As Imperceptibly as Grief.

- Written by Emily Dickinson. 

- Poems often discuss death and nature. 

- What the poems about. 

    -> How summer comes to an end so gradually that you dont notice it when it finishes.

    -> End of summer seems to represent the end of grief.

- Form.

    -> Rhythm mirrors the pattern of everyday speech.  

    -> Long dashes create long pauses and enhance the poem's slow, reflective mood. 

- Structure. 

    -> Natural metaphors which reveal the speaker's feelings about the way that grief fades away gradually. 

    -> Single stanza adds to the sense of gradual change - not any…


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