This The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Allusion lesson plan also includes:
Consider the biblical allusions in Emily Dickinson's poetry with the seventh of ten lessons in a language arts unit. Learners read "A little East of Jordan" and "Come slowly - Eden!" and discuss the allusions to the original Old Testament versions. Then, they interpret Dickinson's portrayal of Eden and how it differs from the biblical version.
- A good way to discuss the concept of allusion, whether in the context of the entire unit or as a stand-alone lesson
- Poems are not available in the resource, but you can find them through a link on the unit's main page