Emily Dickinson’s poem

2.For Emily Dickinson’s poem- “I like to see it lap the Miles”, please interpret how she interprets her inner world.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I like to see it lap the miles,

    And lick the valleys up,

    And stop to feed itself at tanks;

    And then, prodigious, step

    In this poem, Emily Dickinson compared train as a horse, which lap, lick, feed, and then step. This poem allows us to interpret Dickinson's inner world as child-like, and filled with vivid imagination. It is like children who perceive the world they live in as a fantasy world. They take something we see everyday for granted and then transform them into something playful. Not many adult can relate train to horse.


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