The Genius of Emily Dickinson and Her Idiosyncrasies
Emily Dickinson’s poetry is full of hyphens and capitalized words. Are these idiosyncrasies in her poetry a sign of her poetic genius?
An Analysis of Emily Dickinson’s Poem #632
Emily Dickinson’s Poem #632 seems to revolve around the human mind as its theme. The first stanza is what instantly drew my eyes to this poem. “The Brain – is wider than the Sky…” she writes, “For – put them side by side – the one the other will contain…” These two lines at first […]
An Analysis of the Poem “Birches” by Robert Frost
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 […]