Today's Moment
About Mass MomentsContact
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
  
 advanced search

Mass Moments Discussion Board

FORUM LIST   »   MABEL TODD FIRST DESCRIBES EMILY DICKINSON   »   Mental Illness and Creativity
New Topic  |   Reply  |   Search  |   Register  |   Login
Author Mental Illness and Creativity

winged foot
Joined: Jun 2006
Sep 15, 2006 03:23

Most folks with mental illness are extremely creative. Remember "Normal is boring"! thank you Emily for being such a great example.


Reply  |  Quote  |  Profile  |  Edit  


Deb
Joined: Jan 2009
Sep 17, 2015 18:26

I'm not sure that choosing to live as a recluse is evidence of mental illness, but thank goodness, for our sake, her gifts weren't subsumed in the mundane, deadening toils toils of marriage, household management, and child and husband care.


Reply  |  Quote  |  Profile  |  Edit  

 
Other discussions about this Moment: [go]

Discussion on other Moments: [go]
 
Teachers' Features
This past week's MomentsSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

©2017 Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities. All rights reserved.