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Unformatted text preview: significant change in thought, but sometimes their meaning is at best ambiguous, if not indecipherable. He wrote the poem to reflect his school of thought that the poetry is important and beautiful by itself, and too much study of the poet dilutes the poetic experience. He’d rather experience just what the poet has presented him with. The relieved sigh that Dickinson gave in response to the loosened corset is the same sigh readers give after mindnumbingly pouring into Dickinson’s uneventful life and then finally go back and read one of her poems where she’s actually interesting....
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course ENGL 2340 taught by Professor Christopherpizzino during the Spring '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '11