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Much Madness is divinest Sense— Summary

By Emily Dickinson

Much Madness is divinest Sense— Summary

The speaker drops a mind-bomb on us, saying that crazy people are sane and sane people are crazy. Next thing you know, she's going after the Majority who cracks down on anybody who dares to go against the mainstream. It's the people on the outside, claims the speaker, who see it all for what it really is.