What is the box in the third stanza of I Felt a Funeral?
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Also, what is the meaning of the poem I felt a funeral in my brain?
"I felt a funeral in my brain" traces the speaker's descent into madness. It is a terrifying poem for both the speaker and the reader. Dickinson uses the metaphor of a funeral to represent the speaker's sense that a part of her is dying, that is, her reason is being overwhelmed by the irrationality of the unconscious.
Beside above, is I felt a funeral in my brain a lyric poem? Emily Dickinson The meter is iambic. It is a lyric poem (dramatic lyric) because of the emotion that is expressed as well as the speaker expressing their state of mind, feelings, and perceptions.
In respect to this, how does Dickinson use capitalization in I felt a funeral in my brain?
Dickinson uses capital letters for the words she wishes to personify as if they were proper nouns, actual beings. The Funeral is capitalized because it is as if it is a separate being that she is encountering.
What rhyme scheme does the poet use and how does it contribute to the poem I felt a funeral in my brain?
Hymn-like Poem in Quatrains We'll get to the rhythm in a minute, but a quatrain is just a stanza with four lines and some kind of rhyme scheme. In this poem, the rhyme scheme is ABCB: the second and fourth lines in each stanza rhyme.