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Homework Help: English: Poetry

Recent Homework Questions About Poetry

How do you write a List Poetry poem?
Monday, December 21, 2009 by Crystal

describe what happens at king arthur's court that shows the green knights superhuman qualities
Friday, December 18, 2009 by sam

English 2 honors quick question
I have a final in this class tomorrow and I need a free online practice test. Somethings we have learned our poetry terms, (sonnet, lyrical, haiku, simile, metaphor, hyberbole etc..) We have also read the story Antigone, Pit and the Pendulum, Witness for the prosecution. Thanks:)
Thursday, December 17, 2009 by Rachel

whats q poem that has 10 syllables per line
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 by Anonymous

I need help writing a poem about America.What is an interesting topic or intelligent idea that I can write about?
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 by Ashley

how do you write a hyperbole poem? (with instructions)
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 by Ysabel

wHAT IS THE MOOD AND THEME OF the storm by walter de la mare
Monday, December 7, 2009 by ALEX

Poetry, Part 2
1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a ...
Monday, December 7, 2009 by Ari

I need to write a couple using 5 of these words: interfere, intermediate, interpret, recommend, remarkable, adjective, convection cell, weather, climate, or hyperbole
Thursday, December 3, 2009 by Miranda

I'm having a hard time with the meter & feet part of my work today. I just don't really get it. Help me with the practice/study questions? (I put a star by the one's I think are right, but the last few I just have no idea.) What metric foot is represented by this ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 by Karen

english II
Which sentence contains an error in Pronouns. Is it B. A.Neither Jane Austen nor Mary Shelley is known for their poetry. B.As the curtain rises, everyone in the audience settles into his or her seat and waits for the play to begin. C.The book sale that is held in the spring is...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta

'Poetry is first of all about feelings. Make a list of all the feelings you can think of and choose five that can be the starting points for a poem. Try making up five similes that compare the feeling to an object, an animal, or a person.' Here are the feelings I got (...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 by mysterychicken

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Friday, November 13, 2009 by y912f

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 by y912f

literature: poetry,part 1
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. The fog comes on little cat feet. B. Spring is a dream unsung. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. A narrow wind complains all day.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 by Anonymous

7th Grade LA
For a poetry project i need a published haiku with an author but i am unable to find one. Do you know any?
Monday, November 2, 2009 by Kiara

To Writeacher
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before the subject of ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 by Naoto

"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before the subject of ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 by Naoto

Edit and review please. Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going through the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? ...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 by Anonymous

Hi, I recently posted a question about postmodern and modern theories of criticism, and I still don't really understand it. Could someone please explain these two to me? I found some info.. but I still kinda don't understand. "Postmodernism represents the ...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 by May

English lit essay check
7) Write an essay in which you 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 are ...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 by Anonymous

Language Arts
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 by Tanisha

I need to write a poem with the word ALGEBRA but the only problem is that my teacher wants complete sentences with each letter instead of a word for a letter. Can you please help?
Sunday, September 13, 2009 by Mark

My teacher asked me to write a classic poem. What is a clssic poem?
Sunday, September 6, 2009 by Kym

1. I don't like to eat junk food. (Is 'junk' waste? What kinds of food are junk food? Would you name them, please?) 2. He is famous for poetry. 3. He is well-known for kindness. 4. He is noted for wealthy. 5. He is notorious for cruelty. (Are they all correct ...
Thursday, September 3, 2009 by John

How do poets utilize devices and conventions to develope themes in their poetry? Support your answer with examples from the assigned reading
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 by Anonymous

11 Eng. Lit.
How are the ideas in Ars Poetica and poetry the same and different?
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 by paula

lit 210
Complete the Comparative Poetry Matrix in Appendix H, in which you will compare and contrast the themes and writing styles of three poems of your choice (other than My Papa's Waltz), as well as evaluate which poem of the three most effectively utilizes literary devices and...
Sunday, June 28, 2009 by carol

quicklly... words that, not necessarily rhyme, but sound like 'emotionless' please tlel me some words that sound like emotionless
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 by y912f

can someone please give me good links where i can find poetry to read. i am writing a poem called 'shadows of the past' . and i need to read some good pieces of poetry to get ideas, and ispiration. i don't know what my poem's going to be about, i just know that...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 by y912f

what is a good song for remembering poetry terms. I memorize lyrics really well.Please help ;-)
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 by kaitlyn

What poet/songwriter wrote these words? Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free Like a worm on a hook Like a knight from some old-fashioned book I have saved all my ribbons for thee If I have been unkind I hope that you can ...
Monday, June 8, 2009 by angelica

What is the significance of Cerberus in Sylvia Plath's poem "Fever 103"?
Thursday, May 28, 2009 by emily

So for English we're doing poetry. With a partner we both wrote our own poems and compared them. We had to find one word that fits into both poems and we got the word "Change". Now we have to be able to read our poems while not boring the class by doing something...
Sunday, May 17, 2009 by Brian

can u plz help me make a alliteration poem 8-10 sentances about nature??
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 by rebecca

I need to write 5 hinky pinkies (don't need # of syllables), but can't think of anything... PLEASE, HELP!
Monday, May 4, 2009 by Anonymous

Can someone please give me some SIMPLE (easy for me to understand) meanings of the following poetry terms? because I am quite confused with the terms...especially alliteration, assonance,consonance, and rhyme. How can I identify them? 1. Poetry 2. Alliteration 3. Assonance 4. ...
Thursday, April 30, 2009 by anonymous

Can you tell me one word that would sum up or define the following phrase...."flows easily" ....in relation to poetry....
Friday, April 24, 2009 by Judith

college poetry/comp2
what object is ugly on the inside and beutiful on the ourside?
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 by tiffany

Could you please give me a website with a rhyming dictionary?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 by Anya

Which is has a more powerful expression when used in poetry.... a simile or a metaphor.... Why?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 by trish

Question? How do the poetic elements increase my appreciation of the story."The Cremation of Sam McGee". answer: The perfect rhyme and meter come through perfectly.The vivid descriptions,make me read it again to grasp the details. Can you correct my answer?
Monday, April 20, 2009 by john

How do the poetic elements increase my interest in or my appreciation of ?: 1."The cremation of Sam Mcgee." 2. "How I learned English". How to answer this question?
Monday, April 20, 2009 by john

question: How do the poetic elements increase my appreciation of the highwayman ? my answer: I love all the repition and the alliteration Noyes put in this poem this one of my favorites.Is it a corrret answer?
Monday, April 20, 2009 by john

In the poem "HOW I LEARNED ENGLISH"by Gregory Djanikian. Is there any suspense? If so when does it occur and why? Answer. yes, when the narrator got hit with the baseball on his head and fell on the floor.Is it correct what to answer for why?
Saturday, April 18, 2009 by john

Im working on poetry at school and I'm suppose to make a limerick. The rhyme scheme is aabba. I'm now just having trouble on the last one. Be my friend, I plead. A friend is all I need. Please be the one that I can trust. Don't ever let our friendship rust. Help?
Thursday, April 16, 2009 by Sam

1)exam #00779100 of penn foster i need help with the exam
Thursday, April 16, 2009 by Anonymous

poetry/Ms Sue
The suspense that occurs in the highwayman When the soldier come to the inn tie Bess up with a gun at her chest. what do you think? wright Another question is the narrator of "The cremation of sam McGee"? Robert Service and he is inside the poem. thanks
Thursday, April 16, 2009 by john

Can you tell me where does suspense occur and why ? In The "cremation of sam McGee", and "the highwayman" please help
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 by john

English (SATIRE)
How does this one show SATIRE??? i have an idea but im not 100% sure its right. WHY GOLF IS GREAT What is the best sport? It's one of the great debates in our country, one which you can hear argued at your local bastion of culture we commonly call the "sports bar.&...
Sunday, April 12, 2009 by Soraya HELP!!!

Robert Frost
What did Robert Frost write about in his poetry? I think he wrote about the common people of America.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 by Chopsticks

narrative poem John and Fred are the awesomest friends They hang all day everyday They do homework together They don't ever fight A girl named Isabel is new at their school She is funny and fun She is sweet and beautiful They both really like her Soon they were fighting ...
Monday, April 6, 2009 by john

features of elizabethan poetry,what they possess
Thursday, April 2, 2009 by Adebulu T

Interpret Poetry
Can you please give a detailed explanation of the poem titled Albequerque Graveyard on the following site? smith.edu/poetrycenter/poets/thealbuquer​quegraveyard
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 by Terry

has elizabeth barret browning recieved any awards for her poetry?
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 by misty

Help me Edit this document please. Both Emily Dickinson and Walter Whitman used their poetry as a way to express transcendentalist ideas. Whitman wrote mostly about self-knowledge and spirituality while Dickinson wrote about the self knowledge and nature aspects of the ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 by Connor

What is poetry?
Monday, March 2, 2009 by Molly

Hi, I wrote this poem and I was wondering if someone could please edit it for me? Thanks In my dreams, creeps up a guy, Mysterious he is; as I know him not. He smiles and I gaze-with a heartfelt sigh, Daydreaming often of a true love knot. His face personifies beauty, From his...
Friday, February 27, 2009 by mysterychicken

I was going to write a poem on Motherhood as I think it is a beautiful and vast subject. Anyone know which way I should start? (I want it to be a rhyming poem) Thanks for the help! -MC
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 by mysterychicken

poetry/The Planet on the Table
what is the meaning of the poem "Planet on the Table" by Wallace Stevens i've asked this a lot of times but no one gives me the meaning. this poem is so confusing
Monday, February 23, 2009 by Bella

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
so here it is [ again ]: Daughter of Invention [underlined] by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. this family moves from the Dominican Republic to the United States Their family consists of the narrator, her sisters...
Monday, February 23, 2009 by Bella

Lit/Poem/The Planet on the Table
The subject of Steven's poem is the a. writing of poetry b. solar system c. speaker's disillusionment d. richenss of language A?
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 by Bella

World culture and the arts
Explain in 200 to 300 words how artistic expression reflects the basic tenets of the Islamic faith in the following examples: 1. Architecture, a. Mosque, b. Minarets, 2. Persian Poetry, a. Relationship of lost lovers, b. Celebration of spring, 3. Music and Dance, a. Turkish ...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 by B.B.

ASAP Literature PPlz Hurry!
I need a good website that has poetry summaries. Thanks
Monday, February 9, 2009 by Kathy

Please give feedback on the below acrostic poems. I am in 9th grade so base it off of that. Follow me Over the rainbow Outside reality Towards the stars Sprint towards happiness Taciturn smiles whisk onto faces (or tackle fears or trust the path) Evaporating behind Pitter, ...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 by Anonymous

Poetry/Digitial Story Telling
Hey, I have to do a digital story for Jonathan Swift's A SATIRICAL ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A LATE FAMOUS GENERAL, but I don't know what images to use nor where to find one. Help Please?
Saturday, February 7, 2009 by Sam

Could you please read my biography of Walt Whitman and if there any revising that needs to done please let me know. Thank you! Biography of Walt Whitman Walter Whitman was born on May 31, 1819 in Westhills, Town of Huntington, Long Island. Walter's parents were interested ...
Saturday, February 7, 2009 by Anonymous

my homework is to write a poem in which i make something in nature speak and describe its growing process. i can either write a poem or a prose. I can choose any tone i like.. i have chosen to write on a tree's growing process.. can someone explain to me what prose is and ...
Friday, February 6, 2009 by y912f

Since the 1970s, American poetry has a. been characterized by diverse voices and styles b. become increasingly narrow in subject matter c. reflected a more elitist perspective d. been appreciated for its simplicity i think the answer is A because my book says: Since 1970s, ...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 by Literature

what is one positive message in the poem "Poetry" by Marianne Moore.. in the begginning of the poem the she says that she "dislikes it", and that there is more importants things. but later she admits that she is interested in poetry. so what would be the ...
Sunday, February 1, 2009 by y912f

i need help finding the themes of this essay. i know that 1 possible theme is about losing something when you learn something. But my teacher said there was another theme on " the importance to look in-dept" i'm not sure what he meant by that. Mark Twain's 2 ...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 by Joe

Poetry, English
hmm what might be an example of onomatopeia in this poem? Conquerors By sundown we came to a hidden village Where all the air was still And no sound met our tired ears, save For the sorry drip of rain from blackened trees And the melancholy song of swinging gates. Then through...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 by Kerry

english; poetry
i need a poem to compare with emily dickinson's "Hope is the Thing With Feathers' - any ideas? :D
Saturday, January 31, 2009 by rhodium

In my english class we have to right poems and this week we are writing spondaic. What are some examples of spondaic poetry? Also what is a foot in poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 by Jillian

What is poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 by Cassie

Monday, January 26, 2009 by lANEY

Poetry (9th grade)
This is a poem by Alice Walker and a question at the end but I can't figure out the question. Poem title: "Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning." Looking down into my father's dead face for the last time my mother said without tears, ...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 by Josh

Hi there, I know this is so last minute, but i really need this to be edited tonight for my exam. I posted it earlier, but i don't know if you saw it .If you could please check if I translated the English correctly into French, you’d be of great help. I know it’s...
Sunday, January 18, 2009 by Sabrina

I am so sorry SraJMcGi but i have the other half of my project that i just finished. Do you mind checking if i have translated it correctly. Your help is greatly appreciated. 1.)Secondly, the culture. - Deuxièmement, la culture. 2.)Djiboutian attire reflects the region...
Sunday, January 18, 2009 by Sabrina

British Literature
Question: How did the Industrial Revolution affect the poetry of William Blake and William Wordsworth? - Okay, I'm not quite sure if I understand this correctly. Wasn't Wordsworth a supporter of the IR? And wasn't Blake thought to see the IR as a prophetic sign of ...
Sunday, January 18, 2009 by TS21

Sorry, another question: I need an acrostic poem for the name K I N Z A Thanks :) -MC
Friday, January 16, 2009 by mysterychicken

1.In fiction, use of conventions leads to? A. entertainment, B. expectations, C. imagination, or D. escapism. 2. According to the analyses of the stories you were asked to read, "A Pair of Silk Stockings" best represents literary? A. allegory. B. realism. C. ...
Friday, January 16, 2009 by michael

Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the objects you though of in a line of poetry. The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London. Big Ben's hands showed that it was ...
Thursday, January 15, 2009 by Larry

Poetry (personification)
Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own parts. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the the objects you though of in a lines of poetry. Example: The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London...
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 by Larry

Poetry (metaphors)
What's the metaphor? --------------------------------------- The Toaster A silver-scaled dragon with jaws flaming red sits at my elbow and toasts my bread. I hand him fat slices, and then, one by one, He hands them back when he sees they are done...
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 by Larry

What one syllable word rhymes with 12? or 2 syllable? Thanks-MC
Saturday, January 10, 2009 by mysterychicken

Okay, heres an "I am" poem. But I need help on what to put for the "i am" lines. It has to be two personality characteristics. The theme is about the world being destroyed. I was thinking of using "I am hopeful and amazed", but don't if that ...
Friday, January 9, 2009 by Larry

Poetry for Avie
Here is a book to look for, if you aren't happy with the poems you now have: The River Is Wide / El río es ancho. Twenty Mexican Poets/A Bilingual Anthology. The ed. is Marlon C. Frick. tr. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. Sra
Friday, January 2, 2009 by SraJMcGin

what free web sites can I search for poetry regarding "mexican crossing the boarder and their hardships that go with it? I am in the 4th grade and need this for school.. thank you
Thursday, January 1, 2009 by avie

Language Arts/Poetry
In the poem "Parade" by Rachel Field, what details in the poem describe the town? The only thing I see is the elm trees and the grass. Can you help me?
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 by Fiona

What's the connotation of "Because i could not stop for death" by Emily Dickinson?
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 by Sara

american literature
write a critical analysis on the poetry of henry longfellow
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 by winni

ok so im supposed to create a poem about child abuse...and i have some good ones but i totally just got writers block and i need help..here is part of the poem, any suggestions MY PAIN it started with a pen and paper... i write my emotions without thinking a bit it happened so...
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 by symantha

Gifted+Talented English-(Figurative Speech Poetry)
Our assignment is to write a poem on each of the types of figurative speech. simile metaphor synecdoche metonymy personification apostrophe hyperbole understatement irony paradox I have completed every one of them except understatement and paradox. I understand what they are. ...
Monday, December 1, 2008 by Brenna

French for Amanda
Knowing that you and Hélène love poetry (and I do too!) here are some sites you might like: 1. (you can hear poetry sung or read by poets!): http://www.poesie.net/index.php (upper-right-hand look for "écouter." 2. (one of my favorite poems & poet...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 by SraJMcGin

If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an
Sunday, November 23, 2008 by Starr

How does the water symbology in Whitman's poetry connect to his philosophy on Transcendentalism?
Saturday, November 22, 2008 by Katie

They say that the only word in the dictionary that can't be rhymed is orange but when i tested this out, silver seems one that has no rhyme (one compund). Am i right? Thanks -MC
Friday, November 21, 2008 by mysterychicken

I have to make a picture of 'Eve of St Agnes' by John Keats. I have to have some quotations in it. For the part of the poem where Poryphoro and Madeleine are together I'm having trouble picking out the best quotations to illustrate it.Please help! Quotations to ...
Sunday, November 16, 2008 by Anonymous

can someone help find "The Dying Eagle" by E.J. Pratt for me i need it for my poetry assignment and give me the site address. plz and ty
Monday, November 3, 2008 by Tony

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