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Recent Homework Questions About Poetry

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 D.an 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 verse is ...
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'd Smooth beak ...
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 snow. ...
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 Rome...
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 that. Lol. ...
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 the ...
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 tag ...
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 the former ...
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 bad. Thank ...
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 The ...
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 the ...
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 drowned in...
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, but I'm ...
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, but I'm ...
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 change...
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-four sonnets ...
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 “do...
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” p. 940 Author: ...
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 didn't die that...
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 to ...
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)Which of the...
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 if it’s ...
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 it’s ...
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 discover'd, not ...
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, as you...
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 my ...
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 about...
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 helped ...
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 many ...
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 upon some bough. But I am ...
Sunday, November 20, 2011 by Shellby

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 discover'd, not ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 by Anonymous

eng 125
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms?
Thursday, November 10, 2011 by andre

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 girl's song is ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 by Henry2

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 by lalala

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 argument ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by lalala

Whitman's poetry reflects a romantic view of nature. A.True B. False
Saturday, October 29, 2011 by Glen

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 "the Question" - the ...
Saturday, October 29, 2011 by Adriana

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 see, but only I can ...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 by rfvv

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 by Xan

Why was poetry anthology named after O'Hara's poem "Sleeping On The Wing"
Sunday, October 23, 2011 by Beth

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 biggest fear My ...
Thursday, October 20, 2011 by Izzy

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 other thought Than to ...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 by Laci

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 by Henry

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 by Linda

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 by Linda

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.chiasmus I know its ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 by Anthony

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 one ...
Sunday, October 9, 2011 by deb

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 by sheri

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, ethical, and...
Friday, September 30, 2011 by Skylar

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 by Leanne

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 by Leanne

American Literature
Why was Native American poetry characterized by a deep respect of nature?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by Kim

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 word well, ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by Soh

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 by Soh

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 by SJH all the way _<3

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