A combination of contradictions forms the basis of the poem “The world” by Christina Rossetti (1830 – 1894). He message is simple: in this world, there is good and bad.
Poem 158 – “Dying! Dying in the night” is an answer to another poem. A poem was written by William Blake (1757 – 1827). It shows that Dickinson was not blind when it came to the works of other writers and poets.