… irony does result from the contrast between what is actually said and what is meant.
The writer utilizes punctuation and diction to influence the reading of the poem. The dashes used throughout breaks up the sentences creating dramatic pauses. The letters to certain words are capitalized for accentuation.
In conclusion, Dickinson uses language creatively to describe what happens in the last moments before death. She mastered her themes by controlling her language. (Anderson, 232).
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