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Emily Dickinson Prezi

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Emily Dickinson
"The Writing Years"
Met Reverend Charles Woodworth
sparking a romantic interest



Wrote 1,100 poems and read vastly



Poems rarely published



Entered a period of seclusion



Became a Calvanist
Emily Dickinson
Early Life



Attended Amherst Academy majority of schooling





Later Mount Hoyoke Female Sanctuary
Miranda Fiamoncini
Influences
The Book of Revelation

17th century poets

Puritan New England upbringing

Her father's opinions
Birth
Born: December 10, 1830


Born in Amherst, Massachusetts


Child of Edward and Norcross Dickinson
We
Turn
Not
Older
With
Years
But
Newer
Every
Day.
Late Life
Increasingly withdrew from public as she got older

May have begun a romantic relationship with Otis P. Lord

Occupied with family, health, and garden
Death
Died: May 15, 1886


Died at age 55


Died of Bright's disease
( kidney detoriation)
Publishing of poetry
40 hand bound books of poetry

Wrote with variety of dash marks

Occassionally wrote vertically

Discovered by her sister after death
Works Cited
"Emily Dickinson Museum." Emily Dickinson's Biography | Emily Dickinson Museum. Trustees of Amherst College, 2009. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

"Emily Dickinson." Poets.org. Academy of American Poets, 1997-2013. Web. 09 Dec. 2013.

Pettinger, Tejvan. "Biography of Emily Dickinson", Oxford, www.biographyonline.net 26 June. 2006

"Emily Dickinson."2013.The Biograpy Channel website. Dec 12 2013,09:33 http://www.biography.com/people/emily-dickinson-9274190
Hope is the thing with feathers

That perches on the soul

And sings the tune without the words

And never stops at all.
I'm nobody! Who are you?
Are you nobody, too?
Then there's a pair of us -- don't tell!
They'd banish -- you know!

How dreary to be somebody!
How public like a frog
To tell one's name the livelong day
To an admiring bog!
Art is a house that tries to be haunted.
Beauty crowds me till I die,Beauty,mercy have on me! But if I die today, let it be in the sight of thee.
Because I could not stop for death- He kindly stopped for me - The Carriage held just ourselves - And Immortality
Dwell
in
possibility.
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