compares solitude to space, death, and the sea, she is using metaphors. She also uses alliterations like “solitude of space” and “polar privacy”. The repetition of the ‘s’ and the ‘p’ is alliterations. Images When Dickinson says, “a solitude of sea” and
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Unformatted text preview: “solitude of death”, they provide a visual of her loneliness. For example, “solitude of sea” refers to the loneliness in a sea of people and “solitude of death” refers to the loneliness you feel when you die. Climactic Moment The climactic moment is “A soul admitted to itself—finite infinity” because the poem comes to the conclusion that you need to admit how lonely you are in order to no longer be lonely. That way you can surround yourself with others to no longer be lonely. Tone The tone is depressed and open because she is describing how lonely her life is. Language Society is capitalized because Dickinson is trying to imply that everyone feels loneliness if they realize it or not. Autobiographical This relates to Dickinson’s life because she had a very sad lonely life in which she lost many loved ones. This poem relates to how lonely her life was....
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