Parent Guide > I'm Nobody! Who Are You?
Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.
This week in class, we’re reading "I'm Nobody! Who Are You?" by Emily Dickinson.
Dickinson, a well-known introvert, cherished isolation. In this poem, she calls public life "dreary" and takes pride in maintaining a private identity.
"What makes you who you are?" and "What does it mean to feel alone?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this poem at home:
- What was "I'm Nobody! Who Are You?" about?
- What did you learn about Identity?
- What did you learn about Loneliness & Isolation?
- Watch Emily Dickinson: The Poet in Her Bedroom at home with your child.