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Sonnet 130 and sonnet 18
Hi, I'm doing some questions about comparing and contrasting sonnet 130 and sonnet 18. Could you help me with this one question I would appreciate it. Thanks The diction of this peom is much harsher than that of the previous poem. Why might that be and how does it affect the ...
March 1, 2009 by Stacy L.
The rhyme scheme of the sonnet known as "Sonnet Seventy-Three was regular, seen in the cross rhymes throughout the first twelve verses and a pair rhyme in the heroic couplet (ababcdcdefefgg).
September 29, 2008 by W I C K E D
I have to write a prologue for Act 3 in "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet" using a sonnet. I have no idea of how to write a sonnet and I really need help with this...where do I start?
June 13, 2012 by Anonymous
My teacher gave us a sonnet and he said that we have to do an oral presentation that faithfully interprets the meaning of the poem. Do you have any ideas on how to make an oral presentation describing a poem. Should I explain line by line or just put the sonnet in my own words...
April 15, 2011 by Allison
Spenser's Amoretti Sonnet #75 Question
Here's the sonnet: One day I wrote her name upon the strand, But came the waves and washed it away: Agayne I wrote it with a second hand, But came the tyde, and made my paynes his pray. 5 Vayne man, sayd she, that doest in vaine assay, A mortall thing so to immortalize, For I ...
January 10, 2013 by Allyson
I am studying Petrarchan poems in my lit class. Right now I am reading three Petrarchan poems: "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, "Francisco Pertrarch- Sonnet VI", and "Francisco Petrarch- Sonnet CCXX".I need to identify the rhyme scheme of these poems and determine where the...
December 18, 2007 by Kayden
I have to write a sonnet including one metaphor, one similie, two examples of a sound device such as an alliteration, consonance or assonance, and one example of enjambment. It may also include allusions, metonymy, synecdoche or allusion I am doing a Elizabethan Sonnet This is...
February 8, 2011 by Sarah
f this be error and upon me proved/ I nevered writ, nor no man ever loved." What is the impact of these concluding lines from shakespeare's sonnet 116? 1. They underscore the fact that everyone makes mistakes 2. They underscore the fat that shakespeare is a writer 3.They ...
December 21, 2013 by Helen
“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: ...
January 27, 2012 by Nar
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
Which of the following genres is defined by theme (what happens) rather than form (how the words are put together)? A. Drama B. Comedy C. Satire D. Tragedy E. Sonnet
April 2, 2009 by tim
Part I of "Alone" can best be identified as an example of a a) ballad. b) sonnet. c) lyric poem. d) narrative. All of the following lines from "Alone" contain examples of alliteration except a) “like a boy in a playground surrounded by enemies.” b) “and scuttled smartly ...
May 13, 2016 by cassie
Hey I need my answers checked to see if they're right. These answers are based off of the poem Sonnet 57 by William Shakespeare. 1. This poem is like many other Renaissance poems in its A. irrational purpose. B. Emphasis on love. C. rough humor. D. mood of mourning. I chose B ...
May 25, 2016 by Justine
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
I need help with the meter in Shakespeare's Sonnet 87. I know usually his are iambic pentameter, but with eleven syllables in each line I can't make that work. HELP.
February 23, 2008 by MJ
Please help me I'm not doing homework but research on Shakespeare's sonnet Shall I Compare Thee To a Summer's day? Why does Shakespeare refute his claim?
February 28, 2009 by Literature Help
Could someone please explain to me the rhyming scheme of a Petrarchan poem? http://www.answers.com/topic/petrarchan-sonnet Let us know if you still have questions. =) Here's an excellent explanation of how one figures a rhyme scheme: http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/resources/...
April 15, 2007 by Sora
Could you please explain what this sonnet means? It is called March by Susie Harrison. The sonnet is below: With outstretched whirring wings of van-dyked jet, Two crows one day o'er house and pavement pass'd. Swift silhouettes limned 'gainst the blue, they glass'd Smooth beak ...
July 14, 2012 by anonymous
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
Can you please tell me if the tense choice is correct in this paragraph? Tahnk you. Two verbs in brackets. 1) Time is personified through the use of a capital letter in line 9, through the use of verbs referring to human action (line 10: beding, come) and finally through the ...
March 13, 2011 by Mike
Can anyone help me with the introduction for an essay that I am writing. It's on what is the theme of Sonnet XXX by Edna St. Vincent Millay?..."Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink". I'm also having trouble coming up with a good body paragraph.
March 16, 2008 by Lily
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove: from Sonnet CXVI by William Shakespeare
July 1, 2009 by Chris
Writeacher, I urgently need to rephrase Shakespeare's sonnet "When I do Count the Clock that Tells the Time". The rephrase must be simple and straightforward. Can you recommend a website? Thank you very much!!!
February 20, 2012 by Henry2
English (The Renaissance: Unit 4)
"When in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes/I all alone beweep my outcast state..." What emotion is shakespeare describing in these lines from Sonnet 29? A. Anger B. Depression C. Contentment D. Awe **Depression**?
December 10, 2014 by Warren
Hey... Can you please give me some questions on William Shakespeare sonnet 29, 30, and 116. I tried to look for MCQ to practice some more, but i didn't find so please if you can help me i'll appriciate it thanks
January 20, 2011 by Carol
How does the playing of scales echo the return to tradition in “Prayer”? A. Scales are ornamental and challenging. B. Scales are foundational and methodical. C. The meter of scales matches that of the sonnet. D. The piano is a source of traditional music. B ?
April 24, 2015 by Ciara
When previewing the following lines from Sonnet 18, how many sentences should readers plan to read fluently? So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee. A. two B. none C. four D. one
May 7, 2014 by Emi
in the sonnet against that time shakespeare in lines 1-12,which of the following is a main verb? a)come line 1 b)shall see line2 c) shalt pass line5 d)shall find line8 e)do ensconce line 9?
October 6, 2011 by jan
An example of a paradox in "Holy Sonnet 10" is: a) "Death, be not proud" b) "Death, thou shalt die" c) "thou art slave to date" d) "one short sleep past" I chose b because it seems the most contradictory?
July 15, 2008 by Adam
I need help concerning relative pronouns. For example, I'll use this sentence: The poem that he wrote was a sonnet. I know that the relative pronoun in this sentence is 'that'. Is it's antecedent 'poem'?
November 28, 2007 by Gisele
Romeo and Juliet
Could you please help me with this thanks. In act 1 scene 5 Romeo and Juliet say speeches that form a sonnet. Could you give me a link that will give me a translation of what they are saying. Thanks for your time
March 11, 2009 by Lala
Can someone help me with Sidney Sonnet 31 and 39 questions? The sonnets are at the bottom if you need them. 1. The unifying theme of Sidney's Sonnets 31 and 39 is... a. natural beauty b. hopeless love c. relief from pain d. endless suffering 2. Which of the following is a ...
October 28, 2010 by Darren
love at first sight the ball romeo sees her first. their first words are a shared sonnet analyse the reason for this. analyse the language and the imagery what do we learn about her feeling? ROMEO AND JULIET
February 15, 2012 by Jane
Sonnet 43 is mainly about A. the death of the speaker's beloved. B. the appearance of the speaker's beloved. C. the ways in which the speaker loves her beloved. D. the speaker's religious beliefs. B ?
April 23, 2015 by Ciara
I have an assignment where it says to write a sonnet with 14 lines but they also say to have 14 syllables per line. I thought it was 10 syllables per line. Can anyone help ?
May 3, 2012 by Lee
English 2 honors quick question
I have a final in this class tomorrow and I need a free online practice test. Somethings we have learned our poetry terms, (sonnet, lyrical, haiku, simile, metaphor, hyberbole etc..) We have also read the story Antigone, Pit and the Pendulum, Witness for the prosecution. Thanks:)
December 17, 2009 by Rachel
Charlotte Turner Smith's sonnet "Written the close of Spring" best exemplifies what motif? Examples given are the parallels between human existence and nature; the cyclical nature of human existence; the facrt that the happiness of youth comes only once; or the beauty of nature.
February 11, 2012 by Scooby10
I read Shakespeare's sonnet 29, and I must write a 5 paragraph essay on the theme. I need a few guidance tips and ideas on what to write. Thanks in advance! So, There are multiple themes in this poem but I chose the theme(my main discussion) 'wealth',and I hope to somehow tie ...
September 30, 2014 by Winnie
“I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam,” This quote from “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman shows the poem is what ...
May 19, 2016 by quick help needed
1. Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of A. metaphor. B. assonance. C. simile. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a favorite technique of John Donne. D. ...
December 9, 2008 by angie
1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a favorite technique of ...
May 19, 2010 by pucci