Read Emily Dickinson "We Grow Accustomed to the Dark" below. As you read, see if you can take note of the cumulative impact of the author's word choice (both connotative and denotative) to establish the tone and convey the meaning of the piece.
"We Grow Accustomed to the Dark"
We grow accustomed to the Dark --
In the following assignment, you will reread the poem and take annotations on it. You will use your annotations to help decipher the poem.
Dickinson, Emily. "Emily Dickinson- We Grow Accustomed to the Dark." American Poems. Gunnar Bengtsson, 09 Jan 2004. Web. 9 Feb 2011.