Short Biography of Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts. Where she lived until her death from Bright's disease on May 15, 1886. There she spent most of her life in the family house that was built in 1813, by her grandfather, Samuel Fowler Dickinson.
FIve Fun Facts
- Emily Dickinson is often referred to as the "Moth of Amherst" due to her purchases of white dresses.
- Lavina, Emily Dickinson's younger sister discovered hundreds of unpublished poems after Emily's death.
- Emily's window faced a local cementary and she experienced daily burals everyday.
- Emily visited a doctor for her eyes and he said that she wouldn't be able to read or write.
- Emily attended a female seminary and left a year later.