Choose ONE prompt to which to respond:
- Dickinson’s poetry is infamous for how cryptic and quixotic it can be. Choose one of the the two poems and discuss what is strange about it. Think about choice of vocabulary, use of punctuation and imagery, amongst any thing else you notice. Please use evidence and follow the MLA citation style for poetry–see your handout.
- In addition to Ekiss’s reading of teenage angst in “It was not death, for I stood up”, what other kinds of selves do you see emerging from either of the two assigned poems? Please use evidence and follow the MLA citation style for poetry–see your handout.
- Add your two debatable questions for the class.