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by Emily Dickinson


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 felt a Funeral, in my Brain" by Emily Dickinson.

In Emily Dickinson’s poem “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,” a speaker describes the loss of something internal that affects them deeply.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Death and Loneliness & Isolation as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do people face death?" and "What does it mean to feel alone?"

Ways to support your child: