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4:34 4DoneAttachmentLENGTH: 1,400 words minimum, 1,600 words maximum (do a word count!)DEADLINE: Saturday, Jan 12, no later than 5pm (even though the syllabus says12noon, just make sure it’s in by 5pm on Saturday)Email your writing assignment to me as a "doc" or "pages" attachment.Be sure you name the file with your name, for example: "janesmith.doc"WRITING ASSIGNMENT:I am giving you a poem by Dickinson ("A Bird, came down the Walk -") – alongwith an essay by Helen Vendler. Offer an interpretive analysis of the poem.Get your essay started by responding to Vendler.So: for the first paragraph, I am NOT asking you for a "thesis" or a "topic sentence." Iwant you to begin with a quote from Vendler – something you want to respond to.(Never just "drop" the expert’s ideas into your paper; maybe you disagree, maybeyou want to elaborate, complicate or enrich a point she is making about the poem.)That’s how you’ll get started! Then: anything in the poem is available fordiscussion. Nothing is "off topic" as long as you focus on the poem itself. (You cancome back to Vendler’s essay, too, if you wish; that’s up to you.)No sentence should be redundant. A lot of students have a tendency to make apoint, and then make it again and again. Please don’t do that. This essay should bedynamic and full of surprises. Don’t repeat yourself! Every paragraph shouldmake a new point. Even your "conclusion." In fact, don’t think of it as a’conclusion." Most conclusions are repetitive and just a bunch of fluff. Your lastparagraph should be like any other paragraph – it should make a new pointDo not talk about yourself. Do not refer to "me" or "I" or "my." Focus on thelanguage of the poem. Be sure to offer direct quotations from the poem (no pagenumbers necessary). I suggest you offer short direct quotations – moments fromDickinson’s poem that you really want to draw attention to. And then follow upwith insightful analysis. Don’t summarize. Don’t give the obvious. Focus onshowing off your interpretive skills. Dive into the mystery. I ask that you payattention to the poem’s FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE – the language that only makessense to us if we use our imaginations. Don’t rush the small details – the curiouschoice of word, a surprising bit of diction, or a delightful, musical phrase – oftenyour most subtle insights come from being patient with such "small" details.I ask for polished, crafted sentences. I shouldn’t see grammatical mistakes.Tip: the last 2 stanzas are particularly complex, full of wonderful, figurativelanguage, so give special attention to the last 2 stanzas. Be patient. Be curious!SEE BELOW FOR DICKINSON’S POEM AND THE ESSAY BY HELEN VENDLER.Land. Chaos has no Eternity, not even an Eden; since there was nothing tohope for in the first place, there is nothing to be in despair about now. Dick359inson is brave in facing a wholly indifferent Chaos as the place to which shehas been brought by insupportable agony.he only anomalous line in the poem, metrically speaking, is line 13.A Bird, came down the Walk -which instead of its proper four beats has only three. This seems deliberate:He did not know I saw -in which her life appears "shaven," diminished in its extent. TheHe bit an Angle Worm in halveselaborately intellectual parade of neegative and positive definitions is an eva-And ate the fellow, raw,sive distraction from the hideous truth that Chaos is entirely beyond all deAnd then, he drank a Dewfining. Even paranoia-evoking the inflictions of the jeering Bells, the crawlFrom a convenient Grass -shaven life, the locked coffin-would be preferable to aAnd then hopped sidewise to the Wallcauseless Chaos, in which cosmic indifference prohibits even Despair.To let a Beetle pass -[J $10]He glanced with rapid eyes,That hurried all abroad -They looked like frightened Beads, I thought,He stirred his Velvet Head. -Like one in danger, CautiousI offered him a Crumb,And he unrolled his feathers,And rowed him softer HomeThan Oars divide the Ocean,Too silver for a seam,Or Butterflies, off Banks of Noon,Leap, plashless as they swim.This bizarre little narrative has several notes characteristic of Dickinson: hercool eye, her unsparing factuality, her startling similes and metaphors, herpsychological observation of herself and others, her capacity for showingherself mistaken, and her exquisite relish of natural beauty. The narrative be-gins with "Nature red in tooth and claw" (Tennyson)-and here we wouldadd "beak." Like a news reporter observing low life, Dickinson talks of thehardened criminal she saw, who, thinking he was unobserved, committedmurder and cannibalism on a hapless feeble creature, an "Angle Worm": like156Selected Poems and CommentariesSelected Poems and Commentaries . 157

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