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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
which of the following statements about american romantic poetry is not true? A)it followed a fixed rhyme scheme B)its themes originated in British literature C)it was influenced by Gothic literature D)it was filled with emotion
October 31, 2013 by sam
literature: poetry,part 1
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. The fog comes on little cat feet. B. Spring is a dream unsung. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. A narrow wind complains all day.
November 11, 2009 by Anonymous
Literature POETRY, PART 1
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. A narrow wind complains all day. B. The fog comes on little cat feet. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. Spring is a dream unsung.
October 13, 2011 by Linda
if someone has time could you provide me with examples of What literature is consider to be part of the United States current literary canon and why do you think so? I have further questions to answer in regards to literature i just can't think of any or what would be correct...
January 23, 2008 by jasmine33
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
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
All literature involves some kind of performance which is intended for an audience. Sometimes, however, the performative quality of a work (i.e., the fact that it is being presented to an audience) is more obvious than at others. Drama and poetry, for example, tend to ...
October 6, 2011 by sheri
can you reccommend 4 humourous poems by different poets http://pages.ripco.net/~mws/Poetry/24.html by Thomas Hardy http://www.silentwords.com/Humorous.html http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/Literature/Poetry/Poetic_Forms/Closed_Forms/Limericks/ http://falcon.jmu.edu/~...
January 13, 2007 by pedro
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
Determine whether the statement represents a progressive view or a traditional view of literature. 1.There is no such thing as classic literature. 2.Literature can only be understood in the context of history. 3.Harry Potter books are not literature. 4.Literature contains ...
January 24, 2011 by Ron
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
What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? o How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? o What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
August 9, 2010 by Jamie
What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
April 3, 2011 by Sonya
Read the fallowing Papago song. Identify its purpose. "No talking, No talking. The snow is falling. And the wind seems to be blowing backward" a. to inform b. to persuade c. to analyze d. to express Which of these is a feature of early American and colonial literature? a. the ...
September 17, 2013 by Aspen
My question is how do poets utilize leterary devices and conventions to develop themes in their poetry? Can someone explain this to me if you have a few minutes I greatly appreciated it thanks.
September 18, 2007 by Student A
18. In “Babylon Revisited,” why did Fitzgerald choose the title to be metaphoric of Paris? (1 point) Paris is a symbol of luxury. Paris is living in a wealth that will end up destructive. Paris was built to look like Babylon. Paris is the city of love. Matching Match the ...
May 8, 2012 by Jasmine
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? (Consider for example, each genre’s uses of literary structure, language, technique, and style.) How do these literary elements affect your reading experience? In your post, identify ...
August 23, 2012 by Donna
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: http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/virtualit/poetry/critical.html
August 24, 2005 by kay31188
Question: How did the Industrial Revolution affect the poetry of William Blake and William Wordsworth? - Okay, I'm not quite sure if I understand this correctly. Wasn't Wordsworth a supporter of the IR? And wasn't Blake thought to see the IR as a prophetic sign of the ...
January 18, 2009 by TS21
Poetry/British Literature/12th grade
Which of the following poems is a dramatic monologue? (A) "My Last Duchess" (B) "Love Among the Ruins" (C) Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came (D) all of these
August 27, 2013 by Student
5. As we find with most songs, in poetry [A. there's no specific point of view.] B. each couplet must rhyme. C. sound and content have equal weight. D. meanings are hidden in imprecise words.
October 15, 2012 by jake
How do poets utilize literary devices and conventions to develop themes in their poetry? I don't understand how to read a poem so I understand what it is really saying either?
March 11, 2008 by liz
Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
As we find with most songs, in poetry A. Each couplet must rhyme. B. there's no specific point of view. C. sound and content have equal weight. D. meanings are hidden in imprecise words. I think it's C.
June 28, 2014 by Unmei
summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary form.
March 22, 2011 by jb
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 not ...
January 23, 2007 by DANIELLE
Analyze Robert Browning's poem, "My Last Duchess" using the criteria for "good poetry" set forth by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in AURORA LEIGH. Please point me in the right direction.
November 17, 2010 by 12th grader amer
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
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 ...
January 26, 2007 by LaNissa
Post a 150- to 300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply · Select one essay from this week’s assigned reading, and do the following: 1. Explain the most important difference between an essay and a short story, poem or play. 2. Compare the use ...
June 22, 2010 by Tiffany
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
~Dante's Inferno~ Canto 24:Why is there so much emphasis in this canto on the labor, the intense effort, required if the travellers are to continue downward to the center of hell? How does this concentration reflect upon Dante's task as a writer of epic poetry?
March 5, 2008 by Jennifer
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
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
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 sentences...so I need tips for this...
January 16, 2013 by Satrianna
For AP Literature, I have to write a 2 page (double spaced) paper analyzing how the painting Nude Descending a Staircase by Marcel Duchamp and the poem of the same name by X. J. Kennedy have a successful connection. What is a good place to start and what are things to mention ...
January 31, 2008 by Rebekah
writeteacher answer this!!!
Who is W.B. Yeats and where is the best place to look for his information? Wikipedia is not working on my school's computer and my library does not have any of his works or biographies. please respond asap!!! Here are a few: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/...
June 28, 2007 by Saladbowl Head
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
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 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
“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
I have to make a picture of 'Eve of St Agnes' by John Keats. I have to have some quotations in it. For the part of the poem where Poryphoro and Madeleine are together I'm having trouble picking out the best quotations to illustrate it.Please help! Quotations to illustrate the ...
November 16, 2008 by Anonymous
poetry, part 1
If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of an a.quatrian b octet c couplet d sestet please help lost on this test
February 14, 2010 by kay
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
in part two of the "highwayman" , why is the fact that the highwayman didnt come stressed three times? From whose point of view are we seeing it? Why is the word "marching" repeated?
January 26, 2010 by Marie
6. The following words share a denotative meaning. Which one has a negative connotation? (1 point) confident certain decisive demanding ~ 7. Read the following Chippewa song. Identify its purpose. A loon I thought it was But it was My love's splashing oar. (1 point) to ...
September 23, 2012 by Anne
Part 1: Poem Structure Check my following answers below, and I need help with theme? Dx In this part, you will analyze the structure of the poem. Please fill out the following. Title of Poem: Annabel Lee Poet: Edgar Allan Poe Theme: Type of Poem: Narrative poetry Style of ...
May 1, 2013 by Victoria
English 125 Introduction to literature
What does the term literature mean to you? What makes something literary in your own mind? If literature means different things to different people, who defines what is and what is not literature? 2.What kind of reading engages/interests you? What about that writing draws you ...
June 6, 2012 by belinda
what is a literature web? Greta, I imagine that is a reference to using a search tool. If you put "literature web" into a search engine such as Google, you will get a number of sites on various types of literature. I hope this helps. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework ...
December 8, 2006 by Greta