As Imperceptibly As Grief

As Imperceptibly As Grief

The speaker in Emily Dickinson’s “As imperceptibly as grief” muses on the feelings she experiences as she watches summer turning to autumn. She is thinking back on summer’s departure and attempts to explain the circumstances that accompanied that departure.

Emily Dickinson
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How is imagery of late summer linked with the sensation of being alone?
STANDARDS:
RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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