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poetry
The line “I wandered lonely as a cloud” is an example of
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 11:04pm

poetry/ english
4. In "The New Colossus," the Statue of Liberty is compared to alan A. European queen. C. immigrant. B. mother. D. door 7. Describing the chariot that bears the human soul as "frugal" is an example of A. paradox. C. epiphany. B. denotation. D. realism 9. ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 10:20pm

poetry/ english
4. In "The New Colossus," the Statue of Liberty is compared to alan A. European queen. C. immigrant. B. mother. D. door 7. Describing the chariot that bears the human soul as "frugal" is an example of A. paradox. C. epiphany. B. denotation. D. realism 9. ...
Monday, August 25, 2008 at 4:42pm

Poetry
If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an
Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 12:32pm

vocab
what does the poetry term 'vulgate' mean, I can't find any definition that correlates to poetry
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 6:43pm

Music - Beat Poetry
Does anyone know a website for beat poetry music? I'm only looking for the music, so I can write a poem of my own... The ones I've found already have a poet and they require you to buy the CD online :/ Thanks much!
Sunday, July 27, 2008 at 2:04pm

poetry
During the Romantic period, poets placed an emphasis on?, Which one of the following words is an iamb?ARachel, B Alice, C Joanne.....
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 10:45pm

literature
I'm having problems with my homework , I keep getting the wrong answers can anybody help me with lesson4 poetry,part1#10-15
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 10:35pm

Literature
1. The Puritans changes English society when they took power by: a)requiring all to attend church services three times a day b)outlawing newspapers and entertainment c) banished all catholics from england d) none of the above I chose b. 2. The tone of "Song" can best...
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 2:18pm

Poetry
Which of the following poems is an English sonnet a)The Red Wheelbarrow b)Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening c)Into My Own d)Travel
Saturday, July 12, 2008 at 11:53am

poetry
who is the speaker in Sandburg's "grass"
Saturday, July 12, 2008 at 11:19am

English
I am writing a research paper about the developments in literature during the Romantic Period... In today’s society our interpretation of the word ‘Romantic’ might mean an intimate walk on the beach enjoying the pastel painted sunset-sky, a candle-lit dinner ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at 4:50pm

poetry
Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of
Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 9:34pm

English
TOPIC: Write an essay in which ou analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going thru the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes, and writing styles? What similarities ...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 10:07am

English-Accented Syllables
I don't understand how to determine how many accented syllables there are in lines of poetry... How do you tell? Example: When the north wind blows its icy air to cool the earth,
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 3:56pm

Literature-Poetry
Hi, I am doing a correspondence course and was wondering if the answers for my quiz were right, could you help please? My answers are identified by <>. I am aware that someone else has posted on this subject but posted wrong... I hope I did this correctly. 1. If this be ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 3:56pm

english
What is the difference between poems and poetry?
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 3:41pm

poetry
what is a good metaphor for what happiness is? i am writing a quality poem on happiness and i can't think of anymore metaphors. please help? thanks!
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 10:04pm

poetry
I need to recite this poem in front of the class and i have to add at least three more lines to it. does anyone have any suggestions? Math is the thick red book, Sitting there, waiting for you to open it, Just waiting for your sigh. Math is working two times harder, Then any ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 9:47pm

poetry
does anyone have any ideas of an object that would be cool to do an imagery poem on? i cant think of anything thanks so much!
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 7:58pm

Instructional methods
Activiting prior knowledge Blooms Taxonomy Poetry Writing Making predictions Games Turn and Talk How does each of the above instructional strategies impact student learning.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 10:43pm

poetry
can anyone give me an example or some ideas of an imagery poem? i think i know what to do but i don't have any ideas of an object to do it on. thanks so much
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 9:16pm

english (poetry)
n school, right now we are going over T.S. Eliot's "Preludes" and "Not Waving but Drowning" by Stevie Smith. I see the dark, "sordid" message about social unrest in industrialized society Eliot was portraying in "Preludes," although ...
Sunday, April 20, 2008 at 10:25pm

English
I just got these two wrong on the test The repeated use of the "o" sound in "A host, of golden daffodils" is called A. consonance. B. assonance. C. alliteration. D. rhyme. my answer d A definition of formal poetry is verse that A. sticks to certain ...
Friday, April 18, 2008 at 3:13pm

Literature poetry, part 1
If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an a. quatrain b. octet c. couplet d. sestet
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 9:46am

literature/poetry
1. If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an A. quatrain. B. octet. C. couplet. D. sestet. 2. The line "I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of A. a metaphor. B. a simile. C. a couplet. D. ...
Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 4:30pm

poetry
any ideas to improve this poem? its a first draft so not very good. My life line, Is speeding down a roller coaster track, Loops and turns, Gliding over the city, Not a worry in the world. It takes me away from this small town. Where it is either extremely hot, Or frostbite ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 9:09pm

poetry
i have to write a palmistry poem about my lifeline. i have to say what my life is like now where it will take me away from and where it will take me too. any ideas?
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 7:55pm

poetry
i need a strong line to end this poem any ideas??? Crayons are imaginations, Always creating something new. They scribble and draw With so many colors, Too many to choose. The sky doesn’t have to be blue. Crayons are creativity, Making whatever you want. It doesn’t ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at 9:38pm

literature- poetry
the line " I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of A. a metaphor B. a simile c. a couplet d. alliteration
Monday, April 7, 2008 at 3:14pm

poetry
i have to write a poem on what i feel poetry is or how i feel about poetry. i dont like to write poetry but i like to read it. what could i compare it to that would make a good poem?
Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 9:06pm

poetry
i need help with penn foster examination 00779000
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 7:32pm

English Grammar
Need HELP!!!!!? I need help Grammar correction please!!! Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 12:27am

English
I posted this before, I need someone to check my grammar please. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and ...
Monday, March 24, 2008 at 11:21pm

English
I need help on my grammar and figuring out a way to write these answers more better. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, ...
Monday, March 24, 2008 at 7:52pm

English
Grammar Correction, Please? Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing what you believe is the right ...
Monday, March 24, 2008 at 5:24pm

American Lit =&gt; Ms.Sue (Poetry analysis help)
Poem "for rosa parks" And how was this soft-voiced woman to know that this was "No" in answer to the command to rise would signal the begining of the time of walking Soft the word like the closing of some aweful book, a too-long story with no pauses for ...
Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 3:22am

poetry
rearrange the words in the poem but you must use EVERY word in the poem The whiskey on your breath Could make a small boy dizzy; But I hung on like death: Such waltzing was not easy. We romped until the pans Slid from the kitchen shelf; My mother's countenance Could not ...
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 6:55pm

English
I need help identifying the main arguments in the essay as well as the supports used. I believe the thesis is: If children are taught their place in the environment they will look at other species with a sense of fellowship and community. I am also supposed to evaluate the ...
Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 9:09pm

poetry
a villanelle is ?
Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 6:25pm

world literature
How do poets utilize literary devices and conventions to develop themes in their poetry? I don't understand how to read a poem so I understand what it is really saying either?
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 5:01pm

Repost for Stephanie
english - Stephanie, Saturday, March 8, 2008 at 2:43pm I need help creating a crossword puzzle containing poetry terms. What do I do?
Saturday, March 8, 2008 at 5:54pm

Honors Literature
~Dante's Inferno~ Canto 24:Why is there so much emphasis in this canto on the labor, the intense effort, required if the travellers are to continue downward to the center of hell? How does this concentration reflect upon Dante's task as a writer of epic poetry?
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 11:20pm

othello paper
I was wondering if someone could proof read the begining of my paper and give me feedback...thanks! In an attempt to warn females against falling under the control of a patriarchal society, progressive feminist Adrienne Rich defines patriarchy as “the power of the fathers...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 4:14pm

english- othello and adrienne rich essay
In an attempt to warn females against falling under the consequences of a patriarchal society, progressive feminist Adrienne Rich defines patriarchy as, “the power of the fathers: a familial-social, ideological, political system in which men- by force, direct pressure, or...
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 10:43pm

grammar
I have a sentence: langston hughes who lived from 1902 to 1967 read works by the great twentieth century midwestern poets vachel lindsay edgar lee masters and carl sandburg used their influence in writing his own poetry. Now I need help writing the parts of speech for the ...
Sunday, March 2, 2008 at 4:30pm

English
Discuss how T.S. Eliot's "Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" displays evidence of traditional poetic conventions and themes, yet is obviously an example of modern poetry.
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 8:09pm

Poetry
What is an analysis of the poem A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allen Poe?
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 7:01pm

Algebra
1)A bookshelf holds 4 mysteries, 3 biograpghies, 1 book of poetry, and 2 reference books. If a book is selected at random from the shelf, find the probability that the book selected is a biography or reference book. A)1/2 B)1/6 C)5/6 D)3/50 I chose A 5 bio/reference/10 total ...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 6:43pm

Gurublue( poetry)
Guru Blue, These are two wonderful websites, thank you. However, I need a website that has audio to show me the stressed and unstressed words.
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 3:42pm

Poetry
I am learning about poetry (meter, verse, and foot). I need a website with audio that can allow me to hear the pronunciations of the syllables if stressed or unstressed. Please help me thank you.
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 2:52pm

poetry
For AP Literature, I have to write a 2 page (double spaced) paper analyzing how the painting Nude Descending a Staircase by Marcel Duchamp and the poem of the same name by X. J. Kennedy have a successful connection. What is a good place to start and what are things to mention ...
Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 6:01pm

english
i am not very good at analyzing/interpreting poems and figuring out their meaning. what are some tips/strategies/methods that i could use to better my poetry understandings? and please help me to interpret this here poem: Starlight Philip Levine My father stands in the warm ...
Sunday, January 27, 2008 at 6:28pm

Poetry
please read this poem and tell me how I can inprove it. Thanks! Where have you been I almost forgot you Its been a year or so Since I’ve seen you last Why did you have to come back I was trying to forget you And forget what you did Why bring back the bad memories Can’...
Sunday, January 27, 2008 at 5:36pm

English
What definable elements make a poem categorized as Victorian Poetry?
Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 7:18am

English/Poetry
I read the stories about her I discover her dark past Some things are hard to believe To know what she has been through All the challanges she has faced Now I see her in a different way A way I’ve never seen her before I don’t know what to say Now that I know what I ...
Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 7:32pm

English/Poetry
I need to write a poem for my English class. The thing is, I don't know how to write a good poem. I've read loads of poems, but I just don't know how to write a good poem.
Friday, December 28, 2007 at 2:47pm

Literarure(Ozymandias)
How is the poem "Ozymandias" by Percy Shelley a Romantic poem? What elements make it a romantic poem? I read the poem a few times and I don't know how it is classified as romantic poetry.
Wednesday, December 26, 2007 at 4:20pm

English-poetry
How can I determine the meter and rhythm of a poem? How do I know if a syllable is stressed or unstressed?
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 7:29pm

Poetry
What is the tone of the poem "Litany" by Billy Collins? Is there some sort of message or is he just being weird? Since the first two lines were written by that Belgian guy, I would imagine he is making fun of love poems. Am I in the right direction?
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at 7:10pm

Literature
I need to translate some lines of poetry into today's language but I am having trouble. I am not sure what nto translate exactly. Here are some examples of lines I need to translate: 1. Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, 2. With shifting change, as is false ...
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at 1:20pm

Poetry
Why are the following words significant to the poem, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"? Etherized Tedious Insidious Formulated Malingers Obtuse Morning Coat Digress If I knew what the answer is or any idea on how to answer this question, I wouldn't be asking ...
Sunday, December 16, 2007 at 10:13pm

english
Hi for poetry i need to research futurism and the founder f.t.marinetti. the thing is i cant find any poems written by him, all i can find are his manifestos which are super long. so if u can help me find any poems written by him that would be awesome thanks :)
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 10:56pm

Poetry
how to write poetry? I have a poem, but how do i get it on paper, typed? where do i indent, etc.? basically i need info on the format for poetry
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 4:30pm

Poetry
What is the theme of the poems "In November" by Archibald Lampman and "December" by Stuart Livingstone? Thank you.
Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 4:06pm

Poetry Part II
Okay so I have poem here that I need to interpret including I have to discuss the issue of gender as it relates to this poem. So here's the poem "A Place For Everything" When my mother spoke of sadness and widows, my father muttered "Well, well," and ...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 5:07pm

Poetry
Okay so I have poem here that I need to interpret including I have to discuss the issue of gender as it relates to this poem. So here's the poem "A Place For Everything" When my mother spoke of sadness and widows, my father muttered "Well, well," and ...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 4:53pm

POETRY
Discuss what functions of poetic writing the author of this poem is using? What is the poem expressing? Who is the speaker? Auditor? What is the rhyme scheme? Meter? Homage to my hips These hips are big hips they need space to move around in. They don't fit in little ...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 10:23pm

English- poetry
What is the definition of volta? How does the volta change the mood of a poem?
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 1:59pm

poetry essay
I'm having problems coming up with a thesis statement for Edgar Allen Poe's poem The Raven. I have to do an analysis paper. Any suggestions on where to begin?
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 8:17pm

English -- poetry
Is "Isolation: To Marguerite," by Matthew Arnold a narrative, lyric, or dramatic poem? My friend and I can't decide between narrative and dramatic. Thanks.
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 6:17pm

Literature
So for example for this poem: Harlem by Langstone Hughes: What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- and then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 6:10pm

Literature
My question is how do poets utilize leterary devices and conventions to develop themes in their poetry? Can someone explain this to me if you have a few minutes I greatly appreciated it thanks.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 3:36pm

english/poetry/literature
What are some good connotations for "tree" or websites that lists connotations for "tree"?
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 5:29pm

Math
Numbers can be poetic. For example, when the number 400,077,115 is read aloud, it is haiku! Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry in which each poem has seventeen syllables,broken into a 5-7-5 pattern. How does this number fit the pattern? Find another number haiku. Please can ...
Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 9:22am

english-iambic tetrameter
I have to write two lines of poetry in iambic tetrameter and I am not sure if this is correct or not. Any help would be greatly appreciated! with heavy hearts untwine ourselves yet midnight orbs demand I stay Thank you!
Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 6:08pm

history/poetry
Can anyone help me interpret this poem/prayer? What does it reveal about Mesopotamian religious beliefs and practices? Thanks!! May the wrath of the heart of my god be pacified! May the god who is unknown to me be pacified! May the goddess who is unknown to me be pacified! May...
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at 10:11pm

poetry
a definition of formal poetry is verse that http://www.answers.com/poetry I think you're after definition #3 here. Then look up "meter" and "verse" -- http://www.answers.com/topic/meter-poetr​y http://www.answers.com/topic/verse =) Thank you for ...
Saturday, August 18, 2007 at 1:27am

Literature
what does it mean: literary journal The term "literary journal" can mean two things, I think. 1. A magazine or journal that is published and focuses only on literary works, current and past. http://www.google.com/search?q=literary+​journal&rls=com.microsoft:en-...
Friday, August 17, 2007 at 2:36am

english poetry-walt whitman
i cant remember the name of that whitman poem where he's in a classroom or something and walks out and says something about learning everything he needs to from the stars. its been a while since i've read it,but its imperative that i know the title! Is this it? http://...
Saturday, July 28, 2007 at 10:14pm

English Song
Oh, Susanna Oh, I came from Alabama with my banjo on my knee, And I'm going to Louisiana, my true love for to see It rained all night the day I left, the weather it was dry. The sun so hot I froze to death, Susanna don't you cry Oh, Susanna, Oh, don't you cry for ...
Monday, July 9, 2007 at 2:20am

Senior Paper
I am writing a Senior Paper about the poetry works of W.B. Yeats, a Modernist poet I have found out. But I was wondering if my thesis would work or if it is too soft and not on the line of a thesis. W.B. Yeats like most of the Modernistic poets in his time has changed poetry ...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 11:02am

literature
How do poets utilize literary devices and conventions to develop themes in their poetry? Good explanation here: "Language is a means of communication by symbolic sounds and graphics. The meaning of these symbols is affected by the use of literary devices which further ...
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at 3:52pm

mythology
compare homer and virgil Help! i need a few things that compare these two poets. Homer wrote the Odyssey Virgil wrote the Aeneid (sp?) yeah i know but i need more examples. Homepage of the Iliad, Odyssey, and AeneidThe page links together the Iliad, Odyssey, and the Aeneid. It...
Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 12:12pm

roman poets
any one know any GOOD roman poets that i could google or ask???? idk about the virgil dude....because the issue is confusing on whether he is one person or three... lol =] He was ONE person. He had three names, as did all Romans!! Publius Vergilius Maro = Vergil or Virgil (...
Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 11:01am

roman poetry
i looked up cais publius virgil and the site i went to came up was Publius Vergilius Maro is this the same person?? Publius Vergilius Maro = his full name in Latin Gaius or Caius is the spelling of Julius Caesar's first name. =)
Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 10:54am

Greek poetry?
Did the greeks have poetry in the mythology days?? or was it just the romans. im trying to find another difference bewteen the romans and the greeks in thier glory days..... Both had poetry. The only main difference is the names and possible uses for their gods. The Greeks may...
Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 10:34am

language
is latin closer to roman or greek??? roman. awesome. thanks :) so did the greek have poetry like the romans did?? (in the mythology days i mean) Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is a bit more about the family of languages: http://concise.britannica.com/...
Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 10:27am

writeteacher answer this!!!
Who is W.B. Yeats and where is the best place to look for his information? Wikipedia is not working on my school's computer and my library does not have any of his works or biographies. please respond asap!!! Here are a few: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/liter​...
Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 10:18am

english
what is beat poerty? and where does it originate from? i cannot find any in the internet. thanks http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_Genera​tion (Broken Link Removed) Beat poetry began with the Beat Generation. Check these sites for more information about it. http://en....
Thursday, June 14, 2007 at 2:27pm

geography
i need help on writing a diomante poem A diamante poem? http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/​diamante/ http://www.franklinlakes.k12.nj.us/famsw​eb/curriculum/English/diamantepoems/diam​ante.html http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/cla​ssrooms/amy/...
Monday, May 28, 2007 at 11:13am

poetry
i need to write a question poem with 10 lines and that asks a lot of questions i have no ideas please help! Pick a theme, then the questions, then put them in verse. Example: Theme Love questions.. What is how it began where will it lead how will it end and so on... the verse...
Monday, May 14, 2007 at 8:05pm

writeacher help
Can you give me a example of a compound-complex sen. w/2 dependent clauses?=\ http://books.google.com/books?id=yhQAAAA​AYAAJ&pg=PA205&dq=%22compound+complex%22​+sentence+with+dependent+clauses And there are several examples here in this very old song (from the time...
Monday, May 14, 2007 at 7:30pm

english
my writing is not very nice and neat should i practice more Here is what you can do: Start a Journal (blank book), writing on alternate pages. Write in it every day. Weekly, give it to a trusted friend (mom, aunt, friend) who can take the journal and mark up errors. Rewrite ...
Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 4:50pm

English
im an only child and parents are too busy to help so, i need to interview someone that went to school 20 years ago and i was wondering if anyone would like to help me. Theses are my 7 questions because i already have 3 answered: 1.How was school like back then for you? 2.What ...
Sunday, May 6, 2007 at 6:03pm

Poetry
What are the four basic elements of poetry (Broken Link Removed) Here are a couple of sites which also may help. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/basic-ele​ments-of-poetry.html http://www.poems-and-quotes.com/article.​html?id=398
Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 11:28pm

poetry
i need to write a poem about my life it has to be a simile poem. Life is like a ___________ and 10 lines about that thing i need an idea of what to write about plz help! a bowl of fruit? a new car getting old? a box of chocolates? a popsicle on a hot day?> a glacier? an ...
Sunday, April 29, 2007 at 7:32pm

english
Hi I have to give a presentation in which I must speak of my author Ernest Hemingway, the presentation must include *definiton of genre *list of major figures working in the genre *features of the genre (and special features of any sub-genre) I'm also supposed to include ...
Sunday, April 29, 2007 at 3:08pm

English
Check out this site. http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/a​rticles/poetry/ Dear all, I need a poem that will help me answer the question "Is Australia seen as a Follower or a Leader?" I am yet to find 1 useful poem on that site... Maybe you should write your...
Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 9:20pm

poetry(list poems)
I am having trouble making a list poem, I am supposed to do it on one of my favorite things. My favorite things are horses. Can anyone help me plzzz?!?!?!?!?!?!?! List Poems A list poem is a poem in which every line is one item in a list. For instance, students could write a ...
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 6:57pm

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