Descriptive Words, Adjectives and Adverbs in Emily Dickinson’s “Because I Could Not Stop For Death”

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In this poem, the reader can determine the speaker’s attitude towards Death through examining descriptive words, such as adverbs and adjectives (words that describe the verbs and the nouns), and arrive at a possible theme for the poem (although we do not want to die and are busy living our lives, death will inevitably come for everyone: it is a reality and not something to fear).

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