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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.

One way an English sonnet is different from a Petrarchan sonnet because an English sonnet contains A couplet < A sestet Give quatrains None of the above
January 4, 2017 by Dee

Poetry, Part 2
One difference between English sonnet and the Italian sonnet is its
June 2, 2013 by Anonymous

One difference between the English sonnet and the Italian sonnet is its
July 22, 2014 by Anonymous

Hello can someone help me come up with the central theme for sonnet 15 and 27 by Shakespeare and lastly sonnet 27 by Elizabeth Barrett... please and thanks!
January 11, 2017 by Kate

Can someone help me come up with the a central theme for sonnet 15? PLEASE and also help me find a modern version of sonnet 16 by Elizabeth B.
January 12, 2017 by Kate

who is the audience in shakespears sonnet 130? who is it aimed at?
October 6, 2011 by steph

i need to write a sonnet
March 31, 2015 by Anonymous

B. Lit
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

One difference between the English sonnet and the Italian sonnet is its
May 30, 2009 by tsha

Compare shakespeare sonnet 130 and edmund sonnet 130
November 11, 2011 by malik jackson

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

Sonnet 130
What is the purpose of writing sonnet 130?
March 1, 2009 by Stacy L.

Oral presentation
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

what is an example of sonnet?
February 11, 2016 by boberto

british literature
What is the meter or sonnet 73
March 5, 2010 by trish

I need examples of a sonnet!
February 22, 2012 by ashley

the meaning of sonnet 35 in shakespear?
December 16, 2013 by agnieszka

Sonnet 130(last question I promise)
Who is the audience?
March 1, 2009 by Stacy L.

How to make a sonnet poem with 10 syllables
May 14, 2012 by joshua

Does anyone have any ideas on what I should write my sonnet on?
April 17, 2008 by Emily

What is te structure of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnet 38?
October 22, 2008 by Noell

english literature
Is Sonnet 18 written in iambic pentameter
February 4, 2009 by bee

HELP!!! I don't remember how to make a dam sonnet with 10 syllables?
March 24, 2011 by Jake

poetry part 1
The rhyme scheme of shakespeares sonnet is
September 26, 2013 by Anonymous

can someone help me start a sonnet poem on what is winning.
November 13, 2014 by Sarah

can someone help me write a sonnet on the topic winning
November 13, 2014 by Sarah

Can you make me a sonnet. 14 lines . 10 syllables. any topic will do.
July 30, 2015 by PHil

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

When was John Donne's holy sonnet 10 "Death" written?
December 28, 2007 by Ashlynn

sonnet 14 line poem
identify 3 different poetic devices
March 25, 2011 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: ...
January 27, 2012 by Nar

Sonnet 130
Can someone help me figure out the overall tone of the poem
February 28, 2009 by Literature Help

Can anyone tell me what kind of poem is "A Barred Owl"? Ex. is it a villanelle or a sonnet...? Thank you!!
January 29, 2015 by Jen

Socials Studies
Toussaint Louverture was immortalized in sonnet by the British poet Wordsworth
January 12, 2015 by Jack

A poem that is told in an actual manner. A. Lyrics B. Ballard C. Sonnet D. Genre C
November 12, 2015 by Alex

A poem that is told in an actual manner. A. Lyrics B. Ballard C. Sonnet D. Genre D?
June 4, 2016 by Ms. Sue Please help me

poem is to ________ as novel is to chapter Stanza? or couplet or line ?? or verse sonnet?
May 21, 2007 by Phil

how do you determine the rhythm and meter of a poem? also how do you translate a sonnet into everyday language?
November 27, 2007 by Jatavion Micheal

In "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?" Shakespeare claims that the object of his sonnet will be immortal because?
October 2, 2008 by Anonymous

English 1
How do you write a sonnet and a couplet and a quatrain. How do you know if a syllable is stressed or unsressed by just looking at the word
November 15, 2008 by LIza

I need someone to write me a 14 line to syllable poem/ sonnet about love (for him) please helP!
February 2, 2013 by Ginger

A poem that is told in an actual manner. A. Lyrics B. Ballard C. Sonnet D. Genre C is wrong so is A correct?
June 3, 2016 by quick help needed

A poem that is told in an actual manner. A. Lyrics B. Ballard C. Sonnet D. Genre C is wrong so is A correct?
June 4, 2016 by quick help needed

what is the sonnet form for John Donne? To my mistess going to bed. Can someone explain what is conceit in this poem?
October 29, 2009 by no name

which of the following genres is defined by form rather than theme: tragedy, sonnet, comedy, satire, or drama.
November 23, 2010 by liz

British Literature
Unrymed iambic pentameter is used in what type of writing? a. a crown b. a sonnet c. novels d. blank verse
October 21, 2008 by Cori

British literature
compare and contrast the themes and strutures of Edmunds Spenser sonneet to william shakespeare sonnet 18?? Help PLZ!!! thank you!!
November 10, 2010 by whit

creative writing
The volta in a sonnet is the rhyme scheme the name of the stanzas a change or turn in the poem the theme confused
December 23, 2014 by 2phoneeeeee

English: Amoretti LXXV: One Day I Wrote Her Name
What are three questions asked in this sonnet. If you can help great! If not that's fine
September 7, 2015 by Alex

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
July 12, 2008 by Janelle

Hi. :) What do the speakers of Sir Thomas Wyatt's "Whoso List to Hunt" and Edmund Spenser's "Sonnet 30" have in common? How are they different?
January 7, 2013 by Jay

What do the speakers of Sir Thomas Wyatt's "Whoso List to Hunt" and Edmund Spenser's "Sonnet 30" have in common? How are they different?
December 8, 2015 by Kat

English 4
In Sonnet 106, the speaker claims that earlier praise has prefigured, or _____, his love. A. molded**** B. created C. destroyed D. suggested
April 26, 2016 by CarpeDiem

This quote from “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman shows the poem is what kind? A. Lyric B. Haiku C. Couplet D. Sonnet
April 26, 2016 by sam

Would this analogy be C? correct me if im wrong rail: tie:: A. sonnet: poem B. house: foundation C. coat: cap D. locomotive: train
October 28, 2013 by Kari

Would this analogy be B? correct me if im wrong rail: tie:: A. sonnet: poem B. house: foundation C. coat: cap D. locomotive: train
October 28, 2013 by Kari

from symphony, sonnet, concerto and aria which one is the odd one out?
November 25, 2012 by rainclaw

The poem written by John Donne, is the sonnet form in this poem, (aa,bb,cc,dd,ee,ff,gg,hh,ii...etc.
October 29, 2009 by NO NAME

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

English 9
poem with 14 lines and 10 syllables vent about ONE THING you HATE - I don't know how to do a poem sonnet
February 5, 2013 by Anonymous

American Literature
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

I need a sonnet with 14 lines 10 syllables per line and ABAB CDCD EFEF GG rhyme scheem for tomorrow please? Is about something you hate...thank you(:
February 6, 2013 by Anonymous

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

poetry ! help
I'm confused on how to write a sonnet poem. ( I searched for some examples but there just way to confusing) any examples? Thanks:)
November 24, 2014 by mark

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

Write me a sonnet. Make sure it sounds like something an 11th grader would write though. Thanks in advance.
February 10, 2008 by logan

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? Let us know if you still have questions. =) Here's an excellent explanation of how one figures a rhyme scheme:
April 15, 2007 by Sora

tennyson's "the lady of shalott has a rhythm and a rhyme pattern that make it sound like a. a sonnet b. an elegy c. a nursery rhyme d. an ode
April 24, 2011 by S.S.

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

con't -literature
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

English 4
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

I need the last two lines for a sonnet. They need to have 10 syllables each. and they need to rhyme with each other. And have to relate to being yourelf. Any ideas?
April 12, 2010 by Kelsie

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

Englsih, Sonnets
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

English 4
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

language arts
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

British Literature
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

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