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!
Walt Whitman Collected Poetry
Browse the selected poetry of Walt Whitman here.
Title Suggestions: "Miracles," "On the Beach at Night," "On the Beach at Night Alone," "O Captain! My Captain!", "Song of Myself No.1," "Song of Myself No. 6," "I Sit and Look Out," "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer," "I Hear America Singing," "A Sight In Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim."
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.