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English
1) Give a brief description of the monster as referred to by Dr Frankenstein in Chapter 5 of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Explain what the monster stands for and what feelings this detailed description of the monster reinforces. 2) Briefly summarize the first part of the ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 7:05pm

English
Can you please check the following senteces for me? Thank you very much 1) Give a brief description of the monster as referred to (?) by Dr Frankenstein to in Chapter 5 of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Explain then what the monster stands for and what feelings this ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 6:51pm

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are the last sentences of the day. 1)The opposition between dark and white works in reverse. 2)The poet teaches men how to understand themselves better. The subject (matter?) of poetry is often a normal (common) man with his problems. 3)...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 5:53pm

English
1. "person" is better 3. comma after "evil" -- and I'd change "theoretician" to "author" (less stilted) 4. The preface to the second edition of Lyrical Ballad was published in 1800, in which he described the main features of English ...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 9:22am

English
Can you pleae tell me which alternatives are possible? Thank you very much. 1, They believed a person (better: the individual) should be free from external rules. 2.The Romanics exalted the individual as the centre of life and art.This led to the view of society as an evil and...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 8:49am

english 12
These two websites will give you many good ideas about HOW to read a poem and WHAT to look for to write about: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/mar​kport/best/study/poetry.htm http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html On this website ...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 7:03pm

english 12
i have a poetry analysis tomorrow is there any websites that will help me also does anyone know how to figure out what exactly the imagery is in a poem..how can we make out it is an imagery , any examples..thank you A MILLION tyms
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 6:50pm

12th Grade English
wow poetry in motion
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 5:23am

Poetry Part II
In fact GuruBlue's interpretation is probably two inches worse.
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 12:28am

poetry
Can you stand to see the truth you have spoken twisted by people who want to use it to hurt others? Can you stand to see the things you have worked for all your life considered of no consequence? Then do you have the strength still to fix all the wrong that has been done?
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 3:48pm

poetry
>> Can you stand to have all your ideas twisted by other people?
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 3:44pm

poetry
What's the paraphrasing of "If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools, Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken, And stoop and build 'em up with worn-out tools"
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 3:43pm

LIT/210
Reading journals are good. Marking (highlighters, post-it notes, etc.) the book is good, too. You might also try rewriting sections, especially if you read (for example) an ending you don't care fore. Write a new ending! (or any other chapter or passage in the story) Use ...
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 8:46pm

British literature
Here are two excellent university websites that give directions for reading poetry well and then writing about what you have read. Please read both carefully and apply the ideas. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html http://www.uncp.edu/home/...
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7:32am

british literature
Analyze Robert Browning's poem, "My Last Duchess" using the criteria for "good poetry" set forth by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in AURORA LEIGH. Please point me in the right direction.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 11:51pm

british literature
These sites will help you. http://charon.sfsu.edu/tennyson/tennlady​.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lady_of​_Shalott http://www.pathguy.com/shalott.htm http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/tennyso​n/section2.rhtml
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 12:55pm

british literature
Analyze Robert Browning's poem,"My Last Duchess" using the criteria for "good poetry" set forth by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in Aurora Leigh.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 12:54pm

English
Poetry that is not artistic in form or meaning is not poetry.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:12am

english
Poetry that is not artistic in form or meaning is didactic.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:08am

english
Free verse is poetry that has no rhythm true?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:02am

poetry
See if any of the following links will help you: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee​&p=stal+the+secret+of+the+sun Sra
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 2:31am

poetry
What is the meaning of the phrase "steal the secret of the sun"
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 11:41pm

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

poetry
I see the horizen ahead, the sun burns in my eyes as the sound of the waves crash on the shore,sand in my tonge and rubbing around my body plus the feeling of cold air runs down my spine for i lay in the hands of God. Do you think this is good please leave your comment name(...
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:57pm

poetry
as the sand on mt tonge crisps i melt into grain on the onside of the resources
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:49pm

poetry
poems that use metaphors, personification, imagery, and onomatopoeia
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 6:44pm

English
It's not always a good idea to take a poem one line at a time. Sometimes you need to read and consider the lines in groups or pairs. To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics ...
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 7:18pm

English
Study the definitions and examples at this site. http://storytrail.com/poetry/poeticdevic​es.htm What poetic devices have you found in the poem?
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 12:06pm

Poetry, Part 2
nonfiction when does the narrative of sojourner truth take place?
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 1:51pm

Literature-Poetry
poetry, part2 hopkins's use of seared bleared and smeared is an example of
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 1:45pm

literature
poetry, part1 if this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 1:42pm

homework
poetry, part1
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 1:40pm

poetry part 1
nature
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 10:51pm

biology/poetry
Plant life stretched up Hoping for sunlight Optimism failed Tall trees stealing the gold Overcast skies blocked the Sun, giver of life Yesterday--not a cloud in the sky Nightime, just quiet stars Terribly impatient for a new day Hot, warm, drenched in sunlight Everlasting hope...
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 3:52am

biology/poetry
Nope. We don't do homework here. We HELP you with your assignments, though.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 9:20pm

biology/poetry
can someone write me a acrostic poem on the word PHOTOSYNTHESIS, thank you
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 9:18pm

poetry
Meter establishes a uniform rhythm in poetry.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 7:15pm

poetry
What is your question?
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:16pm

poetry
In "There is no frigate like a book," the lines "Nor any coursers like a page/of prancing poetry" use meter to show
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:14pm

Word within the Word Analogy Help
Magnanimous : pusillanimous :: A) reputable:disreputable B) matrilineal:matriarchal C) megaton:megalomania D) creation:devastation Contrapuntal:polyphony:: A) contradictory:disruption B) paradox:orthodoxy C) metrical:poetry D) sangfroid:consanguinity Please help. I can't ...
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 6:36pm

Tissue box project help?
I can think of lots of English-related terms: books parts of a sentence figurative language short stories poetry sentence diagrams
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 2:06pm

English/social studies
I have no idea how to go about writing a poem, but there may be some ideas in one or more of these that you can use: How to Write a Poem | eHow.com How to Write a Poem. Poetry is an interesting form of writing. It is very free, has few restrictions and can be a great way to ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 2:00pm

poetry
Study these SparkNotes carefully. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/shelley​/section4.rhtml
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 7:34pm

poetry
Can someone explain what the poem is trying to tell in "Ode to the West Wind" I read from other sites but I don't understand it... I believe that it is talking about death...
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 7:28pm

poetry
Can somebody list some poems that is considered as a "Poetry Survivor" (a best poem that relates to the TV show "Survivor"
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 11:31pm

poetry part 1
http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/englis​h/melani/cs6/rom.html
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 1:55pm

poetry part 1
during the romantics period, poets places ar emphasis on a) order b) nature c) discipline d) hierurchi
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 1:49pm

Language Arts 8th grade
Archaic-that which has ceased to be used except for special purposes as in poetry or church ritual some words like thou are archaic list as many words that you can think of that would be considered archaic. i cant think of anymore please help!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 10:51pm

English
Can you please check these sentences on Wordsworth's life, please? 1)William Wordsworth was born in Cumberland in the English Lake District, which was to become his main source of inspiration. 2)He was enthusiastic about the democratic ideals fostered by the French ...
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 6:42pm

English
3. knells Have you seen the following general analysis of Shelley's poetry? http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/shelley​/analysis.html Sra
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 6:35pm

poetry
Have you examined all that you've learned about pre-Civil War culture? It was certainly very complex with many different cultures.
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 9:15pm

poetry
ive been writing a paper on this poem for a week now, and were supose to have five pages but i only have three so far and im getting pretty fustrated.
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 9:08pm

poetry
No, there's a simile there. The word "as" indicates there's a simile. http://knowgramming.com/metaphors/metaph​or_and_simile_difference.htm
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 9:02pm

poetry
You're welcome.
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 9:00pm

poetry
I incline in the wrong direction a voice cries faint as in a dream from the belly of the wall Is "A voice cries faint as in a dream" an example of a metaphor? if so, why?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 9:00pm

poetry
ok thank you.
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:51pm

poetry
Poe was a an alcoholic, usually in a state of depression. That poem in particular reflects his depression and view of his place in life. It seems to me that culture is hardly a thread. It is about life is slipping away, he has only a few golden grains in his life, and even ...
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:44pm

poetry
Did you read all of the comments on that site?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:26pm

poetry
They were all written before the Civil War and emphasize the religious and superstitious aspects of American culture at that time. For more information, Google each of these titles.
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:22pm

poetry
would you mind explaining to me how??
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:14pm

poetry
I've tryed, and still seem to be lost.
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:12pm

poetry
Does the books: "The Scarlet Letter", "The minister’s Black Veil", and "Young Goodman Brown" correspond to the Pre-Civil/American culture??....if it even does, if not explain PLEASE!!!
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:05pm

poetry
First of all you need to think of and list all the "Pre-Civil War/American Culture" elements you can. Then see what parallels you can draw to the content and spirit of Poe's poem. http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/a-dream-w​ithin-a-dream/
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 7:39pm

poetry
How does the poem: "A dream within a dream" by: Edgar Allen Poe, correspond to the Pre-Civil war/American Culture?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 7:31pm

college English Lit
An iamb is two syllables per "foot" and the second syllable of each foot is stressed (pronounced a bit more loudly than the first). The word "today" is a perfect example of an iamb. "Pentameter" means that there are five "feet" to each ...
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 5:26pm

poetry
In this stanza: where there's a wall there are words to whisper by a loose brick wailing prayers to utter special codes to tap birds to carry messages taped to their feet there are letters to be written novels even Is it talking about God?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 1:23pm

poetry
To me this mens that the situation looks impossible -- the top of the wall is in the clouds. He senses the problem but cannot meet it face to face.
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 8:43pm

poetry
If possible may i get an explanation of what it means? on this side of the wall I am standing staring at the top lost in the clouds I hear every sound you make but cannot see you
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 8:33pm

poetry
Battering ram means that you may have to be strong and use force to help solve the problem. But it's only one possible way to solve a specific problem.
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 8:15pm

poetry
"battering ram"-- means that in every problem, there is a solution?
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 8:09pm

poetry
That's "battering ram." Or there is a solution to every problem. Sra
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 7:59pm

poetry
where there's a wall there's a way around, over, or through there's a gate maybe a ladder a door a sentinel who sometimes sleeps there are secret passwords you can overhear there are methods of torture for extracting clues to maps of underground passageways there ...
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 7:35pm

lenguage poetry
Your problem is with the word "fats" Sra
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 6:19pm

lenguage poetry
my question is about from Conlys poem
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 5:24pm

lenguage poetry
Your question makes no sense. Please proofread and repost.
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 5:17pm

lenguage poetry
It hills bent .law within my reach How many fats this line contain 5, 4, 6, 7,
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 5:14pm

Literature-Poetry
scan this line from Conlys poem It hills . law within my reach
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 5:02pm

Enaglish
Please check this paraph We know that every man commits sins. There is no way that we can Undo our mistakes. It is only possible through the salvation . God likes those people who seeks His mighty forgivenss after committing sins, He don’t like those who stick to their ...
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 6:25pm

English
1. Chig notices that his father gets an ugly look on his face when he hugs Mama. What can you infer about how Charles feels about Mama? (1 point) (0 pts) He is frightened of Mama's rage. (0 pts) He feels respect and love for Mama. (1 pt) He is angry at Mama about something...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 12:05pm

English
1. Chig notices that his father gets an ugly look on his face when he hugs Mama. What can you infer about how Charles feels about Mama? (1 point) (0 pts) He is frightened of Mama's rage. (0 pts) He feels respect and love for Mama. (1 pt) He is angry at Mama about something...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 12:04pm

poetry, part 1
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. A narrow wind complains all day. B. The fog comes on little cat feet. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. Spring is a dream unsung.
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 8:24am

english-poetry
thank you
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 1:14pm

english-poetry
Four line limericks count as one stanza poems. http://www.ebearing.com/break/limericks.​htm#fourlines
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 12:53pm

english-poetry
I need some help in finding some good one stanza (4 lines) poems. Tried googling but my googling skills are not very good. Maybe one of you have a good list? Thanks
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 12:44pm

POETRY
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification?
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 6:25pm

POETRY
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification?
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 6:25pm

poetry
boring thats what fuc k you!!!!!!!!
Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 5:47pm

poetry
http://www.google.com/search?q=theme+and​+metaphor+%22The+Storm%22+by+Walter+de+l​a+Mare&hl=en&num=10&lr=&ft=i&cr=&safe=im​ages
Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 1:49pm

English Lit
Discuss an instance of a difference in "shared" values you noted from this week's readings. Do instances of differences in "shared" values play a part in your extended family's life? The Readings Are: Read the following chapters, stories, and poems ...
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 5:46pm

English\
Try here: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee​&p=examples+in+Taylor%27s+poetry+of+his+​adherence+to+Puritan+beliefs Sra
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 11:04am

english\
Find three examples from her poetry of Bradstreet's adherence to Puritan beliefs.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:08am

English\
Find three examples from his poetry of Taylor's adherence to Puritan beliefs.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:07am

poetry
Your question is not clear, but since you seem to be asking about reading poetry, I'll give you these two links. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/mar​kport/best/study/poetry.htm
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 12:04am

poetry
What is the secret to reading someone with words?
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 11:31pm

English 2
Need help with this-- 'Now you're going to write a "wisdom" poem. Your poem can contain any kind of wisdom that inspires you-- it could even be humorous. Remember that poetry is communication through imagery, so even if the bit of wisdom you've chosen as ...
Friday, October 8, 2010 at 7:09pm

English Englsih
Please some one check it for me .please please.... Chaucer is a wonderful poet and story teller. His poems are very interesting and deep. Canterbury Tales is a set of stories told by pilgrims. Unconditional love and devotion to religious is a major issue of his poetry. However...
Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 7:05pm

writing
This webpage seems to be the best I've found: http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​literature.html Read it all ... carefully. Here is another good one: http://www2.cnr.edu/home/bmcmanus/tools.​html This blog entry is VERY good. There are many questions for ...
Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 10:33am

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. 1)As to the content, English Romanticism focused above all on the “individual” as the subject of all meaningful experience and the centre of life and art. 2) The Romantics saw the individual in the ...
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 5:43pm

Poetry meaning question..
lol
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 1:43pm

Poetry meaning question..
"darkness beneath nights darkness had freed, that rose slowly towards me, watching" well darkness beneath nights might be to do something about dark as meaning evil
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 1:43pm

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