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English
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

Walt Whitman/literature
Can I get your opinion on something what is your favorite quote of Walt Whitman's please help me because there are so many that I like but I don't know which one to choose. Thanks God Bless You!!
February 11, 2009 by Kathy

walt whitman/literature
Could I get your opinion on something what do you think is the 3 best peoms of walt whitman?
February 7, 2009 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

english poetry-walt whitman
i cant remember the name of that whitman poem where he's in a classroom or something and walks out and says something about learning everything he needs to from the stars. its been a while since i've read it,but its imperative that i know the title! Is this it? http://www....
July 28, 2007 by lisa

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

Biography/Literature
Could you please read my biography of Walt Whitman and if there any revising that needs to done please let me know. Thank you! Biography of Walt Whitman Walter Whitman was born on May 31, 1819 in Westhills, Town of Huntington, Long Island. Walter's parents were interested in ...
February 7, 2009 by Anonymous

English
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

Poetry
How does Walt Whitman's poem "I Hear America Singing" relate and differ from Langston Hughes's poem "I,Too." PS: I need enough information to write an essay.PLEASE!!!!!
March 7, 2010 by Troy

English
How does walt whitman change the way people experience poetry? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walt_Whitman He got rid of the meter, so it cant be sung. It is freestyle, conversational. Read Leaves of Grass
January 28, 2007 by Larry

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
how can you compare and contrast Walt Whitman "I Hear America Singing" to John Mellencamp "Little Pink Houses".??
January 3, 2012 by David

English
how can you compare and contrast Walt Whitman "I Hear America Singing" to John Mellencamp "Little Pink Houses".??
January 3, 2012 by David

English
What would be the real meaning of the song "Born in the U.S.A." by Bruce Sringsteen.? & how is it related to Walt Whitman " I hear america singing".??
January 5, 2012 by Sotelo

English/Poetry
Walt Whitman -- America Centre of equal daughters, equal sons, All, all alike endear'd, grown, ungrown, young or old, Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich, Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love, A grand, sane, towering, seated Mother, Chair'd in the ...
March 24, 2012 by Amy

English
what are some differences of the work of Walt whitman " I hear america singing" & Woody Guthrie " This land is your land"..?
January 4, 2012 by David

English: Please help
which of the following author's writings are not influenced by transcendentalism? A. Ralph Waldo Emerson B. Walt Whitman C. Henry David Thoreau D. Cotton Mather My guess is B. Thank You.
December 16, 2013 by Anonymous

English
What belief does Whitman share with Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists? Which of the following most clearly describes a central theme in the Walt Whitman poem, “I Hear America Singing?” Every man and woman contributes positively and uniquely to the American ...
November 7, 2012 by Lucy

English
True/False Drunkards and prostitutes inspired Whitman's poetry.
November 3, 2013 by Cassidy

english
based on his poetry, what can you infer about whitman's attitude toward nature?
April 21, 2011 by junie

English
Whitman's poetry reflects a romantic view of nature. A.True B. False
October 29, 2011 by Glen

literary
Walt Whitman's writing style can best be described as
November 30, 2012 by Anonymous

English
Whitman, Bradstreet, and Wheatley included sensory details in their poetry. True/False
November 3, 2013 by Hannah

Literature
I have a question. I need 10 important dates on Walt Whitman if the teacher wants dates and some of the dates only have years. Does the years include dates ? For example: 1823 Whitman's father moves family to Brooklyn I can't find the date so should I just put the year?
February 8, 2009 by Starry

English
I need help on; how to contrast Walt Whitman perspective of America with the perspective that the members of Occupy Wall Street and the the Tea Party movement have about America.?
January 7, 2012 by Ivan

american literature
What does Walt Whitman mean honeyed morphine on line 27 of the poem myself
January 31, 2008 by sue

english
Hi, I have to compare Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman to modern day time. The last couple of journal entries I've compared to well known songs and their lyrics. I'm thinking of comparing it to an important event or movie, but I'm not sure what to write about. Any ideas...
March 14, 2012 by jon

english (please answer soon)
Hi, I have to compare Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman to modern day time. The last couple of journal entries I've compared to well known songs and their lyrics. I'm thinking of comparing it to an important event or movie, but I'm not sure what to write about. Any ideas...
March 14, 2012 by jon

English
Compare and contrast the role of nature and the natural world in two poems from this unit: Walt Whitman’s “Come Up from the Fields Father” and Sara Teasdale’s “There Will Come Soft Rains.” Be sure to use specific examples from both poems to support your response.
May 19, 2013 by Anoymous

Walt Whitman pplz hurry asap thanks!
Could you please give me a website of the poem "I Hear America Singing," but I want it how it was originally made by him. Thanks god bless
February 10, 2009 by Kathy

Song of Myself+English
Has anyone read Song of Myself by Walt Whitman?? I can't find any themes for it. So hard to understand. Would slavery be a theme? I need atleast 4 themes associated with Song of Myself.
February 19, 2009 by Chopsticks

English
I forgot to add the following sentences. Thank you. 1) When they came back home, they were much more respectful of their parents,didn't use any bad language and behaved correctly in class. 2) Their week (out of home)taught them to trust themselves and shoulder their ...
November 8, 2011 by Henry2

Literature
How does the water symbology in Whitman's poetry connect to his philosophy on Transcendentalism?
November 22, 2008 by Katie

literature
1. An important similarity shared by walt whitman and emily dickinson are? A. Fondness for big cityiving B. obscurity during their lifetime C. Rejection by the literary community D. Abandonment of literary conventions
February 10, 2011 by Anonymous

Literature
Who was Walt Whitman's wife? I googled it but they got be all confused some say he did some say he didn't. If so what's her name? thanks
February 6, 2009 by Anonymous

English 3
14. All of the following are unusual elements of Walt Whitman's free verse except a. foreign terms b. invented words c. satirical commentary d. American slang I think it's A but it might also be C.. 15. Which of the following word pairs from Emily Dickinson's poems contains ...
February 21, 2012 by mysterychicken

Literature
Write a speech and try to capture the narrators fellings. Write the first page of the speech the narrator might have written. "I Hear American Singing" and "Song of Myself" by Walt Whitman.
May 29, 2012 by kcjfnpdd

managerial accounting
Walt ’ s Whistles manufactures referee whistles. At the end of February, Walt ’ s has 2,000 pounds of steel for whistles in inventory. Walt ’ s expects to produce and sell 50,000 whistles in March. Each whistle requires a standard quantity of 0.2 pounds of steel. Walt wants to...
August 4, 2011 by Hilary

literary
I am writing my father's obituary - he passed away unexpectedly on Monday. He was from a very small town and always quoted verse that ended with "And when I go (return) home, I am a boy again" Walt Whitman. Dylan Thomas. Please. Please. I have a deadline tomorrow noon.
June 24, 2009 by Ellen

English
Can you let please me know the meaning of these lines I am not sure of? "We Two Boys Together Clinging Power enjoying—elbows stretching—fingers clutching.... No law less than ourselves owning—Misers, menials, priests alarming—air breathing, water drinking, on the turf or the ...
January 13, 2010 by Franco

Reading
1. Walt Whitman’s excerpt from Song of Myself can be considered an expression of A. populism. C. imagism. B. romanticism. D. conventionalism. 2. Which one of the following poems has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC DD . . .? A. “since feeling is first” B. “Misgivings” C. From To the ...
June 3, 2008 by Tyree McCoy

english
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

English
How do you cite this quote in MLA format? “The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.” I'm having issues because the quote is said by Mulan in Walt Disney's "Mulan". Do I say Mulan says it or the Walt Disney Company? How do you format this in ...
January 9, 2013 by Ash

English
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?
January 27, 2009 by Jillian

American Literature
How does Walt Whitman's atitude change toward death during his poem "When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'D" What does he learn? I know that through the poem he speaks of the death, but I don't know how his atitude changed. I think he learns the truths of life and death, but...
November 27, 2007 by Noah

American Literature
How does Walt Whitman's atitude change toward death during his poem "When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'D" What does he learn? I know that through the poem he speaks of the death, but I don't know how his atitude changed. I think he learns the truths of life and death, but...
November 27, 2007 by Noah

American Literature
How does Walt Whitman's atitude change toward death during his poem "When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'D" What does he learn? I know that through the poem he speaks of the death, but I don't know how his atitude changed. I think he learns the truths of life and death, but...
November 28, 2007 by Noah

Poem: I Hear America Singing By: Walt Whitman
Could you check this question please? Thanks. 1. What is the significance of the poem? (i.e. what does it mean and what impact does it make on the reader?) Answer: The poem "I Hear America Singing," means that all Americans are working happily at there jobs, and working hard ...
February 8, 2009 by Starry

English-Poetry
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
November 3, 2008 by Tony

English Lit
Write a poetry explication that describes aspects that typify the work of a poet in Twentieth-century to contemporary poetry
February 8, 2010 by Anonymous

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
so here it is [ again ]: Daughter of Invention [underlined] by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. this family moves from the Dominican Republic to the United States Their family consists of the narrator, her sisters...
February 23, 2009 by Bella

Lesson 4 Poetry, Part 1
1. Walt Whitman’s excerpt from Song of Myself can be considered an expression of A. populism. C. imagism. B. romanticism. my answer D. conventionalism. 2. Which one of the following poems has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC DD . . .? A. “since feeling is first” B. “Misgivings ”my ...
January 3, 2010 by ari

english .. please rely ASAP thx
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 muna

Poetry
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
November 28, 2007 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
May 4, 2010 by Sara

literature ... i really need corrections
1) in song of myself, whitman's theme is best demonstrated by a.the "last scud of day holds back for me" b.the "spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me c. "look for me under you boot-soles" d. "coaxes me to the vapor an the dusk" 2)The tone in the song of myself number 52 is ...
January 21, 2011 by Anonymous

English
Help me Edit this document please. Both Emily Dickinson and Walter Whitman used their poetry as a way to express transcendentalist ideas. Whitman wrote mostly about self-knowledge and spirituality while Dickinson wrote about the self knowledge and nature aspects of the ...
March 11, 2009 by Connor

Language Arts
I'd like to know if I answered these correctly. 1.Both the Whitman poem and the Dickinson poem are examples of poetry that? A. abandons conventional rhyme and meter. B. stresses the pangs of unrequited love. C.praises the work of ordinary people. D. captures the cadence of ...
April 26, 2013 by Eri

English
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

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?
April 3, 2008 by anonymous

English
I want to write a letter requesting infrmation on'walt disney world overnight lodging,admission cost and surrounding area
December 9, 2009 by sheryl

english need help asap
* 3. Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile? Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile?   a. “He complains of my gab and my loitering.” b. “I shake my white locks at the runaway sun.” c. “If you want me again look for me under your boot-soles” d...
February 9, 2009 by kate

English
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

English
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

English
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 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 ...
October 8, 2010 by mysterychicken

English
Identify all the descriptions Whitman uses to compare Lincoln to a ship’s captain. What kind of leader does the speaker consider Lincoln?
January 5, 2014 by Maria

English III
Which of these was not a prime reason why Whitman chose to write in free verse? A. to express his individuality B. to celebrate democracy C. to convey a sense of freedom D. to imitate earlier poets he admired
March 13, 2013 by rico

English
Which of these was not a prime reason why Whitman chose to write in free verse? A. to express his individuality B. to celebrate democracy C. to convey a sense of freedom D. to imitate earlier poets he admired I say B but am I right
May 30, 2012 by Anonomous

poetry
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

english
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

vocab
what does the poetry term 'vulgate' mean, I can't find any definition that correlates to poetry
July 29, 2008 by Joanne

Poetry
Which is has a more powerful expression when used in poetry.... a simile or a metaphor.... Why?
April 21, 2009 by trish

Language Arts
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
September 17, 2009 by Tanisha

American Literature
I posted this question twice by mistake and the response was the same. It said there is a response and to check the other post. I did and it had the same answer, telling me to check the other post. This would keep someone busy for hours checking each post back and forth for no...
November 29, 2007 by Noah

poetry
What form of poetry are Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," and "Saturday Night" by Alden Nowlan? Thanks!
April 6, 2011 by Misha

poetry for english
i need to write three more poems for english about child abuse using onomatopoeia, personification, voice, and alliteration
February 20, 2010 by trennea

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 ...
February 13, 2007 by Elda

poetry
what form of poetry is an immortality by ezra pound? and are there any poetic devices throgh out the poem? thankss!
April 20, 2011 by ariellea

Poetry
Can you tell me one word that would sum up or define the following phrase...."flows easily" ....in relation to poetry....
April 24, 2009 by Judith

English
What is poetry?
January 27, 2009 by Cassie

English
What is poetry?
March 2, 2009 by Molly

poetry
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

poetry
How do you write a List Poetry poem?
December 21, 2009 by Crystal

poetry
As we find with most songs in poetry
February 7, 2014 by Anonymous

Poetry
As we find with most songs, in poetry
July 6, 2014 by Anonymous

Poetry
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

poetry
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

English
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

english
What is the difference between poems and poetry?
May 28, 2008 by eng

poetry
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

Grammar
I would just like to know if I have correctly written the first sentence in which it is an attributive adjective sentence. And the second sentence in which it is a predicative adjective sentence, where the adjective used both attributively and predicatively in both sentences ...
February 5, 2009 by Odette

english
Free verse is poetry that has no rhythm true?
November 16, 2010 by danny

english
Poetry that is not artistic in form or meaning is didactic.
November 16, 2010 by danny

english
what is a direct performative aspect? (as in poetry or drama)
June 9, 2011 by rita

english-poetry
how do i write a rap about school??
April 12, 2014 by sun111

english need help asap
7. In Song of Myself, number 33, Whitman personifies death as something chasing a ship. This figure of speech — In Song of Myself, number 33, Whitman personifies death as something chasing a ship. This figure of speech —   a. suggests that the victims were doomed from the ...
February 9, 2009 by peter

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:-)
April 22, 2010 by Sara

poetry
Can somebody list some poems that is considered as a "Poetry Survivor" (a best poem that relates to the TV show "Survivor"
October 28, 2010 by Jessica

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

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