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Recent Homework Questions About Literary Terms

literature
summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary form.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:16pm

English
I'm having trouble writing an introduction to this literary analysis. It's for "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings". I'm supposed to show how the elements point of view, character, setting, tone and style, and symbolism convey the authors themes or ...
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 8:55pm

english
give examples of literary and -literay prose by citing examples from any source of your choice 350 words (you may quote the source)
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 2:10am

English
Thank you very much. Here are some more questions I need you to check. Choose the topics on the basis of your own preferences and then interview your American twinned students. Write their answers on the sheet provided by your teacher. Be prepared to be tested on their answers...
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 4:59pm

literary
Give examples of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples from any source of your choice - 350 words (you may quote the source).
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 4:26am

literary
Are there any literary elements in the first part of Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult??
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 1:58am

Good Thesis Statement?
Is this a good thesis statement? John Keats' odes and letters advance the Romantic literary movement through use of three common themes: living life to the fullest, overcoming hardships, and placing passion over reason.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 1:13am

Literary Analysis and Composition
can you please tell me if these are right and if not could you please help? Like autobiographies, diaries are usually written in the privacy of one’s room. in the decades after one has important experiences. in the second-person point of view. -in the first-person point ...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 1:32pm

literature-in-eng
what are the basic literary terms
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11:09am

literary
what is the first person narattor
Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 3:05pm

literature
1. An important similarity shared by walt whitman and emily dickinson are? A. Fondness for big cityiving B. obscurity during their lifetime C. Rejection by the literary community D. Abandonment of literary conventions
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 9:32pm

literature
compare and contrast the structure and literary elements of Abigail Adams' letter to her daughter with Jean de Crevacoeur's essay from "letters from an american farmer."
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 2:35pm

ENGLISH
What do I do forr the title of a book because in the second paragraph American Literature Masterpieces is the title. Also pllease check for any other errors. Would you be interest in owning one of the most important books collection in our nation history? American Literature ...
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 6:25pm

English
All book reviews are written in: a. past tense b. present tense c. future tense d. whatever tense the writer chooses to use. I think it's B. The purpose of a book review is to: a. provide a plot summary b. provide information about the author c. give an opinion about the ...
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 4:31pm

Literary Analysis
I need help "translating" this part into more simple english from the poem One Step at a Time by Joseph Morris. Here is the part: "He will stand upon Life's summit and will know that joy sublime which is his alone who dares to prove his soul."
Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 1:35pm

English
Determine whether the statement represents a progressive view or a traditional view of literature. 1.There is no such thing as classic literature. 2.Literature can only be understood in the context of history. 3.Harry Potter books are not literature. 4.Literature contains ...
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 9:12pm

English
Thank you very much. I forgot to include these other sentences on the same theme. 1) Back to England he suffered from bronchitis and pneumonia. 2)When the Second World War broke out he moved to London where he joined the BBC. 3) He broadcast cultural and political programmes ...
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 6:23pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
1) Walt Whitman's writing style can be best described as a. bold and confident b. folsky and charming c. elegant and refined d. elevated and sublime 2)unlike whitman, emily dickinson was a. a world traveler b. private and shy c. people-oriented d. involved in social causes...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10:22pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
could you please help with these questions? In works like "To Build a Fire," Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated (Points : 5) trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. respect for the power and wildness of the natural world. ...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:29pm

Literature
I have to do an essay on the poem "The mirror"- the essay must include what literary Techniques are used to characterize the mirror, the lady and the relationship between them -Can i gat help please
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 2:21pm

British Literature
Authors uses literary devices such as foreshadowing,symbolism,similes,metaphor​,personification, and allusions. What are two literary devices used in Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility. explain how it contributes to the novels setting or the plot.
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 9:15am

english LAC
i need help really bad i have a beginning to my essay but i need a little guidance to finish it off...here's the question: [1. Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your introduction, provide ...
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 1:30am

Grammar
Write each pronoun, and write whether it is a subject pronoun or and object pronoun. 1. Gwendolyn Brooks write poems; they are about everyday life. They, Subject 2. Slang and the rhythms of jazz and the blues are important to her. Her, Object 3. She was born in Topeka, Kansas...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 9:36pm

English
I'm writing a Precis of a book and it asks to to put the literary period and country I tried to look but I still don't really understand. Thanks
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 5:33pm

Ap American Lit
hi i need help making literary 3x3 cards for Jane Eyre chapters 1-10 does any one have good ideas?
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 9:47pm

Engligh 101
I need help analzying this quote. The fantastic. . . lasts only as long as a certain hesitation. . . [in deciding] whether or not what they [the reader and the protagonist] perceive derives from “reality” as it exists in the common opinion. . . If he [the reader] ...
Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 1:03am

Emglish
Can you help me check these sentences,please? Thank you. 1)Briefly outline the main features of Wordsworth's poetry as stated in his "Preface to the Second Edition of Lyrical Ballads". 2)Answer three out of the following four questions. For each question write ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 5:35pm

English 12 U
Please ignore my previous post, I accidentally posted my rough draft Okay for English 12 U, I'm doing a literary essay for Life of Pi, by Yann Martel. The topic of my essay is Martel (author's) depiction of setting in Canada and India. (Role of setting) I'd like ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 7:48pm

12th grade English
I need help i have to have a literary term for ch. 1,2,3,5,12,13,14,16,and 26 im having trouble figuring out how to do that so can somone help me please
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 9:11pm

successful writing at work
2. a. student ID number- not on resume b. social security number – not on resume c. the Zip code of your references’ addresses d. a list of all your English courses in college e. section numbers of the courses in your major f. statement that your are recently ...
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 3:13pm

english
What type of literary or dramatic works did William Shakespeare write? burlesque pantomime satire Restoration comedy heroic drama Elizabethan drama autobiography
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 11:20am

English
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...
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 2:18pm

literary
What is the literary term which means, "the point where the author catches our attention?"
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 10:02pm

english
What literary tradition immediately preceded the novel tradition? short story? romance? fable? i think its a fable?
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 11:12am

English
give examples of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples from any source.350 words
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 1:09am

LITERARY DEVICES
WHAT DOES "...RAGING FIRES..." MEAN?
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 7:13pm

literary
1. Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 1:33am

literary
In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand dare seize the fire? and Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? Are "In what distant ...
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 7:54pm

6th grade literature
Please explain what does it mean to develop a basic literature element chart? Secondly, what are literary elements?
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 8:44pm

books-frankenstein
i have to take notes(annotations) on the diction, imagery, details (literary devices), language, and syntax of frankenstein. but i don't know what that means exactly. can someon show me some examples of notes you wiuld take for ch 2 so i can get an idea of what im supposed...
Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 9:08pm

English Ms. Sue
I would like to know how I could write this in my own words. I wondering if you could help me out because I don't know what to put. Thank you and enjoy the rest of your weekend. Style is known for being the literary element that makes language memorable. Style is basically...
Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 7:09pm

english
Explain why it is necessary to have the following literary elements in a piece of literature.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 12:00pm

English
Hi. I'm checking my son's homework and need some help myself. I know you can't give us the answers, but can you give us some choices that we can research? Former Indonesian president Suharto was sometimes referred to as a puppet master. What literary device is used...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 8:16pm

English Quick?
Why is theme important? Is there a theme in every piece of literary writing?
Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 7:33pm

Literature
"They said that Jose was born with a ring of dirt around his neck, with grime under his fingernails, and skin calloused form the grainy twist of a shovel" What kind of literary device is this?
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 9:22pm

literary
Hi, I don't seem to understand Stephen King's "Why we crave horror movies" Give three examples of figurative language (in this case, a metapor) King uses. For each, explain what two things are being compared and state why you think this is an effective ...
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 9:35pm

british literature
Name the literary element in each quotation.Defend your answer using the definition of the element. 1-"A sudden little river crossed my path/As unexpected as a serpent comes" "Childe roland to the Dark Tower Came" 2-"if i promised,i believe/i should ...
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7:42pm

writing
So I read books 12-16 of The Annals by Tactius and haven't yet finished the Civil War by Lucan. But after reading these two we are suppose to come up with a thesis statement to write a paper about literature in the time of Nero. This is only a rough draft since we still ...
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 8:09pm

English Literature
Question: Explain why Beowulf is an epic poem and why Beowulf is an epic hero This is what i have: Beowulf is a national epic or a long narrative poem. It involves a hero, Beowulf, who is larger than life. The poem concerns eternal serious human problems. Beowulf represents ...
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 7:21pm

English
What does occasion mean in literary analysis
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 7:47pm

English
I need help to error free assignment. Sappho born 630 B.C. in Lesbo. She was lyric poet. She wrote poetry that was admired by ancient world. Her poetry work was very personal in nature .She talk about herself, family , daughter and lovers. She also introduces ancient Greece to...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 9:06am

literary
Do you think that certain literature should be taught and/or anthologized because it is written by a woman or underrepresented ethnic group, even if it is at the expense of a "more inspiring" author? Do you think you would feel the same way if you were a different ...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 9:24pm

LIT 210
Which author do you think most effectively utilized dramatic literary devices and conventions—Sophocles or Lorraine Hansberry? Explain your answer.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 3:53pm

Literature
What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? o How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? o What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
Monday, August 9, 2010 at 6:27pm

Humanities
Compare and contrast the Greek and Roman civilizations in terms of cultural and artistic achievements, political and legal innovations, social and economic programs, philosophical, literary and intellectual enrichment, and constructive infrastructure. Which civilization has ...
Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 11:34pm

modern literature
Who are three authors that you consider to be in the literary canon today and evaluate whether you think these authors should be included in the canon.
Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 9:15am

English
Question: Much of the writing in Animal Farm uses verbal irony or situational irony to make a point. List three examples of verbal or situational irony and then state what is really meant in the passage or what actually happens in the plot. Answer: Animal Farm is a novel full ...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 3:12pm

Literature
Post a 150- to 300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply · Select one essay from this week’s assigned reading, and do the following: 1. Explain the most important difference between an essay and a short story, poem or play. 2. ...
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 11:37pm

eng
Can you please revise my first part of my paper. thanks Is his 1958 novel, “Things Fall Apart”, Chinua Achebe embraces his African culture with all its imperfections, he depicts the African Ibo clan’s beliefs and customs from an African perspective point of view...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 1:00am

literary
define modernism
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 3:15pm

English
What literary device that is common to Modernist poetry and this poem T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock" Help Plz!!!!!!!
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 10:00am

Adv. Spanish
May you please see if the Spanish translation is properly worded and grammatically correct based on what I am trying to say it in English? Jorge Luis Borges is one of the great literary individuals of Argentina. He is a poet, essayist, and short-story writer. Born in Argentina...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 9:09pm

English
Can you check if the following sentences are grammatically correct? Thank you very much for your invaluable help. 1.Septimus is not understood by his wife. 2.Clarissa and Septimus have both a weak personality OR …. both have 3.In the third kind of interior monologue the ...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 3:04pm

English
What is an antithesis? and I can i create one if my thesis is "Using the characters in these literary pieces both authors assert that humans are naturally inclined to exhibit dark or evil side". My 3 arguments are that metamorphises, quest for the surreal and immoral...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 2:59pm

English /Lit
Using literary elements,compare and contrast Abigail Adams letter to her daughter with Jean de Crevecoeur's essay from letter to an American farmer. Now i read both essays, and im very fond of both of them . but i have trouble on what to compare and contrast on them, and ...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 1:11pm

English
Thank you very much for your last corrections. Can you check these sentences too? 1)Particular attention is paid to the analysis ad recollection of the impressions that an outside event causes in the inner world of the characters. 2) The facts are presented from different ...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 7:16pm

English
Thanks for your last corrections. Can you check these sentences too? 1)Particular attention is paid to the analysis ad recollection of the impressions that an outside event causes in the inner world of the characters. 2) The facts are presented from different points of view at...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 4:24pm

literary
1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a ...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 12:02pm

litureature
According to the analyses of the stories you were asked to read, "A Pair of Silk Stockings" best represents literary
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 12:13pm

Music
What literary devices are in the song "Me Against the World" by Tupac Shakur?
Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 5:35pm

English
Thank you very much for your last corrections. Here are some more sentences on Virginia Woolf's biography. I really hope you can check them. 1) Virginia’s childhood was deeply affected by the death of her mother and the presence of an aggressive and domineering father...
Monday, April 26, 2010 at 5:53pm

literature
list the literary works that you would put in your personal literary canon.
Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 11:40pm

language arts
I need help finding Literary Terms.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 2:58pm

bege 101
give example of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples from any of your choice-350 words
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:05am

literary
what is a good analogy for the word topic
Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 5:40pm

english
literary and non-literary prose.. i have to write a passage citing examples of the above on a source of my choice... so what do they mean.. or how should i go about it...
Monday, April 5, 2010 at 4:56pm

literary
please can you examples on consonance, allusion,alliteration and juxtaposition?
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 6:51pm

literary
what is the subordinating conjunction in this sentence..? I mentally outlined my essay while i waited for the bus.
Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 2:06am

English
What are some literary devices (simile, metaphor, flashback, etc.) that are used in the song, "A whole new world" from Aladdin?
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 11:13pm

English
I am working on a descriptive paragraph about a time when I was sick. It's not a whole story. Just a paragraph on how you felt at the starting. I remember getting sick somwhere at the end of Feb. I remember catching the stomach flu~ vomiting; Friday night. My paragraph is ...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 8:53pm

English
Thank you very much for your last corrections. Can you please let me know if the following statements are correct? 1)Briefly outline the different types of narrator you can encounter when reading a narrative text/or in a narrative text? Refer then to the point of view from ...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10:58am

8th grade litrature
literary terms in wreck of the hesperus
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 10:24pm

literary
How do authors of short stories use various literary devices to help with the development of theme?
Monday, March 1, 2010 at 11:10am

3rd grade
what are elements of a literary ela ment chart
Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 9:33pm

literary
what is personification, polysyllabic humor,synaesthesia, and vernacular??
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 8:38pm

literary
I need to make a timeline chart for the oedipus trilogy .any ideas
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 9:08pm

english
what are the literary devices in the song " if today was your last day" by nickelback?
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 3:50pm

american literature
literary elements such as alliteration, assonance, and consonance are used to create sound effects. list three literary elements that Poe used as sound devices in "Annabel Lee" and give an example of each from the poem
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 9:52pm

music
________ music is generally associated with nonmusical ideas and objects a. Character b. Program c. Recital d. Literary
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 7:51pm

music
music is generally associated with nonmusical ideas and objects a. character b. program c. recital d. literary
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 7:19pm

English
We are doing this group project where we have to teach the class our vocab words. My job for the project is to make big flashcards with pictures of the words on it. One of the words is vignette, and I have no idea what picture to use, the definition is short verbal description...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:06pm

literary English
I need help in the elaboration of "Neo that left you satiated". I'm supposed to describe what it would be like.
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:16pm

literary
write an essay on the religious language and reference to fire in McCathy's novel The Road
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 2:43pm

literary 123123123123123123123123
in "educating rita" does her language change and how do you know??
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 12:51pm

English
I was wondering if someone could tell me how I can improve my thesis statement/opening paragraph. I'm writing an essay on hamlet from the perspective of formalism (examining a work of literature's language and structure). Here it is: Formalism is a type of literary ...
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 10:09pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Hey, I was trying to figure out some similarities between the Stories Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza and No Gumption by Russell Baker. I got some, but I am supposed to make a four paragraph essay out of it. It would be great if you could list some similarities and differences. ...
Friday, January 22, 2010 at 8:03pm

Literary Analysis and Composition I
Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your introduction, provide textual evidence in the body paragraphs, and end the essay with a strong conclusion. You may use your books and other notes you have...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 7:25pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Sorry, Apparently the last post i did didnt show my selections. Please check these answers for me. Thanks 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" gave Naturalist writers such as Jack London a platform to argue that (Points: 5) human wisdom ingenuity can solve all problems...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 3:55pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Could you check my work for me? and please hurry, i have 40 minutes left to complete. Thanks so much! 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" gave Naturalist writers such as Jack London a platform to argue that (Points: 5) human wisdom ingenuity can solve all problems. ...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 3:44pm

British Literature
Please check my answers #11: Coffeehouses were centers for (A) literary activity (B) political debates © entertainment (D) all of the above. #11: D #12: After viewing the London Fire on September 2, 1666, Samuel Pepys (A) mailed a letter to his father (B) left town (C) ...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 12:24am

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