ELA 11 Because I could not stop for death
Updated: 2/11/2021
ELA 11 Because I could not stop for death

Storyboard Text

  • "The carriage held but just ourselves- . . . We slowly drove"
  • Figurative language
  • "We passed the School, where Children strove"
  • "The Dews drew quivering and chill -"
  • "We paused before a House that seemedA Swelling of the Ground-The Roof was scarcely visible-The Cornice- in the Ground-"
  • The meaning of this is the author is trying to show her journey and the setting outside while she is heading to her death
  • Imagery-"We passed the School. . . passed the Fields of Gazing Grain - "
  • Death cannot be literally stopped. Dickinson shows death like something that's waiting for her to join.
  • Personification-"Because I could not stop for Death - He kindly stopped for me -"