The poem's "success" theme is treated paradoxically: only those who know
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Success is counted sweetest” is such a poem; its first two lines express its
Analysis. Fame, or success, and their lack—failure—often occurs as a theme in
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Success is counted sweetest by Emily Dickinson. Success is counted sweetest
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Emily Dickinson's "Success Is Counted Sweetest" is a three-stanza lyric poem
written in 1859. Author Helen Hunt Jackson, with whom Dickinson corresponded,
Success is counted sweetest. By those who ne'er succeed. To comprehend a
nectar. Requires sorest need. Not one of all the purple host. Who took the flag to-
The theme of Emily Dickinson's poem "Success Is Counted Sweetest" is that
doing without something makes a person appreciate its worth more than actually
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