November 26, 2015

Homework Help: English: Poetry

Recent Homework Questions About Poetry

English 4
How does nature in Wordsworth's poetry differ from nature in Byron's description of the Byronic hero?
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by Monica

9. Rewrite the first stanza of “Scott’s Goodbye” as free verse. (5 points)
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by Jane

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 by Jane

American romantic writers rejected rationalism because they believed that
Thursday, November 8, 2012 by Anonymous

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 by Connie

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 by Analiese

what is the difference between drama and poetry?
Thursday, October 18, 2012 by michelle tutt

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 by shana

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 by jay

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 by jake

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 by rawr... im a dinosaur.... rawr

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 by Jonathan

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 by Anne

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 by anna

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 by Jon

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 by mahindu

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 by kevin

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 by Anonymous

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 by anon

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 by Anonymous

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 by kevin

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 by Give two examples of each of the following element

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 by Donna

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 by Ethel

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 by Anonymous

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 by dylan

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 by Abe

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 by Anonymous

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 by Jordan

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 by anonymous

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 by Rafi

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 by Anonymous

(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 by Carlise

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 by Mike

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 by Fred

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 by Ciara

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 by Jaizzer

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 by Anonymous

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 by Rebecca

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 by reema

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 by Delta

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 by Lex

Literacy poetry1
Does any one have the answers for the penb foster poetry 1 exam
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Lovely

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 by John

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 by John

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 by Jasmine

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 by Mohammad

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 by Mohammad

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 by Yc2012

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 by please help me!!

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 by Poe

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 by Zhin

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 by tonette

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 by Advanced thematic studies for English in Education

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 by i♥zee

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 by mysterychicken

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 by i♥zee

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 by i♥zee

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 by help

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 by Amy

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 by ☻i♥zee☻

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 by Bob

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 by Jess

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 by Jess

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 by help

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 by Anonymous

who are the "fools" mentioned in the poem "Trees"; poets, gods, trees, robins
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 by jackie

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 by Henry2

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 by Henry2

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 by Paige

poetry part 1
The line "I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of what?
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 by Anonymous

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

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 by hannah

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 by Nae

“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 by Nar

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 by help please !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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 by Em

iNeed Help Writing A *Parts Of Speech* Poem?_? HELP!! (;
Monday, January 23, 2012 by Kaidence

How did the writing/poetry influence people in the harlem renaissance?
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 by Lee

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 by mariam

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 by candace

38. Which of the following sentences contains a helping verb? (1 point) Eduardo looked in the basement, but the puppy wasn’t there. Sakkom hung wind chimes because she loves the sound. Roger has never performed a solo in his life. The leader of the troop took the scouts ...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 by Lisa

Can you help me analysis the meaning of The jumblies poem
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 by Sam

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 by Jimmy

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 by Jahnay

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 by Jahnay

how are rivers a metaphor for the history of the speakers people in language hughes'"the negro speaks of rivers"?
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 by fadi

i need help with soccer poetry
Thursday, December 8, 2011 by hi

need help writing a narrative poem on soccer
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 by aka the fool

la poetry
i need help with narrative soccer
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 by bob

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 by Anonymous

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 by alisa

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 by Anoymous

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 by Anoymous

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 by NeedHelp

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 by NeedHelp

Narrative ,free verse, limerick,acrosstic poems about soccer
Saturday, December 3, 2011 by Ricky

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 by NeedHelp

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 by Laruen

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 by Shellby

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