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Unformatted text preview: only bring her close to other people because she could trust them, but also because there is a bond between them and knowing that they would be grieving together. In some of her poems, only grief made her feel part of the community. Another positive side of grief to Dickinson was that it made her stronger. To her happiness was more intoxicating, and made her lose her great perceptive abilities. However, grief gave her more perception and enabled her to write poetry. I also sensed some freedom message in her poetry. Society tries to limit the speaker to the acceptable female roles, and tries to stop her to express herself. But these limitations inspire her further and give her fuel to write. So she believed in self freedom and self success....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course LIT 100 taught by Professor Cooper during the Spring '11 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.
- Spring '11