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what is the grouping of lineswithin a poem called
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 8:43pm

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?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 12:12pm

1. Dialectical poetry is poetry that a uses a unique rhyme scheme and meter. b has fourteen lines and uses iambic pentameter. c uses language that is specific to a geographic location. d is based on symbols that represent opposite extremes. 2. Which of these is NOT a main ...
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 12:57pm

what does section 27 means in song of myself
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 4:26am

Read the following poem and answer questions that follow: Life, death,-death, life; the words have lead for ages Our thought and consciousness and firmly seemed Two opposites; but now long-hidden pages Are opened, liberating truths undreamed' Life only is, or death is life...
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 3:32am

3rd grade math
There are 30 books in a bookcase. The books in the bookcase are all poetry, history, and art books. Ten of the books are art books. There are 6 fewer poetry books than history books. How many poetry books are in the bookcase?
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 8:30pm

In" fire and ice" Frost compares fire to
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 5:24pm

What's the tone of the poem Young by anne sexton
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:47pm

Hi, I have a english exam coming up on poetry and Hamlet... the first part is Part A ;Passage Analysis: Choose only three of the following passages from the play Hamlet to comment on. Each response should be concise and well written in full I need tips for this...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 6:17pm

English-Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue i be on the poetry unit, and i have to write paragraph on this poem/song that be "the sound of silence" by paul simon. Hello darkness, my old friend, I've come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, ...
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 8:23pm

Monsiure's Departure by Elizabeth I question
Why might Elizabeth write a poem that blames her "care" for the failure of the relationship? I can't figure this one out, Poetry has always been tough for me. I would appreciate the help, thanks!
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 8:25am

the major elements of drama and distinguishes the form from other genres like the short story and poetry. Using the play Riders to the Sea (Synge)
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 1:19am

14. Why is “The Divine Comedy” an allegory? Everyone dies in the end. The theme is ambiguous. All of the characters and settings are symbolic. The poem teaches a lesson about good and evil. 15. In “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” what mood is created ...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 10:27am

Edgar Allen Poe. What have you learned about the poet that contributes to the type of poetry he writes?
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:33pm

CHECK PLEASE?! Part 1: Poem Structure "Annbel lee" by edgar allen poe In this part, you will analyze the structure of the poem. Please fill out the following. Title of Poem:Annabel lee Poet: Edgar allen poe Theme: potrait Type of Poem:Narrative poetry Style of Verse...
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:45pm

Part 1: Poem Structure "Annbel lee" by edgar allen poe Check PLEASE?? In this part, you will analyze the structure of the poem. Please fill out the following. Title of Poem:Annabel lee Poet: Edgar allen poe Theme: potrait Type of Poem:Narrative poetry Style of Verse...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 6:26pm

Read the dialogue. Then rewrite the dialogue on the lines. Add quotation marks and other punctuation and begin new paragraphs where needed Narrative poems are another kind of poetry said Brittany. Narrative poems are my favorite kind of poetry.Dave asked What is narrative ...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:14pm

English - Poetry
2. The capital words in the following excerpt are an example of which literary element? "And both that morning equally LAY IN LEAVES no step had trodden black." a. rhyme b. rhythm c. alliteration d. simile 3. The following excerpt is an example of which literary ...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:58am

Can anbody tell me what personification is please.
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:32am

English 4
How does nature in Wordsworth's poetry differ from nature in Byron's description of the Byronic hero?
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1:11pm

9. Rewrite the first stanza of “Scott’s Goodbye” as free verse. (5 points)
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:24am

2. Which of the following lines from the poem includes an example of alliteration? (1 point) Waiting, huddled close together Our food was gone. Our fuel was low. Amundsen had reached the Pole. We had come pursuing glory
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:13am

American romantic writers rejected rationalism because they believed that
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11:12am

Poetry/ENG 142/Ivy Bridge
I'm trying to form an arguement based on the following poem does anyone have any ideas on how I could do that effectively? TO HELP THE MONKEY CROSS THE RIVER, which he must cross, by swimming, for fruit and nuts, to help him I sit, with my rifle, on a platform high in a ...
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 7:15pm

English (poetry)
I have to analyze a Shakespearean sonnet, and I understand the meaning however i'm having difficulties identifying similes, metaphors, and personification in it. " When in the chronicle of wasted time I see descriptions of the fairest wights, And beauty making ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 8:48pm

what is the difference between drama and poetry?
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 12:37pm

The following sentence shows what element of poetry? Her fiery eyes swept away his heart. A. Imagery B. Figure of speech C. Personification D. Simile
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 3:34pm

Which of the following phrases best defines rhythm? Repeated sounds across lines of poetry a poem's cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum A collection of lines in a poem The regular of irregular rhyme scheme in a poem
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 11:49am

5. As we find with most songs, in poetry [A. there's no specific point of view.] B. each couplet must rhyme. C. sound and content have equal weight. D. meanings are hidden in imprecise words.
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:33pm

Poetry check?
So I'm doing a project called Equality Matters. I decided to try and use my writing abilities to help me. Can you check this poem? To Be Who You Are Meant To Be: Equality Matters People tell me to be who I want And to be what I need So whats wrong if I'm an LGBT? No ...
Friday, October 12, 2012 at 8:29pm

I am doing a poetry analysis of John Clare's "IAm!" I need help identifying the emotional/logical climax and the fulcrum of the piece. I have identified its metaphors, similes, imagery, censuara, allusions, repetition. Am I missing something? Here is the poem: I ...
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 5:45pm

6. The following words share a denotative meaning. Which one has a negative connotation? (1 point) confident certain decisive demanding ~ 7. Read the following Chippewa song. Identify its purpose. A loon I thought it was But it was My love's splashing oar. (1 point) to ...
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 10:10pm

The statement below represents which genre from the early American and Colonial period? I want to explain origins of the natural world and its processes. (1 point) the poetry of Anne Bradstreet the oral tradition of Native Americans the journals of William Bradford the essays ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:54pm

Given your knowledge of dualism, choose the best interpretation of presence of dualism in this excerpt from an Emily Dickinson poem: The brain is wider than the sky, For, put them side by side, The one the other will include With ease, and you beside. A.The poem suggests that ...
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 8:47am

1. Which of the following phrases best defines rhythm? (1 point) Repeated sounds across lines of poetry a poem's cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum A collection of lines in a poem The regular of irregular rhyme scheme in a poem 2. Which of the following statements about ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 9:09am

The statement below represents which genre from the early american and colonial period. I want to explain origins of the natural world and its processes. the poetry of anne bradstreet the oral tradition of native americans the journals of william bradford the essay of thomas ...
Friday, September 7, 2012 at 10:13pm

lang arts
1. From what elements of a story can you make inferences? characters setting theme all of the above 2. 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 ...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 12:41pm

English Poetry Check
3. What is the rhyme scheme of the following Anne Bradstreet poem? To Her Father with Some Verses Most truly honored, and as truly dear, If worth in me or ought I do appear, Who can of right better demand the same Than may your worthy self from whom it came? The principal ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:29pm

English 11
Which of the following authors wrote in the same genre? (2 points) Anne Bradstreet William Bradford Olaudah Equiano Thomas Jefferson I think its Equiano and Bradford, but I'm not sure. Because Equiano wrote about the slave trade. Bradstreet wrote poetry. Jefferson wrote ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 11:38am

Line from "To Her Father With Some Versus", Yet for part payment take this simple mite possible answers 1)bedbug 2)a coin of little value ** 3)physical strength 4)possibility How many couplets are in this poem? 1)five 2)six 3)seven 4)fourteen*** Which of the ...
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 8:37pm

Give two examples of each of the following elements of poetry from the poems you have read in Units 4, 5, and 6
Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 8:23pm

How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? (Consider for example, each genre’s uses of literary structure, language, technique, and style.) How do these literary elements affect your reading experience? In your post, ...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:16am

English 125 introduction literature
summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary form. If you wish, you may also ...
Monday, August 20, 2012 at 8:20am

What does this poem mean? AMOK by Fatima Lin wilson He weaves his wife's limbs With those of her startled lover's. His sight grows dim as the flowered Sheets darken. His ears pound with heart's Hooves, the hoots and footstomping Of drinking mates who swear They ...
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 2:56am

english III
Who loved his charge but never loved to lead; One whose meek flock the people loved to be, Not lured by any cheat of birth. Which other type of substitute foot is used?I am having a hard time with poetry.
Friday, August 3, 2012 at 10:17am

For "My Papa's Waltz," one possible interprtation is that the speaker is A.afraid of his father B.angry with his fathers rough behavior C.dissapointed with his father D.offended by his mothers reaction to the waltzing
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 3:39pm

1. In his comedies, Shakespeare is well known for A.the device of mistaken identity B.fatally flawed characters C.revealing great heroes as common fools unusual use of Middle English 2.Prior to the Renaissance, the human bosy was seen as A.proof that humans are the ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 7:06pm

English help
Question 1 Marks: 1 A common theme that runs through all the sections of Song of Myself is Whitman's own — Choose one answer. a. belief in his power as a poet b. love of solitude c. inability to trust people d. failure to change the world Question 2 Marks: 1 Free ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 3:25pm

Could you please explain what this sonnet means? It is called March by Susie Harrison. The sonnet is below: With outstretched whirring wings of van-dyked jet, Two crows one day o'er house and pavement pass'd. Swift silhouettes limned 'gainst the blue, they glass&#...
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 5:14pm

Poetry/ Fiction
In poetry and fition, the main reason for using vivid words is to. a. explain an idea b. create a mental image c. keep th reader guessing. d. illustrate the write's bia The purpose of loaded words in adv ertisements is to. a. create an image b. compare two unlike things c...
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 5:00pm

Snow was quickly piling up on the ground. Wind howled through the trees. Karen wrapped a blanket around her and sighed as she watched te snow though her bedroom window. In this passage. you best infer that. a. karen is at home during a snowstorm b. Karen doesn't lie the ...
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 4:16pm

(1) As we find with most songs, in poetry (a) there's nos specific point of view (b) each couplet must rhyme (c) sound and content have equal weight.
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 2:18am

I left out the following questions. Could you please check them? 1)In the English section of your dissertation you focused on Emily Dickinson whose unsatisfied hunger (starvation) seems to be above all an emotional one. 2)How did her own life influence her poetic universe? Is ...
Monday, June 25, 2012 at 6:42pm

Neoclassicism I english 11
1. Which word does NOT describe Neoclassical literature of the 17th century? balanced religious elegant concise 2. In lines 17-20 of Annus Mirabilis, who is Carthage? Thus mighty in her ships, stood Carthage long, And swept the riches of the world from far; Yet stoop'd to ...
Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 5:33pm

Topic: Compare and Contrast the Tang and song dynasties China? The Tang Dynasties (June 18,618-June 4,907)was an imperial dynasty of china preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties Ten Kingdoms period. It was founded by the cifamily. In chinese history, ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 3:25pm

English Poetry
What are the similarities and differences of the poems Hiroshima by Angela Clifton and Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen? What point of view are the poems? What are the themes of the poems? What are the contrasts and comparisons of the two poems? Mention about the Diction, ...
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 4:49am

In “Luke Havergal,” how does the speaker show Luke the importance of what she wishes him to do? A. by comparing hell and paradise B. by repeating “Out of a grave I come,” C. by reminding him of her kiss I think it's B can anyone help please!!!
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 5:12pm

in the poem the legend by garrett hongo what is the aullusion at the end of the poem in stanza 4? Need Answer ASAP!!
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 11:45am

early childhood
which one of the following is not necessarily an element of good poetry 1. unique dictation 2 carefully selected words 3. rhyming words 4 meaningful content .is it 3 correct
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 6:03pm

English I Part II College Prep Program
Give two examples of each of the following elements of poetry from the poems you have read in Units 4, 5, and 6. Metaphor: Simile: Personification: Onomatopoeia: Imagery: Sensory Language: Rhyme: Alliteration: Assonance: Consonance: Repetition:
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 9:39pm

English - Poetry
I'm doing a Tritina style poem for my English class and I'm doing the envoy now but I'm not sure how I could use the 3 words: twinkle/twinkling, rosy, and sleepy. And it has to relate to babies and the bond between them and their mothers and emotional stuff like ...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 7:22pm

Literacy poetry1
Does any one have the answers for the penb foster poetry 1 exam
Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:29am

I left out the following sentences. Thank you Writeacher. 1) The objective correlative is a phrase coined by Eliot himself, who maintained that poetry must be objective, impersonal, and images are the objective correlative of the emotions they aim to suggest (they evoke?). 2) ...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 5:25pm

Please read the following excerpt from an essay, and answer the question that follows. Biologically, adolescence is marked by hormonal changes that produce secondary sexual characteristics. These include breast development in females and beard growth in males. (Psychologically...
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:41am

18. In “Babylon Revisited,” why did Fitzgerald choose the title to be metaphoric of Paris? (1 point) Paris is a symbol of luxury. Paris is living in a wealth that will end up destructive. Paris was built to look like Babylon. Paris is the city of love. Matching Match...
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 8:15pm

Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly the air. i not understand what he mean
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:30pm

i have to put carl sandburg's poetry definitions in thematic statements telling what poem be? it have to be tagged. Poetry is a projection across silence of cadences arranged to break the silence with definite intentions of echoes, syllables, wavelengths. i not get how to ...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:01pm

English (poetry)
In the poem Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, how water and ice images are used in the poem. What ideas or feelings are expressed by the poet with this imagery?
Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 1:09pm

English (poetry)
Create a symbol and write a short essay on what the symbol means. This should be a piece of short fiction using the symbol as the central focus in the essay or a poem either using the symbol as a focus or describing the symbol’s meaning. Be sure you have: Created a symbol...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:06pm

English (Poetry)
"Epigram on Milton" by John Dryden Three Poets, in three distant Ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The First in loftiness of thought surpassed; The Next in Majesty; in both the Last. The force of Nature could no farther go: To make a third she joined ...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 8:15pm

Hi I need to do a critical analysis on one thematic aspect of Kenneth Koch's "One train may hide another" and I'm totally clueless. Any ideas?
Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 4:24pm

I am trying to identify examples of metaphors and assonance in the poem June by William Cullen Bryant? Can you help?
Monday, April 16, 2012 at 12:31pm

Which figure of speech is used in the following quotation? "The winter evening settles down with smell of steaks in passageways".
Friday, April 6, 2012 at 6:15am

poetry, please comment
Still So New to You Standing alone Looking' at the moon Why'd you have to leave me so soon I was still so new to you I didn't have a clue Barely even two I was still so new to you still so new....... written by: kathy a.... thanks for any and all comments. good and...
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:56pm

World History
4. A major problem in relations between Israel and the Arab states was the a. resettlement of Palestinian refugees b. failure to develop trade agreements c. status of Jerusalem as an open city d. level of influence Great Britain still exercised C 6. The writers of the Beat ...
Monday, April 2, 2012 at 5:10pm

poetry, please comment
The Abuse Ends Now by: Kathy A I wasn't enough So he became rough I'm just not that tough As he was handcuffed I saw his face I hoped he knew he was a disgrace After all this time of looking into those deceiving blue eyes I just sit and cry Because of every single lie...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 11:19pm

poetry, please comment
My, My, Myy My, my, my The world running by Way too fast for your eye Could we slow it down Just to say good bye Or am i even justified Because of all the lies Can we slow it down Or will we just die? My, my, my I will miss my life as the days go by And yet, Try as i might I ...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 2:31pm

American Literature
Describe the political role of the poetry of the 1950s? can anyone give a few pointers on this, thanks!
Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 3:55pm

Walt Whitman -- America Centre of equal daughters, equal sons, All, all alike endear'd, grown, ungrown, young or old, Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich, Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love, A grand, sane, towering, seated Mother, Chair'd in ...
Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 12:10am

Poetry, plz comment
My fear: I'm sitting out here hoping and moping If only the rain Got rid of the pain And me being here would get rid of my fear My fear of cheer Some drown it in beer It may seem queer but its another fear 'Cuz I actually want a career And that wont happen if it got ...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 7:15pm

In The Secret, the secret is found in a a conversation. b letter. c line of poetry. d newspaper column. I think a
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 2:09am

What does riprap symbolize in Gary Snyder’s poem, “Riprap”? A.the barriers of friendship B.the needless walls we build around ourselves C.the journey and the workmanship of the trail of life D.the things we bother ourselves with in life I think the answer is C...
Friday, March 9, 2012 at 12:29pm

What does riprap symbolize in Gary Snyder’s poem, “Riprap”? A.the barriers of friendship B.the needless walls we build around ourselves C.the journey and the workmanship of the trail of life D.the things we bother ourselves with in life I think the answer is C, ...
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 8:22pm

American Literature
Would you describe Langston Hughes’s poetry as modernist in its themes, use of images, and style? Refer to specific examples from Hughes’s poetry to support your answer.
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:40pm

What was so great about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow when it came to his work? What inspired him make write the types of poetry that he had?
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 6:30pm

who are the "fools" mentioned in the poem "Trees"; poets, gods, trees, robins
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 9:22pm

Writeacher, I'm posting the last sonnet I need to rephrase for tomorrow. I really hope you can have a look at it. 1) Sonnets 116 is about love in its most ideal form. The poet thinks that true love is to be based on mutual trust and understanding. 2) True love doesn’t...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 5:42pm

I'm including an introductory part I wrote on Shakespeare's sonnets. Can you please check it, Writeacher? Thank you!! 1) Shakespeare’s sonnets were published in 1609, although they were probably written in the 1590s. The collection includes a hundred and fifty-...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 4:31pm

Who is the intended audience for the poem Flesh and Spirit by Anne Bradstreet? I also need an example of contemporary relevance for the poem. Help please?
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 10:10pm

poetry part 1
The line "I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of what?
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 11:31am

what is the genre of the poem: tonight i can write by pablo neruda?
Monday, February 6, 2012 at 11:48pm

Without knowing the context of of the poem, does this poem title stand out to you, get your attention, and sound good? He Makes Our Joy Full also. do you normally capitalize all words in a poems title or is that just for books? thanks:)
Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 6:54am

I need help on figuring out the type of poem and developing a theme and meaning the themes/meaning is confusing me on some of them “No, Thank You, John” I never said I loved you, John: Why will you tease me day by day, And wax a weariness to think upon With always &#...
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 7:31am

“Sonnet 30” p. 960 Author: William Shakespeare. Type of Poem: Sonnet. Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “Casey at the Bat” p.42 Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer Type of Poem: ______________________ Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “The Raven&#...
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 2:41am

i need to write a a-a-b-b poem but about a celebrity and it has to rhyme please help give some ideas thank you.
Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 5:22pm

Hi beautiful people :) For English we need to select a poem and write a story based on the poem. The poem I have selected tentatively is William Wordsworth's "There was a Boy". What I was wondering was whether the boy jumped off the cliff, fell off the cliff or ...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 5:41am

iNeed Help Writing A *Parts Of Speech* Poem?_? HELP!! (;
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 10:48pm

How did the writing/poetry influence people in the harlem renaissance?
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:57pm

true or false iambic pentameter consists of five feet of two syllables,each of which is an uncaacented syllable followed by an accented one
Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 2:14pm

I have to write a poem at least 15 lines about how i have accomplised something and these elements have to be in it .... Rhyme,imagery,simile,mataphor,figurative​language,slang/hyperbole HELP ME PLEASE!(:
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 2:46pm

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