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    "Tell all the truth but tell it slant"

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    After reading Emily Dickinson's poems, discuss "Tell All the Truth but Tell it Slant." What lines stand out to you and why? What do you think the poem means? What situations can you think of that might suit the advice given in this poem?

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    As you explicate Emily Dickinson's poem, please allow my ideas to help. Have a lovely day!

    First of all, as you discuss "Tell All the Truth but Tell it Slant," you might note that several poignant lines stand out. For example, I like the alliteration with the "The Truth's superb surprise" since it shows how we need to be careful with the truth because it can indeed shock or "surprise." She ...

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    Emily Dickinson's poem is dissected in terms of meaning and real life.

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