Emily Dickinson, one of the most popular American poets, _____________ from 1830 to 1886.
She _____________about love, nature, and time. These ______________ her favorite themes.
Dickinson _____________ an unusual life. After just one year of college, she _______________
a recluse-she almost never _______________ her house in Amherst, Massachussets. At home, she
________________visitors, and she only _______________white.
In addition to her poetry, Dickinson ____________________ many letters. Other people always
__________________ the envelopes for her. During her lifetime only seven of her 1,700 poems
_________________ in print-and this _____________without her knowledge or permission.
Excercise taken form the book "Focus in Grammar" by Fuchs, Bonner and Westheimer (Longman).