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- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 72973520
(Jones, p. 49). These confessional poems are often "searing in their self-inquiry" and "harrowing to the reader" and typically take their metaphors from texts and paintings of Dickinson's day. Some scholars posit that the "Master" is an unattainable composite figure, "human, with specific characteristics, but godlike." (Jones, p. 49).
Recent scholars have posited that Dickinson saw the mind and spirit as tangible, places and that for much of her life