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September 17, 2014

Homework Help: English: Poetry

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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 at 6:06pm

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 at 3:12pm

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 at 3:07pm

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 at 12:50pm

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 at 7:03pm

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 at 6:46pm

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 at 11:16pm

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 at 4:36pm

Poetry
One difference between the English sonnet and the Italian sonnet is its
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 9:40pm

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 at 8:07pm

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 at 8:55pm

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 at 8:20pm

Poetry
As we find with most songs, in poetry
Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 8:34am

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 at 11:39pm

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 at 7:12pm

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 at 7:19pm

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 at 3:16pm

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 at 8:35pm

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 at 2:43pm

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 at 7:51pm

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 at 8:07pm

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 at 9:21pm

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 at 2:00pm

english-poetry
how do i write a rap about school??
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:30pm

poetry-rap
what can i write a rap about??? its for poetry for homework
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 9:55pm

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 at 10:28pm

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 at 9:26pm

english-poetry
how can i revise this haiku poem? lunch bell rings change clinking in our pockets striving for food
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:20pm

english-poetry
what is a good haiku poem on the school cafeteria?
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 6:55pm

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 at 1:23pm

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 at 8:20pm

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 at 7:22pm

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 at 2:50pm

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 at 11:04pm

english
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms?
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 5:34pm

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 at 3:06pm

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 at 12:52am

Early Childhood Education
In speaking to William, the classroom teacher said, "Bill can climb the hill." Then she said to the class, "See? I made a rhyme!" The teacher's goal was to: A. train the children to differentiate human speech patterns. B. develop the children's ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11:27am

English
What was poetry like during the Romantic period? Discuss three characteristics of Romanticism. I'm looking for 1-2 sentences for the first question, and maybe 3-6 for the second question. Thank you so much to anyone who helps. Any help is appreciated. :)
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12:24am

English- Poetry
Please help... In this unit, you read William Wordsworth's poems "Lines Composed a few miles above tintern abbey," "The World is Too MUch with Us," and "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." How are these poems representative of the Romantic Period?
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 7:17pm

A Question for Ms. Sue
Could you possibly help with my literture posts? They mainly consist of poetry, but I don't know whether it is in your field of expertise.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 4:04pm

poetry
As we find with most songs in poetry
Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11:27am

english(check answers)
which of these sentences shows correct comma usage? A.Yes i enjoy writing poetry in my spare time.(I PICK THIS) B.After,a while,i suppose,the boy became less scared of the new girl. C.By the end of the first stanza,i had guessed that the new kid was a girl.(I PICKED THIS) D....
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1:43pm

english(check answers)
please check answers 7.which of these sentences shows correct comma usage? A.Yes i enjoy writing poetry in my spare time.(I PICK THIS) B.After,a while,i suppose,the boy became less scared of the new girl. C.By the end of the first stanza,i had guessed that the new kid was a ...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1:26pm

english(2 Qs)
please answer these 2 questions. please 7..which of these sentences shows correct comma usage? A.Yes i enjoy writing poetry in my spare time. B.After,a while,i suppose,the boy became less scared of the new girl. C.By the end of the first stanza,i had guessed that the new kid ...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 12:41pm

Language Arts 8th Connection Academy
Scott’s Good-bye We saw the months of wicked weather, As day to painful night did turn, Waiting, huddled close together For the frozen sun’s return. Our nights were almost endless torture. Our food was gone. Our fuel was low. We came in search of grand adventure But ...
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 9:52pm

Creative Writing check answer
The writing process for multimedia writing: (Points : 3) is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction but without the revision step is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction but without the generative ...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 6:42pm

SS-1 question
Through mythology, the Greek people expressed their religious beliefs.**** love of poetry. love of sport. political beliefs.
Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 4:46pm

Poetry
What is the difference between rhyme and rhythm?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 5:24pm

Math
Practice Dividing by 9 History : 72 Art: 81 Science: 54 Travel: 63 Fiction: 90 Biography: 45 Poetry: 27 Cooking: 36 1/Raul might put an equal number of each kind of book on 9 shelves. How many types of books will have an even number on each shelf? Answer: 3 types of books.. ...
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 6:03pm

Math
Practice Dividing by 9 A Jeweler placed 20 necklaces on 5 different tables. He placed the same number of necklaces on each table . How many necklaces did the jeweler place on each? Raul's book collection Subject of book. Number of books History. 72 Art. 81 Science. 54 ...
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 9:34am

English: please look. I put my answers.
1. A period in literature governed by a particular set of ideas , concerns or characteristics is A. literature of exploration B. national literature C. a literary outline *D. a literary movement 2. Which literary movement began just after the Civil War? A. Romanticism *B. ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:49pm

English 11 A
A. Early American and colonial literature B. American romanticism C. Transcendentalism D. Realism E. Regionalism 1. Phillis Wheatley's poetry -- A 2. Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County" -- D 3. Walt Whitman's poetry -- A 4. ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 9:40pm

English
1. A period in literature governed by a particular set of ideas , concerns or characteristics is A. literature of exploration B. national literature C. a literary outline D. a literary movement 2, which literary movement ended around the time of the civil war? A. american ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 8:19pm

English 10 A
Match the letter with the number. A. Early American and Colonial Literature B. American Romanticism C. Transcendentalism D. Realism E. Regionalism 10. Phillis Wheatley's Poetry 11. Mark Twain's "The Celebrated jumping frog of calaveras county" 12. Walt ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 7:43pm

poetry
What mood best describes "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"?
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:50pm

poetry
Could you help me answer these questions using William Cullen Bryant's poem, "The Prairies?" Thank you so much! I've attached a link to the poem. The poem text is widely available online if you just google the title/author Here are the questions I am ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 11:54am

English
What attitudes toward Catholicism, the religion Donne abandoned, are apparent in his poetry?
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:26am

English
Whitman, Bradstreet, and Wheatley included sensory details in their poetry. True/False
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5:16pm

English
True/False Drunkards and prostitutes inspired Whitman's poetry.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 4:59pm

English
which of the following statements about american romantic poetry is not true? A)it followed a fixed rhyme scheme B)its themes originated in British literature C)it was influenced by Gothic literature D)it was filled with emotion
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 3:23pm

Poetry
what is the rhyme scheme for the poem: Come, the wind may never again Blow as now it blows for us; And the stars may never again shine as now they shine; Long before October returns, Seas of blood will have parted us; And you must crush the love in your heart, and I the love ...
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 1:05am

poetry
Scan the following lines from Lowell's poem to identify the spondee. By placing the accent mark (') over stressed syllables and the (-) over the unstressed syllables. Who loved his charge but never loved to lead' One whose meek flock the people loved to be, Not ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 3:16pm

English 1
give two examples of each of the following elements of poetry from the poems you have read in units 4,5,6
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 1:31pm

English !!!
In poetry, stanzas are which of the following? A. sensory images B. lyrics C. metaphors D. groups of lines Maybe A??
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 12:13pm

Poetry
What does the metaphor,seas of blood mean?
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 11:03pm

poetry
are these sentences images: 1. their bare boughs weighed with snow 2. the night is darkening round me or hyperbole: 1. clouds beyond clouds above me 2. wastes beyond wastes below
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 10:24pm

poetry
"A Dream Deferred" What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore- and then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over- like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode? ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 11:29pm

English
How do you know “Paul Revere’s Ride” is narrative poetry? It is a poem has a setting, characters, and conflict. It is prose that has rhyme and rhythm. It is a poem that uses sound devices. It is prose that has a protagonist and antagonist. I think it's A but...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 3:35pm

poetry
I have to choose a poem to analyze and it has to be classroom appropriate. I was wondering is the poem "The Sick Rose" by William Blake appropriate for a grade 12 classroom? Thanks (posted the poem below) O Rose thou art sick. The invisible worm, That flies in the ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 4:08pm

poetry
I have done the questions, just need someone to look them over to see if they make sense and are correct. THANK YOU! Canada Day Love Match My mother stalked her future son in law, convinced he was the one for me. Through the crowd at the Forks Market, she kept behind him like ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 2:43pm

poetry
Hi, I am analyzing a poem which is Sick Rose by William Blake. O Rose thou art sick. The invisible worm, That flies in the night In the howling storm: Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy: And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy. I need to know the persona in this poem...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 9:37pm

poetry
The poem is: Canada Day Love Match My mother stalked her future son in law, convinced he was the one for me. Through the crowd at the Forks Market, she kept behind him like a cat ready to pounce. I kept out of his line of sight. Blind to us, he watched other women. Red turban...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:21pm

poetry (Pioneer by Dorothy Livesay)
I have to answer the questions according to this poem, I have answered them but just want someone to look over them to see if they are right. The last one I had trouble with and need help on that one too. The answer that I think it is I have put arrows on them. Help would be ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:54am

poetry
The poem is: Canada Day Love Match My mother stalked her future son in law, convinced he was the one for me. Through the crowd at the Forks Market, she kept behind him like a cat ready to pounce. I kept out of his line of sight. Blind to us, he watched other women. Red turban...
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 9:27pm

poetry
I need to know what format is being used in this poem: Canadian Angels Angels of the House, Angels of Mercy- yes, they've called women that. But these are Angels of Ice,Hard-muscled, sharp, dangerous as winter's cold. How else do you explain their speed, the light ...
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 5:30pm

English
Check my answers please 9. The author of "My Brother's Keeper" mainly develops Jamie’s character through his actions *dialogue and thoughts the narrators description other’s reaction to him 10. In "My Brother's Keeper," what does Ted want ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 1:39pm

poetry part 1
The rhyme scheme of shakespeares sonnet is
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 2:48pm

Poetry
2) What is the rhyme scheme of the following poem? He sat upon his brand new bike Waiting for his best friend Mike He couldn’t wait to ride to school Others would say his bike is cool (1point) A a b b A b a b a b c d*** A a b a Better?
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 6:46pm

Poetry Help~!
1) Which definition below best describes the definition of theme within poetry? (1point) It is the pattern of rhyming lines within a poem. It is the underlying message that a poem conveys.*** It is the pattern stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem. It is the type of poem...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 5:06pm

english 11
Read the fallowing Papago song. Identify its purpose. "No talking, No talking. The snow is falling. And the wind seems to be blowing backward" a. to inform b. to persuade c. to analyze d. to express Which of these is a feature of early American and colonial ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2:50pm

english 11
the statement below represents which genre from the early american and colonial period? i want to explain origins of the natural origins of the natural world and its processes.(1 point) a.the poetry of anne bradstreet b.the oral tradition of native americans c.the journals of ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:38pm

poetry
what is stanza
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10:55pm

Poetry/British Literature/12th grade
Which of the following poems is a dramatic monologue? (A) "My Last Duchess" (B) "Love Among the Ruins" (C) Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came (D) all of these
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 4:13pm

poetry
Hi all english teachers, Could you please help me with my english essay. I have to write a 600-800 word reflection outlining the poems that I learned in the unit which are ("The call" by Jessie Pope, "The send off" by wilfred Owen, "I was only 19"...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 7:07am

English.....
The following passage is taken from an article by a contemporary poet about Clement Clarke Moore, the nineteenth-century writer best known as the author of “A Visit From Saint Nicholas.”      If he wasn’t a myth maker himself, at least Clement ...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 1:16pm

Poetry, Part 2
One difference between English sonnet and the Italian sonnet is its
Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 9:01am

Poetry
Dismiss your vows, your fainted tears, your flattery, for where a heart is hard they make no battery.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 9:02pm

Poetry
who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 8:46pm

comp
Which of the following contains a pronoun error? (Points : 2) Neither Jane Austen nor Mary Shelley is known for their poetry. As the curtain rises, everyone in the audience settles into his or her seat and waits for the play to begin. The book sale that is held in the spring ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 5:28pm

English - Poetry
What does Audre Lorde's poem School Note mean? Most notably, what does the last stanza, "My children play with skulls/ and remember / for the embattled / there is no place / that cannot be / home / nor is."?
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 3:33pm

Eng B
As we find with most songs, in poetry
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 2:11pm

English 10-Check/Help
Part 1: Poem Structure Check my following answers below, and I need help with theme? Dx In this part, you will analyze the structure of the poem. Please fill out the following. Title of Poem: Annabel Lee Poet: Edgar Allan Poe Theme: Type of Poem: Narrative poetry Style of ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:21am

Language Arts
In poetry,a word or line can have more than one meaning. "I fumble with the task to no avail." What different ways can you interpret this?
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:00pm

Language Arts
I'd like to know if I answered these correctly. 1.Both the Whitman poem and the Dickinson poem are examples of poetry that? A. abandons conventional rhyme and meter. B. stresses the pangs of unrequited love. C.praises the work of ordinary people. D. captures the cadence of...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11:23am

poetry
CAN YOU PLEASE HELP ME WITH THE ANALYSIS OF THE POEM HIROSHIMA BY ANGELA CLIFTON
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 4:40am

poetry
What sound devices are used in the poem "How I Learned English" I also need the examples of the sound devices used.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:32pm

Poetry
"New World" by N. Scott Momaday. What might the three times of day represent?
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 2:49pm

English
Thank you! I left out these sentences on Owen's life. Thank you. 1) Wilfred Owen enlisted as a soldier in 1915. During his first mission in France, he spent some time in hospital to recover from shell shock. 2) There, he met poet Siefried Sassoon who read his poems and ...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 6:32pm

music
i have to speak a hindi poem onany one of the- ''life and workings of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar'' ''vaisakhi'' ''the foundation of khalsa panth'' In poetry competition. So please help.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 3:17pm

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