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Homework Help: English: Poetry

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English
1 Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? 2 Thou art more lovely and more temperate: 3 Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, 4 And summer's lease hath all too short a date: 5 Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, 6 And often is his gold complexion dimm'...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 8:27am

English
http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Reading​Poetry.html#top http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html There are some good ideas in these websites. First of all, be sure you re-read the poem you'll be writing about. Second, make sure you can ...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 9:06am

Literature
poetry onomatopoeia alliteration,alliteration assonance rhyming ... Some techniques used in poetry are onomatopoeia, alliteration, assonance, rhyming, simile and metaphor. Onomatopoeia is one of the easiest to learn and use ... (Broken Link Removed) Mr. George's Poetry ...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 7:59am

Proofread my Critical Analyis essay
Currently, I would give your paper about a 68 or 70 -- for these reasons: ... run-on ... quoting poetry incorrectly ... lack of explanation of "stress" and "more familiar" and "lyrical" PS -- Also in paragraph 1, you need to delete "about ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 4:38pm

Proofread my Critical Analyis essay
Paragraph 1: ... comma after Angelou ... use the word "speaker" instead of "subject" ... use "advising" instead of "referring to" ... insert "that" after "is ... rephrase to get rid of all instances of "you" or ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 4:35pm

Literature
http://www.csuchico.edu/~pkittle/294/ree​d.html The links at the bottom of this webpage should help you. and http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/poetry/b​eware.html The text of the poem is undoubtedly more accurate here than in the first link, but you'll see the ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 3:45pm

english II
Which sentence contains an error in Pronouns. Is it B. A.Neither Jane Austen nor Mary Shelley is known for their poetry. B.As the curtain rises, everyone in the audience settles into his or her seat and waits for the play to begin. C.The book sale that is held in the spring is...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 4:12pm

Literature
'Poetry is first of all about feelings. Make a list of all the feelings you can think of and choose five that can be the starting points for a poem. Try making up five similes that compare the feeling to an object, an animal, or a person.' Here are the feelings I got (...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:35pm

Literature
The structure of a poem includes such items as rhyme, no rhyme, rhythm, number of lines, etc. What does your text say about structure of poetry?
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:31pm

Literature
Study these sites, and then tell us what you think is the tone in each of those poems. http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/pcraddoc/m​wtone.htm http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/virtuali​t/poetry/tone_def.html http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchi​ve/glossaryItem....
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 5:56pm

photo
Non-physical enemy? Does physical mean fatty fast foods? If physical means real, then you cant take a picture of it. So you will have to use symbols. Here are some symbols: Burning cross. Picture of a screaming frightening woman. Picture of a drink with a jug of wine next to ...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 2:26pm

English
http://write-translate.blogspot.com/2008​/11/lyric-major-features-of-lyric-poetry​.html http://www.answers.com/topic/lyric-poem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyric_poetr​y After reading those three websites, what three features can you narrow it down to?
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 4:06pm

history
You could research and read the poetry and works of the following, and you'll find many different attitudes -- from singing the praises of heroism and death in war to isn't-it-a-shame to outright war protest. Go to www.google.com and run searches on the following: &...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 11:57am

Literature
I think you need more details and imagery. I'm not a poet, but you could write -- Parents loving their sometimes obstinate brood Siblings fighting over inconsequential matters Baby crying, expressing himself Cat meowing, pleading for food Check these sites: http://...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 6:20pm

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 10:03am

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 9:17pm

literature: poetry,part 1
Please see my previous answer. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=125​7964314
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 2:07pm

literature: poetry,part 1
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. The fog comes on little cat feet. B. Spring is a dream unsung. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. A narrow wind complains all day.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 1:58pm

7th Grade LA
For a poetry project i need a published haiku with an author but i am unable to find one. Do you know any?
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 7:17pm

english
Here are some good sites on ideas about how to write a poem. http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Poem http://www.buzzle.com/articles/writing-p​oetry-how-to-write-a-poem.html http://www.poewar.com/poetry-writing-tip​s/ http://www.poetry-online.org/writing-poe​try....
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:49pm

To Writeacher
"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 10:53pm

English
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

English
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

English
"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

Literature I
Try following the directions in these websites. Then let us know what you come up with. http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/mar​kport/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/mar​kport/best/study/poetry.htm Keep in mind that no one ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 7:18am

English
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

English
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/j​barnh/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

Language Arts
http://www.types-of-poetry.org.uk/
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:59pm

Language Arts
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:56pm

Poetry
Ok
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:36pm

Poetry
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

Poetry
Thank you!
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:18pm

Poetry
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

Poetry
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

Poetry
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

Poetry
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

Poetry
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=firef​ox-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

Poetry
My teacher asked me to write a classic poem. What is a clssic poem?
Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 4:48pm

Literature
For reading and understanding poetry: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/mar​kport/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

English
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

literary
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

Literature
I would choose D. Check this site. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/tennyso​n/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

English
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

English
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/mar​kport/best/study/poetry.htm http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Reading​Poetry.html
Monday, June 29, 2009 at 9:45pm

lit 210
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

cooking
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

cooking
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

poetry
http://www.onelook.com/?loc=rz5&w=*ess&s​cwo=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

poetry
obelisk, check this site. http://www.onelook.com/?loc=rz5&w=*ess&s​cwo=1&sswo=1
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 4:52pm

poetry
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

poetry
http://www.poets.org http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/8​8/home.html (Broken Link Removed) And a couple of specific poems that are very interesting: http://www.online-literature.com/hardy/9​09/ and http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMI​D/15377
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 2:03pm

poetry
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

poetry
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

anniversary poem
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

english/poetry
thanx
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:59pm

english/poetry
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bird_on_the​_Wire
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:43pm

english/poetry
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

Poetry
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

english-poem search
Check out these poems to find one that you feel relates to the themes of this book. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1914w​arpoets.html http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/flander​s.htm http://poetry.about.com/library/weekly/b​lsandburgwar.htm http://poetry....
Friday, May 29, 2009 at 5:01pm

poetry
There is a great deal of information here: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&clien​t=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:offici​al&hs=6Z9&ei=KRcfSr2SCZ-dlQf32ZDRBQ&sa=X​&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=sign​ificance+of+Cerberus+in+Sylvia+Plath%27s​...
Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 7:00pm

poetry
What is the significance of Cerberus in Sylvia Plath's poem "Fever 103"?
Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:55pm

Poem
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/han​douts/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/mar​kport/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

social
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

English- Repost
You might find some of these helpful as well: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+an​alyze+poetry&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=​org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefo​x-a Sra
Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 4:18pm

English- Repost
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

English
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

Literature-Poetry
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

poetry!!
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

poetry!!
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

poetry!!
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.htm​l#choka Sra
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:59pm

poetry!!
These alliteration poems may give you some ideas. http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/a​lliteration.html
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:50pm

poetry!!
can u plz help me make a alliteration poem 8-10 sentances about nature??
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:46pm

poetry
http://www.google.com/search?q=hinky+pin​kie&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozil​la:en-US:official&client=firefox-a There's a site as well. Sra
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 7:18pm

poetry
http://www.google.com/search?q=hinky+pin​kies&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBo​x&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7​GGIE_en Let us know what you come up with.
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 7:07pm

poetry
All I need are some tips to help me. Please hurry!
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 7:06pm

poetry
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

English
First, I'll give you some of my favorite sites on which to look up information: http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_term​s/ http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_A.h​tml Choose by first letter, then scroll down. (Broken Link Removed) Keep scrolling down until ...
Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 8:03am

english
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

Poetry
How about ripples as in the river ripples over rocks and rills.
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 7:07pm

Poetry
For poetry -- would melodious work?
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 6:02pm

Poetry
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

Poetry
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

college poetry/comp2
Some flowers are beautiful but are also poisonous or dangerous, for instance the Venus Flytrap.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 7:12pm

college poetry/comp2
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

college poetry/comp2
what object is ugly on the inside and beutiful on the ourside?
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 7:00pm

Poem
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

poetry
P.S. Here's a GOOGLE Search on rhyming dictionaries: http://www.google.com/search?client=fire​fox-a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial​&channel=s&hl=en&q=rhyming+dictionary&bt​nG=Google+Search I pick a word and go through the alphabet to find words that ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 5:31pm

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