Emily Dickinson

BIOGRAPHY

Emily Dickinsons Life

Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amhest, Masschusetts. Her parents are Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson. She has 1 sister, Lavinia Dickinson and 1 older brother, Austin Dickinson. Emily Dickinson was educated at Amerst Academy from 1840 to 1847. She alway was eduacted at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary from 1847 to 1848. Emily met Reverend Charles Wadsworth in Philadelphia in 1854. He may have been the inspiration for some of her love poems that she has written. Thomas Wentworth Higginson was Emily's mentor and help her in her poems in 1862. No one really knows about Emily's personal life. Dickinson deied a few years later on May 15, 1886. She was 56 when she died. Only 2 of her poems were pulished in her lifetime. Her sister, Lavinia Dickinson, found hunders of Emily's poem after her death and they were pulished in secetions from 1890 onwards. Emily Dickinson wrote over 1700 poem in her life on earth.

Emily Dickinson's Family

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Emily Dickinson

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Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson

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