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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.

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 ...

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

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

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...

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 ...

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 ...

American Literature
Why was Native American poetry characterized by a deep respect of nature?

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

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

poetry
hello umm i have a question? theres this qoute "i have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict juctice" -abraham lincoln do u know what else this qoute could mean?

poetry
rhyme scheme is Beowulf

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

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

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

literary
In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story.

Early Childhood Language Art
which one of the following is not necessarily an element of good poetry? A.unique diction b.carefully selected words c.rhyming words d.meaningful content I said D is it correct

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

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

poetry
how is her background significant to her sense of identity in the poem night waitress by Lynda Hull

poetry
how is her background significant to her sense of identity, in the poem night waitress by Lynda Hull

poetry
analysing night waitress poem by Lunda Hull. not fully understanding it.

english, poetry meanings
using "a,b,c,d,e,f,g" notation, explain the ryme schem of "let me not to the marriage of true minds.

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

poetry
I need help scanning "Combing"

poetry
What is performative aspect of a poem

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

literature
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and /or poetry relfected in these forms?

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

Poetry
a direct comparison between unlike things that does not use a signal word What's the word to this Definition

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

English
Can you identify key qualities of drama and poetry which emphasize their performative qualities.

English
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? structure, language, technique, and style

english
what is a direct performative aspect? (as in poetry or drama)

writing
In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary form. If you wish, you...

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

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

English
Can you please help me rephrase these questions? They should appear as different questions though the meaning is the same. 1) Give a brief description of the monster as referred to by Dr Frankenstein in Chapter 5 of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Explain what the monster stands ...

english
how is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms

English
I forgot to include these other sentences. I just wanted to know if the verb should be "originate" or "originated". Thank you. 1) He regarded imagination as a special intuition which enabled the poet to see things the ordinary man was blind to. He defined poetry as the ...

english
What is the epigrammatical style in poetry? And what could be the examples of it in the work of Emily Dickinson?

poetry
Figures of speech in Gwendolyn Brooks Poem Medgar Evers?

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 ...

poetry
a face by marianne moore

poetry
name an example of alliteration in Gwendolyn McEwan's Night on Gull Lake

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.

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 ...

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 blackened...

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.

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

poetry
what is the meter in the poem "Me"by Walter de la Mare?

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 poetry experiences? ...

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

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

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 ...

poetry
what is the theme in the poem phenomenal women by maya angelou

British Lit.
Explain hoW Percy Bysshe Shelley relates the skylark's song to his own efforts to write poetry in "To a Skylark."

english
based on his poetry, what can you infer about whitman's attitude toward nature?

poetry
what form of poetry is an immortality by ezra pound? and are there any poetic devices throgh out the poem? thankss!

poetry
Help with a format to write an essay, in general. Thanks selena

poetry
What form of poetry are Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," and "Saturday Night" by Alden Nowlan? Thanks!

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 not were...

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!

ryhme scheme
6 grade poetry plz help im dislexic and retarted

poetry
What is the author, Andrei Codrescu, trying to saying in "A Leafy Angel?"

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, but past that, I'm just not ...

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.

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 ...

poetry, part 2
hopkins use of seared, bleared, and, smeared is an example of?

English
Explain why rhythm and rhyme are used in epic poetry.

english (poetry)
i have to write an acrostic poem on the word black...help me please and thank you.

poetry
whats the meaning of the poem SOMEWHERE TO PARIS BY RICHARD BLANCO?

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...

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. ...

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 ...

poetry
I need to know the rhythm and meter of Billy Collins "Forgetfulness"

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 in the song of myself number 52 is ...

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 3) ...

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". b. "I ...

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. remaining always ...

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". b. "I ...

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...

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 ...

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.

poetry
What is choral reading? Can I have examples of choral reading?(the pieces) Thanks.....

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...

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 caught in a violent ...

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...

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 first ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 twice ...

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 ...

POETRY, PART 2
Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of

poetry
can you teach me poetry

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...

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...

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 ten lines only. ...

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 dance. 4) The ...

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