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I'm writing an essay about poetry. My thesis is how literal language used in poetry create more still and concrete image, while poetry that uses figurative language proves more feeling. I just have no idea how to start my introductory paragraph. What do I first say in the ...
April 29, 2015 by Annonymous
i have to put carl sandburg's poetry definitions in thematic statements telling what poem be? it have to be tagged. Poetry is a projection across silence of cadences arranged to break the silence with definite intentions of echoes, syllables, wavelengths. i not get how to tag ...
May 5, 2012 by Mohammad
i have to write a poem on what i feel poetry is or how i feel about poetry. i dont like to write poetry but i like to read it. what could i compare it to that would make a good poem?
April 3, 2008 by anonymous
English 11 A
A. Early American and colonial literature B. American romanticism C. Transcendentalism D. Realism E. Regionalism 1. Phillis Wheatley's poetry -- A 2. Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County" -- D 3. Walt Whitman's poetry -- A 4. Henry David Thoreau's ...
December 16, 2013 by Anonymous
I need help to error free assignment. Sappho born 630 B.C. in Lesbo. She was lyric poet. She wrote poetry that was admired by ancient world. Her poetry work was very personal in nature .She talk about herself, family , daughter and lovers. She also introduces ancient Greece to...
August 26, 2010 by hiba
How do you know “Paul Revere’s Ride” is narrative poetry? It is a poem has a setting, characters, and conflict. It is prose that has rhyme and rhythm. It is a poem that uses sound devices. It is prose that has a protagonist and antagonist. I think it's A but I don't really ...
October 11, 2013 by Anonymous
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 dance. 4) The ...
December 2, 2010 by Franco
English 10 - Poetry
Poem: Annabel Lee Poet: Edgar Allan Poe What have you learned about the poet that contributes to the type of poetry he writes? Write at a short paragraph including at least one of the following: 1.) Personal Beliefs 2.) Nationality or Ethnicity 3.) Male of Female 4.) Time ...
September 13, 2014 by DesDes98
Need help with this-- 'Now you're going to write a "wisdom" poem. Your poem can contain any kind of wisdom that inspires you-- it could even be humorous. Remember that poetry is communication through imagery, so even if the bit of wisdom you've chosen as your base is familiar ...
October 8, 2010 by mysterychicken
Why does Allen Ginsberg Refer to Walt Whitman as dear father in his poem A Supermarket in California? Answers are He considers Whitman to be a leader in a her native poetry He considers Whitman wisdom as a poet to be similar to that of a wise paternal figure He considers ...
March 7, 2014 by snow
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 it has to be a ...
June 16, 2009 by y912f
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. ...
April 30, 2009 by anonymous
Could someone please explain Charlotte Smith poem "on being cautioned against walking on a headland overlooking the sea" ? or can you tell me where I can get explanations to poetry which I find very difficult to understand. thanks I don't know this poem and cannot find it ...
February 13, 2007 by Elda
English, pls help ASAP!!
MY answers are below the poems, pls check them for me!!!! Match the category of poetry with the except or poem A. Poetry of place B. Poetry of spirit C. Poetry of nature D. Poetry of family think it is (in order): Poetry of Nature, Poetry of Place, Poetry of Spirit, and Poetry...
April 29, 2015 by Anny
English 10 A
Match the letter with the number. A. Early American and Colonial Literature B. American Romanticism C. Transcendentalism D. Realism E. Regionalism 10. Phillis Wheatley's Poetry 11. Mark Twain's "The Celebrated jumping frog of calaveras county" 12. Walt Whitman's poetry 13. ...
December 16, 2013 by Cassie
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
January 1, 2009 by avie
I am learning about poetry (meter, verse, and foot). I need a website with audio that can allow me to hear the pronunciations of the syllables if stressed or unstressed. Please help me thank you.
February 9, 2008 by laura
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
November 2, 2008 by mysterychicken
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 first ...
January 9, 2011 by Franco
a definition of formal poetry is verse that http://www.answers.com/poetry I think you're after definition #3 here. Then look up "meter" and "verse" -- http://www.answers.com/topic/meter-poetry http://www.answers.com/topic/verse =) Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help ...
August 18, 2007 by Anonymous
Writeacher, you are the only Jiskha tutor I see on here right now, which can help me with my English. Can you please have a look at my previous English-Poetry post. Thank you very much in return:-)
April 22, 2010 by Sara
why do poets use diction? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. For an excellent definition of "diction" try this site: http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/Virtualit/poetry/diction_def.html
December 19, 2006 by rob
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 ...
May 30, 2011 by Henry1
places in his life conflicts in his life men in his life can it be his father? people he worked with etc mistakes he made victories he celebrated having kids publishing his poetry/plays elizabethan cultures and traditions that influenced his life and carreer controversies in ...
April 23, 2014 by Reina B.
Which one of the following is NOT necessarily an element of good poetry? A. Unique diction b. carefully selevted words c. Rhyming words d. Meaningful content. I chose c is this right?
March 3, 2013 by Poetry
English - Poetry
I'm doing a Tritina style poem for my English class and I'm doing the envoy now but I'm not sure how I could use the 3 words: twinkle/twinkling, rosy, and sleepy. And it has to relate to babies and the bond between them and their mothers and emotional stuff like that. Lol. ...
May 24, 2012 by Lex
Would you describe Langston Hughes’s poetry as modernist in its themes, use of images, and style? Refer to specific examples from Hughes’s poetry to support your answer.
March 8, 2012 by help
Hi all english teachers, Could you please help me with my english essay. I have to write a 600-800 word reflection outlining the poems that I learned in the unit which are ("The call" by Jessie Pope, "The send off" by wilfred Owen, "I was only 19" by John Schumann and most ...
August 13, 2013 by Alwin
“Sonnet 30” p. 960 Author: William Shakespeare. Type of Poem: Sonnet. Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “Casey at the Bat” p.42 Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer Type of Poem: ______________________ Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “The Raven” p. 940 Author: Edgar Allan ...
January 27, 2012 by Nar
The speaker of "The World Is Too Much With Us" is a materialist at heart. in that poem would the correct answer be false. This will give you a really good summary. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/wordsworth/section4.rhtml Yes, I agree with your "false"
February 26, 2007 by cameron
What can you infer about the poet’s attitude about humanity from these lines in “Song of Myself”? These are really the thoughts of all men in all ages and lands, they are not original with me, / If they are not yours as much as mine they are nothing, or next to nothing. . . . ...
July 14, 2014 by Emi
Read the dialogue. Then rewrite the dialogue on the lines. Add quotation marks and other punctuation and begin new paragraphs where needed Narrative poems are another kind of poetry said Brittany. Narrative poems are my favorite kind of poetry.Dave asked What is narrative ...
December 3, 2012 by Jerald
Give two examples of each of the following elements of poetry from the poems you have read in Units 4, 5, and 6
August 25, 2012 by Give two examples of each of the following element
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 ...
January 13, 2011 by ADAM CORN
I have a few doubts regarding the following questions. Can you help me, please? 1)Provide a definition of "poetry" including its most important elements. 2)Briefly refer to the description of the mirror as provided by Sylvia Plath in her poem "Mirror"? What does the mirror ...
November 14, 2010 by Franco
I left out the following questions. Could you please check them? 1)In the English section of your dissertation you focused on Emily Dickinson whose unsatisfied hunger (starvation) seems to be above all an emotional one. 2)How did her own life influence her poetic universe? Is ...
June 25, 2012 by Mike
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 word well, ...
September 14, 2011 by Soh
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 message?
February 1, 2009 by y912f
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!
July 27, 2008 by Naoko