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“The fight aloud is very brave…” (138) by Emily Dickinson | Poetry Analysis

This poem is about inner struggle. It’s compared to the struggle of a soldier fighting for one’s country – this is admirable but a person overcoming conflict within themselves can be just as great. “To charge within the bosom” this line indicates an internal battle – one that the individual must fight by themselves. There… Continue reading “The fight aloud is very brave…” (138) by Emily Dickinson | Poetry Analysis

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Literature · Poetry

‘Some Keep the Sabbath Going in Church…’ (236) by Emily Dickinson (Poetry Analysis)

In order to be close to God, people will say you have to go to church along with follow all sorts of traditions. But Dickinson's poem is suggesting that one doesn't have to find God through the church, instead they can find him on their own means. And she's right. It's true that many people… Continue reading ‘Some Keep the Sabbath Going in Church…’ (236) by Emily Dickinson (Poetry Analysis)