i first surmised the Horses' Heads Were toward Eternit y Breakdown: Alliteration End rhyme Eye rhyme Anaphora Internal Rhyme Poem contains six quatrains: Six stanzas with four lines to each stanza. There is intimation of harvest and perhaps, in its gaze, natures indifference to a universal process. The poem is a journey and though the overall tone is calm and complacent, the tone does change slightly as the speaker gets closer and closer to death. Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief. Which -if either- does she mean? This stanza epitomizes the circle of life, not so much as to lifes continuity despite death, but more in fusion with the journey within the poemlife as procession toward conclusion. She herself said that: "When I state myself, as the Representative of the Verse- it does not mean- me- but a supposed person" so, we can assume that the speaker is not an actual person with a name, who lived in certain time and then. Implies that life is a struggle implies"Ring Around the Rosie innocently playing about death. My l abor and my l eisure too, For His, civility, we passed the School, where Children strove, at Recess in the Ring. Either she was somewhat prepared for her death or the centuries she has had to contemplate her death has led to an acceptance of her fate.
Warren G Hardings Mysterious death
Crusading for Animal Rights
Were towards Eternity- - The last dash in the poem emphasizes the idea of eternity as it leaves the poem without a sense of finality. Regular rhyme occurs sporadically and unexpectedly in its spatial distancing. However, some of the lines contain only close rhymes or eye rhymes. Thus, the School, where Children strove applies to childhood and youth. Dickinson uses capitalization to give emphasis to the words that she uses. We paused before a House.