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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

English
Explain why rhythm and rhyme are used in epic poetry.
Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 12:05am

english (poetry)
i have to write an acrostic poem on the word black...help me please and thank you.
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 10:04pm

poetry
whats the meaning of the poem SOMEWHERE TO PARIS BY RICHARD BLANCO?
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 11:44pm

poetry
I have to write a sonnet including one metaphor, one similie, two examples of a sound device such as an alliteration, consonance or assonance, and one example of enjambment. It may also include allusions, metonymy, synecdoche or allusion I am doing a Elizabethan Sonnet This is...
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 6:19pm

Poetry
Hello! I need help in identifying the elements of poetry in this poem. :O Please help.. Batik Maker by VIRGINIA MORENO Tissue of no seam and skin Of no scale she weaves this: Dream of a huntsman pale That in his antlered Mangrove waits Ensnared; And I cannot touch him. ...
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 11:22am

poetry
i have to write a poem about a food and i chose mac and cheese, it has to have 4 lines with end rhymes and i have the first three lines, can you please help me finish off the last one line. this what i have so far... 1.delicious taste of mac and cheese 2.makes all the kids ...
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 10:24pm

poetry
I need to know the rhythm and meter of Billy Collins "Forgetfulness"
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 12:58pm

literature ... i really need corrections
1) in song of myself, whitman's theme is best demonstrated by a.the "last scud of day holds back for me" b.the "spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me c. "look for me under you boot-soles" d. "coaxes me to the vapor an the dusk" 2)The tone...
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 7:04am

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
1) Walt Whitman's writing style can be best described as a. bold and confident b. folsky and charming c. elegant and refined d. elevated and sublime 2)unlike whitman, emily dickinson was a. a world traveler b. private and shy c. people-oriented d. involved in social causes...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10:22pm

english
1) The tone in the song of myself number 52 is best described as a. lighthearted b. bombastic c. detached d. intimate 2) Which images best appeals to the sense of hearing or sound? a. "the spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me he complains of my gab and my loitering"...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 9:32pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
could you please help with these questions? In works like "To Build a Fire," Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated (Points : 5) trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. respect for the power and wildness of the natural world. ...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:29pm

english .. please rely ASAP thx
1) The tone in the song of myself number 52 is best described as a. lighthearted b. bombastic c. detached d. intimate 2) Which images best appeals to the sense of hearing or sound? a. "the spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me he complains of my gab and my loitering"...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 2:17am

poetry
which poem sounds the best and easier to anaylze and explain to others about? Im gonna present this to grade 12th english class. Help me pick the best poem. Thank you so much! answer me ASAP guys! 1. <Hanging Fire> By Audre Lorde I am fourteen and my skin has betrayed me...
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 2:48am

ENGLISH
Which of these best characterizes the difference between meter and diction in poetry? A.Meter is the rhythmical cadence and diction is the use of language. B.Meter is the pattern of end sounds and diction is the pattern of beginning sounds. C.Meter appeals to the senses and ...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 10:34am

English (Poetry)
Which type of figurative language is used in the following sentence? All through the long gray day, the voice of the rain droned on relentlessly.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 2:26pm

poetry
What is choral reading? Can I have examples of choral reading?(the pieces) Thanks.....
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 6:47am

Grammar
Write each pronoun, and write whether it is a subject pronoun or and object pronoun. 1. Gwendolyn Brooks write poems; they are about everyday life. They, Subject 2. Slang and the rhythms of jazz and the blues are important to her. Her, Object 3. She was born in Topeka, Kansas...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 9:36pm

English
I tried to rephrase them myself. Can you have a look at them, please? In the last sentence I was doubtful whether to use "of" or "from". 1) Wordsworth defined poetry as .... 2)Tha subject matter of poetry should deal with everyday situations. 3)The ship is ...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 10:07am

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you. 1) Wordsworth defined poetry as the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings. 2)Tha subject matter of poetry was (were?) everyday situations and the life of men living in the countryside, where man was in direct contact...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 9:32am

English
I have three very last sentences I'd like you to check. Thank you. 1)You limited yourself to reporting what was on the photocopy without revising (rewording) any single sentence. Furthermore, instead of joining your ideas (with)using appropriate linkers such as in the ...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 5:57pm

English
Thank you very much for your corrections! Here are the last sentences of this year. By the way, I wish you all the best for the New Year! 1) This evening we are going to celebrate New Year's Eve in a hotel in the mountains. The hotel is jammed with people, especially with ...
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 1:33pm

English
Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are the last sentences of the day. 1) According to Wordsworth, the subject matter of poetry should (?) concern everyday people living in the countryside. 2)The story begins in the middle of the Arctic ices, when (where^? the ship ...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 4:51pm

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I really hope you can have a look at them too. 1) The main features of Wordsworth's poetry are as follows. As for the subject, poetry should deal with everyday situations and with people living in the countryside. 2)On the other...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 1:11pm

poetry/song
My group member and i changed some lyrics with this christmas song so it relates to something about gov. Congress, You better watch out, You better not cry, You bettre not pout, We're telling you why The veto is coming to town He's reviewing your bill and checking it ...
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 1:33am

Poetry
So this is just to double check to make sure all of these figures of speech are right. METAPHORS- thunder roared and shot crackling spears, as vicious hills unfolded, piercing wind howled in my ears, thunder crackled and exploded, and shot blinding flashes, hostile wind took ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:19pm

POETRY, PART 2
Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 11:42am

poetry
can you teach me poetry
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 11:15pm

Readin poetry
A slash of blue, a sweep of gray, some scarlet patches on the way, compose an evening sky A little purple -slipped between-some ruby trousers hurried on a wave of gold a bank of day this just makes out the morning sky Question, the poet compares the sky to a person a. dancing...
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 5:40pm

English
Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are some more sentences for you to check. 1)The mirror claims to have no preconception since it projects whatever it sees umisted by love or dislike.It reflects a woman who is becoming (growing, getting old). Are they all possible...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:38pm

Emglish
Can you help me check these sentences,please? Thank you. 1)Briefly outline the main features of Wordsworth's poetry as stated in his "Preface to the Second Edition of Lyrical Ballads". 2)Answer three out of the following four questions. For each question write ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 5:35pm

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. 1)Nature is personified. 2)The humans (or people, human beings) don't have time to observe her beauty as cows an sheep do. 3) We don't have time to turn at Beauty's glance and see how her feet can ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:20pm

English
Can you please check the following senteces for me? Thank you very much 1) Give a brief description of the monster as referred to (?) by Dr Frankenstein to in Chapter 5 of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Explain then what the monster stands for and what feelings this ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 6:51pm

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are the last sentences of the day. 1)The opposition between dark and white works in reverse. 2)The poet teaches men how to understand themselves better. The subject (matter?) of poetry is often a normal (common) man with his problems. 3)...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 5:53pm

English
Can you pleae tell me which alternatives are possible? Thank you very much. 1, They believed a person (better: the individual) should be free from external rules. 2.The Romanics exalted the individual as the centre of life and art.This led to the view of society as an evil and...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 8:49am

english 12
i have a poetry analysis tomorrow is there any websites that will help me also does anyone know how to figure out what exactly the imagery is in a poem..how can we make out it is an imagery , any examples..thank you A MILLION tyms
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 6:50pm

poetry
What's the paraphrasing of "If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools, Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken, And stoop and build 'em up with worn-out tools"
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 3:43pm

british literature
Analyze Robert Browning's poem, "My Last Duchess" using the criteria for "good poetry" set forth by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in AURORA LEIGH. Please point me in the right direction.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 11:51pm

british literature
Analyze Robert Browning's poem,"My Last Duchess" using the criteria for "good poetry" set forth by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in Aurora Leigh.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 12:54pm

english
Poetry that is not artistic in form or meaning is didactic.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:08am

english
Free verse is poetry that has no rhythm true?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:02am

poetry
What is the meaning of the phrase "steal the secret of the sun"
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 11:41pm

English
I have a few doubts regarding the following questions. Can you help me, please? 1)Provide a definition of "poetry" including its most important elements. 2)Briefly refer to the description of the mirror as provided by Sylvia Plath in her poem "Mirror"? What...
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 2:18pm

literature
poetry, part1 if this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 1:42pm

biology/poetry
can someone write me a acrostic poem on the word PHOTOSYNTHESIS, thank you
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 9:18pm

poetry
In "There is no frigate like a book," the lines "Nor any coursers like a page/of prancing poetry" use meter to show
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:14pm

Word within the Word Analogy Help
Magnanimous : pusillanimous :: A) reputable:disreputable B) matrilineal:matriarchal C) megaton:megalomania D) creation:devastation Contrapuntal:polyphony:: A) contradictory:disruption B) paradox:orthodoxy C) metrical:poetry D) sangfroid:consanguinity Please help. I can't ...
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 6:36pm

poetry
Can someone explain what the poem is trying to tell in "Ode to the West Wind" I read from other sites but I don't understand it... I believe that it is talking about death...
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 7:28pm

poetry
Can somebody list some poems that is considered as a "Poetry Survivor" (a best poem that relates to the TV show "Survivor"
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 11:31pm

poetry part 1
during the romantics period, poets places ar emphasis on a) order b) nature c) discipline d) hierurchi
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 1:49pm

Language Arts 8th grade
Archaic-that which has ceased to be used except for special purposes as in poetry or church ritual some words like thou are archaic list as many words that you can think of that would be considered archaic. i cant think of anymore please help!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 10:51pm

English
Can you please check these sentences on Wordsworth's life, please? 1)William Wordsworth was born in Cumberland in the English Lake District, which was to become his main source of inspiration. 2)He was enthusiastic about the democratic ideals fostered by the French ...
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 6:42pm

poetry
I incline in the wrong direction a voice cries faint as in a dream from the belly of the wall Is "A voice cries faint as in a dream" an example of a metaphor? if so, why?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 9:00pm

poetry
Does the books: "The Scarlet Letter", "The minister’s Black Veil", and "Young Goodman Brown" correspond to the Pre-Civil/American culture??....if it even does, if not explain PLEASE!!!
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:05pm

poetry
How does the poem: "A dream within a dream" by: Edgar Allen Poe, correspond to the Pre-Civil war/American Culture?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 7:31pm

poetry
where there's a wall there's a way around, over, or through there's a gate maybe a ladder a door a sentinel who sometimes sleeps there are secret passwords you can overhear there are methods of torture for extracting clues to maps of underground passageways there ...
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 7:35pm

lenguage poetry
It hills bent .law within my reach How many fats this line contain 5, 4, 6, 7,
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 5:14pm

Enaglish
Please check this paraph We know that every man commits sins. There is no way that we can Undo our mistakes. It is only possible through the salvation . God likes those people who seeks His mighty forgivenss after committing sins, He don’t like those who stick to their ...
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 6:25pm

english-poetry
I need some help in finding some good one stanza (4 lines) poems. Tried googling but my googling skills are not very good. Maybe one of you have a good list? Thanks
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 12:44pm

English Lit
Discuss an instance of a difference in "shared" values you noted from this week's readings. Do instances of differences in "shared" values play a part in your extended family's life? The Readings Are: Read the following chapters, stories, and poems ...
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 5:46pm

english\
Find three examples from her poetry of Bradstreet's adherence to Puritan beliefs.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:08am

English\
Find three examples from his poetry of Taylor's adherence to Puritan beliefs.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:07am

poetry
What is the secret to reading someone with words?
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 11:31pm

English 2
Need help with this-- 'Now you're going to write a "wisdom" poem. Your poem can contain any kind of wisdom that inspires you-- it could even be humorous. Remember that poetry is communication through imagery, so even if the bit of wisdom you've chosen as ...
Friday, October 8, 2010 at 7:09pm

English Englsih
Please some one check it for me .please please.... Chaucer is a wonderful poet and story teller. His poems are very interesting and deep. Canterbury Tales is a set of stories told by pilgrims. Unconditional love and devotion to religious is a major issue of his poetry. However...
Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 7:05pm

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. 1)As to the content, English Romanticism focused above all on the “individual” as the subject of all meaningful experience and the centre of life and art. 2) The Romantics saw the individual in the ...
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 5:43pm

poetry
What is the theme presented in the poem: "You are reading this too fast," by Ken Norris?
Monday, September 20, 2010 at 9:52pm

Poetry Grade 9
A rhyming poem can be "abcb" right? and it doesn't matter about syllables?
Monday, September 20, 2010 at 7:27pm

English
Thank you for your last corrections. Here are some more sentences I'm not sure of. 1) John was a successful middle class wool dealer. In 1557 his fortunes began to decline and he ran into debts. 2) He was part owner in (?) the most prestigious public playhouse in London, ...
Monday, September 20, 2010 at 5:54pm

poetry
Could you tell me how to go about analyzing or theme or poem "A Kite Is a Victim" by Leonard Cohen What are juxtapositions ?
Monday, September 20, 2010 at 3:25pm

L.A.
what are different types of poetry?
Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 3:49pm

ENGLISH
Ovid's poetry is a source of classical mythology. His poetry itself is very creative and beautiful. His most famous and familiar are myths, including the stories of Dophne, pyramus and Apollo. The main theme of the Metamorphoses is “change”. Ovid’s ...
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 4:03pm

poetry
What is the Cause and Effect of the Poem Lineage by Margaret Walker?
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 1:52pm

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