February 22, 2017

Homework Help: English

Posted by Franco on Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 2:18pm.

I have a few doubts regarding the following questions. Can you help me, please?

1)Provide a definition of "poetry" including its most important elements.
2)Briefly refer to the description of the mirror as provided by Sylvia Plath in her poem "Mirror"? What does the mirror symbolize?
3) Define the word metre, then refer (I need a symonym) to the most common foot in English poetry.
4) What did Emily Dickinson compare the wind's voice to? How did she feel when the wind left?
5) What message of nature does (also did?) Davies want to convey in his poeme "Leisure"?
6) Give a definition of the following literary and musical devices: metaphor, personification and alliteration.
7)We have lunch at school. So have we. OR So do we. The auxiliary is "have" or "do"? Are both possible? The language subjects Correction: the linguistic subjects.

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