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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....
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 4:26pm

Literature
You may find your answer here. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/inferno​/section4.rhtml
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 6:00pm

english-poetry
What would YOU say it's about? It's quite clear. Sra
Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 11:27pm

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 ...
Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 11:16pm

English Lit
You might try some of the following links for verification: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee​&p=Wild+Night+by+Emily+Dickinson Some terms: 1. Internal rhyme places at least one of the rhymed words within the line, as in "Dividing and gliding and sliding"...
Friday, October 7, 2011 at 5:45pm

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 ...
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 11:05pm

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, ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 7:01pm

literature- poetry
how many feet are in each line of i wandered lonely as a cloud?
Friday, September 23, 2011 at 11:22am

English- poetry
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=131​6716280
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 9:12pm

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 ...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 9:08pm

English- poetry
Consider these: ~ the golden sands ~ the days of his captivity ~ A book where he would / Work in the kitchen http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_term​s/ Let us know what you decide.
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 2:38pm

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 ...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 2:31pm

American Literature
Try some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=why+Nativ​e+American+poetry+had+a+deep+respect+of+​n+ature&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.m​ozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a#h​l=en&client=firefox-a&hs=b6F&rls=org.moz...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 1:13am

American Literature
Why was Native American poetry characterized by a deep respect of nature?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 12:45am

literature/poetry
3. In "Shall I compare Thee to a summer's day? Shakespeare claims that the object of his sonnet will be immortal because A.he'll always love her B.she's for all seasons. C.she'll live on in his poem. D. she's like the summer's day. I'm thinking C
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 10:43pm

English(Urgent)
"No man is an island # 37 on top 500 Poems User Rating: 8.3 /10 (122 votes) Print friendly version E-mail this poem to e friend Send this poem as eCard Add this poem to MyPoemList No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the ...
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 9:14pm

English-Poetry
The answers was B. Thanks for the help everyone :)
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 12:46pm

English-Poetry
This definition will help you make your decision. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/cadence​ Also see the first word defined here: http://www.dailywritingtips.com/36-poetr​y-terms/
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:23pm

English-Poetry
B is very correct. listen to the beat here: There go, my hearts content. Do you hear the beat, the cadence of the syllables?
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:20pm

English-Poetry
I would say B
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:20pm

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 ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:15pm

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 ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 9:39pm

English
http://www.uwo.ca/english/canadianpoetry​/cpjrn/vol53/keith.htm Apparently, his poetry is not published online.
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 5:14pm

poetry
im sorry? what do you mean
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:25pm

poetry
You're welcome. Please do not change names.
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 6:48pm

poetry
thankyou :)
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 6:38pm

poetry
Lincoln was saying that being lenient with a person who has done something wrong is better than harsh punishment. The person is more likely to change when shown kindness.
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 6:34pm

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?
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 6:22pm

poetry
Hoping you mean "of" or "in" and not "is" try some of the following links: http://www.google.com/search?q=rhyme+sch​eme+of+Beowulf&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rl​s=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=fire​fox-a Sra
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 1:24am

poetry
rhyme scheme is Beowulf
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 11:44pm

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.
Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 12:06pm

ENG125
Poetry and drama needs to be read aloud and heard to be fully appreciated. Poets and playwrights choose their language to be heard.
Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 10:03pm

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?
Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 9:40pm

literature
http://members.optushome.com.au/kazoom/p​oetry/villanelle.html
Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 9:14pm

English
http://members.optushome.com.au/kazoom/p​oetry/villanelle.html http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMI​D/15377 http://www.sonnets.org/ http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collecti​ons/item/3303 http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collecti​ons/item/3290 http://...
Friday, August 26, 2011 at 10:39am

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 ...
Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 12:17am

literary
In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 4:50am

Early Childhood Language Art
Are rhyming words necessary for good poetry?
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 8:43pm

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
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 8:41pm

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 ...
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 7:20pm

Literature-Poetry
Ashley's answers are wrong I used them and got a really really low score. Only 6 answers were right. Last time I use this to double check my answers, if I would of stuck with my original answers I might have passed but I thought I was wrong cause everyone said Ashley's...
Friday, August 5, 2011 at 12:54am

British literature
I'll be glad to check your answer. http://www.poetry-online.org/blake_the_c​himney_sweeper.htm
Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 5:17pm

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 ...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 8:18pm

poetry
Please read these sites to find out a lot more about Lynda Hull and how her life influenced this poem. http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/726​ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynda_Hull
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 5:09pm

poetry
I mean the waitress sense of identity, I know she is from European decent with religious values, but how is this significant?
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 5:04pm

poetry
What did you learn about Lynda Hull from the biography I posted for you?
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 4:44pm

poetry
how is her background significant to her sense of identity in the poem night waitress by Lynda Hull
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 4:37pm

poetry
See my last response.
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:28pm

poetry
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/726​
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:27pm

poetry
how is her background significant to her sense of identity, in the poem night waitress by Lynda Hull
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:19pm

poetry
how is her background significant to her sense of identity in the poem night waitress by Lynda Hull
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:18pm

poetry
http://www1.umassd.edu/eportfolio/wms/u_​chawes/desire.htm
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:12pm

poetry
analysing night waitress poem by Lunda Hull. not fully understanding it.
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:09pm

English
I already answered your question about citing poetry. About a book's character's name, no quotation marks are used.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 4:54pm

English
Here are more sites with interpretations that you might like to study: http://www.google.com/search?q=Lying+in+​a+H+ammock+at+William+Duffy%27s+Farm+in+​Pine+Island%2C+Minnesota&ie=utf-8&oe=utf​-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&c​lient=firefox-a ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 3:41pm

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.
Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 11:25am

poetry
If all the lines are supposed to be the same, then you'll need to do some editing. Here are the first 4 lines, with the stressed syllables in CAPS and a slash mark (/) between the feet: The O / cean SAYS / "ROAR" to / WAKE me up, And I SMILE / as I GRAB / my COF...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 10:04pm

poetry
I feel like even on the first line I leave an unstressed syllable. I know it needs work but what do you think...??It's supposed to be all the same I believe.
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 9:45pm

englishh
Well...the problem is that it varies. I posted the poem under English/Poetry. I'd be happy to write it out though. For my assignment, it's supposed to be all the same. Either trochaic or iambic.
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 9:43pm

poetry
For the most part, it seems like iambic tetrameter (see the first link I gave you in the other post), but it's irregular enough that it's hard to tell. http://www.answers.com/topic/free-verse
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 9:02pm

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 ...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 8:40pm

poetry
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/238​336 http://www.uncg.edu/~htkirbys/meters.htm​ First, you have to begin by marking the stressed and unstressed syllables -- only then can you see if there is a pattern or not -- and if so, which of the meters the pattern fits...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 8:34am

poetry
I need help scanning "Combing"
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 7:58am

poetry
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=130​7668813
Monday, June 27, 2011 at 9:41pm

poetry
What is performative aspect of a poem
Monday, June 27, 2011 at 9:36pm

POETRY, PART 1
From what I have gathered in my Penn F literature book it is B. Both connotative and denotative.
Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 3:45pm

Poetry
Since you have not gotten back to us, I'll add a few things here. Poetry forces you to THINK and that is not easy! When you read a poem, if you know the background of the poet, the era when the poem was written, you can better understand the sentiments and feelings that ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 2:59pm

Poetry
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=123​2922470 http://ibmunson6.edublogs.org/2011/02/07​/the-courage-that-my-mother-had/
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 10:57am

Poetry
Poetry is my favorite thing because the poet must say in very few words what some one you write out in prose. If there is a rhyme scheme it makes it even more difficult. Poetry should really be read outloud; have you tried that? Poetry takes your full attention and here is a ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 10:54am

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 ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 9:55am

literature
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and /or poetry relfected in these forms?
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 10:08am

Poetry
<<Where it's double space I need help>> It would help it you left blanks where the words go. You did not double space anywhere. You did leave some ---- spaces. If you only need help on two, why did you bother listing all nine poems? 1. procrastinating doesn'...
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 7:53am

Poetry
I can tell you haven't looked these words up. Their meanings will tell you everything you need to know!! http://www.dictionary.com http://www.answers.com
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 7:48am

Poetry
it is a metaphor
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 5:21am

Poetry
9 would be uniqueness 6 contaminated
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 5:19am

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 ...
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 4:08am

Poetry
a direct comparison between unlike things that does not use a signal word What's the word to this Definition
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 3:23am

Poetry
Jacob, Jazmine, and Bobby are all the same person, posting from the same computer. All three posts are amazingly similar!!
Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 6:42pm

Poetry
What was the question and why the 4 choices? Sra
Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 6:31pm

Poetry
http://dictionary.reference.com/
Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 5:26pm

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
Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 5:24pm

English
Can you identify key qualities of drama and poetry which emphasize their performative qualities.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 6:33pm

English
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? structure, language, technique, and style
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:08pm

British lit
http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/fqueen/​characters.html
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 3:49pm

english
what is a direct performative aspect? (as in poetry or drama)
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 9:20pm

writing
The purpose of this homework board is to get HELP. We do not DO the work for you. You need to ask questions which we can answer. No effort whatsoever on your part ellicits no effort on ours. 1. Try some of the following links: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee​&p=...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 2:11am

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...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 1:45am

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...
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 7:00am

English
1) Briefly portray the monster as described by Dr Frankenstein in Chapter 5 of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Explain what the monster stands for and what feelings this detailed description of the monster reinforces. 2) Briefly summarize the first part of the Mariner's ...
Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 8:43pm

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...
Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 7:12pm

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 ...
Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 6:13pm

english
how is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 6:53pm

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 ...
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 6:24pm

english
so does it mean that her poetry contains many epigrams?
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 11:36am

English
http://search.avg.com/route/?d=4cbfb155&​v=7.004.022.004&i=23&tp=chrome&q=epigram​+in+poetry&lng=en-US&iy=&ychte=us http://swc2.hccs.edu/htmls/rowhtml/emily​/epigram.html and http://www.thehypertexts.com/epigrams_in​_literature_and_poetry.htm
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 11:06am

english
What is the epigrammatical style in poetry? And what could be the examples of it in the work of Emily Dickinson?
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 10:55am

poetry
http://www.google.com/search?q=Gwendolyn​+Brooks+Poem+Medgar+Evers&ie=utf-8&oe=ut​f-8&aq=t&client=firefox-a&rlz=1R1GGLL_en​___US379 Read widely. http://literaryzone.com/Index.php?tag=li​st-of-all-figures-of-speech-with-example​s&paged=2 Choose ...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 2:01pm

poetry
Figures of speech in Gwendolyn Brooks Poem Medgar Evers?
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 1:57pm

English
I think you mean Wordsworth's concept of poetry, right? 1. OK 2. OK 3. You have begun in past tense, so make all the verbs past tense. 4. OK 5. Use past tenses.
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 2:18pm

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. When I describe Wordsworth' conception of poetry, shall I use the present or the past? 1) Wordsworth believed poetry should deal with everyday situations or incidents and with ordinary people living in the countryside. 2) He ...
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 2:03pm

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