Emily Dickinson Marriages And Children
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born on December 10, 1930 in Massachusetts. She was the second child born to a well known family.
Although we know Emily Dickinson today as a famous American writer, she hardly published any of her work during her lifetime. She only corresponded with her family and friends, and it was to them that she sent her poems and stories.
It was only after her death that her younger sister, Lavinia, discovered her works. Her first collection of poems were in fact published in 1890 four years after her demise.
Emily was an introvert and lived a reclusive life. She was known for her simple white clothing, and her reserved and quiet nature. She was even reluctant to meet and greet guests who came to visit her.
Emily never married during her lifetime and she did not have any children. However, her poetry reflects a lot of passion and intensity. Her poems were mostly written in solitude and carry its unique perspectives on friendship, relationship, nature, love, life and death. She was noted for her revolutionary use of words, breaking the conventional rules of poetry which existed during her times.
Her lines carry a lot of inner meaning and she established on her own literary standards. Her contribution to the language is immense and she brought in a new phase of poetry and often altered words to suit the ear.
During her last years, her poetry reflected a lot on death since she lost nearly all her dear and loved ones, including her parents and her nephew.
Emily suffered an attack on June 14, 1884 on June 14 and died two years later on May 15, 1886.
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