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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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?
February 4, 2013 by Anonymous
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 :)
January 12, 2010 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?
April 16, 2009 by Sam
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
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
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
Creative Writing check answer
The writing process for multimedia writing: (Points : 3) is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction but without the revision step is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction but without the generative ...
January 12, 2014 by JANIECE
HOW DID WILLIAM STAFFORD INFLUENCE POETRY There are several interesting links in these results: http://www.google.com/search?q=william+stafford+influence+poetry&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7SUNA =) (Broken Link Removed)
March 18, 2007 by INEEDHELP!!!
LAMONT IS REQ TO READ 1 BIO, 1 SCIENCE, AND 1 POETRY BOOK EACH MONTH. HIS BOOK CHOICES ARE: 2 DIFF BIOS 3 DIFF SCIENCE 3 DIFF POETRY HOW MANY COMBINATIONS OF REQ BOOKS ARE POSSIBLE?
January 26, 2009 by lANEY
What are the four basic elements of poetry (Broken Link Removed) Here are a couple of sites which also may help. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/basic-elements-of-poetry.html http://www.poems-and-quotes.com/article.html?id=398
May 3, 2007 by Dennis
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 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
poetry, please comment
Still So New to You Standing alone Looking' at the moon Why'd you have to leave me so soon I was still so new to you I didn't have a clue Barely even two I was still so new to you still so new....... written by: kathy a.... thanks for any and all comments. good and bad. Thank ...
April 3, 2012 by i♥zee
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
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 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
In poetry and fition, the main reason for using vivid words is to. a. explain an idea b. create a mental image c. keep th reader guessing. d. illustrate the write's bia The purpose of loaded words in adv ertisements is to. a. create an image b. compare two unlike things c. ...
July 8, 2012 by Rafi
Since the 1970s, American poetry has a. been characterized by diverse voices and styles b. become increasingly narrow in subject matter c. reflected a more elitist perspective d. been appreciated for its simplicity i think the answer is A because my book says: Since 1970s, ...
February 5, 2009 by Literature
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
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
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
When quoting two lines of poetry, what should you do? set off the lines as you would a longer quotation insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between the two lines of poetry, insert a slash insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between...
April 27, 2010 by christopher
Eng- Hyperbole example
Anyone noe an example of a hyperbole being used in romantic poetry? provide the poem, and the line being used plz. Tnx This Wordsworth poem has an example of hyperbole. http://www.bartleby.com/145/ww260.html http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/resources/Literary.Terms.2.html#...
February 21, 2007 by thomas
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before the subject of ...
November 1, 2009 by Naoto
Write each pronoun, and write whether it is a subject pronoun or and object pronoun. 1. Gwendolyn Brooks write poems; they are about everyday life. They, Subject 2. Slang and the rhythms of jazz and the blues are important to her. Her, Object 3. She was born in Topeka, Kansas...
January 10, 2011 by Tiffany Jade
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
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.
is latin closer to roman or greek??? roman. awesome. thanks :) so did the greek have poetry like the romans did?? (in the mythology days i mean) Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is a bit more about the family of languages: http://concise.britannica.com/...
June 28, 2007 by Alexx
Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own parts. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the the objects you though of in a lines of poetry. Example: The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London...
January 14, 2009 by Larry
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
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
1) Which definition below best describes the definition of theme within poetry? (1point) It is the pattern of rhyming lines within a poem. It is the underlying message that a poem conveys.*** It is the pattern stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem. It is the type of poem...
September 24, 2013 by Gabby
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
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
Hello! I need help in identifying the elements of poetry in this poem. :O Please help.. Batik Maker by VIRGINIA MORENO Tissue of no seam and skin Of no scale she weaves this: Dream of a huntsman pale That in his antlered Mangrove waits Ensnared; And I cannot touch him. Lengths...
February 1, 2011 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: http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/virtualit/poetry/critical.html
August 24, 2005 by kay31188
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 ...
February 24, 2013 by Drea
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
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
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
Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the objects you though of in a line of poetry. The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London. Big Ben's hands showed that it was ...
January 15, 2009 by Larry
Can you please check if the following sentences are grammatical? Thank you. (especially questions 1-2) 1) Outline T.S. Eliot’s poetic theory as expressed in his essay Tradition and individual talent. 2) Outline T.S.Eliot's poetic theory and then draw a comparison with ...
June 6, 2011 by Henry1
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 as if it were a story...
September 15, 2006 by Justin
I'm doing questions on the poem called "You are reading this too fast", by Ken Norris, and I need help with some of the questions. Here is the actual 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...
March 30, 2010 by Sara
literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP
1) Walt Whitman's writing style can be best described as a. bold and confident b. folsky and charming c. elegant and refined d. elevated and sublime 2)unlike whitman, emily dickinson was a. a world traveler b. private and shy c. people-oriented d. involved in social causes 3) ...
January 20, 2011 by bonnierta
English Help 2
Through out her poetry, she seems to be very passionate about her love .she talks about her lover “He seems to me Equal to Gods” .She thinks ,Her love for that man is undesirable .She loves him very much that she worship him like a God. She is at the top of her love and ...
August 26, 2010 by hiba
1) The tone in the song of myself number 52 is best described as a. lighthearted b. bombastic c. detached d. intimate 2) Which images best appeals to the sense of hearing or sound? a. "the spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me he complains of my gab and my loitering". b. "I ...
January 20, 2011 by Dan
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