Emily Bronte's poem analysis Essay
As Paul Lieder points out; “Emily Bronte wrote so little in her short life that it is difficult to appraise her work with any …show more content…
Shadows are dark, dreary, haunting and ghostly. In this poem, shadows are symbolically horrible and ghostly, when she says, “The shadows are dead My wakening eyes may never see”
This shadow may have been her husband or her protective person. When Emily Bronte needed the attention of her mother, she lost her mother. She has no mother’s lap to take a relief from the painful memories.
Sail is another symbol used in this poem. Sail is the symbol of something that is light weight, effortless and depend on natural sources. In this poem, the poetess compares herself with a sail. She feels herself effortless against the problems of life.
Wilder Sea: Wilder sea is the symbol of depth, mystery and violence. In this poem, Emily compares the whole world with wilder sea or it may be her own life that is full of mystery and violence.
A wave can be violent disturbance. It also symbolizes force that can overcome you. In Emily’s poem wave is symbolizes with death that overcomes her own life. Stylistically Analysis
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