Emily Dickinson Quiz

Emily Dickinson Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about this famous reclusive poet? Take the Emily Dickinson quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about the life and works of this American literary great.

  • Question 1

    Who discovered the majority of Dickinson's poems after her death?

  • Question 2

    Where did Emily Dickinson live?

  • Question 3

    According to Dickinson, "Hope is the thing with ____________ ."

  • Question 4

    True or False: Dickinson's genius was immediately realized upon publication of the body of her work

  • Question 5

    Which of the following is one of Dickinson's most dominant themes?

  • Question 6

    True or False: Dickinson was well-known for her lavish parties and balls

  • Question 7

    Who or what stops for the speaker when she could not?

  • Question 8

    Which of the following writers did Dickinson cite as inspirational?

  • Question 9

    How many of Dickinson's poems were published during her lifetime?

  • Question 10

    What sort of rhyming device does Dickinson often employ?

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