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I was introduced to the art of poetry two years ago, in the tenth grade, at high school. The first year, I was uninterested. This year, I have become absolutely infatuated with it, but unfortunately, even though Iíve grown to love the art, I hardly understand its techniques, ...
Sunday, November 12, 2006 at 10:18am by Josh
English+ poetry+ confused+ check!
The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued. Scan the poem and determine the rhythm. is it a sonnet? or do they want this: A crow symbolizes death, snow is white and something ...
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at 10:57am by Anonymous
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 ...
Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 10:04am by DANIELLE
Poetry: The Next War Wilfred Owen
I'm having trouble analyzing the second verse. The first one talks about the different ways that death has faced soldiers. I think that the second one is about future of wars? maybe... Also what is the importance of the quote from Siegried Sassoon at the beginning. It's kind ...
Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 11:50pm by Lisa
Name one advantages & one limitaion of the short poem in conveying meaning to the reader (compared to say, a longer poem e.g. a sonnet). http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1174475137 Already answered! =)
Saturday, March 24, 2007 at 10:55pm by Low
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/...
Sunday, April 15, 2007 at 8:53pm by Sora
What could be the theme of this poem? What I would like to know is the subject matter and also what could be the author's commentary on the poem. Sonnet - Silence by: Edgar Allen Poe There are some qualities- some incorporate things, That have a double life, which thus is made...
Friday, April 20, 2007 at 9:17pm by James
poem is to ________ as novel is to chapter Stanza? or couplet or line ?? or verse sonnet?
Monday, May 21, 2007 at 8:17pm by Phil
well i am writting a essay on love and how i believe love is a life affirming experience essential to a worth while existence....well i need a thesis sentence which has 3 reasons why i think that...and i need some help comig up with that....well this is my whole essay so far...
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at 10:27pm by Faith
What is the theme to Spenser's Sonnet 35? I have no clue! Please help asap! SONNET XXXV. MY hungry eyes through greedy covetise, still to behold the object of their pain: with no contentment can themselues suffice, but having, pine, and having not, complain. For lacking it ...
Saturday, June 16, 2007 at 9:42am by Summer
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Are you aware that there is the invocation by John Donne, which is metaphysical poetry (sonnet), as well as the Memoir by Gunther? Since you probably mean the literature, in addition to the marvelous site PsyDag provided for ...
Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 1:56am by SraJMcGin
Repost for Student A re: English sonnet
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1190428562 Just in case you don't find all this below ... =)
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 12:00pm by Writeacher
14 line 10 syllable poem
This is the form for a sonnet. It has 14 lines and each line has 10 syllables. This example is from Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Sonnet 43 Meter "Sonnet 43" is in iambic pentameter (10 syllables, or five feet, per line with five pairs of unstressed and stressed syllables), as ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 2:51pm by Ms. Sue
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 ...
Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 11:39am by Stacy L.
What is the purpose of writing sonnet 130?
Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 12:23pm by Stacy L.
The "message" of a sonnet is always found in the couplet at the end. "And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare As any she belied with false compare. " Shakespeare spends the first 12 lines describing his love in what kind of terms?
Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 12:23pm by GuruBlue
Sonnet 130(last question I promise)
Here is an interesting site...that will give you an idea of why he wrote that particular sonnet and who the audience is. http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/shakesonnets/section10.rhtml
Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 12:42pm by GuruBlue
4 line 10 syllable sonnet poem
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 2:51pm by sonnet
who is the audience in shakespears sonnet 130? who is it aimed at?
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 10:24pm by steph
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 ...
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 8:54am by Allyson