Dickinson Reviews

Dickinson Season 2 Episode 9 Review: I Like a Look of Agony

Dickinson Review: Moral Character

On Dickinson Season 2 Episode 9, Austin throws a tea party for his old college friends as a distraction, while Sue goes to see an old friend. Read our review!
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Dickinson Season 2 Episode 8 Review: I’m Nobody! Who are you?

Dickinson Review: Invisible

On Dickinson Season 2 Episode 8, Emily becomes invisible to the world after her poem is published and learns some dark secrets about her friends. Read our review!
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Dickinson Season 2 Episode 7 Review: Forever - is composed of Nows

Dickinson Review: Dead in the Water

On Dickinson Season 2 Episode 7, the Dickinson women head to the spa as Emily, believing she's blown her shot at publication, spirals into a depression. Our review!
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Dickinson Season 2 Episode 6 Review: Split the lark

Dickinson Review: The Fallen Poet

On Dickinson Season 2 Episode 6, things don't go as planned when Emily tries to express her gratitude to Sam during opening night at the opera. Our review!
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Dickinson Quotes

Sue: You’re right.
Emily: Right about what?
Sue: The only time I feel things is when I’m with you.
Emily: She dealt her pretty words like Blades. How glittering they shone.
Sue: I pushed you toward him because I wanted to escape what I was feeling, and I slept with him ‘cause I didn’t wanna feel it. There is so much that I don’t want to feel, Emily. And the biggest thing that I don’t want to feel…
Emily: Is what? Hmm, is what? What is it, Sue? Just say it.
Sue: Is that I’m in love with you.
Emily: I don’t believe you.
Sue: It’s true.
Emily: It’s not true. Nothing you say to me is true. You’re not even Sue anymore. You’re a new person, a fake person. I don’t even recognize you, and everything you say to me is a lie.
Sue: Emily, I love.
Emily: Stop lying to me.
Sue: I love you, and I felt you in the library because you’re always with me. I can’t escape from you because the only true thing I will ever feel is my love for you.

Ship: I’m glad you asked. I came here for you.
Lavinia: I’m surprised you even remember me.
Ship: Of course I remember you. You’re the most pure, simple, quiet, traditional girl I ever knew, and that is why I want to make you my wife.
Lavinia: Ship, Ship, we hooked up once. Then you hooked up with someone else the same night.
Ship: That wasn’t very chivalrous of me. You’ll see I’ve changed, Lavinia. I’m not that college dropout that got drunk and tobogganed into a lake. I’m a serious adult man with entrepreneurial instincts and a profound respect for women who embody traditional values such as submissiveness, chastity, and willingness to do household chores.
Lavinia: I’m not even like that.
Ship: You’re Lavinia Dickinson. You have tea parties for your cats.
Lavinia: Well, yes, but I’ve changed too.
Ship: Oh, and how have you changed?
Lavinia: I’ll show you.
Ship: Whoa, whoa, whoa, don’t you think we should wait until marriage?
Lavinia: Henry ‘Ship’ Shipley, I don’t think you have any idea who you’re dealing with.