Whitman and Dickinson
Poetry - Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson
Please see attached PowerPoint
There are three main assignments this week:
Walt Whitman poems: Pages 177-183 (Questions on page 185)
Emily Dickson poems: Pages 199-203 (2 questions per poem)
Emily Dickinson questions: Page 204
Poetry and Questions from Textbook
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Google search: 10 facts about the Transcendentalism movement. What was important to transcendentalists? Why was it a movement in literature?
Read “Walden” pages 207- 216
Answer the questions on page218
Read “Against Nature” on page 221 – Answer questions on page 231
Take the Open Notebook quiz – if you are missing this assignment, please contact Dr. Lapnow to make arrangements.
Read about “American Romanticism’” on page 234
Read “The Minister’s Black Veil” on page 235 – answer the questions on page 247
How does this piece exemplify aspect of Romantic literature? Consider the following elements: plot, setting, descriptive details, author’s tone, themes, and the historical period.
Read Edgar Allen Poe’s “ The Pit and the Pendulum” on page 249 answer the questions on page 263 (questions 1-4)