”Because I could not stop for death” by Emily Dickinson was published in 1890. Dickison In this poem, she describes death as an experience that she is looking back on. The idea of death in this poem isn’t portrayed as lonely or scare, but more serene and content.
She describes death as more of a person rather than just an event in one’s life who comes to take her away in a carriage to eternity. Death is often thought of as dark and frightening but she describes death as a journey. This poem compares dying to traveling/journey and death to a guide.