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I've asked Writeacher or Bobpursley to respond to your previous question. They know a lot more about poetry than I do. However -- I think I understand this question. To me, this quote means that poetry is the art of the impossible and of dreams. Obviously, a sea animal can't ...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:30pm by Ms. Sue
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 at 5:38pm by Jillian
English -- poetry
no prob...poetry is one of my stongest subjects!
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 6:17pm by Straight A Student
Poetry that is not artistic in form or meaning is not poetry.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:08am by Writeacher
Write a poetry explication that describes aspects that typify the work of a poet in Twentieth-century to contemporary poetry
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 8:36pm by Anonymous
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 dactyl: two stressed ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:20pm by Writeacher
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 at 8:20pm by Tony
how to write poetry? I have a poem, but how do i get it on paper, typed? where do i indent, etc.? basically i need info on the format for poetry
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 4:30pm by anonymous
Sra, I want to thank you for all your help on my English poetry. You really are good at poetry. Thank you very much, I really appreciate it:-)LOL
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 6:49pm by Sara
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?
Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 10:03am by Poetry
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?
Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 9:06pm by anonymous
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Yes, personification, as Manny says. Since you are working on poetry, I'm sure you will appreciate the following site: http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/Virtualit/poetry/diction_def.html
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 3:16pm by SraJMcGin
A Question for Ms. Sue
I'd rather not try to help with poetry analysis. I did teach middle school English many years ago, but I don't have much interest or knowledge about poetry.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 4:04pm by Ms. Sue
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 ...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:01pm by Mohammad
Poetry is my favorite thing because the poet must say in very few words what some one you write out in prose. If there is a rhyme scheme it makes it even more difficult. Poetry should really be read outloud; have you tried that? Poetry takes your full attention and here is a ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 9:55am by SraJMcGin
Tell your teacher this is inexcusably bad poetry, and that she should be fired for making you read things like this. Read Hart Crane or Geoffrey Hill or Marianne Moore if you want "difficult" poetry that also means something that you can grasp.
Friday, April 13, 2007 at 2:36pm by Everymfa
You're into writing poetry, right? I have never been very good at writing poetry or helping students write poetry. Please listen to Sra and Guru for help with this.
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 9:01pm by Writeacher
3. knells Have you seen the following general analysis of Shelley's poetry? http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/shelley/analysis.html Sra
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 4:41pm by SraJMcGin
In order to understand and analyze poetry, you need to read and reread and reread with deliberation first. Follow the directions for how to read poetry in one or both of these: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm At least steps 1 - 5. http://www...
Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 1:21pm by Writeacher
English -ms. sue
thanks very much ms. sue :) for this one i say that it mean that poetry enter in you and you not even notice Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during a moment.
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 4:27pm by Mohammad
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. As far as poetry is concerned, here is the definition of "volta:" The place at which a distinct turn of thought occurs. The term is most commonly used for the characteristic transition point in a sonnet, as between the octave...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 1:59pm by SraJMcGin
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...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 9:06am 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 ...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 3:35pm 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 ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 9:40pm 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 ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:20pm by Franco
Here are some good sites on ideas about how to write a poem. http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Poem http://www.buzzle.com/articles/writing-poetry-how-to-write-a-poem.html http://www.poewar.com/poetry-writing-tips/ http://www.poetry-online.org/writing-poetry.htm (look at the ...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:43pm by GuruBlue
english -- plz help
First of all, here are 2 sites to help you explicate poetry: 1. http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm 2. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html It is also often helpful to know who the author is. Be sure to have a good ...
Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 2:34pm by SraJMcGin
If you're unclear about how to write poetry explications, please read and follow the directions in the following links: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 8:36pm by Writeacher
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 8:01pm by Ms. Sue
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 2:26pm by Writeacher
"Narrative poems are another kind of poetry," said Brittany." "Narrative poems are my favorite kind of poetry." Dave asked," What is narrative poetry?" "I forgot. Narrative poems tell a story." said Steve. "Sometimes poems have images," said Rick. "Like the poem we read about...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:14pm by Jerald
I am sure your parents will like it just the way it is, especially if you read it to them, despite some awkwardness in places. I had the same problem ay your age writing poetry and searching for rhyming words at the expense of style, sentimentality and meter. Poetry is hard; ...
Sunday, June 14, 2009 at 3:26pm by drwls
You need to narrow the question, in my opinion: role in politics, history, literature, poetry, romanticism all were a part of Dante Alighieri's forte. Some have ventured to even say he is the father of American Literature and Poetry. There is no doubt he shaped history, and ...
Friday, May 22, 2009 at 7:18am by bobpursley
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 ...
Friday, October 8, 2010 at 7:09pm by mysterychicken
This is a poetry unit I am working on in English class. Are you sure it's personification?
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 3:16pm by Anonymous
I don't know if there is one defintion of modern poetry or traditional poetry. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Lecture_on_Modern_Poetry and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poetry You might think that traditional poetry has standardized numbers of lines and syllables, identifiable ...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 8:09pm by Writeacher
Here are some approaches for writing poetry. http://www.poetrymagic.co.uk/approaches.html http://www.poewar.com/poetry-writing-tips/ A couple of suggestions : 1) remember that poetry does not have to rhyme or have meter... Free verse works! 2) Chose a topic you have strong ...
Friday, December 28, 2007 at 2:47pm by GuruBlue
In-text citations are made by using the author's last name and the page number where the quotation or reference is. Here are some examples from http://owl.english.purdue.edu -- Wordsworth stated that Romantic poetry was marked by a "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (...
Friday, March 23, 2012 at 5:19am by Writeacher
Which is has a more powerful expression when used in poetry.... a simile or a metaphor.... Why?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:03pm by trish
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:56pm by Tanisha
Wow i write poetry and i have to say this is a great poem
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:19pm by Jahnay
I admire poetry over anything so i definitely will =] -MC
Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 11:34am by mysterychicken
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 ...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 1:36pm by y912f
what does the poetry term 'vulgate' mean, I can't find any definition that correlates to poetry
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 6:43pm by Joanne
why would a poet repeat a line of poetry in a poem more than once?
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 11:15pm by Linette
poetry, part2 hopkins's use of seared bleared and smeared is an example of
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 3:56pm by Anita
Poetry, plz comment
I'm far from a poetry critic, but I think these poems are great!
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 7:15pm by Ms. Sue
For poetry -- would melodious work?
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 5:32pm by Ms. Sue
Meter establishes a uniform rhythm in poetry.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:14pm by GuruBlue
Study the definitions and examples at this site. http://storytrail.com/poetry/poeticdevices.htm What poetic devices have you found in the poem?
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 12:01pm by Ms. Sue
http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/inferno I've never read this. I hope you can find help in this website.
Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 9:14pm by Writeacher
scan this line from Conlys poem It hills . law within my reach
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 3:56pm by poetry part 1
What form of poetry are Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," and "Saturday Night" by Alden Nowlan? Thanks!
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 10:58pm by Misha
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 ...
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:04pm by snow
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 at 2:57am by anonymous
(indent) "Narrative poems are another kind of poetry," said Brittany. Narrative poems are my favorite kind of poetry. (indent) Dave asked," What is narrative poetry?" I forgot. Narrative poems tell a story," said Steve. (indent) "Sometimes poems have images," said Rick. Like ...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:14pm by Jerald
what form of poetry is an immortality by ezra pound? and are there any poetic devices throgh out the poem? thankss!
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:09pm by ariellea
A definition of formal poetry is verse that
Saturday, August 18, 2007 at 1:27am by kita
Welcome! Have fun playing with poetry!
Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 11:34am by GuruBlue
How do you write a List Poetry poem?
Monday, December 21, 2009 at 4:49pm by Crystal
As we find with most songs in poetry
Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11:27am 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 ...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at 2:16pm by Elda
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/poetry-explications/ Follow all the directions here, making sure you read and reread the poem as many times as it takes. Let us know what you write up.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 1:55am by Writeacher
Poetry is not easy, that's for sure. Here's a couple of websites that give really good ideas for how to read and re-read and re-read a poem and work on understanding it -- and then being able to write about it. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 7:16am by Writeacher
No answer! Well, the directions here will help you, too. http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/poetry-explications/
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:03pm by Writeacher
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 http://www....
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 5:23pm by Writeacher
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 gently...
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 5:23pm by Dick
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 at 5:32pm by Judith
Follow the directions in these webpages: http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/poetry-explications/ http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 5:22am by Writeacher
poetry for english
i need to write three more poems for english about child abuse using onomatopoeia, personification, voice, and alliteration
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 6:12pm by trennea
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 1:22pm by Ms. Sue
I see 7 abstract nouns in there; "forgiveness" and "promise" are two of them: http://sbacari.tripod.com/poetry/goodnight.htm
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 6:32pm by Writeacher
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 8:51pm by Ms. Sue
Here are two websites with very clear directions for reading and explicating a poem effectively: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html Let us know what you come up with. Please re-...
Monday, March 15, 2010 at 6:11pm by Writeacher
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 at 7:15pm by avie
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 original subheadings. 2) ...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 5:57pm by Writeacher
What is poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 11:32am by Cassie
What is poetry?
Monday, March 2, 2009 at 5:31am by Molly
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:36pm by angelica
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:22pm by Sara
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 12:44pm by marco
Thank you! :)
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 4:48pm by Jess
English - Poetry
2 C 3 B 4 A
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:58am by Dejha
Here are a couple of websites that will give you additional ideas about how to read and interpret a poem: http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 6:41pm by Writeacher
These websites have excellent ideas about how to analyze poems and then how to write them up: http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 6:59am by Writeacher
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some sites for explicating a poem: 1. http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm 2. (Broken Link Removed) 3. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/basic-elements-of-poetry.html 4. http://basar....
Monday, April 14, 2008 at 8:02pm by SraJMcGin
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/poetry-explications/ Read carefully and follow directions.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 4:40am by Writeacher
I have made corrections below. Be sure to compare yours and mine VERY CAREFULLY. Sappho was born 630 B.C. on the island of Lesbos. She was a lyric poet who wrote poetry that was admired by many people in the ancient world. Her poetry was very personal in nature. She wrote ...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 9:06am by Writeacher
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.
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 2:52pm by laura
Poetry is meant to be read -- aloud. You might compare it to some music you like -- and how it's much better to hear it than to see the score and lyrics on paper.
Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 9:06pm by Writeacher
the subject is poetry
There are several poems with that name online. Who is the author? I doubt if it is this one: https://www.teenink.com/raw/Poetry/article/51338/I-Am-What-I-Am/
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 11:27pm by drwls
This definition will help you make your decision. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/cadence Also see the first word defined here: http://www.dailywritingtips.com/36-poetry-terms/
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:15pm by Ms. Sue
Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 3:13am by Writeacher
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&p...
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 11:15pm by SraJMcGin
Do you think it's already done for you online somewhere? YOU need to read and understand it, and then YOU need to write it up. Here are some websites that will help you with this process: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/markport/best/study/poetry.htm and http://www.unc....
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 8:55am by Writeacher
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 10:20pm by geisha
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:22pm by Ms. Sue
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:36pm by mark
You're welcome. :-)
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 4:48pm by Ms. Sue
got it thanks
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:06pm by please help me!!