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Homework Help: English

Posted by janet on Friday, April 18, 2008 at 3:11pm.

I am need help with these questions I keep getting the answer wrong can you help me by explaining why

The way Cowley uses the phrase "my own country" is an example of

A. simile.
B. consonance.

C. repetition.

D. personification.

my answer is c


The phrase "mid-May" is an example of

A. assonance.
B. consonance.

C. alliteration.

D. metaphor.

my answer is d

During the Romantic period, poets placed an emphasis on

A. discipline.
B. order.

C. hierarchy.

D. nature.


my answer a

Which one of the following words is an iamb?

A. Rachel
B. Alice

C. JoAnne

D. Sally

my answer a

The line "A tree whose hungry mouth is prest" is an example of iambic

A. trimeter.
B. pentameter.

C. tetrameter.

D. dimeter.


my answer b

What is the most probable reason that rhyme and repetition first found their ways into poems?

A. People wanted a beat they could dance to.
B. They were written for the upper class.

C. Heroes in epics tended to talk that way.

D. The poems were easier to remember and pass on.

my answer is c

Which one of the poems you've read uses the words floats, fluttering, and dancing?

A. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"
B. "Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds"

C. "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?"

D. "The Long Voyage"

My answer is c

Emphasizing the importance of order, law, discipline, and tradition is typical of _______ literature.

A. Romantic
B. Classical

C. discursive

D. dramatic
my answer is d


Which one of the following phrases is an example of consonance?

A. From rest and sleep, which but thy pictures be
B. Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines

C. Drink to me only with thine eyes

D. River birch and upland beech

my answer a


Which one of the poems you've read has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC . . . ?

A. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"
B. "Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds"

C. "The Long Voyage"

D. "Trees"

my answer is b


15. "Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds" is an example of which type of poem?

A. Narrative
B. Discursive

C. Dramatic

D. Descriptive
my answer is a


"Foam brightens like the dogwood now" is an example of

A. a simile.
B. a metaphor.

C. alliteration.

D. consonance.


my answe is c

The rhyme scheme of Shakespeare' s sonnets is

A. AABB CCDD EEFF GG.
B. ABAB CDCD EFEF GG.

C. ABBA CDDC EFFE GG.

D. ABCD ABCD ABCD GG.

I guess this was d (I didn't really under stand so I guessed


Who are the "fools" mentioned in the poem "Trees"?

A. Poets
B. Gods

C. Trees

D. Robins
my answer a

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