Recent Homework Questions About Poetry
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Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 11:46am
1)exam #00779100 of penn foster i need help with the exam
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 11:44am
Yes, suspense is building when the soldiers tie up Bess. However, I felt even more suspense after her finger had found the trigger and the Highwayman was approaching. Yes, the narrator of "The Cremation" is the poet.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 10:41am
The suspense that occurs in the highwayman When the soldier come to the inn tie Bess up with a gun at her chest. what do you think? wright Another question is the narrator of "The cremation of sam McGee"? Robert Service and he is inside the poem. thanks
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 10:26am
For me, the suspense in "Cremation" occurs when the narrator opens the door of the "crematorium." When do you think the suspense occurs in "The Highwayman?"
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 10:52pm
Can you tell me where does suspense occur and why ? In The "cremation of sam McGee", and "the highwayman" please help
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 10:31pm
How does this one show SATIRE??? i have an idea but im not 100% sure its right. WHY GOLF IS GREAT What is the best sport? It's one of the great debates in our country, one which you can hear argued at your local bastion of culture we commonly call the "sports bar.&...
Sunday, April 12, 2009 at 1:12pm
What did Robert Frost write about in his poetry? I think he wrote about the common people of America.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 10:55pm
And I don't believe "awesomest" is really a word!! To use "most awsome" would work fine.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 7:49am
It has a good moral! You might look at th is line one more time: Who both despised for being a jerk It should be Whom both despised, etc. Sra
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 12:38am
narrative poem John and Fred are the awesomest friends They hang all day everyday They do homework together They don't ever fight A girl named Isabel is new at their school She is funny and fun She is sweet and beautiful They both really like her Soon they were fighting ...
Monday, April 6, 2009 at 11:34pm
Romeo speaks these lines in the so-called balcony scene, when, hiding in the Capulet orchard after the feast, he sees Juliet leaning out of a high window (II.i.4464). Though it is late at night, Juliets surpassing beauty makes Romeo imagine that she is the sun, ...
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 5:50pm
Again, you do not mention which poem. http://www.google.com/search?q=characteristics+of+John+Donne%27s+poetry&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 10:00am
features of elizabethan poetry,what they possess
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 9:40am
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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 5:45pm
Can you please give detailed explanation of the following poem? Albuquerque Graveyard It would be easier to bury our dead at the corner lot. No need to wake before sunrise, take three buses, walk two blocks, search at the rear of the cemetery, to come upon the familiar names ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 5:43pm
Can you please give a detailed explanation of the poem titled Albequerque Graveyard on the following site? smith.edu/poetrycenter/poets/thealbuquerquegraveyard
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 5:42pm
Here are two sites on how to write a poem. http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Poem http://www.charlesghigna.com/poemhowto.html Remember - poetry is about senses, not facts. What does the train sound like, smell like, feel like? How does the train make you feel? When you are...
Monday, March 23, 2009 at 10:59am
She was not widely acclaimed until after her death, although she was known in Poetry circles. She was not a social butterfly,but kept to herself her thoughts, but on paper put great flowing thoughts for all to read. I know of no awards she won. Annually, in Poets Corner, ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 11:22am
has elizabeth barret browning recieved any awards for her poetry?
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 10:57am
You're confusing the feminine nominative plural ending -ae with the feminine genitive singular, which is also -ae (both for nouns/adjectives in the first declension). In "Forma terrae..." Forma is nominative singular = shape or form, while terrae is genitive ...
Monday, March 16, 2009 at 8:55pm
First of all, consider the structure of modern poetry. It is not necessary that a poem be in a recognized form. Someti mes capital letters are not even used at the beginning of a line. However, many still use the line-break. They can be used in place of punctuation and cn show...
Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 6:02pm
i am sorry i am really bad at analyzing poetry could the lighting be the electric fence i don't know
Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 5:56pm
Both Emily Dickinson and Walter Whitman used their poetry as a way to express transcendentalist ideas. Whitman wrote mostly about self-knowledge and spirituality while Dickinson wrote about the self knowledge and nature aspects of the transcendentalist beliefs. In Dickinson&...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 10:01pm
Help me Edit this document please. Both Emily Dickinson and Walter Whitman used their poetry as a way to express transcendentalist ideas. Whitman wrote mostly about self-knowledge and spirituality while Dickinson wrote about the self knowledge and nature aspects of the ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 9:49pm
Why do you need more of either one? You have named what they have in common: --both lived and died about the same time --both wrote poetry about war --both served in the British military forces during WWI Otherwise, they really do have more differences than similarities. That ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 4:48pm
Here are some sites that discuss allusion in poetry. After you have read them I am sure you will be able to pick out the poem that contains quite a bit of allusion. (Broken Link Removed) http://www.textetc.com/traditional/allusion.html http://www.poetsgraves.co.uk/...
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 2:12pm
This is a good analysis of the poem: http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/keats/section4.rhtml He is talking of his love who is frozen in time...never changing on the urn.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 8:53am
12th grade (the subject is poetry)
English help needed
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 2:33am
If you Google the question "what is poetry" you will get many different definitions. One of my favorites is at http://www.poetrymagic.co.uk/whatispoetry.html
Monday, March 2, 2009 at 6:00am
What is poetry?
Monday, March 2, 2009 at 5:31am
Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "poem 'ten syllables'" to get these possible sources: http://www.egr.msu.edu/~gunn/poetry.htm http://www.windowsproject.co.uk/wbweb/wwbh3.htm (Broken Link Removed) http://www...
Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 10:53am
Do you have a title if you don't it should be My Mystery Guy My friend cassie told me to look at your poem i love itt!
Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 10:42am
beware: do not read this poem
It looks like a good horror story in poetic format. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/poetry/beware.html
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 3:43pm
Thanks =] -MC
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:22pm
That sounds good!
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:21pm
I added 'strikingly amazing' to that line because I didn't want to make it too long. -MC
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:19pm
Thanks! I'll try to add a word that fits because I need the meter of the poem to be even. There are definitely going to be more changes in it though, and I'll be posting them up so keep a lookout =) Thanks again Cassie! -MC
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:15pm
I love it! It has such a serious, romantic quality, and then it surprises you with the humor at the end! :-) My one suggestion is in the line where you say "for he is so amazing" I think you should add something like, "for he is so _____ and amazing." ...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:09pm
Hi, I wrote this poem and I was wondering if someone could please edit it for me? Thanks In my dreams, creeps up a guy, Mysterious he is; as I know him not. He smiles and I gaze-with a heartfelt sigh, Daydreaming often of a true love knot. His face personifies beauty, From his...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 3:12pm
i compare thee to a summers day
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 4:00pm
Mkay, thanks. by the way Guru, I havn't worked on the novel for a while...i tried everything but no ideas are coming about how she finds out about the crow! =[ -MC
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 7:21pm
Here are some excellent sites on sonnet structure. This would probably be a good pattern of "problem and solution" to follow. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=sonnet+structure&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&oq=
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 7:15pm
I was going to write a poem on Motherhood as I think it is a beautiful and vast subject. Anyone know which way I should start? (I want it to be a rhyming poem) Thanks for the help! -MC
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 7:08pm
poetry/The Planet on the Table
I think this answer has been posted before. The poem is about the importance of his poetry. http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-planet-on-the-table/
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 3:34pm
poetry/The Planet on the Table
what is the meaning of the poem "Planet on the Table" by Wallace Stevens i've asked this a lot of times but no one gives me the meaning. this poem is so confusing
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 3:13pm
lit/intro and 1st paragraph
ok. i've rewritten my paragraph. i'm hoping it's finally good, so i can move on.:) In the beginning of the story the narrator's feelings toward America and Americans are very pessimistic. "We were having trouble at school" (1079), tells the narrator. ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 2:01pm
lit/intro and 1st paragraph
In the beginning of the story the narrator's feelings toward American<~~?? and Americans are very pessimistic. "We were having trouble at school"(1079) tells the narrator.<~~proper punctuation for dialogue?? Part of this was because she didn't have the ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:27pm
lit/intro and 1st paragraph
so here it is [ again ]: Daughter of Invention [underlined] by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. this family moves from the Dominican Republic to the United States Their family consists of the narrator, her sisters...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm
.... my specialties are Theatre, English(literature, poetry,writing, grammar) , History, Art/Music, and "weird stuff".
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 9:45am
Here You Go My Son. emilycarr.sharpschool. com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_119387/Image/ECSS%20School%20Site/English/3U-Intro-Poems.pdf
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 7:16pm
3rd Grade Poems
Not all poems need to rhyme. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poetry This site has a good article on poetry in general. You can click on section 2.2 to read more about types of rhyme. If a poem is unrhymed, it's called blank verse. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blank_verse
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 5:44pm
I think you first have to define "hero" to your own satisfaction. http://www.answers.com/hero Definition 1 refers to the characters in heroic poetry, such as Achilles, Odysseus, Beowulf, and others. Definition 2 is how I myself would define hero for today's world...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 3:09pm
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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 5:31pm
Lit/Poem/The Planet on the Table
The subject of Steven's poem is the a. writing of poetry b. solar system c. speaker's disillusionment d. richenss of language A?
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 2:28pm
World culture and the arts
Explain in 200 to 300 words how artistic expression reflects the basic tenets of the Islamic faith in the following examples: 1. Architecture, a. Mosque, b. Minarets, 2. Persian Poetry, a. Relationship of lost lovers, b. Celebration of spring, 3. Music and Dance, a. Turkish ...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 1:00pm
You could set it up as an acrostic, but make it poetic. I N F I N I T E or V A S T N E S S or another word that fits; then make each letter the first in each line. Another way is to make a diamante. http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/amy/algebra/5-6/...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 1:25pm
ASAP Literature PPlz Hurry!
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 10:17pm
ASAP Literature PPlz Hurry!
I need a good website that has poetry summaries. Thanks
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 9:48pm
can you help with these 5. Free verse is best described as Free verse is best described as a. poetry written without regular rhyme schemes and meter b. words and expressions not meant to be taken literally c. clues that hint at what will happen later on in...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 12:54pm
1st poem - great. Disappear (spelling) 2nd poem - I think precipitate has too many syllables. Maybe peeks? Otherwise, I like it. Verrry good personification.
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 5:47pm
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 5:26pm
Please give feedback on the below acrostic poems. I am in 9th grade so base it off of that. Follow me Over the rainbow Outside reality Towards the stars Sprint towards happiness Taciturn smiles whisk onto faces (or tackle fears or trust the path) Evaporating behind Pitter, ...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 5:22pm
Poetry/Digitial Story Telling
Here is a site with pictures of the general to whom Swift was referring. http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=British+General+Marlborough&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2 Here is an interesting analysis of the satire. http://www.eliteskills.com/c/7339
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 3:38pm
Poetry/Digitial Story Telling
Hey, I have to do a digital story for Jonathan Swift's A SATIRICAL ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A LATE FAMOUS GENERAL, but I don't know what images to use nor where to find one. Help Please?
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 3:17pm
Could you please read my biography of Walt Whitman and if there any revising that needs to done please let me know. Thank you! Biography of Walt Whitman Walter Whitman was born on May 31, 1819 in Westhills, Town of Huntington, Long Island. Walter's parents were interested ...
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 1:24pm
my homework is to write a poem in which i make something in nature speak and describe its growing process. i can either write a poem or a prose. I can choose any tone i like.. i have chosen to write on a tree's growing process.. can someone explain to me what prose is and ...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 11:59am
Since the 1970s, American poetry has a. been characterized by diverse voices and styles b. become increasingly narrow in subject matter c. reflected a more elitist perspective d. been appreciated for its simplicity i think the answer is A because my book says: Since 1970s, ...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 7:12pm
Read the first verse again... starting with the word "however".... That will give you the reason for "poetry".
Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 3:52pm
what is one positive message in the poem "Poetry" by Marianne Moore.. in the begginning of the poem the she says that she "dislikes it", and that there is more importants things. but later she admits that she is interested in poetry. so what would be the ...
Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 3:43pm
Making a fist Poem by: Naomi Shihab Nye
I don't understand what you don't understand!! http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm Use the directions in this webpage for reading a poem and understanding it. Make sure you know the meanings of all words; make sure you know who ...
Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 2:28pm
i need help finding the themes of this essay. i know that 1 possible theme is about losing something when you learn something. But my teacher said there was another theme on " the importance to look in-dept" i'm not sure what he meant by that. Mark Twain's 2 ...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 5:41pm
First, familiarize yourself with the meaning of the word and its correct spelling. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onomatopoeia Onomatopoeia involves the sound of words and the sounds that they describe. The only example I can find of it in this poem is the ...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 3:52pm
hmm what might be an example of onomatopeia in this poem? Conquerors By sundown we came to a hidden village Where all the air was still And no sound met our tired ears, save For the sorry drip of rain from blackened trees And the melancholy song of swinging gates. Then through...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 3:13pm
Oh, good. Go get an A!! =)
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 9:48am
oh great! its for comparison and this helps alot. cheers! ^_^
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 9:43am
If you don't like anything on this site, perhaps birds or lonliness could be the subject and I have lots of Poem sites, where you can pick the topic and get a poem. http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/19729 Sra
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 9:14am
For comparison or contrast: http://www.online-literature.com/wordsworth/550/ http://books.google.com/books?id=U5IOAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA99&lpg=PA99&dq=Wordsworth+poem+hope&source=web&ots=L8B3_IVph0&sig=STs0U9PvRQUv4QGy8OWcm6mYvEY&hl=en&sa=X&oi=b...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 9:13am
i need a poem to compare with emily dickinson's "Hope is the Thing With Feathers' - any ideas? :D
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 8:55am
Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 8:38pm
Those are excellent! Many people enjoy the poetry and words of world literature. When I read stories from around the world, I often feel I've made some new and exotic friends. I find the commonalities of all human beings in world lit. I learn how other people relate to ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 9:41pm
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Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 1:36am
Here's a GOOGLE Search where you might begin: http://www.google.com/search?q=spondaic+poetry&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 10:25pm
Here is an excellent site with examples of the different kinds of meters and feet: http://www.uncg.edu/~htkirbys/meters.htm A foot is one unit, depending on how many syllables in each meter. For example, iambic pentameter means there are five iambs in the line of poetry...
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 5:51pm
Here are many sites on poetry: http://www.google.com/search?q=spondaic+poetry&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 5:49pm
In my english class we have to right poems and this week we are writing spondaic. What are some examples of spondaic poetry? Also what is a foot in poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 5:38pm
Who is the speaker in Sandburg's "Grass
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 2:35pm
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 12:25pm
What is poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 11:32am
LAMONT IS REQ TO READ 1 BIO, 1 SCIENCE, AND 1 POETRY BOOK EACH MONTH. HIS BOOK CHOICES ARE: 2 DIFF BIOS 3 DIFF SCIENCE 3 DIFF POETRY HOW MANY COMBINATIONS OF REQ BOOKS ARE POSSIBLE?
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 8:48pm
When quoting from poems, all you need is the line number(s), not the page number. http://www.google.com/search?q=quoting+lines+of+poetry&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Delete "with" in the second sentence. ...
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 4:51pm
Poems help pplz
Kisha, one thing about poetry is that YOU THE READER must interpret it as you see it. When I "see" my grandmothers, I see the same types of strong women, and I don't think I've ever been as strong, industrious, etc., as my grandmothers were. They lived in ...
Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 8:21pm
The road not taken
Some of the commentary in these websites might help you decide: http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_2/frost_road.html http://poetrypages.lemon8.nl/life/roadnottaken/roadnottaken.htm http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 7:18pm
Poetry (9th grade)
I see strong religious overtones in this poem. (It reminds me of the endgin of the movie (and book) "A Man Called Peter" by Catherine Marshall which is discussed here by a reviewer: http://www.amazon.com/review/R901585I6YHX9 The part about "healing of ...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 2:08pm
Poetry (9th grade)
"unfinished business" means things that weren't said that needed to be said. Things that weren't done that needed to have been done. After someone dies we will never be able to do those things...so they will always be "unfinished". What do you think...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 2:06pm
Poetry (9th grade)
This is a poem by Alice Walker and a question at the end but I can't figure out the question. Poem title: "Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning." Looking down into my father's dead face for the last time my mother said without tears, ...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 1:24pm
Hi there, I know this is so last minute, but i really need this to be edited tonight for my exam. I posted it earlier, but i don't know if you saw it .If you could please check if I translated the English correctly into French, youd be of great help. I know its...
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 11:11pm
Hmmm...this question is one I just can't seem to correctly phrase. Answer: The poetry of William Blake and William Wordsworth was each individually affected by the Industrial Revolution. The older poet, Blake, could simply be said to hate the Revolution and the way it ...
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 11:09pm