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August 2, 2015

Homework Help: English: Poetry

Recent Homework Questions About Poetry

Stanger Secondary ex-school
What subjects do u really need to do for art such as Drawing and Poetry...#"compulsory subjects" for these arts. Is it: Physics,pure math,geog,life sciences,mech tech,EGD,mah.lit,BS,history,economics,..​.which ones are needed??? Ain't u shuld be smart in ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Philile Teddy Nhleko

poetry
Is "where the light falls like rain" an example of an oxymoron?
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 by dan

poetry
I have to analyze a poem using figure of speeches.. How do i start it. I found all the figure of speeches in the poem. but im not sure how to start my analysis...
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 by dan

English
HIDDEN LESSONS: BY DAVID SUZUKI In spite of the vast expanse of wilderness in this country, most Canadian children grow up in urban settings. In other words, they live in a world conceived, shaped and dominated by people. Even the farms located around cities and towns are ...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 by No Name

Language Arts
Each day, Wyatt created both humorous and touching poetry in his attic room. his attic room both humorous and touching poetry Each day in his attic room
Saturday, May 23, 2015 by Anna

please help asap
can u help and give me feedback please Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only boys who used to frolic and ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by kate

english
i need help checking this paper can you please give me feedback Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by kate

English
why might an author use a metaphor to enhance the meaning of fiction or poetry? A. to create an image in readers' mind ** B. to represent a larger thought or idea C. to give a story or poem a song-like quality D. to help set the mood of the story or poem
Monday, May 18, 2015 by angie

writeacher
10.) "Glory be to God for dappled things-/For skies of couple-color as a brinded cow..." Which of these best describes this excerpt from Gerard Manley Hopkins's "Pied Beauty"? A.) It is an example of sprung rhythm. B.) It is an example of iambic ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
"Feeling for the grass-edge of the path with his toes, he reached inside another window further along the wall..." Which of these best describes this excerpt from Doris Lessing's "A Sunrise on the Veld"? A.) It is an example of sprung rhythm. B.) It is ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
"Wipe your hand across your mouth, and laugh;/The worlds revolve like ancient women/Gathering fuel in vacant lots." Which of these best describes this excerpt from T.S. Eliot's Preludes"? A.) It is an example of sprung rhyme. B.) It is an example of iambic ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
10.) "Glory be to God for dappled things-/For skies of couple-color as a brinded cow..." Which of these best describes this excerpt from Gerard Manley Hopkins's "Pied Beauty"? A.) It is an example of sprung rhythm. B.) It is an example of iambic ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
1. Which of these lines contains the clearest example of dialect in poetry? A.) "I'll get a blessin' wi' the lave..." B.) "By the stream & o'er the mead..." C.) "To such a deep delight 'twould win me..." D.) "But oft, in ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
I'm writing an essay about poetry. My thesis is how literal language used in poetry create more still and concrete image, while poetry that uses figurative language proves more feeling. I just have no idea how to start my introductory paragraph. What do I first say in the ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Annonymous

English, pls help ASAP!!
MY answers are below the poems, pls check them for me!!!! Match the category of poetry with the except or poem A. Poetry of place B. Poetry of spirit C. Poetry of nature D. Poetry of family think it is (in order): Poetry of Nature, Poetry of Place, Poetry of Spirit, and Poetry...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Anny

literature/poetry
2. What can be concluded about the female character referred to in these lines? "Make one," said Anthony. "Take her for a walk in the park, or a straw ride, or walk home with her from church Chance! Pshaw!" "You don't know the social mill, dad. [ ...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by christlove

English
I have a major poetry test tomorrow and I just wanted to know how to tell apart a blank verse from a free verse. Thanks
Thursday, April 23, 2015 by Linda

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A. Milton wrote many prose works, but is more famous for poetry. B. In a sequence of sonnets dedicated to his wife Edmund Spenser traced their courtship. C. Sonnets were new to England, when Sir Philip Sidney wrote them. D. When ...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Sarah

poetry
what is a 14 line poem
Saturday, April 18, 2015 by dhejhan

Poetry
How many stressed syllables are in this li ne of poetry?? They glided here, they glided there
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Angelina

English
What aspects of Langston Hughes's poetry did people not like in general?
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Anonymous

poetry
what is the prose paraphrase of the poem The Unknown Citizen
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by dixie

poetry
does anyone know the prose paraphrase for The Unknown Citizen
Monday, March 30, 2015 by dixie

Acrostic poetry
Please help on this I can't think of an acrostic poem that has to do on homework pls help!!!!!
Monday, March 23, 2015 by EOIN

poetry
five paragraph eassy about the journey by mary oliver
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 by bukola

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A. Milton wrote many prose works, but is more famous for poetry. B. In a sequence of sonnets dedicated to his wife Edmund Spenser traced their courtship. C. Sonnets were new to England, when Sir Philip Sidney wrote them. D. When ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by Emi

English
Which statement most accurately contrasts the ideas of different literary periods? A. Anglo-Saxon literature focuses on free will, whereas Renaissance literature suggests that human beings are controlled by fate. B. Literature of the Middle Ages focuses on science, whereas ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by Emi

math
a student in Greece discovers a poetry bowl that contains 28% of its original amount of c-14
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by rebecca

english
Fire from the Rock is a great book that I would definitely recommend to others. It is set in 1957 Little Rock, Arkansas, a city boiling over racial segregation. Black and white youths are hot blooded and hot tempered, and many adults fan these flames of anger and violence. The...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by jimm

English Poetry
Define parts of Speech for Jabberwocky I'm on stanza 2 Please check: Beware(v) the(article) Jabberwock(Noun) my (adj) son (noun) The (article) jaws (n) that (pronoun) bite (verb), the(article) claws (noun) that(pronoun) catch (verb) Beware(verb) the(article) Jubjub(adj) ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Sweet Pea

Poetry/english
Hi- I'm working on Jabberwocky
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Sweet Pea

american Literature check answers part 2
What thought torments the speaker in "The Raven"? The raven has been sent by his greatest enemy. The speaker has wasted his life studying old books. The speaker will never see his beloved Lenore again. The speaker will never understand the books he reads. C In ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by jimm

English
Can someone help me write a simple poem, using the following?: 1 Example of Anaphora 1 Example of Catalogue of Items 1 Strong Image (use at least 10 words) 1 Example of Onomatopoeia 1 Example EACH of Assonance, Alliteration, and Consonance I'd really appreciate anyone that...
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Laurent

English check
1. Which description fits the limerick about the fellow named Hall? 1)a poem about something funny with five lines. ****** 2)a serious poem without rhyme 3)a love poem with rhymes and rhythm 4)a poem about nature with three lines 2. The rhythm and rhyme patterns of the ...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 by Hailey

language arts
in a paragraph compare and contrast two following kinds of poetry haiku, limerick, centret,
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 by Anonymous

English
I need help with these problems 1. Academic writing is defined by conventional forms of writing, such as ________. A. research reports and case studies B. editorials and arguments C. summaries and problems D. prose and poetry 2. Public writing includes ________. A. fliers, ...
Friday, February 6, 2015 by Jay

Poetry
Can anyone tell me how rhyme scheme helps build the theme of "A Barred Owl"?
Monday, February 2, 2015 by Annie

Poetry
Can anyone tell me what kind of poem is "A Barred Owl"? Ex. is it a villanelle or a sonnet...? Thank you!!
Thursday, January 29, 2015 by Jen

English
Which statement best describes Haiku poetry? H Haiku includes two or more stanzas of free verse. Haiku includes two or more couplets. Haiku includes both internal and end of the line rhymes. Haiku includes a triplet with a theme from nature. ***
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by jeje

English
What is a key characteristic of a refrain in poetry? imagery alliteration repetition rhyme***
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by jeje

language arts
6. Which best describes rhythm in poetry? A. a beat created by stressed and unstressed syllables B. a repetition of vowel and and consonant sounds at the end of words. C. A repetition of consonant sound at the beginning of words. D. the use of words that imitate sounds Please ...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by Helper

Language Arts-Poetry
1. Which is the best example of the use of rhyme? A. the beat of the drum B. fresh green grass C. a wild little child*** D. the kindness of strangers 2. which of the following is always true about a haiku? A. it has one three-line stanza B. it has a specific rhyme scheme of ...
Friday, January 16, 2015 by Fairypenguingirl

Personal Response (Poetry)
Hello, I am practicing personal responses to text, the poem I'm responding is called "When I was one-and twenty" by A.E.Housen. The question I must discuss is : " How does the text suggest that are choices affect the person we become?" I know some of ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by Lucina

English
What is the name given to a two-line rhyming stanza in poetry? Is a Couplet ? I googled the meaning of couplet, it sounds right. thanks
Friday, January 2, 2015 by Sarai

short story and poetry
what is the two words describing the main character in the piece of string?
Friday, December 12, 2014 by Anonymous

english
I need help with finding some poetry devices in the poem: Wordsmith by Susan young. I already have some, but would love a second opinion.
Sunday, December 7, 2014 by zack

Poetry
What's an example of a couplet?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 by Humanoid

English Poetry(response to writeacher)
The theme is the theme is thoughts of elderly? And that there is only one life to live so live it well? This poem seems confusing.. it is either really easy and literal or metaphoric.. I need to write a paper on the atmosphere of this poem and I think the atmosphere is lonely(...
Sunday, November 30, 2014 by Bethany

poetry
What is the function of the motif of fallen leaves in "Spring and Fall"? A. It promises renewal of the speaker's hopes. B. It points out the child's misunderstanding. C. It sets the autumn scene. D. It conveys a theme of loss and death.
Saturday, November 29, 2014 by Audrey Lee

poetry ! help
I'm confused on how to write a sonnet poem. ( I searched for some examples but there just way to confusing) any examples? Thanks:)
Monday, November 24, 2014 by mark

World History (Ms. Sue)
Doyou agree with that which I have written for the topic that I was given? Describe the emergence of Romanticism in art and literature, social critisim, and the move away from Classicism in Europe. In the late seventeenth century, an intellectual movement known as the ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by Victoria

creative writing
1. Poetry that is short in length and focuses on feelings and thoughts of the speaker or narrator is called:(Points : 3) narrative lyric a ballad a haiku 2. What is the rhyme scheme of most limericks?(Points : 3) AABBA ABBBA ABCABC AAAAB 3. Which is true about most narrative ...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by 2phoneeeeee

English
Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar I KNOW what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows like a stream of glass; When the first bird sings and the first bud opes, And the ...
Friday, November 7, 2014 by Sarah(please check my answers)

reading
I KNOW what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows like a stream of glass; When the first bird sings and the first bud opes, And the faint perfume from its chalice ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by 2phoneeeeee

English
1. Both Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson were influenced by the Romantics. Choose one of the two poets. Provide at least three ways that he or she reflects Romantic thinking in his or her writing. Then give an example from one of the works that you studied in this unit that ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by Sabrina

poetry
I'm having trouble writing a persona poem. Can someone explain it to me? can i get an example of persona poem? thanks:)
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Poetry 1
Which one of the poems you've read uses the words floats, fluttering, and dancing?
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by Jimmy

math
a poetry class won a $325 prize.the 13 students in the class share the prize equally.how many dollars,d,does each student receive?use the area model to help
Thursday, October 23, 2014 by Lakshmi

English
1. Mattie's first wish came true in 2001. 2. Mattie's first wish was realized in 2001. (Are both the same?) 3. His first poetry book, Heartsongs, came out and became a best-seller. 4. His first poetry book, Heartsongs, was published and became a best-seller. (Are both ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 by rfvv

HISTORY
1. Discuss the influence of World War I and its aftermath on the arts. Explain what events or experiences inspired artists of all kinds to experiment with new approaches. Then describe the changes that came about in two of the following fields—painting, music, and ...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 by ANDRES

reading/poetry
for this assignment i have to write summary for each stanza the poem is Nikki-Rosa by Nikki giovanni my answers Stanza 1-when you remember your childhood you think about your life. stanza 2- white people never talked about happiness and how your mother treated you. stanza 7- ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 by john Dosley

Literature
My homework question says: "Write a response to Marianne Moore, describing your response to "Poetry." Cite specific passages from her poem." I understand how to cite specific passages, however, I am having trouble thinking of a way to "respond" to...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 by Anonymous

Literature
My homework questions says: "Write a letter to Marianne Moore, describing your response to "Poetry." Cite specific passages from her poem." I understand how to cite the passage, however, I can't think of how to really "respond" to her poem. ...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 by Sagae

Poetry Check Please?
In my writing group, we all received something to write a poem about, and a paragraph or so on why we did how we did. I received Depression/Suicidal Thoughts. Suicide Love Letter This is a love letter To my blade Thank you honey For showin me im sane This is my love letter To ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 by Katt

English 10 - Poetry
Poem: Annabel Lee Poet: Edgar Allan Poe What have you learned about the poet that contributes to the type of poetry he writes? Write at a short paragraph including at least one of the following: 1.) Personal Beliefs 2.) Nationality or Ethnicity 3.) Male of Female 4.) Time ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 by DesDes98

poetry
Poem: Annabel Lee Poet: Edgar Allan Poe What have you learned about the poet that contributes to the type of poetry he writes? Write at a short paragraph including at least one of the following: 1.) Personal Beliefs 2.) Nationality or Ethnicity 3.) Male of Female 4.) Time ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 by Anonomous

ENGL essay excerpt edit
can someone edit/ give any feedback on this? Additionally, my essay The Latent Path to Progression demonstrates how creative freedom is necessary in the development of societal contributions that will ultimately lead to its progression. For instance, I present how “I ......
Saturday, September 13, 2014 by christine

Ed Tech
What is rhyme scheme? A. The stressed and unstressed syllables within a poem. B. A type of poetry that has rhyme, but no rhythm (or, the pattern of lines that rhyme within a poem. C. A poem that has a rhyming meter. D.A poem consisting of ten syllables. Is the answer B?
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 by Gwen

Ed. Tech
Which definition below best describes the definition of theme within poetry? A. It is the pattern of rhyming lines within a poem. B. It is the underlying message that a poem conveys. C. It is the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem. D. It is the type of poem...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 by Gwen

English 11
Not sure: Which of the following phrases best defines rhythm? (1 point) Repeated sounds across lines of poetry my answer a poem's cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum A collection of lines in a poem The regular of irregular rhyme scheme in a poem
Monday, September 8, 2014 by Sandra

English 2
Respond to the following question about the poem "The Alarm Clock" by Mari Evans We generally think that poetry uses more pattern in language than does prose. Pattern is achieved by the organized use of repetitions. It may be repeated beats (rhythm); repeated word ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 by Melly

Poetry
One difference between the English sonnet and the Italian sonnet is its
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by Anonymous

English
What can you infer about the poet’s attitude about humanity from these lines in “Song of Myself”? These are really the thoughts of all men in all ages and lands, they are not original with me, / If they are not yours as much as mine they are nothing, or next to ...
Monday, July 14, 2014 by Emi

History- Confucius
Question 1 The title Analects best translates as “____.” poems dialogues sayings fables Question 2 Which of the following does not reflect Confucian values: Replacing old traditions with modern values Exploring wisdom within yourself rather than looking for a ...
Monday, July 7, 2014 by Michael

History
Question 1 The title Analects best translates as “____.” poems dialogues sayings fables Question 2 Which of the following does not reflect Confucian values: Replacing old traditions with modern values Exploring wisdom within yourself rather than looking for a ...
Sunday, July 6, 2014 by Michael

Poetry
As we find with most songs, in poetry
Sunday, July 6, 2014 by Anonymous

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
1. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. right after the Emancipation Proclamation. . Before the Civil War. C. During the Civil War. D. After the Civil War 2. In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 by Unmei

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
As we find with most songs, in poetry A. Each couplet must rhyme. B. there's no specific point of view. C. sound and content have equal weight. D. meanings are hidden in imprecise words. I think it's C.
Saturday, June 28, 2014 by Unmei

LA
The excerpt is a piece of expository writing, because it contains (1 point) dialogue. poetry. facts and information. fictional characters.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 by dfca

LA one question!!!!!
The word scan originally referred to the act of identifying meter in poetry. What meaning of the word is used in this excerpt from "What Makes Teen Tick?" "The brain of each brother is scanned three times." looked over quickly examined through a detector...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 by TTR+S<3

poetry
Poem. DayBreak Q.1 Who does the wind address to? Q2. "The night is gone,"What does the. world 'night' refer to ? Q3. What does the poem describe? Q4. "Not yet! In quiet-lie".What is the meaning of this line? Q5. What does the title of the poem ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by akash

English
14. Read the following lines from Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, And the...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by Cassie

english
places in his life conflicts in his life men in his life can it be his father? people he worked with etc mistakes he made victories he celebrated having kids publishing his poetry/plays elizabethan cultures and traditions that influenced his life and carreer controversies in ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 by Reina B.

shakespeare
places in his life can it be where he was born what else conflicts in his life idk women in his life anne hathaway his wife men in his life can it be his fayher and the ppl he owrked with and his publisher children in his life susanna hamnet and judith mistakes he made idk ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 by Reina B.

English
Kristen is a prolific writer. She __________ a couple books of poetry and about a hundred short stories. Someday she __________ as famous as Edgar Allen Poe. A. was writing; will be B. has written; would be C. had written; would be D. has written; will be B
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by Angela

LA
In all of recent American history, there has been no worse river flooding than what occurred on the Mississippi River between late June and the middle of August in 1993. Record flooding affected communities from Minnesota to Missouri. Iowa and Illinois joined those states as ...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 by Anonymous

english-poetry
how do i write a rap about school??
Saturday, April 12, 2014 by sun111

poetry-rap
what can i write a rap about??? its for poetry for homework
Thursday, April 10, 2014 by sun111

poetry
is this a good poem about the hunger games ? 24 tributes from 12 districts 2 kids from each forced to fight to death Only one comes out alive With 23 others dead 24 tributes in total 12 districts in all As punishment for the rebellion Against district 13 Broadcasted on ...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 by anoymous

English II B
Need Help Please. A student is thinking about different forums for publishing an editorial. Which of the following would be appropriate? 1.a dramatic reading 2.an anthology 3.a poetry contest 4.a school newspaper
Thursday, April 3, 2014 by Carl

english-poetry
how can i revise this haiku poem? lunch bell rings change clinking in our pockets striving for food
Thursday, April 3, 2014 by anonymous

english-poetry
what is a good haiku poem on the school cafeteria?
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 by anonymous

scholarship essay edit
can someone edit this? Throughout my life’s journey, I have come to attain two true passions - the first one being English studies. Since the very dawn of childhood, I have been known to bleed the calligraphic content of Gary Soto's brilliant poetry and breathe the ...
Friday, March 21, 2014 by christine

Language arts help!!
1–6, read the play excerpt below and answer the questions that follow. Jaws of the Water ACT TWO At rise we see DAD, TINA, and MARK rushing in and out of the living room. Each enters carrying important items—such as sleeping bags, rain gear, and gallons of water—...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 by josh

poetry part 1
which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? a. spring is a dream unsung b. a narrow wind complains all day c. the fog comes on little cat feet d. she floated graceful as a dove. I think b or d
Sunday, March 16, 2014 by cali

English III
1) Which line from "Totally like whatever, you know?" represents the poet's ability to apply proper use of syntax? (4 points) Even when those sentences aren't, like, questions? You know? That we've just gotten to the point where it's just, like . . ....
Thursday, March 13, 2014 by FLVS

English
Why does Allen Ginsberg Refer to Walt Whitman as dear father in his poem A Supermarket in California? Answers are He considers Whitman to be a leader in a her native poetry He considers Whitman wisdom as a poet to be similar to that of a wise paternal figure He considers ...
Friday, March 7, 2014 by snow

english
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms?
Monday, March 3, 2014 by Anonymous

English/Literature/Poetry (Writeacher)
Have you read the poem called "Problems With Hurricanes" by Victor Hernández Cruz? If so, could you assist me in answering the questions below? If not, could you possibly read this poem online and help me, anyways? Thank you. 1. What is the author suggesting ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 by Anonymous

poetry part 2
14. The theme of Sandburg's poem "Grass" is A. freedom. B. forgetfulness. C. peace. D. war. . I read the poem and put war since it was most logical but its not the right answer. i know its either B or C but im not sure and i need to get this right. Can someeone ...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 by mariya

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