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English.. Literature... books
k .. well i do have some questions with ANSWERS, but am not really sure of the answers ... 1. Since the 1970', 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...
Friday, March 11, 2011 at 3:29pm

English
Try some of the following links: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee​&p=why+rhythm+and+rhyme+are+used+in+epic​+poetry.+ Sra
Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 1:16am

English
Explain why rhythm and rhyme are used in epic poetry.
Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 12:05am

English
I see the first letter of each line capitalized and other appropriate words (such as "God"). http://www.poetry-archive.com/d/dickinso​n_emily.html What words are you referring to?
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 9:38pm

English! Pleease help
Read through these, too. Thanks to GuruBlue: http://www.google.com/search?sclient=psy​&hl=en&q=prejudice+in+art&aq=0&aqi=g2&aq​l=f&oq=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.&cad=h and http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&sugex​p=gsisc&xhr=t&q=prejudice+in+literature&​cp=15&...
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 10:16am

English! Pleease help
You are asking for examples of mean people? I am more interested in your etc category. Does that include liberal Democrats? Does that include socialists? Does that include Atheists? Does it include pregnant teens? Mean people are mean, period. Often they are ethnocentric (look...
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 8:14am

English! Pleease help
I've never heard of anything like this in poetry or short stories. There may be some, but I've never read it. However, if you want to read the work of two poets and a novelist, you'll find how they combatted those ugly attitudes. http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/...
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 7:56am

Poetry, English
'shattered' and 'shambled' are both onomatopoeias but 'song of swinging gate' is an alliteration and this is why you hear the sound of the gate in it. Both the ono. and the allit. belong to the group of pattern of sounds though.
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 4:26am

literary English
Respond to one poem from this week’s reading assignment that captures your attention. What about the poem’s form, language, content, or other dimension do you find engaging? How does the poem’s use of language compare to that of everyday speech? How do the ...
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 10:45pm

poetry
why would a poet repeat a line of poetry in a poem more than once?
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 9:24pm

english (poetry)
black asways dark in the devils sack find the way out and never go back in again
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 5:30pm

LA
Sandburg believed many things. He gave us some good regional poetry. Do you have a specific poem or subject in mind?
Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 6:38pm

English (poetry)
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-​resources/student-interactives/acrostic-​poems-30045.html Try this out.
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 10:06pm

english (poetry)
i have to write an acrostic poem on the word black...help me please and thank you.
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 10:04pm

poetry
When Bess is tied up and shoots herself
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 4:59pm

poetry
http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html Go to this website and follow directions 1 and 2 and The large issues as you read and reread the poem. Take notes and start putting your ideas together. Once you have written out what YOU BELIEVE the "...
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 3:12am

poetry
whats the meaning of the poem SOMEWHERE TO PARIS BY RICHARD BLANCO?
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 11:44pm

poetry
I have to write a sonnet including one metaphor, one similie, two examples of a sound device such as an alliteration, consonance or assonance, and one example of enjambment. It may also include allusions, metonymy, synecdoche or allusion I am doing a Elizabethan Sonnet This is...
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 6:19pm

Poetry
Oh, my goodness. Did you even read this? it's absolutely FILLED with personification, metaphor, and imagery. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_term​s/
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 10:09pm

Literature
I have no idea what poetry you have read, but wouldn't it be something you had at least seen? May I suggest that you do what I did. Look for the longest English words, unless you have been reading in another language. Just look at THIS word: Other long words The longest ...
Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 6:32pm

chemistry
What does POEM stand for? Are you writing poetry? What does the question have to do with chemistry?
Friday, February 4, 2011 at 1:34am

Poetry
In case you are NOT clear on that literary terminology, try some of the following and save what you find most helpful: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee​&p=literary+terminology Sra
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 8:22pm

Lesson 4 Poetry, Part 1
Of the poets you read in this lesson, which one believed in “nature without check”?
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 1:12pm

Poetry
Probably. Are you crystal clear on what those are?
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 12:44pm

Poetry
The poem is about lifetime goals. well, that's what the author said in an interview.. does the poem use connotation, metaphor and symbolism?
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 11:38am

Poetry
I see repetition -- lines 7, 15, and 22. This is an element of rhythm. This poem has a clear rhythm to it in each stanza, and all three stanzas have a rhythm similar to the others. I don't see any rhyme. You should scan through these websites to see if you find literary ...
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 11:31am

Poetry
Hello! I need help in identifying the elements of poetry in this poem. :O Please help.. Batik Maker by VIRGINIA MORENO Tissue of no seam and skin Of no scale she weaves this: Dream of a huntsman pale That in his antlered Mangrove waits Ensnared; And I cannot touch him. ...
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 11:22am

English
Your assignment is twofold: 1. You'll need to read each poem and take careful notes about the theme(s) you find in each one. Take notes about each poem on separate pages. 2. You'll need to plan and write a comparison/contrast paper. I'll give you general directions...
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 7:13am

English
If you need to find one, go to http://www.google.com/advanced_search?hl​=en and enter those words in the second search box. If you need to write one, you should get some ideas here about writing poetry: http://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1GGGE​_enUS379US379&...
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 5:17pm

poetry
it's better than peas it's what you'll want to seize will you trade for my keys? I promise not to tease it might cure your wheez. Can you tell my roommate and I always spoke in rhyme? :) Sra
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 10:55am

poetry
You're welcome.
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 10:42pm

poetry
thank you(:
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 10:40pm

poetry
You'll fix it with ease.
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 10:34pm

poetry
i have to write a poem about a food and i chose mac and cheese, it has to have 4 lines with end rhymes and i have the first three lines, can you please help me finish off the last one line. this what i have so far... 1.delicious taste of mac and cheese 2.makes all the kids ...
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 10:24pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
i do have one more question... Whitman's use of cadence forms the basis of his a. rhymes b.essays c.sonnets d.free verse is the correst answer (d)?
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 5:29pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
merci <3 :D
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 5:11pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
#8 is a.
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 1:55pm

poetry
This poem is considered to be in "free verse." http://www.answers.com/topic/free-verse
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 1:05pm

poetry
I need to know the rhythm and meter of Billy Collins "Forgetfulness"
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 12:58pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
so is #8 (a) or (b)?
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 10:25am

literature ... i really need corrections
1) in song of myself, whitman's theme is best demonstrated by a.the "last scud of day holds back for me" b.the "spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me c. "look for me under you boot-soles" d. "coaxes me to the vapor an the dusk" 2)The tone...
Friday, January 21, 2011 at 7:04am

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
no no .. i think its a ryt??
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 11:09pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
ohhh!! mmmm is it b?
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 11:03pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
http://www.answers.com/cadence Let me know what you think about #8.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10:57pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
oh sorry it's cadence not cedence ... thank you
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10:56pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
I'm not sure about #4. And in #8, what is the 8th word? All others seem correct.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10:27pm

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
1) Walt Whitman's writing style can be best described as a. bold and confident b. folsky and charming c. elegant and refined d. elevated and sublime 2)unlike whitman, emily dickinson was a. a world traveler b. private and shy c. people-oriented d. involved in social causes...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10:22pm

poetry for english
Explain how rhythm, rhyme, and other sound effects (alliteration, assonance, onomatopoeia) can also contribute to a poem's tone. Support your ideas with examples from one poem in Collection 10 ("Combing," Fifteen" and "American Hero").
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10:16pm

english
1) The tone in the song of myself number 52 is best described as a. lighthearted b. bombastic c. detached d. intimate 2) Which images best appeals to the sense of hearing or sound? a. "the spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me he complains of my gab and my loitering"...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 9:32pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
respect for the power and wildness of the natural world. is outwardly embarrassed or clumsy but is a very different man on the inside. joyful animation allowing readers to experience Walter Mitty's daydreams more closely. Some people make up their minds and cannot be ...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 6:21pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
could you please help with these questions? In works like "To Build a Fire," Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated (Points : 5) trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. respect for the power and wildness of the natural world. ...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:29pm

english .. please rely ASAP thx
1) The tone in the song of myself number 52 is best described as a. lighthearted b. bombastic c. detached d. intimate 2) Which images best appeals to the sense of hearing or sound? a. "the spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me he complains of my gab and my loitering"...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 2:17am

poetry
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=129​5161774 Dr Russ is right.
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 6:54am

poetry
which poem sounds the best and easier to anaylze and explain to others about? Im gonna present this to grade 12th english class. Help me pick the best poem. Thank you so much! answer me ASAP guys! 1. <Hanging Fire> By Audre Lorde I am fourteen and my skin has betrayed me...
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 2:48am

English
http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/fqueen
Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 7:04am

History
You have not followed all the directions in your assignment. 1. Discuss the influence of World War I 2. and its aftermath on the arts. 3. Explain what events or experiences inspired artists of all kinds to experiment with new approaches. 4. Then describe the changes that came ...
Friday, January 14, 2011 at 10:03pm

ENGLISH
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meter_(poet​ry) and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diction Let us know which you decide is correct.
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 11:11am

ENGLISH
Which of these best characterizes the difference between meter and diction in poetry? A.Meter is the rhythmical cadence and diction is the use of language. B.Meter is the pattern of end sounds and diction is the pattern of beginning sounds. C.Meter appeals to the senses and ...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 10:34am

English (Poetry)
http://www.imschools.org/cms/Units/Poetr​y/personif.htm
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 2:47pm

English (Poetry)
Which type of figurative language is used in the following sentence? All through the long gray day, the voice of the rain droned on relentlessly.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 2:26pm

English
Read through these and select the one that makes best sense to you. Then follow all its directions. Let us know what you come up with. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html ...
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 5:46pm

english
here is the poem You are reading this too fast. Slow down, for this is poetry and poetry works slowly. Unless you live with it a while the spirit will never descend. It's so easy to quickly cut across the surface and then claim there was nothing to find. Thouch the poem ...
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 5:25pm

poetry
choral reading is like choir so when you read that it gives you musical notes such as tempo just look at a band or choir book
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 8:33am

poetry
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=ch​rome&ie=UTF-8&q=choral+reading and http://www.google.com/search?q=choral+re​ading&hl=en&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbs=vi​d:1&ei=cUMsTeX7FIiq8Aah7YnBCQ&sa=X&oi=mo​de_link&ct=mode&ved=0CBQQ_AU
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 6:48am

poetry
What is choral reading? Can I have examples of choral reading?(the pieces) Thanks.....
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 6:47am

Grammar
Write each pronoun, and write whether it is a subject pronoun or and object pronoun. 1. Gwendolyn Brooks write poems; they are about everyday life. They, Subject 2. Slang and the rhythms of jazz and the blues are important to her. Her, Object 3. She was born in Topeka, Kansas...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 9:36pm

reading
http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/mar​kport/best/study/poetry.htm This is an excellent webpage with explanation about how to truly READ a poem well, as well as what to look for and how to write about it. Read especially #s 5 and 6 for what to address regarding poetic ...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 2:52pm

English
I tried to rephrase them myself. Can you have a look at them, please? In the last sentence I was doubtful whether to use "of" or "from". 1) Wordsworth defined poetry as .... 2)Tha subject matter of poetry should deal with everyday situations. 3)The ship is ...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 10:07am

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you. 1) Wordsworth defined poetry as the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings. 2)Tha subject matter of poetry was (were?) everyday situations and the life of men living in the countryside, where man was in direct contact...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 9:32am

English
1) You limited yourself to reporting what was on the photocopy without rewording a single sentence. Furthermore, instead of joining your ideas, using appropriate transitions, such as "in the first place," "in the second place," you even included the ...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 6:13pm

English
I have three very last sentences I'd like you to check. Thank you. 1)You limited yourself to reporting what was on the photocopy without revising (rewording) any single sentence. Furthermore, instead of joining your ideas (with)using appropriate linkers such as in the ...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 5:57pm

English
1 - OK 2 - OK 3 - "is based on" - yes 4 - "talks"? Don't you mean "writes"? And yes, "is" is better in the later part of the sentence. 5 - "which" 6 - "since poetry is defined by Wordsworth to be the spontaneous...&...
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 1:39pm

English
Thank you very much for your corrections! Here are the last sentences of this year. By the way, I wish you all the best for the New Year! 1) This evening we are going to celebrate New Year's Eve in a hotel in the mountains. The hotel is jammed with people, especially with ...
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 1:33pm

English
1) According to Wordsworth, the subject matter of poetry is based on everyday people living in the countryside. 2)The story begins in the middle of the Arctic ice where the ship is stuck, and the story ends in the same place when Victor Frankenstein dies. Also the doctor lives...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 5:34pm

English
Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are the last sentences of the day. 1) According to Wordsworth, the subject matter of poetry should (?) concern everyday people living in the countryside. 2)The story begins in the middle of the Arctic ices, when (where^? the ship ...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 4:51pm

Sci Plzz See This Post
DrBob is right. Poets use rhyme, rhythm, and grammatically correct structures for the most part. I've read poetry that lacks rhyme, but not the other two elements. Examples of things that need fixing: “What’s your element my name?” What? Do you mean "...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 2:08pm

English
1) The main features of Wordsworth's poetry are as follows.<~~There needs to be a colon after "follows" and then a series (of phrases or of clauses) listing those main features. As for the subject<~~The subject of what? , poetry should<~~"should&...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 1:35pm

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I really hope you can have a look at them too. 1) The main features of Wordsworth's poetry are as follows. As for the subject, poetry should deal with everyday situations and with people living in the countryside. 2)On the other...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 1:11pm

poetry/song
If you remove "The" in front of "veto" then the rhythm changes and it sounds better.
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:20am

poetry/song
My group member and i changed some lyrics with this christmas song so it relates to something about gov. Congress, You better watch out, You better not cry, You bettre not pout, We're telling you why The veto is coming to town He's reviewing your bill and checking it ...
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 1:33am

Language arts
the definition: figurative language is language that is based on some kind of comparison that is not literally true. examples: figures of speech: similes, metaphors, personification. This is often used in poetry!
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 8:19pm

english/poetry
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Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 5:45pm

Poetry
My question is this: What makes some of these metaphors and others personification? Examples: ~~thunder roared and shot crackling spears, =thunder cant actually shoot crackling spears or roar like a tiger ~~hostile wind took my breath away, =wind cant literally take your ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:49pm

Poetry
Good lord, that would take forever! but as long as your willing to help.. Metaphors... thunder roared and shot crackling spears, =thunder cant actually shoot crackling spears or roar like a tiger as vicious hills unfolded, =hills cant unfold piercing wind howled in my ears,=...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:38pm

Poetry
Please explain how you reached the conclusion you did about each metaphor and instance of personification?
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:30pm

Poetry
So this is just to double check to make sure all of these figures of speech are right. METAPHORS- thunder roared and shot crackling spears, as vicious hills unfolded, piercing wind howled in my ears, thunder crackled and exploded, and shot blinding flashes, hostile wind took ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:19pm

Poem Contest!!
http://www.poetry-online.org/writing-poe​try.htm
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 8:08pm

POETRY, PART 2
There are a number of "types" of rhyme. These would fit into more than one classification. Check this site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhyme#Types​_of_rhyme
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 12:58pm

POETRY, PART 2
Pronounce those words aloud. What do you hear? http://www.answers.com/alliteration http://www.answers.com/assonance What do you think?
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 11:44am

POETRY, PART 2
Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 11:42am

litureature
Notable poets have attempted to define poetry. Among these efforts, the idea that poetry is an ancient technology came from A. Maya Angelou. B. Billy Collins. C. Robert Frost. D. Robert Pinsky.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 9:47am

poetry
There is a great deal to learn about poetry! It says a great deal in few words, compared to a short story, or a novel. What exactly would you like to learn? You might look through some of the following links to see what interests you: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&#...
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 2:15am

poetry
can you teach me poetry
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 11:15pm

Reading poetry
It would help if you put the poem in its separate lines. Please retype.
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 6:37pm

Readin poetry
A slash of blue, a sweep of gray, some scarlet patches on the way, compose an evening sky A little purple -slipped between-some ruby trousers hurried on a wave of gold a bank of day this just makes out the morning sky Question, the poet compares the sky to a person a. dancing...
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 5:40pm

English
Read carefully to catch all the changes I made: 1)The mirror claims to have no preconception since it projects whatever it sees unmisted by love or dislike. It reflects a woman who is growing old. 2) The most common foot in English poetry is the iamb, a two-syllable foot in an...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:59pm

English
Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are some more sentences for you to check. 1)The mirror claims to have no preconception since it projects whatever it sees umisted by love or dislike.It reflects a woman who is becoming (growing, getting old). Are they all possible...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:38pm

Emglish
Can you help me check these sentences,please? Thank you. 1)Briefly outline the main features of Wordsworth's poetry as stated in his "Preface to the Second Edition of Lyrical Ballads". 2)Answer three out of the following four questions. For each question write ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 5:35pm

English
1 - OK 2 - Humans don't have time to observe her beauty as cows and sheep do. 3 - OK 4 - The poet wants to convey the beaury of nature. And then I don't understand the second sentence here. 4 - OK 5 - OK 6 - Delete "The" 7 - OK 8 - ... There is also the ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 4:01pm

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. 1)Nature is personified. 2)The humans (or people, human beings) don't have time to observe her beauty as cows an sheep do. 3) We don't have time to turn at Beauty's glance and see how her feet can ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:20pm

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