"Hope" is the thing with feathers Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson wrote this poem saying how hope can lead to death. in the first four lines she was saying how hope is so sweet like a soothing tune. On the second four lines she starts to transition to saying hope isn't as sweet and nice as you hope, like how the warmth of the sun can start to burn or a sore is like a storm. In the very last four lines it reveals how hope can call upon death to take you away, how something strange and deadly can come from such a sweet word.

Some very strong words/ phrase's she used was like Perches the soul, which for me gave me the image of a person with a bird in a nest wear her heart is. "sore must be the storm" would give you a feeling where you would think of a storm and a aching feeling in your chest."Abash the little bird", abash means shame or embarrass, gives that strong reference and triggers like an embarrassing past that you don't want to remember. Dickinson mentions the work warm, which people would snuggle up with something or someone for warmth to reflect to something positive. On the very last stanza it says "it asked a crumb- of me" referring to death wanting to take her away by saying things about hope.

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