Recent Homework Questions About Poetry
So basically it is saying that poetry begins with the feelings one has when they are at peace, and then by analyzing the poem, the reader is able to feel what the poet was feeling when they wrote it?
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 4:08pm
I'll paraphrase certain parts (in bold below) for you: "Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it begins with feelings remembered when one is at peace: the feeling is thought about until, by a type of re-action, the peace disappears, and a feeling, ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 8:07am
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before the subject of ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 5:27am
Try following the directions in these websites. Then let us know what you come up with. http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html And for literary terms: http://web.cn.edu/...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 9:29pm
English A1 Poem
If you follow the directions given on these webpages, you should be able to analyze the poem just fine: http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm Keep in mind that no one ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 7:18am
Edit and review please. Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going through the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? ...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 3:33pm
Hi, I recently posted a question about postmodern and modern theories of criticism, and I still don't really understand it. Could someone please explain these two to me? I found some info.. but I still kinda don't understand. "Postmodernism represents the ...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 9:57pm
10th grade english( the kite runner)
Presumably, you've just read this book and should be able to find these examples. These sites may help you. http://www.sterlingschools.org/shs/stf/jbarnh/poetry/eop14.htm
Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 2:50pm
English lit essay check
7) Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going thru the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? What similarities are ...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:45pm
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:59pm
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:56pm
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:36pm
Here's a little bit of help, but I'm not exactly a big help. Sorry. L- could be something like: Loss of hair is a common side-effect when working with complicated algebraic expressions or Lots of mathematical rules and numbers have been known to cause really bad ...
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:19pm
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:18pm
Looks great! Please note that I'm a lousy poet -- but I think you've fulfilled this assignment very well.
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:15pm
Algebra is useful math. Lots of people enjoy it. Getting the hang of it is pretty hard. Everyone learns it sometime or another, But some are brave enough to show it off. Rapid fire algebraic equations are given to solve All but half the class get them right. does this make sense
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:14pm
Algebra is useful math. Lots of people enjoy it. I'm sure you can finish it from here.
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 7:51pm
I need to write a poem with the word ALGEBRA but the only problem is that my teacher wants complete sentences with each letter instead of a word for a letter. Can you please help?
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 7:49pm
Go through this GOOGLE Search carefully for ideas: http://www.google.com/search?q=what+is+a+classic+poem&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Monday, September 7, 2009 at 12:32am
9th grade, poetry
Check this site on Tone. Then think of the "feeling" expressed in the poem. I know that it made me smile, even though it wasn't a humorous poem. http://www.frostfriends.org/tone.html
Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 5:28pm
My teacher asked me to write a classic poem. What is a clssic poem?
Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 4:48pm
For reading and understanding poetry: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For writing: Whenever you are writing a comparison/contrast paper (...
Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 9:27pm
1. I don't like to eat junk food. (Is 'junk' waste? What kinds of food are junk food? Would you name them, please?) 2. He is famous for poetry. 3. He is well-known for kindness. 4. He is noted for wealthy. 5. He is notorious for cruelty. (Are they all correct ...
Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 6:41am
How do poets utilize devices and conventions to develope themes in their poetry? Support your answer with examples from the assigned reading
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 11:51pm
I would choose D. Check this site. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/tennyson/section2.rhtml
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 4:35pm
11 Eng. Lit.
How are the ideas in Ars Poetica and poetry the same and different?
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 4:00pm
Looking at the first verse.... you can find alliteration in the long "o" sound : poem, diagnosis, toes. Then she picks up the short "o" sound : forehead and concentration. Last she uses the neutral "o" : enough, mother and love. There isn't ...
Friday, July 10, 2009 at 12:29pm
Here are a couple more good websites. Sometimes writing a critical essay about a poem is called 'explicating.' http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/ReadingPoetry.html
Monday, June 29, 2009 at 9:45pm
Complete the Comparative Poetry Matrix in Appendix H, in which you will compare and contrast the themes and writing styles of three poems of your choice (other than My Papa's Waltz), as well as evaluate which poem of the three most effectively utilizes literary devices and...
Sunday, June 28, 2009 at 2:16pm
Hmmm. The purpose of keeping a journal is to MAKE you a great writer, reader, and thinker. It works. Poetry in it is ok, Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote much of that in her Journal. But poems need editing, and revision. That is hard to do in a Journal. Here is a free computer...
Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 11:50am
thanks for the ideas.. the daycare didn't work out,..we didn't get the licence cooking--i do that everyday, gets tiring! but i'm still searching for summer recipes dress--i'm not sure i want to waste my fabric by doing whatever,..i will search for more ideas ...
Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 10:36am
http://www.onelook.com/?loc=rz5&w=*ess&scwo=1&sswo=1 Although there is no perfect rhyme, here is a list of words ending in -ess. Of course, to rhyme with emotion, there is notion, ocean, lotion, potion Sra
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 8:50pm
obelisk, check this site. http://www.onelook.com/?loc=rz5&w=*ess&scwo=1&sswo=1
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 4:52pm
quicklly... words that, not necessarily rhyme, but sound like 'emotionless' please tlel me some words that sound like emotionless
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 4:40pm
http://www.poets.org http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/88/home.html (Broken Link Removed) And a couple of specific poems that are very interesting: http://www.online-literature.com/hardy/909/ and http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15377
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 2:03pm
i've read alot of emily dickenson's poems that interest me, like "Heart, We Will Forget Him" and another one i can't remember the name of. i think "you left me".
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 1:39pm
can someone please give me good links where i can find poetry to read. i am writing a poem called 'shadows of the past' . and i need to read some good pieces of poetry to get ideas, and ispiration. i don't know what my poem's going to be about, i just know that...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 1:36pm
I am sure your parents will like it just the way it is, especially if you read it to them, despite some awkwardness in places. I had the same problem ay your age writing poetry and searching for rhyming words at the expense of style, sentimentality and meter. Poetry is hard; ...
Sunday, June 14, 2009 at 3:53pm
English Comp I
Take each sentence and briefly restate its meaning. That is how to paraphrase. If you need further information on John Donne's poetry try this site. http://www.bookrags.com/John_Donne
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 2:29pm
ENGLISH HELP ME
thankx. but is there a song on site whih'll help me memorize my poetry terms . If you find a link to one please list it, Thanx
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 7:09pm
ENGLISH HELP ME
metaphor- commparing 2 unlike things without using like or as Simile- comparing 2 things using like or as Oxymoron-ex. jumbo shrimp, pretty ugly Personificaton- giving human qualities to inanimate objects Alliteration- initial repetition of consonant sounds But I need way more...
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 6:38pm
ENGLISH HELP ME
If you'll list the poetry terms you want to remember, we'll try to help you.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 6:22pm
ENGLISH HELP ME
what is a good song for remembering poetry terms. I memorize lyrics really well.Please help ;-)
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 6:19pm
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:59pm
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:43pm
What poet/songwriter wrote these words? Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free Like a worm on a hook Like a knight from some old-fashioned book I have saved all my ribbons for thee If I have been unkind I hope that you can ...
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:36pm
Tell your teacher this is inexcusably bad poetry, and that she should be fired for making you read things like this. Read Hart Crane or Geoffrey Hill or Marianne Moore if you want "difficult" poetry that also means something that you can grasp.
Friday, June 5, 2009 at 5:49pm
Check out these poems to find one that you feel relates to the themes of this book. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1914warpoets.html http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/flanders.htm http://poetry.about.com/library/weekly/blsandburgwar.htm http://poetry....
Friday, May 29, 2009 at 5:01pm
There is a great deal of information here: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&hs=6Z9&ei=KRcfSr2SCZ-dlQf32ZDRBQ&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=significance+of+Cerberus+in+Sylvia+Plath%27s...
Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 7:00pm
What is the significance of Cerberus in Sylvia Plath's poem "Fever 103"?
Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:55pm
The first two lines bother me, but I'm not sure why. Maybe it's that in both lines the subject and verb are out of normal word order. To do that in one line is not unexpected in poetry, but twice in two lines is a bit much. The only other things that seem odd are 1) to...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 11:52am
9th grade classes
You will also want to take a beginning foreign language class. Many 9th graders also find a "humanities" class useful. That is a general study of the high arts - drama, classical music, ballet, painting, sculpture, photography, poetry and literature
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 2:56pm
english -- plz help
P.S. Here is a quick "outline" of some things to consider: title, setting, topicv, literary voice, figurative language (metaphors, similes, etc.) and one more site with questions to pose: http://www.csbsju.edu/writingcenters/handouts/poetry.htm Sra
Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 2:47pm
english -- plz help
First of all, here are 2 sites to help you explicate poetry: 1. http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm 2. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html It is also often helpful to know who the author is. Be sure to ...
Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 2:41pm
You need to narrow the question, in my opinion: role in politics, history, literature, poetry, romanticism all were a part of Dante Alighieri's forte. Some have ventured to even say he is the father of American Literature and Poetry. There is no doubt he shaped history, ...
Friday, May 22, 2009 at 9:38am
You might find some of these helpful as well: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+analyze+poetry&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 4:18pm
Priscilla, you really need to learn how to do this on your own. Poetry is just not that difficult, as long as you are willing to turn your imagination loose. Here are a couple of websites with EXCELLENT directions for reading and analyzing poems: http://writing.wisc.edu/...
Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 3:00pm
So for English we're doing poetry. With a partner we both wrote our own poems and compared them. We had to find one word that fits into both poems and we got the word "Change". Now we have to be able to read our poems while not boring the class by doing something...
Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 1:34am
Here are the correct answers. I just took the test. 5/12/09. 1. C 2. B 3. C 4. A 5. C 6. C 7. D 8. C 9. C 10. D 11. A 12. B 13. D 14. D 15. B 16. A 17. B 18. A 19. B 20. A
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 10:10pm
I LIKE it a lot! But didn't you say 8-10 lines as part of the requirement? Something about beaks open, waiting or worms wiggling! Just close your eyes and picture a nest with hatched eggs and the mother bird feeding her young. What do you see? You could mention colors, ...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 2:21pm
how does this sound so far? their frisky, freeloving with fabulous feathers flapping their wings no matter the weather Finding food for feeding her kids its about birds :P could u help me think of something to say after that?? Im trying to make it rhyme. Maybe the last word of...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 2:03pm
Because I love Japanese poetry and you need something longer than haiku or tanka, here is a site about choka (longer poem). The subjects are always "nature" in one form or other: http://www.thepoetsgarret.com/orient.html#choka Sra
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:59pm
These alliteration poems may give you some ideas. http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/alliteration.html
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:50pm
can u plz help me make a alliteration poem 8-10 sentances about nature??
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:46pm
http://www.google.com/search?q=hinky+pinkie&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a There's a site as well. Sra
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 7:18pm
http://www.google.com/search?q=hinky+pinkies&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7GGIE_en Let us know what you come up with.
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 7:07pm
All I need are some tips to help me. Please hurry!
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 7:06pm
I need to write 5 hinky pinkies (don't need # of syllables), but can't think of anything... PLEASE, HELP!
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 6:40pm
First, I'll give you some of my favorite sites on which to look up information: http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/ http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_A.html Choose by first letter, then scroll down. (Broken Link Removed) Keep scrolling down until ...
Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 8:03am
Can someone please give me some SIMPLE (easy for me to understand) meanings of the following poetry terms? because I am quite confused with the terms...especially alliteration, assonance,consonance, and rhyme. How can I identify them? 1. Poetry 2. Alliteration 3. Assonance 4. ...
Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 2:57am
How about ripples as in the river ripples over rocks and rills.
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 7:07pm
For poetry -- would melodious work?
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 6:02pm
I went to www.thesaurus.com and entered "flow" and here are some ideas. I've put the ones in bold that I think fit: Synonyms: breeze, continuance, continuation, continuity, course, current, deluge, discharge, draft, draw, dribble, drift, ebb, effusion, ...
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 5:54pm
Can you tell me one word that would sum up or define the following phrase...."flows easily" ....in relation to poetry....
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 5:32pm
Some flowers are beautiful but are also poisonous or dangerous, for instance the Venus Flytrap.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 7:12pm
The queen in the story "Snow White"? Similarly, any other female lead in a story or play who is beautiful but villainous.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 7:01pm
what object is ugly on the inside and beutiful on the ourside?
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 7:00pm
In line 2, "suspend" must be the adjective "suspended." You STILL have no rhyme. Did you look carefully at the sample I did for you? I think it was last night. There is a difference between prose and poetry. Sra
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 2:50am
P.S. Here's a GOOGLE Search on rhyming dictionaries: http://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial&channel=s&hl=en&q=rhyming+dictionary&btnG=Google+Search I pick a word and go through the alphabet to find words that ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 5:31pm
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:23pm
Try Rhyme Zone. :-)
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:16pm
Could you please give me a website with a rhyming dictionary?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:12pm
I think possibly--and this might not be correct-- a metaphor because instead of comparing an object, it's almost like the object is the thing you're comparing it to. For example, "her face was as red as a tomato" doesn't give quite as much of a vivid ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:09pm
I think metaphor because it states that an unlike object is something. Metaphor make people think more.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:07pm
Which is has a more powerful expression when used in poetry.... a simile or a metaphor.... Why?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:03pm
John, the only problem I see is you don't need the first "perfect".
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 4:13pm
Question? How do the poetic elements increase my appreciation of the story."The Cremation of Sam McGee". answer: The perfect rhyme and meter come through perfectly.The vivid descriptions,make me read it again to grasp the details. Can you correct my answer?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 4:11pm
What sets poetry apart from prose -- and makes it more interesting usually -- are the rhythm, rhyme, choice of words (diction), any of the other literary devices that poets use in their work. If you are drawn to a particular poem because of its rhyme, then that's what you ...
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 10:05am
How do the poetic elements increase my interest in or my appreciation of ?: 1."The cremation of Sam Mcgee." 2. "How I learned English". How to answer this question?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 9:48am
Check spelling of "repetition" a period after poem. This is one of my favorites. Sra
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 2:06am
question: How do the poetic elements increase my appreciation of the highwayman ? my answer: I love all the repition and the alliteration Noyes put in this poem this one of my favorites.Is it a corrret answer?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 12:59am
Yes, that is when the suspense occurs. However he didn't fall on the floor, they were on a baseball field. The reason there is suspense is when he says "Oh my shin" after being hit in the head, how are the other boys going to respond. Are they going to make fun ...
Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 9:07am
In the poem "HOW I LEARNED ENGLISH"by Gregory Djanikian. Is there any suspense? If so when does it occur and why? Answer. yes, when the narrator got hit with the baseball on his head and fell on the floor.Is it correct what to answer for why?
Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 1:40am
I see a few grammatical errors. In line three, the verb should be "makes" (add an "s" for third person pronouns). "Listening" is the correct spelling (not "listeniong"). Also, you repeat "sitting on the beach" quite a bit. It...
Friday, April 17, 2009 at 3:22pm
You need to work on the rhythm and number of syllables in each line, in addition to the rhyme. http://www.dltk-holidays.com/patrick/m-limerick.htm
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 6:49pm
friendship rust? Hmmmm. last line: Teach me to swing like Sam Sneed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Snead In case you dont know.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 6:42pm
Im working on poetry at school and I'm suppose to make a limerick. The rhyme scheme is aabba. I'm now just having trouble on the last one. Be my friend, I plead. A friend is all I need. Please be the one that I can trust. Don't ever let our friendship rust. Help?
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 6:22pm
Check this site: http://www.scripturezealot.com/2008/03/15/psalm-23-your-rod-and-your-staff-they-comfort-me/ Here is an analysis of the poem: http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/hopkins/section1.html
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 3:14pm
Check these sites. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/hopkins/section1.html http://blue.utb.edu/gibson/God's%20Grandeur.htm http://www.bartleby.com/122/7.html
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 3:04pm
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 11:48am