Students will explore the romantic poetry of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson by analyzing the classic poems and creating a multi-media presentation.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2011
- Glossary of Poetic Devices
Here you will find a glossary of poetic devices that are used to help analyze poetry.
- Walt Whitman Archive
Here you will find CREDIBLE information about Walt Whitman. You can also download many pictures of Walt from this site.
- Emily Dickinson Biography
Here you will find a biography of Emily Dickinson as well as some of her poetry.
- Digital Backgrounds
These digital backgrounds are very unique. There are free public domain backgrounds to use in your PowerPoint presentation if you would like to.
- American Romanticism
This is a comprehensive description of American Romanticism. LOOK AT BOTTOM OF PAGE FOR COMMON ROMANTIC THEMES!
Emily Dickinson Collected Poetry
Browse the selected poetry of Emily Dickinson here.
Title Suggestions: "Because I could not stop for death," "Heart, we will forget him!" "I heard a fly buzz when I died," "Success is counted sweetest," "These are the days when birds come back," "I am nobody, who are you?", "Wild Nights," "This is my letter to the World,""Hope is the thing with feathers."
Go to the Discovery Education website to watch and download videos about Emily Dickinson. You will need to embed at least one of these in your PowerPoint presentation. You will need to log in to use the video. See your teacher for the user name and password.
NOTE: BE SURE TO SAVE SOURCE FILE FOR FILM. YOU WILL NEED THIS ON YOUR FLASH DRIVE OR U:// DRIVE TO PLAY IN PPT.