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Wild Nights—Wild Nights!

The persona in "Wild Nights! Wild Nights!" is a lover--we'll assume a woman--who yearns to be united with her beloved. The liaison is imagined, not real, because the subjunctive "were I with thee"...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2016, 9:01 pm (UTC)

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Wild Nights—Wild Nights!

In Emily Dickinson's "Wild Nights—Wild Nights!", the speaker expresses the loneliness of having no one to love. The poem contrasts the speaker's desire with its fulfillment. Without a lover, the...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2019, 6:13 pm (UTC)

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Wild Nights—Wild Nights!

One of the reasons I like this poem so much is that it absolutely makes it impossible to argue that Emily Dickinson was just an isolated old maid without any idea of what it means to love. Isolated...

Latest answer posted July 1, 2011, 7:23 pm (UTC)

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Wild Nights—Wild Nights!

One way to change the point of view of "Wild Night!-Wild Nights!" by Emily Dickinson is to look at it from a very elementary perspective. Think about it this way: A child would not recognize the...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2011, 12:35 am (UTC)

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Wild Nights—Wild Nights!

What grabs the attention the most in the poem “Wild Nights—Wild Nights!” is the sheer unadulterated passion which it expresses. That “Wild Nights—Wild Nights!” was written in 1861, and that it was...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2021, 5:29 pm (UTC)

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