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U sing the poem below as an example, this section will introduce you to some of the major characteristics of Emily Dickinson's poetry. Sunrise in the Connecticut River Valley near Amherst I’ll .

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A glance through Dickinson's poems reveals their characteristic external forms as easily as a quick look through Whitman's poems shows us his strikingly different forms. Most of Emily Dickinson's poems are written in short stanzas, mostly quatrains, with short lines, usually rhyming only on the.

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" Dickinson's poetry is challenging because it is radical and original in its rejection of most traditional nineteenth-century themes and techniques. Her poems require active engagement from the reader, because she seems to leave out so much with her elliptical style and remarkable contracting metaphors. Recognize Emily Dickinson's poetic style Engage in textual analysis and critical thinking of Dickinson’s poem “There’s a certain Slant of light” Use imaginative writing techniques for .

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Emily Dickinson of Amherst, Massachusetts would write poems almost each and every day to express each and every emotion. Dickinson's style, her poems; they did not formaly fit that of the styles being taught in those times. Emily Dickinson has a very unique style of writing that many people do not understand. Two characteristics of her writing that set her apart from other writers are the use of capitalization, and the use of dashes throughout her poems.