Act 1, Section 1
• Emily enters the stage with a teapot and offers the audience cake slices from a plate.
• She explains that it is her own special cake recipe and welcomes the audience to Amherst.
• She tells the audience that her middle name, Elizabeth, comes from her father's sister who was a formidable woman.
• Emily says she has several poems published anonymously and likes to introduce herself as a poet rather than as the half-cracked daughter of Squire Edward Dickinson as she is known in Amherst.
• Emily hasn't left the house in years. She wears white all the time just to baffle her neighbors.
• Emily's neighbors bring gifts to the door to try and look at Emily as they are very curious about her.
• Emily admits she does all the odd things on purpose for entertainment and is sorry if her brother is distressed by her antics.
• Emily loves...
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