A Certain Slant Of Light (258) By Emily Dickinson

A Certain Slant Of Light (258) By Emily Dickinson here’s a certain Slant of light,Winter Afternoons – That oppresses, like the HeftOf Cathedral Tunes –  Heavenly Hurt, it gives us – We can find no scar,But internal difference,Where the Meanings, are –  None may teach it – Any – ‘Tis the Seal Despair – An imperial afflictionSent us of the Air –  When it comes, the Landscape listens – Shadows – hold […]

Because I Could Not Stop For Death (479) By Emily Dickinson

Because I Could Not Stop For Death (479) By Emily Dickinson 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 […]

The little-known role of the Moon in literature

The little-known role of the moon in literature While the moon has always held intense symbolism in it, one of the moon’s universal symbols in literature is simply: love or lovesickness. However, generally, the moon holds feminine characteristics in literature.  It stands to serve as a comparison or metaphor or some sort of description of […]