Emily Dickinson: Poems and Poetry Analysis

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1. Which of the following poetry techniques did Emily Dickinson use in her poems?

2. Which of the following statements about the Emily Dickinson poem Because I could not stop for Death is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you to quickly assess your knowledge of Emily Dickinson's poetry. You will be quizzed on characteristics and themes in Dickinson's poetry, as well as information about the author herself.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will check your knowledge of the following:

  • Themes commonly found in Dickinson's poetry
  • Defining characteristics of Dickinson's poetry
  • The poem 'Because I Could Not Stop For Death'
  • Slant rhyme
  • The life of Emily Dickinson

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the poetry of Emily Dickinson in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the life of Emily Dickinson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Emily Dickinson's poetry

Additional Learning

To learn more about this famous poet, review the corresponding lesson on Emily Dickinson's Poetry. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about Emily Dickinson's life
  • Explore characteristics of Dickinson's poetry
  • Discuss major themes in Dickinson's poetry
  • Review the poem 'Because I Could Not Stop For Death'
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