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"Death Sets a Thing Significant"

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Krisztina Pakozdy

on 28 April 2014

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Transcript of "Death Sets a Thing Significant"

"Death Sets a Thing Significant"
Stanza #2
Stanza #3
Metaphors
Stillness vs life (diction)
Forgotten

Emily Dickinson
Overview
5 quatrains, ballad meter
Themes
death, loss, memories
Tone
sad, melancholy, forlorn, fond
Purpose and Meaning
Elegy
Reflect on death's effects
Death makes small things matter
In Depth
Stanza #1
Main theme
Fleeting vs important
Diction > mood
Diction > busy, small
Contrast
Short line
Analysis by Krisztina Pakozdy
Stanza #4
Stanza #5
Style
Personal
Book=Symbol
What we leave behind
More stillness
bammerphotos
memories
symbolism
value

Contrasting Diction
Simple Imagery sets mood (word choice)
Symbolism (Ideas > Material)
http://www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org/poetry_characteristics
http://prezi.com/2blyouesnim6/emily-dickinson/
http://prezi.com/hghd0ub2ppre/death-sets-a-thing-significant/
http://www.bartleby.com/113/4053.html
Images:
http://cdn.sheknows.com/articles/3-year-old-with-crayons.jpg
http://cf067b.medialib.glogster.com/media/1f/1fea33e8e6b5c27eeab108e42058f54ec3f0326f246ac699a258fb11be290e54/hand-reaching-out-jpg.jpg
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2012/292/c/f/stock_old_broken_pocket_watch_by_nexu4-d5iauta.jpg
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uCkvRiNp8GY/T_46BJ23o9I/AAAAAAAAAuA/KJ5-YvQ5PCo/s1600/trash+to+treasure+%257E+decoupaged+trinket+box.jpg
http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/mothers-day-kids-drawing-mother-daughter-flowers-29752524.jpg
http://static.panoramio.com/photos/large/8237689.jpg
http://www.blogcdn.com/slideshows/images/slides/216/759/2/S2167592/slug/l/129339382-1.jpg
http://chrisglass.com/journal/images/2006/0103-pridepredjudice.jpg
http://www.drchristinahibbert.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Grief-Loss-2.jpg
http://galorebot.com/blog/item/167
http://37.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m5m86fjCzW1rxyonio1_400.jpg
https://www.flickr.com/photos/7775959@N08/2511571953/in/photostream/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/shortleafiscute/7372642878/in/photostream/
Citations
What will we leave behind?
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