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Reading comprehension -TOEFL- Lesson 96 (Đọc hiểu -TOEFL- Bài 96)

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For Emily Dickinson there were three worlds, and she lived in all of them, marking them the substance of everything that she thought and wrote. There was the world of nature, the things and the creatures that she saw, heard, felt about her; there was the " estate " that 5 was the world of friendship; and there was the world of the unseen and unheard. From her youth she was looked upon as different. She was direct, impulsive, original, and the droll wit who said unconventional things which others thought but dared not speak, and said them incomparably well. The characteristics which made her inscrutable to those who 10 knew her continue to bewilder surprise, for she lived by paradoxes.

Certainly the greatest paradox was the fact that the three most pervasive friendship were the most elusive. She saw the Reverend Charles Wadsworth of Philadelphia but three of four times in the course of her life, 15 and then briefly, yet her admiration of him as an ideal and her yearning for him as a person were of unsurpassed importance in her growth as a poet. She sought out for professional advice the critic and publicist Thomas Wentworth Higginson and invited his aid as mentor for more than twenty years, though she never once adopted any counsel 20 he dared to hazard. In the last decade of her life, she came to be a warm admirer of the poet and novelist Helen Hunt Jackson, the only qualified judge among Emily Dickinson's contemporaries who believed her to be a great poet, yet Emily Dickinson steadfastly refused to publish even though Mrs. Jackson's importunity was insistent.

1. What is the author's main purpose in the passage?




2. According to the passage, many of the people who knew Emily Dickinson thought of her as




3. According to the passage, Helen Hunt Jackson wanted




4. The author's attitude toward Emily Dickinson is





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