If I Can Stop

by Emily Dickinson

Theme

The theme of this poem is belief. This is represented through strong emotions expressing her feelings towards breaking people's hearts.

Symbolism

Sound Devices

The poem had a nice flow to it due to the use of rhythm.

Figurative Language

Emily used metaphors such as "fainting robins" to indirectly express her emotions.
I like his poem because to me, it represents hope. It tells the story of a person helping one in pain, and continuing to help that person until the recover and return to happiness and security.