Emily Dickinson’s poetry is full of hyphens and capitalized words. Are these idiosyncrasies in her poetry a sign of her poetic genius?
What does Emily Dickinson mean when she writes, “the brain is wider than the sky”? Emily Dickinson’s Poem #632 seems to revolve around the human mind as its theme. The first stanza, after which the poem is commonly titled, is what instantly drew my eyes to this poem. “The Brain – is wider than the […]
One of my all-time favorite poems is “Birches” by Robert Frost. Perhaps, my affection for the work has much to do with having to do an in-depth analysis of the poem for a senior English assignment. After revisiting this academic piece years later, I decided to post it in a somewhat revised form on my […]