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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

English
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

Literature
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

poetry
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

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

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

english
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.

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

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

Literature
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

Litracy
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

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

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

English
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

English
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

Poetry
“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

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

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

english
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

literature
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

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

literature
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

english
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

Poetry
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

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

LITERATURE
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

English
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

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

Literature
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

Shakespeare
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

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

literature
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

English
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

english
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.

poetry
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

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
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

English3
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

English
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

English
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
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

English
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

eng/lit
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

English/Literature
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

Grammar
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

English
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

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

English
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

literature
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

literary
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 John Donne. D. ...
May 19, 2010 by pucci

Poetry, Part 2
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 John Donne. D. ...
December 7, 2009 by Ari

english2
This is my next paragraph after the intro and consists of the summary. 1) Is the last line of my paragraph necessary? Does it belong somewhere else My next few paragraphs will about the content of the poem and what different phrases mean. Is that a good transistion to end it. ...
January 26, 2009 by Anonymous

POETRY, PART 2
4. Which one of the following poems depends heavily on the use of allusion for effect? A. "Death, Be Not Proud" B. "Grass" C. "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" D. "God's Grandeur" 5. The theme of the poem "Richard Cory" is that A. money can't buy love. B. Richard Cory ...
March 7, 2013 by Calvin

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 ... =)
September 22, 2007 by Writeacher

English
Writeacher,I have a question on the sonnet I rephrased yesterday. I hope you can check it. "And summer's green all girded up in sheaves, Borne on the bier with white and bristly beard..." He sees the summer's crops tied (up is possible) in bales and taken to the barn as if the...
February 22, 2012 by Henry2

british literature
review the metrical feet box on page 35 in your study guis and the model of scanned poem in your textbook page 42. then ,scan the following sonnet 73. mark the syllables, separate the feet with shorts vertical lines, and indicate the rhythem scheme that time of year thou mayst...
July 18, 2011 by nancy

English
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! =)
March 24, 2007 by Low

English
4. In "The New Colossus," the Statue of Liberty is compared to alan A. European queen. B. mother. C. immigrant D. door 7. Describing the chariot that bears the human soul as "frugal" is an example of A. paradox. B. denotation. C. epiphany. D. realism 9. Who is the speaker in ...
September 1, 2008 by Carrie

English 4
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 ...
June 16, 2007 by Summer

english
Instructions Write a poem of at least eight lines using a set meter and rhyme scheme. You may, if you wish, attempt a sonnet, a villanelle, or a ballad, but you will probably find it easier to design your own form. Quatrains ofabab, cdcd or abcb, bcdb are one suggestion. Use ...
June 2, 2010 by Courtney

lit
i wrote a sonnet on winning, can some review and give additional ideas and changes. also help me with last stanza. At times I wonder why I want to win Maybe it is the thrill of beating them Maybe a first prize medal or a shiny pin I know I’d love to win a precious gem I ...
November 14, 2014 by Sarah

english part of essay
Please correct my grammar and sentences Wordsworth used many symbolisms in this sonnet in order to make the readers feel strongly about this matter and to feel what Wordsworth himself felt. He used strong diction and powerful details to get his point across. The phrase “late ...
January 29, 2009 by Anonymous

English
I realized a left out a few considerations. Could you please have a look at them? 1) The sickle stands for the inevitable passing of the time, whereas the adjective ‘brief’ points out the transience of beauty and time. 2) In the first two quatrains the poet dwells upon the ...
February 21, 2012 by Henry2

poetry/ english
4. In "The New Colossus," the Statue of Liberty is compared to alan A. European queen. C. immigrant. B. mother. D. door 7. Describing the chariot that bears the human soul as "frugal" is an example of A. paradox. C. epiphany. B. denotation. D. realism 9. Who is the speaker in ...
August 25, 2008 by Carrie

poetry/ english
4. In "The New Colossus," the Statue of Liberty is compared to alan A. European queen. C. immigrant. B. mother. D. door 7. Describing the chariot that bears the human soul as "frugal" is an example of A. paradox. C. epiphany. B. denotation. D. realism 9. Who is the speaker in ...
August 26, 2008 by Carrie

English
Can you please check these last questions. Thank you very much!! 1) What are the most dominant themes in Shakespeare’s Macbeth? 2) How does Shakespeare define True Love in his famous sonnet The Marriage of true Minds? 3) What do the three witches stand for and what prophecies ...
March 27, 2011 by Mike

English
I forgot to ask you if the sentences I sent you before were gamatically correct. Thank you. In particular the use of "through" in q. 1, "as for" in q. 4. 1) Time is personified through the use of a capital letter in line 9, through the use of verbs referring to human action (...
March 13, 2011 by Mike

english/poem
I am suppose to do a funny sonnet poem that has 10 syllables per line and 14 lines .Can you check my syllable or any mistakes. Oh homework! Oh homework! How I hate you! You smell, you stink, and you I don’t admire I want to tell you “go on” “git” and “shoo!” I want to burn you...
April 21, 2012 by joseph

Poetry
Can you please revise my sonnet for me? Nature: When I go out into nature, what do I see? There are plenty of things on a warm summer day It might be a bird, it might be a bee Or it might be a child engaged in play. I can feel the grass on my feet, green and hard And the sun's...
November 2, 2008 by mysterychicken

English
I failed my english test there was a couple of questions I had wrong and I need an explanation why If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an A. quatrain. B. octet. C. couplet. D. sestet. I choice b and I got it...
April 18, 2008 by janet

English (poetry)
I have to analyze a Shakespearean sonnet, and I understand the meaning however i'm having difficulties identifying similes, metaphors, and personification in it. " When in the chronicle of wasted time I see descriptions of the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old ...
October 31, 2012 by Analiese

English
I tried to rephrase Shakespeare's sonnet myself. I really need your revision, Writeacher. I urgently need your help. I included the sonnet itself.Thank you very much!!! 1)First, the poet looks at the clock ticking away the time (or and notices the time ticking away?). Then he ...
February 21, 2012 by Henry2

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