Success Is Counted Sweetest by Emily Dickinson
Summary: Success Is Counted Sweetest by Emily Dickinson is a poem stating the idea that one must know and understand the negative side of something to truly appreciate the positive
- Success seems the best by people that have never suceeded
- To really understand a sweet drink you have to know the pain it took to make it; (an example may be getting honey)
- The army that won cannot define victory as clearly ( probably as the losing side based off of next stanza)
- The defeated and dying can hear the sounds of victory ( the narrator states "as he defeated" so we refer to the previous stanza)
- The people that do not win, or succeed in their goal know the significance of meeting the goal more than the person that makes their goal.
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