Because I could not stop for death

Because I could not stop for death

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  • Attitude
  • She awaits to get picked up by three people, drives by school, fields, and a setting sun. Then gets cold and finally arrives at her resting place and sees her grave.
  • Shift
  • Symbolism, Imagery, First Person Meaning of poem is someone going through life from life to death.
  • Title
  • You can't run away from death, death will come for you when it's time
  • Theme
  • The poem shifts from her going to see her youth and adulthood to her then going to see her own grave.
  • "Because I could not stop for death" that no matter what you can't get away from death because at some point everyone dies.
  • Before death comes, take time to enjoy your youth and adulthood before it's too late.
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