An Ecocritical Reading of Emily Dickinson’s Nature Poems
|School||Jiangxi Normal University|
|Course||English Language and Literature|
|Keywords||Emily Dickinson Natural poetry Ecological awareness Harmony Criticism|
Emily Dickinson is the famous 19th-century American reclusive poet , her life has created a lot of poetry, about 1775 . Under the theme of poetry can be divided into four parts , natural poetry , love poetry , death poetry and religious poetry . It is worth mentioning is that the natural poetry in all the poetry of Emily Dickinson , accounting for more than one-third of the natural poetry of Dickinson understanding of its people , deep exploration of his poems of great significance . Natural poetry of Emily Dickinson , many scholars have analyzed from different angles , such as analysis of Dickinson natural poetry Super experience tendencies to explore Dickinson contradictory view of nature . In this paper, peruse the natural poetry of Emily Dickinson , his poetry lurks deep ecological awareness , her eco-conscious performance in two aspects : front nature of harmony , poetic dwelling in nature , the natural equality of all things fear of the natural and anthropocentric criticism, such as human exploitation of natural acts of criticism , criticism of industrialization , and the critique of human desire , the ideological content of these critical with today's ecological literature anthropocentrism critical not coincide together . In today 's global ecological environment deteriorating ecological critique has become a school of learning , the natural poetry of Dickinson also entered the ecological critics horizons . With traditional romanticism , the ecological criticism will not stop at static advocate of nature , understanding and grok , \intervention a positive attitude , trying to resist the action to save nature, to stop further deterioration of the ecological environment . From the point of view of ecological criticism re - interpretation of the natural poetry of Emily Dickinson gives a new historical and practical significance of his works , is conducive to evoke the sense of historical responsibility of human re- understanding of the relationship between man and nature and protect the deteriorating ecological environment , and materialism cross-flow of the material world to maintain the ecological balance in the spiritual world .