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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 by Franco

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 by Franco

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 by Sabrina

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 by Jen

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 by 12th grader amer

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 by jlew

english
Poetry that is not artistic in form or meaning is didactic.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 by danny

english
Free verse is poetry that has no rhythm true?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 by danny

poetry
What is the meaning of the phrase "steal the secret of the sun"
Monday, November 15, 2010 by Katrina

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 by Franco

literature
poetry, part1 if this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved
Friday, November 5, 2010 by Anita

biology/poetry
can someone write me a acrostic poem on the word PHOTOSYNTHESIS, thank you
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 by sean

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 by ink

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 by Amy

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 by Bob

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 by Jessica

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

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 by Courtney

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 by Franco

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 by Joe

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 by Attalah Higgs

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 by Attalah Higgs

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 by Joe

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

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 by Anonymous

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 by marco

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 by studentmom

english\
Find three examples from her poetry of Bradstreet's adherence to Puritan beliefs.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 by Ariel

English\
Find three examples from his poetry of Taylor's adherence to Puritan beliefs.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 by Ariel

poetry
What is the secret to reading someone with words?
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 by carrie

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 by mysterychicken

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 by Anonymous

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 by Franco

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

Poetry Grade 9
A rhyming poem can be "abcb" right? and it doesn't matter about syllables?
Monday, September 20, 2010 by Maddison

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 by Franco

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 by Kelsey

L.A.
what are different types of poetry?
Thursday, September 16, 2010 by yuku

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 by sajid

poetry
What is the Cause and Effect of the Poem Lineage by Margaret Walker?
Monday, September 6, 2010 by Katty

English Help 2
Through out her poetry, she seems to be very passionate about her love .she talks about her lover “He seems to me Equal to Gods” .She thinks ,Her love for that man is undesirable .She loves him very much that she worship him like a God. She is at the top of her love...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 by hiba

English
I need help to error free assignment. Sappho born 630 B.C. in Lesbo. She was lyric poet. She wrote poetry that was admired by ancient world. Her poetry work was very personal in nature .She talk about herself, family , daughter and lovers. She also introduces ancient Greece to...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 by hiba

poetry
Is this a good Poem for a senior in creative writing? The topic is "The Power of Words" Words are one of the most powerful things in our lives. They can bring out many different feelings. Excited, sad, happy, or mad. Words put together can create a story. true or ...
Sunday, August 22, 2010 by Angela

Poetry Part 2
What is a Villanelle?
Monday, August 16, 2010 by Patty

math/everything
do you know any website that can help me with all this 1.Language Arts, Writing, in two parts. •Part 1: Organization, Sentence Structure, Usage, and Mechanics •Part 2: Essay 2.Language Arts, Reading •Poetry •Drama and •Fiction •Non-fiction •...
Thursday, July 22, 2010 by monica

poetry
WHERE DO THE SLASHES GO IN THE SYLLABLES OF ROBERT FROST'S POEM/THE ROAD NOT TAKEN
Thursday, July 15, 2010 by JAMIE

poetry
A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar - Brookner ONE SAYS: This is not a causal statement yet it is written so. "If it is raining, then there must be water" is a good use of the word must. Brookner should have chosen "likely" or "...
Monday, July 12, 2010 by reema

king high school
in poetry and ficition, the main reason for using vivid words is to 1 explain an idea 2 create a mental image 3 keep the reader gussing 4 illustrate the writer's bias
Friday, June 25, 2010 by sandra

Literature
Post a 150- to 300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply · Select one essay from this week’s assigned reading, and do the following: 1. Explain the most important difference between an essay and a short story, poem or play. 2. ...
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 by Tiffany

English
What literary device that is common to Modernist poetry and this poem T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock" Help Plz!!!!!!!
Friday, June 11, 2010 by Isaiah

poetry
write a acrostic poem on "spaceship"
Thursday, June 10, 2010 by nadsa

Poetry
Summer Colours by Fenny Sterenborg Long curls lightest blond like silver and gold in the saffron sun Summer dresses cool white show lots of skin golden brown Painted toenails fierce red in summer shoes walk by and catch eyes green and blue behind black shades against the gleam...
Sunday, June 6, 2010 by John

Language
Poetry and fiction have in common the element of _____.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 by Courtney

Language
Poetry reveals universal experience through images projected into the reader's mind. True or false?
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 by Courtney

english 10
Write a prose paraphrase of the poem. There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page Of prancing poetry. This traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of toll; How frugal is the chariot That bears a human soul!
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 by YELENA

History
History of Japan questions? Could someone give some information on the following topics about the history of Japan. Please just write one or two sentences for each. This is not a homework assignment, it's just for my own research. I need answers ASAP. Note: This not about ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 by Justin Bieber

social studies
History of Japan questions? Could someone give some information on the following topics about the history of Japan. Please just write one or two sentences for each. This is not a homework assignment, it's just for my own research. I need answers ASAP. Note: This not about ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 by Sam

poetry
i need a blank verse poem.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 by kathy

poetry
i need a haiku poem. please do not post websites.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 by kathy

poetry
what does "i am offering this poem" mean?
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 by shay

poetry
i need help on thinking of a acrostic poem for DOLPHIN.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 by maddie

Poetry
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. Spring is a dream unsung. D. She floated graceful as a dove.
Friday, May 21, 2010 by Anonymous

poetry
After completing the required readings for this week, discuss how you see the theme of creating art developing in the different stories and poems.
Thursday, May 20, 2010 by Anonymous

poetry
i need help on making a TROCHAIC poem for a project. i really need help
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 by maddie

poetry
i need some examples of a: metaphor, personification, and trochee. help please
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 by maddie

Poetry
i need some examples of simile, metaphor, and personification. From not any website
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 by Sammy

poetry
i need help on thinking of a IAMBIC and TROCHAIC poem.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 by kim

poetry
i need help with 3 more lines: "two boys were playing bythe curb, a trail of ants close by did swerve, the blazing sun beat down from on high, ------------------------ ------------------------ ------------------------
Monday, May 17, 2010 by becca

poetry
I need help to think of 3 more lines to finish this poem. "Dashing trough the streets of Toy, Greeks with swords, and not one coy, Wooden horse was brought within, --------------------------------- --------------------------------- ---------------------------------
Monday, May 17, 2010 by kim

poetry
Can u please explain to me the poem On the wire by Robert service in detail?
Thursday, May 6, 2010 by katie

poetry
what are some possible nature poems with a rhyme scheme of AAAA or AABB or ABAB or ABCB WITH alliteration,metaphor,onomatopoeia,perso​nification,and simile
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 by kassandra

To SraMcJin
Sra, I want to thank you for all your help on my English poetry. You really are good at poetry. Thank you very much, I really appreciate it:-)LOL
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 by Sara

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines my answer a brief phrase
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by christopher

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines C
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by christopher

To Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue could you please take a look at my previous post On English-Poetry. I'm supposed to make a list of 20 everday pleasures, which I did. Could you please see if they're good. Thank you very much for all your help:-)
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by Sara

QUOTATION MARKS
When quoting two lines of poetry, what should you do? set off the lines as you would a longer quotation insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between the two lines of poetry, insert a slash insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by christopher

English
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines MY ANSWER B
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by christopher

English-Poetry
In Favour of being Alive Twenty-four years ago I tried to kill myself but with my usual incompetence did not manage to. Not even one good poem out of it. Obviously I was no Sylvia Plath. I don't know why I write about it now (and even now I am not giving details) except ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by Sara

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines Question 17 In a direct ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by christopher

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 1 Which of the following is one reason to use quotation marks in a sentence? to show you have used someone’s exact words in your paper and the quote is under four lines to mark an indirect quote to show paraphrased information you borrowed from a source to mark a...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by christopher

poetry
Why does Sylvia Plath decide to behin her poem crossing the water with black and repeats it twice in the first line?
Sunday, April 25, 2010 by Tara

To Writeacher
Writeacher, you are the only Jiskha tutor I see on here right now, which can help me with my English. Can you please have a look at my previous English-Poetry post. Thank you very much in return:-)
Thursday, April 22, 2010 by Sara

English-Poetry
Wilfred Owen Dulce Et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots ...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 by Sara

English-Poetry
This is the same poem I've been working on a couple of weeks ago. I have finished the ending, and would like some of your help. It will say somewhere in my poem(Any suggestions) I will appreciate all the help you could give me. Thank you very much:-) The magic box I will ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by Sara

English-Poetry
My Guilt When I was a child I walked two miles to school accompanied by a neighbor boy two years younger. Freddie was fat and freckle faced with wheat-straw hair and a mean stepmother. It was late fall and one day his father bought him a new winter cap. It was made of heavy ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by Sara

poetry
what are four items is the highwayman wearing in the poem the highwayman by alfred noyes?
Sunday, April 18, 2010 by john

English-Poetry
What does this line mean? What does it describe? Believe that right now there is someone who beleives in the eonder thats you -By Wish Belkin I think that it seems to give readers the courage to seek out in the real world and show their unique personality personality, which ...
Saturday, April 17, 2010 by Sara

English
I am writing a research paper on Billy Collins' poetry. What are his main themes? I need three... So far I have middle-class American life...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 by Sarah

English
How to eat a poem Don't be polite. Bite in. Pick it up with your fingers and lick the juice that may run down your chin. It is ready and ripe now, whenever you are. You do not need a knife or fork or spoon or plate or napkin or tablecloth. For there is no core or stem or ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by Sara

English
I'm doing questions on the poem called "You are reading this too fast", by Ken Norris, and I need help with some of the questions. Here is the actual poem: You are reading this too fast. Slow down, for this is poetry and poetry works slowly. Unless you live with ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by Sara

poetry
sojourner's vision of god is an example of an
Friday, March 26, 2010 by Anonymous

Poetry
How can I explain the first five lines in the poem "Leaning Into The Afternoons" by Pablo Neruda? Leaning into the afternoons, I cast my sad nets towards your oceanic eyes. There, in the highest blaze my solitude lengthens and flames; Its arms turning like a drowning...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by Troy

Poetry
What is one metaphor and one simile in the poem "Leaning Into The Afternoons" by Pablo Neruda? What do they mean and how do they aid what Neruda is trying to state in the poem? I NEED HELP PLAEASE!!!!!
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by Troy

Poetry
What is one metaphor and one simile in the poem "Leaning Into The Afternoons" by Pablo Neruda? What do they mean and how do they aid what Neruda is trying to state in the poem?
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by Troy

Poetry
How can I explain the first five lines in the poem "Leaning Into The Afternoons" by Pablo Neruda? Leaning into the afternoons, I cast my sad nets towards your oceanic eyes. There, in the highest blaze my solitude lengthens and flames; Its arms turning like a drowning...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by Troy

Poetry
What would be a good thesis statement for "Mid-Term Break" by Seamus Heaney I've read it about 100 times and I've analyzed it a bunch of times and need help with at least two of the three prong thesis statement.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by Paul

English
Hey, I need your suggestions on this one. Could you please name some of the most beautiful, most emotional pieces of writing you've ever read. It can be poetry or prose or titles of novels or even someting you've written yourself, if your gonna do that can you please ...
Friday, March 19, 2010 by Me

poetry
In school i have to write a POEM about story from the newspaper. can anone help me? thats the story: TAMWORTH ONE COPS IT IN COPSE, ENDING GREAT ESCAPE. After more than a week on the run the Sundance Pig was not going to come quietly. His partner might have been captured, but ...
Friday, March 19, 2010 by Patric

english
Can you please see if my corrections are ok? Thank you very much for helping me. 1) Refer then to the point of view from which a narration (instead of narrative story) can be told and the types of characters involved. 2) What message of nature does Davies want to convey in his...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 by Franco

English lit
I need to write a explication about this poem, can you help? A poem comes straight from inside the heart A poet with his own poem he will never part A poet feels and can see what others cannot see A poet can see beauty in bees and the fruitful pure tree A poet looks on and can...
Monday, March 15, 2010 by Anonymous

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