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Unformatted text preview: Emily Dickinson possessed many features that were able to identify her as a unique voice in poetry. Emily Dickinson is able to use imagery, metaphors, and nature in her poetry to convey her message, stories, and feelings. The poem # 328 “A Bird came down the Walk-“is a great example of how Emily Dickinson uses imagery in her poetry (Perkins and Perkins 76). When reading the poem the reader can imagine the seen playing out in their head; “He bit an Angleworm in halves / And ate the fellow, raw”(Perkins and Perkins 76). The reader is able to visualize not just the bird eating the worm in pieces, but even more specifically the type of worm. “They looked like frightened Beads, I thought-“ is also another great quote from the same poem referring to the eyes of the bird as he “hurried all around”, the reader can picture perfect round beady eyes looking around quickly for any types of possible danger (Perkins and Perkins 76). “He stirred his Velvet Head” allows the reader to possibly consider the bird in the poem to 76)....
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