Whitman & Dickinson

We read and analyzed one Dickinson and Whitman poem on Monday 11/30 & Tuesday 12/01.  We even went outside to send our “barbaric yawp” over the rooftop of Lincoln. Overall, the demonstration was pathetic; many of you need to find your YAWP!

Read the following sections in your text about Walt Whitman.  Make an outline of notes focusing on the major points from the readings in your text and the excerpts in this Whitman Handout. Notes are due Wednesday 12/03.  Late notes will be accepted for ½ credit on Thursday 12/04. Quiz over Whitman & Dickinson on Friday 12/05. Make-up quizzes on Monday 12/07 will be short answer / essay.

  • 302-305 (Whitman & Dickinson Intro)
  • 307-309 (Whitman)
  • 321 Background 
  • 323-324 (Whitman’s private writings)

Read the following sections in your text about Emily Dickinson. Make an outline of notes focusing on the major points from the readings in your text and the excerpts in this Dickinson Handout. Notes over Dickinson are due Thursday 12/04. Late notes will be accepted for ½ credit on Friday 12/05. Quiz over Whitman & Dickinson on Friday 12/05. Make-up quizzes on Monday 12/07 will be short answer / essay.

  • 335-336 (Dickinson)
  • 350 Make the Connection
  • 351 (Dickinson letter)
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