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Homework Help: English: Literary Terms

Recent Homework Questions About Literary Terms

English
8. Name three specific "poet stereotypes" that Margaret Atwood discusses or hints at in her speech. 9. What were Margaret Atwood's very first poetry experiences? 10. What are your earliest memories of poetry? Were they similar to Margaret Atwood's first ...
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 by Whitney

english
The Garden of Love I went to the Garden of Love, And saw what I never had seen; A Chapel was built in the midst, Where I used to play on the green. And the gates of this Chapel were shut And "Thou shalt not," writ over the door; So I turned to the Garden of Love That...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 by Jeanna

English
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons Answer Daniel Boone was born in Pennsylvania; his parents were English Quakers. Leftover turkey can be used in turkey tetrazzini, turkey burgers, and turkey chowder. In 1819, the Baptists founded Hamilton Literary ...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 by Kimberly

literary
give examples literary and non literary prose by citing examples from any source .
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Teacher aide
I'm stuck on this question. Could someone help me please. Which of the following would you find in the new English and language arts curriculum guidelines? A An oral language program only at the primary grades B A phonics program at all grades C A writing program at all ...
Friday, April 22, 2011 by Bree

literature
in at least 4 sentences, compare and contrast the literary elements in the autobiographies of frederick douglass (my bondage and my freedom) and benjamin franlin
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 by jack

English
I am doing an american dream essay and I am trying to start the introduction. I want to use an illusion (historical or literary) is fine. Can I have some suggestions please thank you
Sunday, April 17, 2011 by Linda

English
For a project im writing about 1950's food and the food that was unique to that time. But, in my report i also have to compare a literary work to the information i find on 1950's food. my teacher said the best work would be like a poem, song, article about your ...
Sunday, April 17, 2011 by Hannah

vocab
Im writing a literary analysis and i need to know if this is the correct way to use the word appreciable. "While the act of murder is a horrible crime, in the instances that Harry Morgan takes the lives of others he is either left with no other choice or does so to avoid ...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 by terri

literature
Im writing a literary analysis and i need to know if this is the correct way to use the word appreciable. "While the act of murder is a horrible crime, in the instances that Harry Morgan takes the lives of others he is either left with no other choice or does so to avoid ...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 by terri

English
Please read and check for any errors.Let me know what I need to change or add. I was debating whether ot not I suppose to underline American Literature Masterpieces.Thank you so much. _______________________________________ Would you be interest in owning one of the most ...
Sunday, April 10, 2011 by Angie

Literature
What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
Sunday, April 3, 2011 by Sonya

literary
how do you write a genre in a book report
Thursday, March 24, 2011 by shirley

English Literature
I have to do a literary essay on "Romeo and Juliet". My topic is, "Romeo's downfall was as a result of errors or mistakes he made in his judgement and the influence of fate.Discuss" Please could you help me get a few ideas/points?
Thursday, March 24, 2011 by katiyar

English
I am the WORST writer. English is my weakness. I just wrote this literary analysis. I would go to the writing center at my school, but the paper is due tomorrow and it doesn't open until after my class. I would appreciate it SO much is someone could just quickly scan this ...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 by Emily

AP United States History
Instructions: Use the following documents (most) and your knowledge of the period to answer the question. Question: Evaluate the following statement: "By the time of Abraham Lincoln's election in November of 1860, there was significant support in the North for a ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 by Isabella

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 by jb

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 by Emily

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 by sunita

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 by Mike

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 by ib

literary
Are there any literary elements in the first part of Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult??
Friday, March 4, 2011 by Emily

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 by Norah

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 by nikki

literature-in-eng
what are the basic literary terms
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 by ifeoma

literary
what is the first person narattor
Saturday, February 12, 2011 by sami

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 by Anonymous

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 by ted

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 by ANGELA

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 by anthony

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 by Elizabeth

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 by Ron

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 by Franco

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 by bonnierta

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 by Nikki

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 by Sally

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 by Seleta

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 by no name

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 by Tiffany Jade

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 by Lala

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 by karin

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 by Michelle

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 by Franco

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 by Andy

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 by Brittany

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 by gawoman

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 by danny

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 by Franco

literary
What is the literary term which means, "the point where the author catches our attention?"
Thursday, November 11, 2010 by Olivia

english
What literary tradition immediately preceded the novel tradition? short story? romance? fable? i think its a fable?
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by danny

English
give examples of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples from any source.350 words
Sunday, November 7, 2010 by Neetoosha

LITERARY DEVICES
WHAT DOES "...RAGING FIRES..." MEAN?
Friday, November 5, 2010 by HA

literary
1. Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 by antioch

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 by Jessica

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 by Lynn

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 by Ana-x00

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 by Lauren

english
Explain why it is necessary to have the following literary elements in a piece of literature.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 by terrance

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 by Mary

English Quick?
Why is theme important? Is there a theme in every piece of literary writing?
Thursday, September 16, 2010 by Melody

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 by Someone

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 by Jill

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 by ashleih

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 by Clueless

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 by Brittany

English
What does occasion mean in literary analysis
Monday, August 30, 2010 by Hristos

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 by hiba

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 by Vett

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 by Marisa

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 by Jamie

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 by Sheila

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 by pj

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 by AyPa

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 by Tiffany

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 by jenny

literary
define modernism
Monday, June 14, 2010 by amanda

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 by Isaiah

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 by Anonymous

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 by Franco

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 by Raven

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 by Stephanie

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 by Franco

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 by Franco

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 by pucci

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 by marie

Music
What literary devices are in the song "Me Against the World" by Tupac Shakur?
Thursday, April 29, 2010 by Troy

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 by Franco

literature
list the literary works that you would put in your personal literary canon.
Sunday, April 25, 2010 by Anonymous

language arts
I need help finding Literary Terms.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by jessica

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

literary
what is a good analogy for the word topic
Thursday, April 8, 2010 by harmony

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 by pat

literary
please can you examples on consonance, allusion,alliteration and juxtaposition?
Monday, March 29, 2010 by mike

literary
what is the subordinating conjunction in this sentence..? I mentally outlined my essay while i waited for the bus.
Sunday, March 28, 2010 by k

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 by Rainie

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 by Sara

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 by Franco

8th grade litrature
literary terms in wreck of the hesperus
Thursday, March 11, 2010 by thomas

literary
How do authors of short stories use various literary devices to help with the development of theme?
Monday, March 1, 2010 by collette

3rd grade
what are elements of a literary ela ment chart
Sunday, February 28, 2010 by jaynn

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