POETRY LITERARY ANALYSIS “My Life has stood – a Loaded Gun” by Emily Dickinson

This is the book we are using for English Comp. 2. Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing by X.J Kennedy and Dana Gioia. Twelfth Edition.

Use evidence from the poem to support your thesis (overall point you’re making in the essay). The in-text citations in the sample paper in your textbook illustrate the MLA parenthetical citation format for including the evidence you’ve chosen. Specific examples can be found on page 1946.

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