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Christopher Benfey

Christopher Benfey is an American literary critic and Emily Dickinson scholar. He is the Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College.

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Break Christ Christian College Convert Emily Finding Freedom Hope Inner World Hide All Kind Path People Personal Points Purposes Rebellious Rules Savior Shock Shortest Stated Students Without Hope Women World Young Young Women Less More Hide All See All
Emily Dickinson did not like was one of the stated purposes of the college - to convert young women to the Christian cause, finding Christ as their personal savior. She was one of the students who were declared without hope.
Sometimes, the shortest path between two points is serpentine. — © Christopher Benfey
Sometimes, the shortest path between two points is serpentine.
Emily Dickinson liked to shock people. She liked to break rules. There was a kind of rebellious freedom in her inner world.
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