Dickinson’s poems can be very tricky to read and interpret, so let’s just focus on a single element in her poems: Pick any three of her poems from the text and identify the metaphors of various types in each poem. For each metaphor or simile, what is being compared to what?

Dickinson’s poems can be very tricky to read and interpret, so let’s just focus on a single element in her poems:Pick any three of her poems from the text and identify the metaphors of various types in each poem. For each metaphor or simile, what is being compared to what? What feeling or idea is being expressed by this comparison?Because I could not stop for Death –He kindly stopped for me –The Carriage held but just Ourselves –And Immortality.We slowly drove – He knew no hasteAnd I had put awayMy labor and my leisure too,For His Civility –We passed the School, where Children stroveAt Recess – in the Ring –We passed the Fields of Gazing Grain –We passed the Setting Sun –Or rather – He passed us –The Dews drew quivering and chill –For only Gossamer, my Gown –My Tippet – only Tulle –We paused before a House that seemedA Swelling of the Ground –The Roof was scarcely visible –The Cornice – in the Ground –Since then – ’tis Centuries – and yetFeels shorter than the DayI first surmised the Horses’ HeadsWere toward Eternity