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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 start

b. shows that death is always present, even when we are not aware of it

c. makes death seem to be a justified end

d. shows death’s enormous and persistent power
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8. Unlike other poem forms, a sonnet must —

Unlike other poem forms, a sonnet must —   a. be divided into two parts

b. have an abba rhyme scheme

c. address the theme of love

d. have fourteen lines


7.c
8.b

  • english need help asap -

    Kate, Bob, Peter -- please stick with one name when posting on this forum.

    Both answers are wrong.

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    #7 i would say b
    #8 I would say d

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    for #8 - I believe d is correct; a sonnet does have 14 (iambic)lines; 8 in the first part(the octet) and 6 in the second (the sestet).

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