Dickinson Biography Notes.docx - Section 2: About Emily Dickinson: Understanding the Poet

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Emily Dickinson: Simplicity of Language--A Life in Isolation

Unit 13: Literacy: Figurative Language in the Poetry of Whitman & Dickinson
Lesson 2 of 6

Objective: SWBAT interpret figures of speech through drawing inferences from Emily Dickinson's diction.

Big Idea: Literal meaning and implied meaning can create confusion in readers; Dickinson's poetic descriptions of common things illustrate this to provide understanding for students.

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