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by Emily Dickinson

1890

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 "There's a certain Slant of light" by Emily Dickinson.

In Emily Dickinson’s poem “There’s a certain Slant of light,” a speaker describes the effects of a slant of light on a winter day. 

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Man vs. Nature as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"Who's in control: man or nature?"

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