EMILY DICKINSON
   Women’s Hall of Famer
        By Shelby Dupre
SHELBY


I am 19 years old, next fall will be my Sophomore year at
MSUM

History Major

From Stillwater, MN
BIRTH


Born in the year 1830

Daughter of a Massachusetts
lawyer and Amherst College
Treasurer, Edward Dickinson.

Her fa...
CHILDHOOD


One year spent at Mount
Holyoke Female Seminary,
not wanting to be
converted

She spent the rest of her
days a...
LIFE

Emily Dickinson clung to her family throughout her life.

She remained close to her brother and sister and both of h...
HER WORK

Emily Dickinson started composing verses that went
beyond the “women’s Sphere” of her time.

She went through no...
DEATH


Her death in 1886

The death certificate stated that the cause of death was
Bright’s Disease

Several years prior t...
INDUCTION

Emily Dickinson was inducted into the Women’s hall of
Fame in 1973.

Her original, pre-modernist style poetry l...
BIBLIOGRAPHY


"Emily Dickinson and Death." Emily Dickinson Museum. Web. 08 June 2010. <http://
www.emilydickinsonmuseum.o...
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  • Emily dickinson

    1. 1. EMILY DICKINSON Women’s Hall of Famer By Shelby Dupre
    2. 2. SHELBY I am 19 years old, next fall will be my Sophomore year at MSUM History Major From Stillwater, MN
    3. 3. BIRTH Born in the year 1830 Daughter of a Massachusetts lawyer and Amherst College Treasurer, Edward Dickinson. Her father served one year in the US House of Representatives
    4. 4. CHILDHOOD One year spent at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, not wanting to be converted She spent the rest of her days at her fathers.
    5. 5. LIFE Emily Dickinson clung to her family throughout her life. She remained close to her brother and sister and both of her parents The death of her father and of her mother devastated her and influenced her poetry Although she lived to 55, Emily Dickinson never married and remained in her family home for most of her life.
    6. 6. HER WORK Emily Dickinson started composing verses that went beyond the “women’s Sphere” of her time. She went through no formal training for writing Very little of her work was published during her lifetime Today her poems are looked upon as some of the greatest works in the English Language
    7. 7. DEATH Her death in 1886 The death certificate stated that the cause of death was Bright’s Disease Several years prior to her death several of her close friends died along the sad death of her mother from severe hypertension
    8. 8. INDUCTION Emily Dickinson was inducted into the Women’s hall of Fame in 1973. Her original, pre-modernist style poetry lead her to be noted among poets such as Walt Whitman, T.S. Elliot and Robert Frost. This women is truly deserving of the recognition she receives from her work.
    9. 9. BIBLIOGRAPHY "Emily Dickinson and Death." Emily Dickinson Museum. Web. 08 June 2010. <http:// www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org/ed/node/126>. "Emily Dickinson." Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More. Web. 08 June 2010. <http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/155>. "Women of the Hall." National Women's Hall of Fame. Web. 08 June 2010. <http:// www.greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=47>.

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