Emily Jane Brontë

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Emily Jane Brontë Biography

Emily Brontë was an English novelist and poet, best remembered for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. Emily was the third eldest of the four surviving Brontë siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother Branwell. She published under the pen name Ellis Bell.

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Emily Jane Brontë Poems

1.
"A Little While, A Little While..."

A little while, a little while,
The weary task is put away,
And I can sing and I can smile,
Alike, while I have holiday.
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2.
I Am The Only Being Whose Doom

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born
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3.
Come, Walk With Me

Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
To bless my spirit now -
We used to love on winter nights
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4.
Hope

Hope was but a timid friend;
She sat without the grated den,
Watching how my fate would tend,
Even as selfish-hearted men.
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5.
"Me Thinks This Heart..."

Me thinks this heart should rest awhile
So stilly round the evening falls
The veiled sun sheds no parting smile
Nor mirth nor music wakes my Halls
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Emily Jane Brontë Quotes

11 November 2014

Having levelled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.

11 November 2014

Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.

11 November 2014

The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.

11 November 2014

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.

11 November 2014

A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad ... and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.

Emily Jane Brontë Comments

fleur de lys 05 June 2010

No other soul has echoed the feelings of my own heart so consistently as this lady.

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Emily Oldham 27 September 2008

I was wrong. the poem 'silent is the house' is on here, its just under the title 'the visionary'.

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Florencia Medrano 17 March 2008

The following poem was written by Emily Brontë; (Born in Irland- 1818- and died at the age of thirty- 1848) . Most of her poetry reflected her life. A passionate woman thou silent, reserved and loner, therefore sad and sorrow. 'I am the only being whose doom' have six stanza; the rhyme and rythem follow a regular scheme; and the use of figures of speech give a particular tender to it. The persona in the poem describes her reflection towards the world. A young girl- eighteen years- who realize youth is more than hopes and dreams. It implies truth and pain. Taking into account the fifth stanza: ' First melted off the hope of youth, then fancy's rainbow fast withdrew; and then experience told me truth in mortal bosoms never grew.' Her life have had more downs than ups, as she continuously mentions unhappy adjetives, such us: (doom, gloom, sad, drear, hollow) . The reader can tell that the persona's lack of affection when it says: ' As lone as on my natal day.' A simile that gives life to the poem. She seems to prefere death than life- ' No tongue would ask, no eye would mourn.'- a strong metaphor to make clear her whole idea; not only death but loneliness. Finally, the last stanza emphasise on a corrupted world- hollow, servile, insencere- which makes us forget our human essence becoming selfisk people; as she is 'friendless'.

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Tanvi gaikwad 10 June 2020

I understood.ok

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wrjgg 01 October 2019

she had a rough childhood I'm glad she got through it and didn`t give up with her sister

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Melikhaya Zagagana 30 August 2014

In Emily Jane Bronte's Intro-biography in Wuthering Heights she was born on the 18th of July 1818. Here the dates had been postponed to the 30th, is a misprint?

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Gloria Nisbet 20 December 2013

Like to read all her works/poems

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John Kim 20 December 2011

When I was youth, I loved Emily Jane Bronte so I wanted to marrage with her. I thought that to go bac to the past by time machine. Now I love her.

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