Abstract – scaricare il file per l'appunto completo Emily Dickinson was born into a middle-class family in Amherst, Massachusetts,
in 1830. After attending school and college, she began a life of reclusion and, at the age of twenty-three, she wrote to Thomas W. Higginson, who was her only important connection with the literary life of her time. She only wore white clothes and never left her father’s house except for some walk s in the garden. She concealed her mind, as well as her person, from all but a few friends to whom  she wrote wonderful letters. Letter-writing became her only  form of contact with the world and also her poems seem to have been written for the purpose of communication, rather than for publication. Actually, during her lifetime she – segue nel file da scaricare