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english
1)In "The Love Song of J. Alfred Profrock," what mood is created by a setting in which the central character is concerned with the direction of his life? a)cheerful and exhilarating b)introspective and indecisive* c)honey and reassuring d)impersonal and chilling 2)...
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 9:42pm

English
is this poem good for my poetry class? All I Want is Us When nothing else remains, I want to know if you’ll stand by my side. If you’ll be the light of my path when the sun shuts down. I want to know if you’ll mend my soul and patch up my bleeding heart; even ...
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 5:45pm

English
is this poem good for my poetry class? All I Want is Us When nothing else remains, I want to know if you’ll stand by my side. If you’ll be the light of my path when the sun shuts down. I want to know if you’ll mend my soul and patch up my bleeding heart; even if...
Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 10:23pm

poetry
how are rivers a metaphor for the history of the speakers people in language hughes'"the negro speaks of rivers"?
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 1:44pm

poetry
i need help with soccer poetry
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 5:10pm

poetry
need help writing a narrative poem on soccer
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 8:12pm

la poetry
i need help with narrative soccer
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 5:12pm

English
The following lines are from Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism." In it, Pope (1688-1744) gives his opinions on the secret of good writing, opinions that were very consistent with his times. Answer all questions based upon these lines. Those RULES of old ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 12:27pm

British literature
To Daffodils Fair daffodils, we weep to see You haste away so soon: As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain'd his noon. Stay,stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the evensong, And, having pray'd together, we Will go with you along. We have short time to stay...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 2:13pm

English 12 Essay
I corrected my grammar errors from my last post. Don't bother checking to see if I got it right or not. My two body paragraphs seems to be a bit long. First idea is his jobs as a reporter/writer for newspapers and magazines. Second idea is his literary influences. Any ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 1:03am

English 12 Essay
I posted this many times. I just want a list of comments about my essay not criticism (I don't think the things I wrote is wrong. This is what I got from articles. My essay is about the jobs he did and his literary influences. This is my topic of my essay.) People stated ...
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 12:28am

English 12: Research Essay
I'm doing a research paper on Ernest Hemingway. I have to write 1,500 word essay on it. I chose to write about his jobs that helped him gain experience for writing and about his literary influences. I need this for marks. I need people to read it over and what they think ...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 7:05pm

English12 (EssayCheck Part 3)
This is part 3 of my essay. Give any feedback. Any suggestions. This peer editing is part of my marks for my essay. Anytime you got can you look over my essay. don't worry about errors I got that cover. Ernest Hemingway had many writers as his literary influences that ...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 6:41pm

poetry
Narrative ,free verse, limerick,acrosstic poems about soccer
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 12:06pm

English 12
Can someone look over my essay please. Tell me anything that needs changing. Any feedback would be great. Give suggestions if you have any I would really appreciate it. ps: I know it's long: 1,301 words Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway was a great writer who influenced ...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 10:13pm

Question
If I join these clubs in high school will I make it to Ivy League Schools Computer Club Any student interested in computers will learn skills such as creating web designs and building PCs. Students will also have the opportunity to learn advanced techniques using computer ...
Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 4:57pm

poetry
what is the theme for Robert Frost's poem "After Apple-Picking"? My long two-pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree Toward heaven still, And there’s a barrel that I didn’t fill Beside it, and there may be two or three Apples I didn’t pick ...
Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 10:25pm

English
The following lines are from Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism." In it, Pope (1688-1744) gives his opinions on the secret of good writing, opinions that were very consistent with his times. Answer all questions based upon these lines. Those RULES of old ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 1:19am

eng 125
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms?
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 9:09pm

English
I'm including part of the poem for you to check. "No Nightingale did ever chaunt more welcome notes to weary bands Of travellers in some shady haunt, Among Arabian sands: a voice so thrilling ne'er was heard In spring-time from the Cuckoo-bird ....." 1) The ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 5:07pm

english
for my comparison essay i have finish the conclusion paragraph. can someone edit it or improve it if possible. also do anybody know how i could conclude my essay. here the paragraph: Miley Cyrus’s argument for how every person is an individual is more compelling than Katy...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 7:45pm

English
I am writing a comparison essay how Miley cyrus song the climb argument is better than katy perry fireworks. I need help finishing my conclusion. my thesis restated is: Miley Cyrus's argument for how every person is an individual is more compelling than Katy Perry's ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 4:45pm

English
Whitman's poetry reflects a romantic view of nature. A.True B. False
Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 3:26pm

English
Hi, I'm having trouble understanding this and relating it back to my area of study, "belonging"- "In this regard, Emily Dickinson's poetry repeatedly echoes Voegelin's analyses of consciousness and existence. For Emily Dickinson, to be hman is to BE...
Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 4:32am

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 3:37pm. In a poem called "Me", I saw the following expression. Are they correct? 1. I think that I will never see, .... Someone who has my color hair. (What about 'my hair color'?) 2. So many kinds of folks I ...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 6:48pm

eng 125
identify key qualities of drama and poetry which emphasize their performative qualities. Discuss how these characteristics shape your reading response.
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 11:38pm

English
Why was poetry anthology named after O'Hara's poem "Sleeping On The Wing"
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 8:56pm

Poetry
This is my poem. :P Does it fit into the theme of loneliness? Loneliness Never Sleeps. I scream, call for help, my lungs frozen in ice I can't breathe, I'm alone, my screams don't suffice My heart pounding hard, wishing someone would hear I begin to taste my ...
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:19pm

English
Multiple Choice 1. Read the following passage from Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee": "It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee;– And this maiden she lived with no ...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 9:55pm

English
I urgently need to express in words the following diagram which illustrates the process of poetic creation. 1. sensory experience. 2. emotion 3. recollection in tranquillity. 4 contemplation of emotion. 5. production of kindred emotion. 6. poetry. The sensory experience, for ...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 5:14pm

Poetry
Beyond tone, a poet's attitude toward his or her subject reveals to us a poem's A. subject. B. structure. C. diction. D. theme.
Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 12:52am

Literature POETRY, PART 1
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. A narrow wind complains all day. B. The fog comes on little cat feet. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. Spring is a dream unsung.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 12:02am

English Lit
We just atarted a unit on analyzing poetry and I have a few questions I'm not sure of-I have all the terms defined 1. What is the dominant sound device used in this line: "I all alone beweep my outcast state" a. alliteration b.assonance c.internal rhyme 4....
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 4:26pm

english-poetry
what would you say this poem is about THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW by Joan Jobe Smith After my father died and I had to drop out of college for the second time to go back to being a go-go girl, my mother came to live with me to take care of my kids although she didn’t approve ...
Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 11:16pm

literature
All literature involves some kind of performance which is intended for an audience. Sometimes, however, the performative quality of a work (i.e., the fact that it is being presented to an audience) is more obvious than at others. Drama and poetry, for example, tend to ...
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 11:05pm

English Honors
Can you please verify my answers if I got em' right? Thanks, They are: 1)C or D (think it's C) 2)B or C (plz help this one) 3)C 4)A 5)B 6)C 7)D 8)A 9)A 1) Which of the following statements BEST describes Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography? A) It expounds the moral, ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 7:01pm

English- poetry
Can anyone find any poetic devices in this poem? (metaphors, similes, personification, etc) AMBITION BY DES WALSH Once upon a time A poor man Named Marcus Sat all day Hoping for food Outside a kitchen door At night he would think Of the golden sands Where he used to walk ...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 9:08pm

English- poetry
Can anyone find any poetic devices in this poem? (metaphors, similes, personification, etc) AMBITION BY DES WALSH Once upon a time A poor man Named Marcus Sat all day Hoping for food Outside a kitchen door At night he would think Of the golden sands Where he used to walk ...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 2:31pm

American Literature
Why was Native American poetry characterized by a deep respect of nature?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 12:45am

English-Poetry
Which of these phrases best decribes rhythm? A.repeated sounds across lines of poetry B. a poem's cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum C.a collection of lines in a poem D.the regular or irregular rhyme scheme in a poem The book section we read today disn't define the ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:15pm

English
Check these English questions for me please? I'm not asking for anyone to do my work for me, Im just not sure if these answers are right and would like a reassurance, preferably from someone who has done the assignment before. 1. Why was literacy a prime concern in the ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 9:39pm

poetry
hello umm i have a question? theres this qoute "i have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict juctice" -abraham lincoln do u know what else this qoute could mean?
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 6:22pm

poetry
rhyme scheme is Beowulf
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 11:44pm

ENGL
List a few different genres in which you write (such as academic papers, text for social networks, business documents, diary entries, or poetry), select one, describe the specific kind of document you typically produce, and then discuss your process for creating that document.
Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 12:06pm

ENG125
how is the more direct performative aspect of drama and /poetry reflected in these forms? for example, each genre's uses of literary structure, language, technique, and style. How do these literary elements affect your reading experence?
Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 9:40pm

english
can u please help me make these senetnces sound better. 1)Alfred through his surrounding misery strived for success and with the use of poetry established himself at Cambridge. 2)He soon became a well known poet all over the world. 3)It no surprise, that his spirituality and ...
Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 12:17am

literary
In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 4:50am

Early Childhood Language Art
which one of the following is not necessarily an element of good poetry? A.unique diction b.carefully selected words c.rhyming words d.meaningful content I said D is it correct
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 8:41pm

History
Can some one help me with these questions? Because Japan was hit by the worldwide economic depression in the 1930s, military leaders were able to gain power. Question 1 answers True False Question 2 text Question 2 After Japan withdrew from the League of Nations they aligned ...
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 7:20pm

HUMA 215
Sayre posits that the vocabulary associated with romantic love, as it is known today, came into being during the Medieval Period. The troubadour or trobairitz, accompanied by lyre or lute, would recite poems about the feelings associated with this type of love. Discuss the ...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 8:18pm

poetry
how is her background significant to her sense of identity in the poem night waitress by Lynda Hull
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 4:37pm

poetry
how is her background significant to her sense of identity, in the poem night waitress by Lynda Hull
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:19pm

poetry
analysing night waitress poem by Lunda Hull. not fully understanding it.
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:09pm

english, poetry meanings
using "a,b,c,d,e,f,g" notation, explain the ryme schem of "let me not to the marriage of true minds.
Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 11:25am

poetry
I need help determining the meter in my poem. The Ocean says, "Roar" to wake me up, And I smile as I grab my coffee cup, Because this is the day the Lord has made! I refuse to quiver and be afraid. The sunburst peeks through my window wide, And stay that way till ...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 8:40pm

poetry
I need help scanning "Combing"
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 7:58am

poetry
What is performative aspect of a poem
Monday, June 27, 2011 at 9:36pm

Poetry
I’m not really good at reading poems and I need help on these two poems “Linage” by Margaret Walker and “The Courage My Mother Had” by Edna St. Vincent Millay I constantly read the poems but still don’t understand what their saying I know they ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 9:55am

literature
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and /or poetry relfected in these forms?
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 10:08am

Poetry
Decide which word from the word bank belongs in each blank in the statements that follow. bland / contaminated / devastated / punitive / transcend / concretely / convey / procrastinating / spontaneous / uniqueness 1. Even though I know doesn't pay, I still put off until ...
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 4:08am

Poetry
a direct comparison between unlike things that does not use a signal word What's the word to this Definition
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 3:23am

Poetry
You might behave with this by giving somebody a hug. You might address a gentleman as "Pop." Now if you're truly friendly with the folks you treat with this, That's great. If not, I'd recommend you stop. a. infuse b. essence c. sacrilegious d. familiarity
Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 5:24pm

English
Can you identify key qualities of drama and poetry which emphasize their performative qualities.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 6:33pm

English
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? structure, language, technique, and style
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:08pm

english
what is a direct performative aspect? (as in poetry or drama)
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 9:20pm

writing
In your post, 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...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 1:45am

English
Can you please check if the following sentences are grammatical? Thank you. (especially questions 1-2) 1) Outline T.S. Eliot’s poetic theory as expressed in his essay Tradition and individual talent. 2) Outline T.S.Eliot's poetic theory and then draw a comparison with...
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 7:00am

English
Can you please help me rephrase these questions? I know they are grammatically correct but I need to express them differently. Thank you. 1) Give a brief description of the monster as referred to by Dr Frankenstein in Chapter 5 of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Explain what...
Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 7:12pm

English
Can you please help me rephrase these questions? They should appear as different questions though the meaning is the same. 1) Give a brief description of the monster as referred to by Dr Frankenstein in Chapter 5 of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Explain what the monster ...
Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 6:13pm

english
how is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 6:53pm

English
I forgot to include these other sentences. I just wanted to know if the verb should be "originate" or "originated". Thank you. 1) He regarded imagination as a special intuition which enabled the poet to see things the ordinary man was blind to. He defined ...
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 6:24pm

english
What is the epigrammatical style in poetry? And what could be the examples of it in the work of Emily Dickinson?
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 10:55am

poetry
Figures of speech in Gwendolyn Brooks Poem Medgar Evers?
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 1:57pm

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. When I describe Wordsworth' conception of poetry, shall I use the present or the past? 1) Wordsworth believed poetry should deal with everyday situations or incidents and with ordinary people living in the countryside. 2) He ...
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 2:03pm

poetry
a face by marianne moore
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 6:03pm

poetry
name an example of alliteration in Gwendolyn McEwan's Night on Gull Lake
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 12:50am

POETRY, PART 1
When a poet wishes to use figurative language, he or she will use words that are A. ambiguous. B. both connotative and denotative. C. only connotative. D. only denotative.
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 5:14pm

English (poetry)
I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee; And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow, Dropping ...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 6:13pm

English (poetry)
IV His soul stretched tight across the skies That fade behind a city block, Or trampled by insistent feet At four and five and six o’clock; And short square fingers stuffing pipes, And evening newspapers, and eyes Assured of certain certainties, The conscience of a ...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 4:48pm

Poetry
I need a poem that contains at least six of the poetic devices listed below: simile metaphor personification onomatopoeia alliteration rhyme rhythm rhyme scheme repetition I need this poem before 7 pm tonight, because my assignment is due tomorrow.
Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 4:48pm

poetry
I need a poem that contains at least six of the poetic devices listed below: simile metaphor personification onomatopoeia alliteration rhyme rhythm rhyme scheme repetition
Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2:13pm

poetry
what is the meter in the poem "Me"by Walter de la Mare?
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 10:56am

English
8. Name three specific "poet stereotypes" that Margaret Atwood discusses or hints at in her speech. 9. What were Margaret Atwood's very first poetry experiences? 10. What are your earliest memories of poetry? Were they similar to Margaret Atwood's first ...
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 6:05pm

Poetry
I need a seven long line iambic pentameter poem describing something. It can be anything. PLEASE HELP...I have no idea how to do this and my teacher will fail me. please please help
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 3:15pm

Poetry
I need a seven long line iambic pentameter poem. PLEASE HELP...I have no idea how to do this and my teacher will fail me. please please help
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 3:11pm

Poetry
I need to change this poem to an iambic pentameter poem..Please HELP!!!! Love, unconditional, unbreakable, unmistakable . A beating within your heart unstoppable. The realistic magic ever so real, That you cannot explain but only feel. The warmth inside your heart, You feel ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 2:43pm

poetry
what is the theme in the poem phenomenal women by maya angelou
Monday, May 2, 2011 at 10:02am

British Lit.
Explain hoW Percy Bysshe Shelley relates the skylark's song to his own efforts to write poetry in "To a Skylark."
Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 12:25pm

english
based on his poetry, what can you infer about whitman's attitude toward nature?
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 2:24pm

poetry
what form of poetry is an immortality by ezra pound? and are there any poetic devices throgh out the poem? thankss!
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:09pm

poetry
Help with a format to write an essay, in general. Thanks selena
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 7:22pm

poetry
What form of poetry are Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," and "Saturday Night" by Alden Nowlan? Thanks!
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 10:58pm

English
I still have a few doubts on the use of the present after "as if" and on other statements. Thank you for your cooperation. 1) They are hobbling along on their bloody feet, as if they are (why not were?) hurt or blind. They are so tired, they walk ask if they are (why...
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 6:22pm

English 101
I am pretty good at writing papers, but poetry is my weakness. I have to read "For C" by Richard Wilbur and I am having the hardest time analyzing it. Please help me!
Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 1:21pm

ryhme scheme
6 grade poetry plz help im dislexic and retarted
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 7:28pm

poetry
What is the author, Andrei Codrescu, trying to saying in "A Leafy Angel?"
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 6:50pm

poetry
I'm trying to understand the meaning of Tom Dent's poem "secret messages" (for Danny Barker). What is he trying to say? I'm thinking in the first stanza, the rain is washing away the past and "bad" history of blk mammies chained to praline shops...
Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 3:53pm

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.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:16pm

English
The Introduction by Anne Finch Did I, my lines intend for public view, How many censures, would their faults pursue, Some would, because such words they do affect, Cry they're insipid, empty, uncorrect. And many, have attained, dull and untaught The name of wit, only by ...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 3:05pm

poetry, part 2
hopkins use of seared, bleared, and, smeared is an example of?
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 9:04pm

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