November 30, 2015

Homework Help: English: Poetry

Recent Homework Questions About Poetry

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?​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 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!): (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

American Lit.(Poetry)
I need to find these in this poem: 1.Apostrophe:The addressing of a discourse to a real or imagined person who is not present; also a speech to an abstraction. 2.Synecdoche:A figure of speech in which a part stands for a whole, or a whole for a part. 3.Metonymy:A figure of ...
Monday, November 3, 2008 by Charley

no one is replying to my post on editing my sonnet. please i need help, it's due tommorow. The subject is also poetry and its a few posts below thanks -mysterychicken
Sunday, November 2, 2008 by mysterychicken

I am looking for the full text of a poem that is called "Night". The first line is: Night is a purple pumpkin, Laced with a silver web. And the moon a golden spider, Wandering through the strands. It was written by Patricia _________ Can anyone help me? Thx
Sunday, November 2, 2008 by Alexa

Can you please revise my sonnet for me? Nature: When I go out into nature, what do I see? There are plenty of things on a warm summer day It might be a bird, it might be a bee Or it might be a child engaged in play. I can feel the grass on my feet, green and hard And the sun&#...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 by mysterychicken

Does this poem have imagery in it?? A Bird Came Down A bird came down the walk: He did not know I saw; He bit an angle-worm in halves And ate the fellow, raw. And then he drank a dew From a convenient grass, And then hopped sidewise to the wall To let a beetle pass. He glanced...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 by Tony

do you know any bird poems that have alliteration, personification, imagery, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia?? please help!!!!
Sunday, November 2, 2008 by Tony

What is the allusion of this poem? What is the allusion about the meaning? FIREBIRD nothing prepares us for brilliant entrance of creature of fantasy or object of enchantment useless to resist its allure always takes unawares drawn to its fiery nature is instantly smitten ...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 by Tony

What is the allusion of this poem?? FIREBIRD nothing prepares us for brilliant entrance of creature of fantasy or object of enchantment useless to resist its allure always takes unawares drawn to its fiery nature is instantly smitten inflames irresistibly soul’s taken to ...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 by Tony

What is the poem The Jumblies by Edward Lear about? What words and/or phrases do you find interesting? How is the poem structured? What did he want us to think about? plz help thanks in advance :)
Thursday, October 30, 2008 by Geoff

english poetry
The poem Tyger Tyger What is it about? thanks tabby xx
Saturday, October 25, 2008 by tabby

What is the criteria for "good poetry" set forth by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in Aurora Leigh?
Thursday, October 23, 2008 by Sam

english poetry
Wiiliam Blake wrote a poem called The Tyger/Tiger. First of all I want to know how it is spelt Tiger/Tyger? Secondly what does sinews mean? Lastly I what are the main themes? Thanks
Monday, October 20, 2008 by tallulah

I guess I don't understand the question(why the quote presents contrast rather than comparison) my book is asking. I'm new to this poetry thing, please help!
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 by Pam

I need to write a one page response to the following poem, answering "How persuasive is this poem? How powerful is its argument? Account for its effect." I don't know where to begin because I don't understand the question. Any suggestions? Promises Like Pie-...
Saturday, October 4, 2008 by Matt

1. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. Before the Civil War B. During the Civil War C. After the Civil War D. Right after the Emancipation Proclamation 2. In "Life without Principle," Thoreau writes, "I would have had him deal with his ...
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 by kourtney

British Literature
#11: Coffeehouses were centers for (A) literary activity (B) political debates © entertainment (D) all of the above. #11: D #12: After viewing the London Fire on September 2, 1666, Samuel Pepys (A) mailed a letter to his father (B) left town © went back to bed (D) ...
Monday, September 29, 2008 by W I C K E D

poetry titles?
I got an assignment to make up my own poem following the same pattern as in Lorrie Moore's "How to Talk to Your Mother (Notes)" I used the same timeline pattern but with my own life and i need to make up a title for it. Any ideas?? thanks :)
Sunday, September 7, 2008 by christina

The line “I wandered lonely as a cloud” is an example of
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 by Anonymous

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 by Carrie

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 by Carrie

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 by Michelle

what does the poetry term 'vulgate' mean, I can't find any definition that correlates to poetry
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 by Joanne

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 by Naoko

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 by Amy

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 by Amy

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 by Adam

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 by Janelle

who is the speaker in Sandburg's "grass"
Saturday, July 12, 2008 by Janelle

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 by Emily

Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of
Sunday, June 29, 2008 by tish

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 by Nicole

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 by Adams

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 by Susan

What is the difference between poems and poetry?
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 by eng

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 by Anonymous

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 by Anonymous

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 by Anonymous

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 by Sarah Lee

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 by Anonymous

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 by Jennifer

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 by janet

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 by Liz

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 by bill

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 by anonymous

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 by Anonymous

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 by Anonymous

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 by tonya

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