10th Grade - College
Before playing the game, the class should define the following key terms:
authorial intention = the meaning or interpretation of a poem or a work of fiction that the author wants people to get out of their writing.
facsimile = an original document rendered online. We will be looking at facsimiles of Emily Dickinson's original poetry.
fascicle = "A volume. A part of a work published by installments." (OED) Here, Emily DIckinson sewed some of her works into little makeshift books.
Look up any word in Emily Dickinson's poems here!
For a collection of digital manuscripts and facsimiles of Dickinson's writing, look here.
* historical content about these characters is from The Emily Dickinson Museum, check out their website for more information!