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Homework Help: English: Poetry

Recent Homework Questions About Poetry

Poetry: The Next War Wilfred Owen
I'm having trouble analyzing the second verse. The first one talks about the different ways that death has faced soldiers. I think that the second one is about future of wars? maybe... Also what is the importance of the quote from Siegried Sassoon at the beginning. It'...
Thursday, February 8, 2007 by Lisa

Poetry question
Poems that use onomatopoeia arouse the sense of: sound, touch, smell or sight? Doesn't poems that use onomatopoeia ariuse the sense of sound? I think that it is sound. It is a word that is used to create a sound effect. for example sizzle, snap sorry- I mispelled the word ...
Tuesday, February 6, 2007 by Bailey

Poetry/Iambic pentameter
I'm supposed to write a poem in iambic pentameter and then scan it (with stressed and unstressed marks). However, I can't seem to figure out where to put the marks over the words / figure out how to do it with syllables. Any help would be appreciated, thanks. http://...
Monday, February 5, 2007 by Claire

Language Arts/ English
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, Oliver Wendall Holmes and John Greenleaf Whittier belong to the group known as the fireside poets. Your book states that "the fireside poets wrote for a family audience, usually on subjects of general appeal: nature, home ...
Tuesday, January 30, 2007 by Missa

How does walt whitman change the way people experience poetry?​n He got rid of the meter, so it cant be sung. It is freestyle, conversational. Read Leaves of Grass
Sunday, January 28, 2007 by Larry

What does "To be great is to be misunderstood" by Emerson mean exactly? I think he meant something along the lines of this: In 1920 in London, at a conference of the world's greatest physicists...someone remarked to Einstein that only three men understood the ...
Sunday, January 28, 2007 by Tabby

Children's Literature Question
Which one of the following statements about poetry for children is True? 1. Literary standards for poetry are traditionally not as stringent as those for prose. 2. In good poetry,rhyme takes precedence over meaning. 3. Mother Goose rhymes are considered outdated by today's...
Friday, January 26, 2007 by LaNissa

I know that Sonnets have fourteen lines THE QUESTIONS IS are "The Passionate Shepered To His Love by Marlowe and The Nymphs Reply To The Shepherd both Sonnets? If they are what makes them Sonnets? My guess is that they are not because they are not fourteen lines and does...
Tuesday, January 23, 2007 by DANIELLE

greek mythology
1.All the following were writers of ancient Greek plays and poetry exept a.Homer b.Sophocles c.Joseph Campbell 2.Chaos gave birth to the following exept a.Uranus(heaven) b.Tartarus(under earth) c.Gaea(earth) 3.Gaea gave birth to the following exept a.mountains b.Pontus(sea) c....
Monday, January 22, 2007 by Josh

Hi, I am analyzing poetry in my English class, and I have a? on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, A Psalm of life. I have to say if it is emotional or physical. I think this poem is emotional, but I do not know how to explain that it is.
Saturday, January 13, 2007 by Larry

can you reccommend 4 humourous poems by different poets​ml by Thomas Hardy​​erature/Poetry/Poetic_Forms/Closed_Forms​/Limericks/ ...
Saturday, January 13, 2007 by pedro

Who put the cat among the pigeons? Unfortunately we are unable to get hold of a copy of the book. Please can anyone help. put/set the cat among the pigeons (British & Australian) to do or say something that causes trouble and makes a lot of people angry or worried. "Tell ...
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 by dude

English, Poetry Riddles
Legs I have got, yet seldom do I walk; I backbite many, yet I never talk; In secret places most I seek to hide me, For he who feeds me never can abide me. [p.s pleeeeeeease help me!! :S
Monday, January 8, 2007 by Becky

What kind of poem uses formal language What is an ODE?
Wednesday, January 3, 2007 by Fern

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is not prose style right? What style is it written in? Thanks. There are two kinds of writing that you're referring to -- prose and poetry. If it's not poetry, it's prose! Style is different. Here are some websites that refer to ...
Tuesday, January 2, 2007 by anonymous

some help needed...i have to write research paper..paper topic is to choose one of these poets and analyze one or more of hus poems:Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Marvell, Crashaw But i can only use page- well i am not allowed to write the adress but it is luminarium...I have to ...
Tuesday, January 2, 2007 by curly

why do poets use diction? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. For an excellent definition of "diction" try this site:​t/poetry/diction_def.html
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 by rob

English+ poetry+ confused+ check!
The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued. Scan the poem and determine the rhythm. is it a sonnet? or do they want this: A crow symbolizes death, snow is white and something ...
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 by Anonymous

Look at the picture on the immediate left here:'s​_magnetic_field Also:​ism/magnetism.html HOW IS THE EARTH'S MAGTISM USEFUL thanks it helped me alot!!!!!!!!!!!
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 by Lance

hi i am looking for geologically relevant song lyrics or poetry published after 1990. The stuff cant be writen by a geologist either. i realllly need to find this any help i would appreciate so much!!! thank you.
Tuesday, December 5, 2006 by ash

hi i am looking for geologically relevant song lyrics or poetry published after 1990. i realllly need to find this any help i would appreciate so much!!! thank you.​ctivezone/media.html http://www...
Saturday, December 2, 2006 by ash

What does the use of imagery add to the mood of a poem? it lets you sortof see what's going on If you can recall a common feeling with a few words like lost cellphone or blazing sunset or lemon yellow, you can be fairly certian your reader is experiencing what you were ...
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 by Justin!

what is the effect of personification used in paragraph?​s/terms/2terms.html#Personification​tml "PERSONIFICATION: A trope in which abstractions, animals, ideas, and inanimate ...
Monday, November 27, 2006 by henry!

Topic of College Essay -- Draft
Any one can help me to revise this college essay? It is very important for me, your help will me invaluable for me!! Thank you! Question: At the University of Maryland, we value a diverse community. How have your life experiences and background shaped you into an individual ...
Thursday, November 23, 2006 by Jenni

Can someone tell me what is the diction and the syntax of this is? "I stood up nervously, wondering what it could be. I felt my classmates' piercing eyes as I mechanically left the classroom. Teacher Hou walked ahead of me without seeming to notice my presence. I ...
Sunday, November 12, 2006 by Jennifer

Im having trouble finding about the people of the indus valley, which was in acient india. I need to make up a person, that would have lived there. I need to make up the persons name a job that was acuarate to that time and place there age work or job rights and ...
Sunday, November 12, 2006 by lizzie

I was introduced to the art of poetry two years ago, in the tenth grade, at high school. The first year, I was uninterested. This year, I have become absolutely infatuated with it, but unfortunately, even though I’ve grown to love the art, I hardly understand its ...
Sunday, November 12, 2006 by Josh

king arthur
i need help....!!i need to explicite king arthur's court...can anyone help me..i am not allowed tu use the internet...i have to read description of arthur's court from sir gawain and the green knight..and write about the can anyone help me??? http://www.hti....
Sunday, November 12, 2006 by tea

What do they mean when someone say the devices in prose poetry. Could you name an example please? One of these devices is Alliteration - the repetition of an initial sound in a group of words. Example : a gaggle of geese gliding glorously over the sky. Below is a site which ...
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 by Gina

What is a good defination of a prose poem without using the words prose? You could use a definition like this, and then substitute the following in place of the word "prose" -- unrhymed, unmetered writing =) so prose peoms dont ...
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 by Gina

quick personification question
would "drowned leaves" be personification since leaves really can not drown? I should think it would.​s/terms/2terms.html#Personification =) help plz.. heres an example>> Victims call out for me I am used in the ...
Monday, October 23, 2006 by Anonymous

Re: poetry essay
Hiya, writeacher are you online? I don't know if you remember me from last night but you we're helping me proof read my essay. Is there anymore mistakes in the paragraphs you didn't look at? Here's what we've done so far: Poetry Essay Chinua Achebe and Ted ...
Thursday, October 19, 2006 by Sarah

Re: Poetry Essay
Hey writeacher, you asked me to repost my corrections. I have corrected from where you left off and I THINK I have most of the punctuation mistakes but I don't have a knack for spotting wording mistakes although I have tried. You know when you say change to third person? ...
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 by Sarah

Poetry Essay
Here's my essay, could you please tell me what you think of it and suggest some improvements? Poetry Essay Chinua Achebe and Ted Hughes, the poets of Vultures and Pike, have both written two poems which show ambivalence towards their poem’s subjects, but do their ...
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 by Sarah

Poetry meaning question..
Hiya, I need some help for a poetry essay I have to write. Can you tell me what the line "darkness beneath nights darkness had freed, that rose slowly towards me, watching" might mean? I have no idea. What is the context of this? What is the title of the poem? The ...
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 by Sarah

Poetry, part 2
Hopkin's use of "seared", "bleared", and "smearded" is an example of You are probably looking for a grammatical which my mind is blank. But in poetry, rhythm usually sets the poem style, the use of seared, bleared, and smeared is ...
Saturday, October 14, 2006 by bio

How do I determine the tone of a sentence? And how do I change that tone. Tone:​s/terms/3terms.html#Tone​tml "TONE: The means of creating a relationship or conveying an attitude ...
Tuesday, October 10, 2006 by Jr

what is the tone of "the pines"?​tml "TONE: The means of creating a relationship or conveying an attitude or mood. By looking carefully at the choices an author makes (in characters, incidents, setting; in the work...
Monday, October 9, 2006 by anonymous

Do you know a site that can help me create an epic, like an epic generator or something? The Internet is a wonderful invention -- but I know of no site that will help you create an epic. Fortunately, human beings are still best at writing poetry, using their literary skills ...
Sunday, October 1, 2006 by Slow Jamz

Has anyone read "on the pulse of the morning"? If somebody has, please tell me the poet's visition of america and american dream. Please read over the poem as if you weren't reading a poem -- that is, don't stop and pause at the end of every line. Read it...
Friday, September 15, 2006 by Justin

what is
whats aabbaabb real name in the form of music, or sheet music As far as I know, that is simply a rhyme scheme -- has been used in poetry for centuries. I've never heard of any particular name for it. Sorry. =(​e
Tuesday, August 29, 2006 by p leb

A Farewell to Arms (To Queen Elizabeth) His golden locks Time hath to silver turn'd; O Time too swift, O swiftness never ceasing! His youth 'gainst time and age hath ever spurn'd, But spurn'd in vain; youth waneth by increasing: Beauty, strength, youth, are ...
Saturday, August 19, 2006 by Anonymous

critical approach help
does anyone know what the critical approaches are i know that readers response is one but i don't know the others thanks I assume you mean critical approaches to literature. See this:​t/poetry/critical.html
Wednesday, August 24, 2005 by kay31188

im in college and i need to know what are genres and can you give me a few sentences to use in how my reading has influences my writing and give me some design texts to my writing skills. i read recently in a magazine on credit , relationships,mental health and can you give ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2005 by patricia

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