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Flashcards in dickinson's poems Deck (14):
1

most of her poems were published

posthumously

2

she had an unconventional style as she wrote with

no titles, random caps, and dashes

3

how was she conventional

rhyme and meter

4

slant rhyme was

off rhyme

5

she mainly had themes of

death and immortallity

6

she was a recluse as she

talked through a door to visitors, wore white

7

what is a ballad

4 line stanzas

8

I dreaded that first Robin, so is about

lots of nature imagery relating to the speaker, holding her back, wishing they wouldn't come, to go through them

9

Boanerges are

booming voices-- biblical allusion

10

Boanerges are in the poem

I like to see it lap the miles

11

I like to see it lap the miles is about

stopping by places and passing other places

12

theme of I like to see it lap the miles

transofrmation

13

the tone of I like to see it lap the miles

ambiguous

14

Because I could not stop for death is about

death stopping for the speaker, watching from young, middle age, to old, and to the grave

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