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

Poetry
what is the message of the poem?
Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 3:10am

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

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

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

Poetry
It would be helpful to read the whole poem, not just an excerpt. I hope you have read the whole thing. I guess D is right ... the others don't make much sense. http://www.answers.com/topic/dualism
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:19am

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

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

English Poetry Check
#4 is seven
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 12:48pm

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

lang arts
1. From what elements of a story can you make inferences? characters setting theme all of the above 2. How do you know “Paul Revere’s Ride” is narrative poetry? It is a poem has a setting, characters, and conflict. It is prose that has rhyme and rhythm. It is a ...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 12:41pm

English Poetry Check
How would you like me to help you?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 7:16pm

English Poetry Check
I expect you to help? this is a homework help site is it not? excuse me for not getting them right? Itd be nice to get help and to be told as to why the answers are wrong.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 7:03pm

English Poetry Check
Did you expect me to say -- "Good try?" Or did you expect me to give you the answers?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:55pm

English Poetry Check
that is rude and not very helpful..
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:50pm

English Poetry Check
All of your answers are wrong.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:38pm

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

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

poetry
Your first answer is right; the second and third are wrong. I think you counted lines, not couplets. http://mt-mtsblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/a​nne-bradstreet-to-her-father-with-some.h​tml
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 8:48pm

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

ENGLISH
Writeacher answered this question very well a couple of months ago. "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: ...
Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 8:26pm

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

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

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

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

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

poetry
I'll be glad to check your answer.
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 4:22pm

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

drama(lit)
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 at 7:06pm

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

literature
Your post would have been much easier to read if you'd used appropriate capitalization and punctuation. I think you'll find your answer here. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/hopkins​/section1.html
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 9:10pm

Poetry
snow was quickly piling up on the ground. wind howled through the trees. karen wrapped a blanket around her and sighed as she watched the snow through her bedroom window. in this passage, you can best infer that a. karen doesn't like the snow. b. karen is upset because she...
Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 9:23am

Poetry
snow was quickly piling up on the ground. wind howled through the trees. karen wrapped a blanket around her and sighed as she watched the snow through her bedroom window. in this passage, you can best infer that a. karen doesn't like the snow. b. karen is upset because she...
Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 9:21am

poetry
Spring has sprung and everyone is thrilled.
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 5:19pm

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

Poetry/ Fiction
1. b What do you think the other answer is?
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 5:13pm

poetry
b. And the wrm crisp air rushing around me.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 5:02pm

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

Poetry
I see only one possible answer. What do you think?
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 4:24pm

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

Language Arts
It doesn't follow the pattern of a limerick. Limericks have five lines and an AABBA rhyme scheme. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limerick_(p​oetry)
Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 11:34am

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

Poetry
"a spaceship on Mars in the year 2050"
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 7:45am

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

English Poetry
OK. I was just asking for HELP. THANKS ANYWAY FOR THE BIG HELP.
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 6:42am

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

Do. Not. Plagiarize.
Do. Not. Plagiarize. If you are not clear on what plagiarism is and how NOT to plagiarize from a source, read through this entire webpage from Capital Community College in Connecticut: (Broken Link Removed) All of it. Including the examples. =( Your two body paragraphs include...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 3:50pm

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

english
http://www.writeawriting.com/poetry/ball​ad-poems/
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 12:09pm

English Poetry
You should know that no one will do your assignments for you. If you write up what YOU THINK, someone may be able to comment and tell you if you're on the right track.
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 10:36am

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

poetry
I agree.
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 5:50pm

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

poetry
It may refer to the legend of the cowherd and weaver girl. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qixi_Festiv​al
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 12:17pm

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

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

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

English
I think you're right, but I am not very good at interpreting poetry. Check these sites. http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/englis​h/melani/cs6/belle.html http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?​qid=20070522232324AAy6yFT
Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 10:53pm

English
I disagree. I don't think anything as structured as democracy guided Whitman. Each person reads poetry in his/her own way. I think Whitman chose free verse to convey a sense of freedom. What does the author of your text say?
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 9:43pm

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

English
Your first four are right. Check this site to understand the meaning of "apostrophe" in poetry. http://www.helium.com/items/1972394-anal​ysis-of-snadburgs-chicago
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 5:50pm

ENGLISH
Lines 1-2 The opening lines set the tone for the rest of the poem. Since the poem is composed of one sentence broken up at various intervals, it is truthful to say that "so much depends upon" each line of the poem. This is so because the form of the poem is also its ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 1:20am

POETRY, PART 1
When a poet wishes to use figurative language, he or she will use words that are A. only connotative. B. ambiguous. C. only denotative. D. both connotative and denotative
Friday, May 18, 2012 at 12:25pm

litureature
Notable poets have attempted to define poetry. Among these efforts, the idea that poetry is an ancient technology came from Billy Collins. B. Maya Angelou. C. Robert Pinsky. D. Robert Frost
Friday, May 18, 2012 at 12:01pm

Literature
http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/028.html (Broken Link Removed)
Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 4:58pm

english
Oh, for sure. This website -- http://writingcenter.unc.edu/resources/h​andouts-demos/specific-writing-assignmen​ts/poetry-explications -- is one of the best I've seen for giving students direction in reading and analyzing and writing about poems. You may not ...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 3:45pm

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

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

English Literature
http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/inferno​/section10.rhtml
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 8:22pm

English -ms. sue
thanks very much ms. sue :) for this one i say that it mean that poetry enter in you and you not even notice Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during a moment.
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 4:54pm

English -ms. sue
I think this means that poetry is a combination of the beautiful and the practical. We need both beauty and food.
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 4:51pm

English -ms. sue
thank you very much ms. sue i like this one :) ms. sue you know what this mean? Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits. to bring beauty of everything?
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 4:47pm

Language Arts/Poetry
this procession is coming to a small town. how does the poet show the excitement of the parade versus the ordinariness of the town?
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 10:47pm

Language Arts/Poetry
this procession is coming to a small town. how does the poet show the excitement of the parade versus the ordinariness of the town?
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 10:47pm

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

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

English
Mohammed: Think on a very beautiful woman, vibrant, rich, exciting, full of life, walking beauty. You see her. You fall in love with her. You want to speak to her, to tell her of your feelings. But she is unknown to you, and you cannot comprehend what it would be like to be ...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 8:16pm

English
A tag is a one-word or two word description. For instance, if you were to tag Jiskha, you might tag as homework help, or free help, or homework helper, or homework answers. Let's look at Sandberg describing poetry (there are many quotes from Sandberg on this): <<...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:48pm

English
I've asked Writeacher or Bobpursley to respond to your previous question. They know a lot more about poetry than I do. However -- I think I understand this question. To me, this quote means that poetry is the art of the impossible and of dreams. Obviously, a sea animal can...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:41pm

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

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

English (poetry)
Please note that no one here will do your work for you. However, we will be happy to read over what YOU THINK and make suggestions and/or corrections. Please post what you think.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 3:03pm

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

English (poetry)
You're very welcome!
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 2:56pm

English (poetry)
got it thanks
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 2:55pm

poetry
c. simile
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:34pm

English (poetry)
http://www.wendy-wheeler.com/7point.html​ This might be helpful, too.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:24pm

English (poetry)
http://teacherweb.puyallup.k12.wa.us/ajh​/dcarson/documents/plot_diagram_9th.png This is an excellent diagram to let you know what is included in each part of a plot. What do you think should be included in the exposition? You'd be wise to work with this diagram and ...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:21pm

English (poetry)
yes but i dont know how to start to include an exposition which is a beginning rising action climax,falling action and resolution thats the hard part to me
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:18pm

English (poetry)
Why do you think you're restricted to writing a poem? The directions say "short fiction or poem." That means you can tell a short story OR write a poem.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:15pm

English (poetry)
I don't know maybe i was thinking on using a trapped butterfly as my symbol but i dont know how to include exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution in a poem
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:10pm

English (poetry)
I have no idea how to do this i know that i have to Have a beginning, a middle and an end of in your short fiction – include exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution. This is like the book the metamorphosis by franz kafka he use a vermin for ...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:08pm

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

English
Oh, excellent!! Yes, and remember that with poetry, the reader is always free to bring his or her own interpretations out in the open! It's like paintings or sculptures -- yes, the artist had his/her own ideas when the artwork was being created, but we as viewers get to ...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 9:06pm

English (Poetry)
So Dryden's saying that Homer surpassed Virgil in loftiness and Virgil surpassed Homer in majesty (isn't this the same as loftiness?) No I don't think they're the same -- and don't leave anything out; it's "loftiness of thought." Use a good ...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 9:04pm

English
This is a VERY good webpage to help students find their way through a poem: http://writingcenter.unc.edu/resources/h​andouts-demos/specific-writing-assignmen​ts/poetry-explications You don't have to follow ALL the steps, but try to follow as many as you can. ...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 8:59pm

English (Poetry)
So Dryden's saying that Homer surpassed Virgil in loftiness and Virgil surpassed Homer in majesty (isn't this the same as loftiness?) ? I'm not sure what "in both the Last" and "The force of Nature could no farther go" mean. I guess the last ...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 8:58pm

English (Poetry)
she = "force of Nature"
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 8:36pm

English (Poetry)
I don't know who "she" is (Milton?), but I assume that means she was influenced by Homer and Virgil.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 8:30pm

English (Poetry)
What do you gather from this? To make a third she joined the former two.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 8:23pm

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