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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
The poem begins with a description of:

A squirrel is a small animal with a long:

A bobolink is:

A bonnet is a type of:

The poem ends with a description of:

A stile is something that helps you:

The word "flock" is a collective term for sheep, but in the poem, it is used as a metaphor. What does "flock" refer to?

The poem is made up of four verses. Another word for a verse is a:

Is there any rhyming in the poem?

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26 Comments on “Learn about METAPHORS in English with a poem by Emily Dickinson”

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Thanks Gill, when I listen your lessons everithing’s clear and I understand all words. Why english native doesn’t speack like you? ha!ha! ha!

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

I wish i had her as my English teacher when i was a kid, she has such a nice way of describing things that i can listen to her whole day.

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

the lesson is a poem so it’s very difficulte to understand, I got 8/9 but actually i don’t fell the poem is interesting, probably i don’t understand everything that Emily Dickinson depict the lanscape in her poem. anyway thank Gill

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

Got 100. I’m so glad and enjoyed the lesson a lot. Thank you Gill. You work wonder!

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

English poetry seems to be so easy when it´s explained by you!!!
Thank you so much Gill ;)

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

Thank you Gill, it was an amazing lesson.

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

I liked the way that the a great lecturer used it to explaination of the poem.

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

Thanks Gill, a meaningful poem.

Thursday, August 1st 2019

Tnx Gill, much helpful I focused on all ur elaboration and u analized compeletly each sections and parts of poem, can’t wait for next activity!😊

Thursday, August 1st 2019

Great, Gill. Thank you,very much.

Thursday, August 1st 2019

Amethyst always a purple, not a blue.

Thursday, August 1st 2019

Thank you Gill! Very nice lesson!

Thursday, August 1st 2019

Thank you madam. The lesson was bitchin’!

Saturday, August 3rd 2019

Thank you Gill! You are so sweet and kind :)

Tuesday, August 6th 2019

Thank you Gill! I adore your courses!!!

Saturday, August 10th 2019

Thank you Gill
I loved this poem. I was afraid of poetry, but you make it seem so simple! Thank you

Monday, August 19th 2019

I really liked the lesson Gill, thank you.
Learning vocabulary through poems is also culturally interesting (first time I read something from Emily Dickinson :D )

Wednesday, August 21st 2019

Dear Gill, I´m glad that I have found your lovely lesson about poetry. You are a precious person with deep soul.

Thursday, August 22nd 2019

I studied English Language and Literature at university.I’ve been working as an English teacher at High School for 15 years.It’s been a long time since I had a lesson of poem paraphrasing ( I am not so sure ıf ıt is the right word)Thank you so much for this adorable lesson on this nice poem.

Monday, September 2nd 2019

I get 100 thank you Gill

Thursday, September 5th 2019

Is there any chance Gill analize Neruda´s poem?

Friday, September 13th 2019

Thank you for your interesting lesson, Gill! 3 It’s one of Best master-class how to teach puple. I admired of your skiils. 100% result is a result of your teaching!

Thursday, October 3rd 2019

Dear Jill, but what does “the bobolinks begun” mean? Why is the participle II and no object?
Is it an ellipsis when words are deliberately left out of a sentence?

Wednesday, May 6th 2020

    Oh, sorry, I just realised I spelled your name wrong, Gill!

    Wednesday, May 6th 2020

Thanks Ms Gill, I thank the best way to memorize more vocabulary, that could be with help of poetry!

Friday, June 12th 2020

I have to say, I am obsessed with Gill’s poem lessons, they make me want to get a paper and a pen, and write my feelings out, great lesson, thank you, Gill!

Tuesday, July 21st 2020

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