April 24, 2014

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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

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

English Lit
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

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

To SraMcJin
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

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

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

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

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

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

English 2
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

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 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

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

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

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

Language Arts
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:56pm by Tanisha

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

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

English Poetry
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

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

What is poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 11:32am by Cassie

What is poetry?
Monday, March 2, 2009 at 5:31am by Molly

Can you tell me one word that would sum up or define the following phrase...."flows easily" relation to poetry....
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 5:32pm by Judith

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. ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 7:43pm 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
Thursday, January 1, 2009 at 7:15pm by avie

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

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

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 at 5:18pm by mysterychicken

What is the difference between poems and poetry?
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 3:41pm by eng

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 ...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 5:57pm by Franco

a definition of formal poetry is verse that I think you're after definition #3 here. Then look up "meter" and "verse" -- =) Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help ...
Saturday, August 18, 2007 at 1:27am by Anonymous

Free verse is poetry that has no rhythm true?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:02am by danny

Poetry that is not artistic in form or meaning is didactic.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:08am by danny

what is a direct performative aspect? (as in poetry or drama)
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 9:20pm by rita

how do i write a rap about school??
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:30pm by sun111

To Writeacher
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:-)
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:39pm by Sara

Can somebody list some poems that is considered as a "Poetry Survivor" (a best poem that relates to the TV show "Survivor"
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 11:31pm by Jessica

In "There is no frigate like a book," the lines "Nor any coursers like a page/of prancing poetry" use meter to show
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6:14pm by ink

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

what is a good haiku poem on the school cafeteria?
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 6:55pm by anonymous

i need help with soccer poetry
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 5:10pm by hi

why do poets use diction? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. For an excellent definition of "diction" try this site:
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at 2:55pm 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 ...
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 2:03pm 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 ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:51pm by Reina B.

What definable elements make a poem categorized as Victorian Poetry?
Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 7:18am by Camron

What is the epigrammatical style in poetry? And what could be the examples of it in the work of Emily Dickinson?
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 10:55am by Rebecca

True/False Drunkards and prostitutes inspired Whitman's poetry.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 4:59pm by Cassidy

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. ...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 7:22pm by Lex

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

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 ...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 7:07am by Alwin

American Literature
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.
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:40pm by help

How can I determine the meter and rhythm of a poem? How do I know if a syllable is stressed or unstressed?
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 7:29pm by Christian

Find three examples from his poetry of Taylor's adherence to Puritan beliefs.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:07am by Ariel

Find three examples from her poetry of Bradstreet's adherence to Puritan beliefs.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:08am by Ariel

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

based on his poetry, what can you infer about whitman's attitude toward nature?
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 2:24pm by junie

how is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 6:53pm by Anonymous

Why was poetry anthology named after O'Hara's poem "Sleeping On The Wing"
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 8:56pm by Beth

Whitman's poetry reflects a romantic view of nature. A.True B. False
Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 3:26pm by Glen

What attitudes toward Catholicism, the religion Donne abandoned, are apparent in his poetry?
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:26am by Christopher

How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms?
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 5:34pm by Anonymous

“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 ...
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 2:41am by Nar

what is a good song for remembering poetry terms. I memorize lyrics really well.Please help ;-)
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 6:19pm by kaitlyn

English !!!
In poetry, stanzas are which of the following? A. sensory images B. lyrics C. metaphors D. groups of lines Maybe A??
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 12:13pm by vickie

Whitman, Bradstreet, and Wheatley included sensory details in their poetry. True/False
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5:16pm by Hannah

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. Yes, I agree with your "false"
Monday, February 26, 2007 at 4:29pm by cameron

do you know any bird poems that have alliteration, personification, imagery, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia?? please help!!!!
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 2:56pm by Tony

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 at 8:55am by rhodium

english, poetry meanings
using "a,b,c,d,e,f,g" notation, explain the ryme schem of "let me not to the marriage of true minds.
Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 11:25am by jennifer

Give two examples of each of the following elements of poetry from the poems you have read in Units 4, 5, and 6
Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 8:23pm by Give two examples of each of the following element

English 1
give two examples of each of the following elements of poetry from the poems you have read in units 4,5,6
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 1:31pm by Tyeisha

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 ...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:14pm by Jerald

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 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 ...
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 2:18pm by Franco

Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly the air. i not understand what he mean
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:30pm by Mohammad

Edgar Allen Poe. What have you learned about the poet that contributes to the type of poetry he writes?
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:33pm by Vanessa

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 ...
Monday, June 25, 2012 at 6:42pm 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, ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:15pm 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?
Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 3:43pm by y912f

what can i write a rap about??? its for poetry for homework
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 9:55pm by sun111

How do the poetic elements increase my interest in or my appreciation of ?: 1."The cremation of Sam Mcgee." 2. "How I learned English". How to answer this question?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 9:48am by john

Yr 10 English - Poetry
What were the hobbies (if any) of Nobel Prize winning poet Seamus Heaney? I searched everywhere and couldn't find anything. . .
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 1:22pm by Emily

What literary device that is common to Modernist poetry and this poem T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock" Help Plz!!!!!!!
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 10:00am by Isaiah

How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? structure, language, technique, and style
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:08pm by John

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 at 11:53am by Janelle

What was so great about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow when it came to his work? What inspired him make write the types of poetry that he had?
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 6:30pm by Anonymous

how can i revise this haiku poem? lunch bell rings change clinking in our pockets striving for food
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:20pm by anonymous

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 at 2:04pm by Naoko

3rd grade math
There are 30 books in a bookcase. The books in the bookcase are all poetry, history, and art books. Ten of the books are art books. There are 6 fewer poetry books than history books. How many poetry books are in the bookcase?
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 8:30pm by Anonymous

1. Dialectical poetry is poetry that a uses a unique rhyme scheme and meter. b has fourteen lines and uses iambic pentameter. c uses language that is specific to a geographic location. d is based on symbols that represent opposite extremes. 2. Which of these is NOT a main ...
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 12:57pm by Drea

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

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 at 3:45pm by Pam

Hi, I have a english exam coming up on poetry and Hamlet... the first part is Part A ;Passage Analysis: Choose only three of the following passages from the play Hamlet to comment on. Each response should be concise and well written in full I need tips for this...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 6:17pm by Satrianna

Wisdom poetry
I have to brainstorm a list of themes for wisdom poems, but I am stuck. I know that wisdom poetry has some kind of moral or lesson in it, but what general topics can have that? I just need an example or two to get me going. Thanks in advance :)
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 11:05am by Sarah

Im working on poetry at school and I'm suppose to make a limerick. The rhyme scheme is aabba. I'm now just having trouble on the last one. Be my friend, I plead. A friend is all I need. Please be the one that I can trust. Don't ever let our friendship rust. Help?
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 6:22pm by Sam

The following sentence shows what element of poetry? Her fiery eyes swept away his heart. A. Imagery B. Figure of speech C. Personification D. Simile
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 3:34pm by shana

Can you identify key qualities of drama and poetry which emphasize their performative qualities.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 6:33pm by John

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