I like the look of Agony

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Emily Dickinson's lifestyle reflects her wonderful poetry. In her poem, "I Like the Look of Agony,  she affects the reader by her use of literary devices. With these devices, such as imagery, personification, and connotations, she reveals her contrasting enjoyment of the expression of agony.

The speaker in this poem is the narrator, telling about her fascination with the expression of agony. This fascination is the only characteristic that is evident to the reader.

At first, the tone of the poem could be interpreted as sadistic and cold and is evident in the opening line, "I like a look of Agony.  When reading the whole poem, the reader will be able to understand the meaning o

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