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Emily Dickinson Biography and Quiz – after page 90

Watch this video and then answer the questions that follow.

Answer the following questions after watching the video and reading the poem on page 90.

1. Match the words from the video to their correct meaning.
shyness
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uncomfortable
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depression
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nature
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founded
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2. Choose the correct answer true or false.

Emily's father founded Amherst College where she studied.

3. Choose the correct answer true or false.

Emily Dickinson enjoyed good health most of her life.

4. Choose the correct answer true or false.

Emily was a shy person who spent most of her time at home.

5. Choose the correct answer true or false.

Emily's brother found her nearly 1,800 poems after she died.

6. Choose the correct answer true or false.

Emily wanted her poems and letters to be published.

7. Choose the correct answer true or false.

Emily only became a famous writer after her death.

8. Emily Dickinson was not famous while she was alive. She kept to herself, stayed home and her social life was through letters.

What are her thoughts about being famous? Does knowing about her life change your understanding or opinion of her poem "Fame is a Bee"? Explain.

After you write your answer, send a picture of it to your teacher.