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FC: THE life Emily Dickinson

1: Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830. SHe had a sister named Lavinia and a brother named austin.

2: Emily Dickinson lived in isolation most of her life. she rarely socialized with anyone but her family.

3: Emily Dickinson was a poet, but in her life, only two of her poems were published.

4: after she died, her sister found all her poems and had them published into 3 books.

5: Both of her parents died of strokes. when she died, she was 56 years old.

6: She rarely socialized and when she did, it was usually through doors.

7: When she was seen, she wore a white cotton dress. The dress is her only surviving article of clothing.

8: She used dashes in her poetry to make unrelated words rush together. By using dashes, she "codes" her poetry, which the reader "uncodes"

9: She died of an illness called Brights Disease and kidney problems. She was buried in the West Cemetery in Amherst Massachusetts.

10: Her dad served on Congress for one term, involved in politics and her bother was an attorney.

11: Dickinson went to Amherst Academy and Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

12: Her books didn't publicly get published until 1955. Her popular poems were "A Thunderstorm" and "Death sets a thing"

13: She was born and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts. She never moved.

14: Poems, Series 1 By: Emily Dickinson

15: She was thoughtful and loved the idea of possibility

16: Dickinson's poems showed that she was very lonely, but also very talented

17: Emily Dickinson was quiet and reserved. Even in her poetry, she never "broke her boundaries"

18: HEr books are called Poems, Series 1; Poems, Series 2; and Poems, Series 3

19: "This presentation contains copyrighted material used under the educational fair use exemption to U.S. Copyright law." (Simpson, 70)

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