Poetry

  1. English
    I am on my final exam and need to do the last two 16 point questions. Could someone help me out on the first one? Choose any two characters studied in Semester B, and compare them to one another. The characters that you choose may be characters in a story or the narrators of ...
  2. Language Arts *Last One I Promise*
    1. If you were writing a brief profile of Rosa Parks explaining why you admire her, which of the following sentences would make the best thesis statement? In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus. Rosa Parks's refusal to give up her seat sparked the Montgomery ...
  3. poetry
    The two executioners stalk along over the knolls. Bearing two axes with heavy heads shining and wide. And a long limp two-handled saw toothed for cutting great boles. And so they approach the pound tree that bears the death-mark on its side. Jackets doffed they swing axes and ...
  4. Poetry
    In poetry what are regular and irregular lines?
  5. English- Poetry
    How do authors use gothic and romantic elements to develop content and style that add beauty and power to their writing? (Examples to use: Poe—“Annabel Lee”, “Lenore”, “The Raven”, “The Pit and the Pendulum”--, “Mistletoe Bough”, “Erlkonig”, “Long ...
  6. Language Arts
    The River 1. I sit on the bank in my special place, 2. Feel the breeze that lifts my hair, 3. And watch the ripples run across the river. 4. It is so peaceful here. 5. Deep enough to justify a fishing pole, 6. Quiet enough for my every thought, 7. The perfect place to ...
  7. Comprehension (poetry)
    There were much more questions than this but these 2 are the main ones. Thank you for helping! Down came the storm, and struck hard The vessel in its strength; She shuddered and paused, like a frightened steed, Then leaped her cable's length. "O father! I see a gleaming light...
  8. English
    So, we were asked to write an essay pertaining to the question: "How does *war poetry* 'shape' our world?" I'm stuck with finding three reasons. I have an idea of one reason - "it is able to recite the story of the soldiers and their views in a more complex and emotional ...
  9. Math
    Lesson 14: Read: in Just— CE 2015 Language Arts 7 B Unit 2: Sounds and Ideas. 1. What does the speaker in "in just--'' mean when he says that "the world is puddle-wonderful"? A. The world is full of puddles. B. Spring is rainy and wet. C. Winter's drought has ended* D. The ...
  10. poetry, define(from text)
    From “The Rainy Day” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow My life is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains, and the wind is never weary; My thoughts still cling to the mouldering Past, But the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast, And the days are dark and dreary. Be still, sad ...
  11. English, poetry, end rhyme
    From “The Chimney-Sweeper” by William Blake When my mother died I was very young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry “Weep! weep! weep! weep!” 4 So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep . There’s little Tom Dacre, who cried when his ...
  12. English
    1.)my first question is which of the quotes from henry's speech represents an appeal to the head? a. '' we are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts.'' b.''has great Britain any enemy,in this ...
  13. English - poetry
    I need help to proof check my annotations for this poem and to tell me which poetic devices/techniques I am missing (annotations are all the way at the bottom). Poem: For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon Rhyme scheme will be shown as "A, B, C, D" as per regular. Thank you so much...
  14. children's literature
    two types of biographies are: a. format and genre b. poetry and prose. c. fiction and nonfiction. d. authentic and fictionalized D?
  15. English 12
    Lesson 10: The Romantic Period (1798-1832) Unit 7 1. In this unit, you read William Wordsworth's poems "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey," "The World is Too Much with Us," and "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." How are these poems representative of the Romantic ...
  16. English
    CHECK MY ANSWERS, I NEED to 100% 1. Choose the word that best defines the italicized word. The rescue workers discovered the dog (cowering) in the closet. A - barking B - cringing (my answer) C - dying D - sleeping 2. Read these lines from Robert Burn’s “To a Mouse.” “...
  17. Honors English 11 (PLEASE HELP!)
    1. Recall that a participle is a verb form that is used as an adjective. A participial phrase is a participle with its modifiers and complements used as an adjective. Read the following sentence. Frosted with gooey icing, the cinnamon rolls were impossible to resist. Identify ...
  18. Language Arts
    I need help please! Compare and contrast two of the following forms of poetry: limerick, haiku, concrete. Give specific examples of each of the poems. Its in a quiz, hurry up please!
  19. Language Arts
    from “The Ecchoing Green” by William Blake The Sun does arise, And make happy the skies. The merry bells ring To welcome the Spring. The sky-lark and thrush, The birds of the bush, Sing louder around, To the bells’ cheerful sound. While our sports shall be seen On the ...
  20. english
    "Borders" 1. What does the mother's refusal to state her nationality as Canadian or American signify? (1 point) that she resents govenmental interference in her life the she identifies with neither country that she comes from somewhere else that she is stubborn and proud "...
  21. LA
    what form of poetry are the poems shaped to look like their subjects? A) limerick B) haiku C) concrete D) narrative I think it is either B or C can someone please help me?
  22. poetry and creative writing
    this needs a friend or sibling to do with but I don't have a sibling or a friend who is not busy. My parents have gone too work too. Can u help me instead? write a colourful description, using as many senses as possible. Describe a market or shop know to u. Make your ...
  23. ELA (English)
    And yet, Linenger recovered quickly. in fact, almost two dozen astronauts have lived in space for more than six months, and four have stayed in orbit for more than a year. These men and women faced the discomfort of weightlessness and overcame them and they all readapted to ...
  24. AP Literature
    I need some help checking these questions. This is on the poem Ulysses by Alfred Tennyson, if you search "Ulysses poem" its the first result. 1. Lines 47-48 read, "That ever with a frolic welcome took/The thunder and the sunshine..." In line 48, thunder and sunshine are ...
  25. English
    Choose the best answer(s). Match the letter of the author with the genre. A. Anne Bradstreet B. William Bradford C. Olaudah Equiano D. Thomas Jefferson 1. colonial journals and documents 2. slave narratives 3. colonial poetry 4. revolutionary/protest writing I know that Anne ...
  26. English
    What do Poe's letters to John Allan reveal about himself? The self-expression and logic in Poe's letters is also evident in his literature. A: Poe was a wealthy man upon publication of his poetry and short stories B: Poe had a healthy close relationship with his stepfather ...
  27. English (Check answers)
    1. Which of the following is a specific word as opposed to a general word? A. Job B. Occupation C. Physician*** D. Profession 2. Choose the topic that best limits the broad subject music. A. Famous pianist B. Modern rap music C. History of the harmonica D. History of the star ...
  28. English
    1. Which of the following is a specific word as opposed to a general word? A. Job B. Occupation C. Physician*** D. Profession 2. Choose the topic that best limits the broad subject music. A. Famous pianist B. Modern rap music C. History of the harmonica D. History of the star ...
  29. Language arts poetry
    in the poem the tide rises the tide falls Longfellow uses figurative language in repetition in a paragraph identify the symbolism and repetition used in the poem explain how both are connected to the meaning of the poem include details from the poem in your paragraph The tide ...
  30. English
    Two types of biographies are: a. Formate and genre b. Poetry and prose. c. Fiction and nonfiction. d authentic and fictionalized
  31. ELA
    The River 1. I sit on the bank in my special place, 2. Feel the breeze that lifts my hair, 3. And watch the ripples run across the river. 4. It is so peaceful here. 5. Deep enough to justify a fishing pole, 6. Quiet enough for my every thought, 7. The perfect place to ...
  32. ELA
    The River 1. I sit on the bank in my special place, 2. Feel the breeze that lifts my hair, 3. And watch the ripples run across the river. 4. It is so peaceful here. 5. Deep enough to justify a fishing pole, 6. Quiet enough for my every thought, 7. The perfect place to ...
  33. English
    How can I paraphrase this sentence? Creative writers/poets create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.
  34. Spanish 1 b
    please check my answers 2. How do you say one must in Spanish A. Hay que * B. A menudo C. Que más D. Es necesario 5. A person of mixed European and indigenous heritage is commonly to as a____ A. Mixtec B. Mestizo* C. Maya D. Nahuatl 6. Which is not a place in the community? A...
  35. LA CHECK 2
    from “The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1 The tide rises, the tide falls 2 The twilight darkens, the curlew calls; 3 Along the sea sands damp and brown 4 The traveler hastens toward the town, 5 And the tide rises, the tide falls. 6 Darkness ...
  36. Poetry
    I need help what should i write for a poem
  37. Language/english
    In a paragraph, compare and contrast the two forms of poetry haikus and limericks. It should include a specific description of each form. Explain how they are both alike and how they are different.
  38. poetry
    what are some similarities and differences between concrete and haiku poetry
  39. ELA
    In a paragraph compare and any two of the following forms of poetry: concrete, haiku or limerick. Your essay should include a specific description of each of the two forms you choose. Explain how each of the two forms are alike and how they are different. Support your opinion ...
  40. Social Studies
    1. Which of the following is an example of a fad from the 1920s? A. A dance marathon B. A women wearing pants C. Road Rallies*** D. Poetry Readings 2. What belief regarding Americans did many writers of the era hold? A. People only want to read about good things B. Americans ...
  41. History Need help asap
    Which of the following is an example of a fad from the 1920s? A A dance Marathon B A woman wearing pants C Road rallies D Poetry readings I think its D
  42. Language Arts
    Plz help ms sue Question #1: Which characteristics make "The Rider" a lyric poem? a. It uses musical language and expresses feelings b. It tells a story about a historical event c. It rhymes and has a regular rhythm d. It uses repetition and describes a natural event i think ...
  43. ELA
    1.which of the following names a type of figurative language a.(Metaphor) b.Rhythm c.Definition d.Dialogue 2.what of the following lines of poetry contains a simile a.the smell of sweet happiness swirls from the bakery door b.the last bird-song of the day greets the nights ...
  44. ELA
    Which of the following pairs of poetry elements best help the reader to identify the poem's tone? 1. Rhyme and rhythm 2. Structure and theme 3. (Connotation and denotation) 4. Speaker and line length
  45. ELA
    The following lines of poetry are an example of which sound device? This is the pond, and these are my feet. This is the rooster, and this is more of my feet. (alliteration) repetition onomatopoeia rhyme Ms. Sue is this right
  46. ELA
    Which of the following pairs of poetry elements best help the reader to identify the poem's tone? 1. Rhyme and rhythm 2. Structure and theme 3. (Connotation and denotation) 4. Speaker and line length
  47. ELA
    Which of the following lines of poetry contains a simile? 1.The smell of sweet happiness swirls from the bakery door. 2.The last bird-song of the day greets the night's first star. 3.(Drops floated on the pool like pearls.) 4.Moonlight spilled on the meadow.
  48. African Oral Poetry
    What are some of the examples of symbols used in the poem Africa by David Diop?
  49. ELA
    Sensory language, or language that appeals to the senses, is often used in poetry. Which line from this poem appeals to the sense of taste? 1.A bird came down the walk 2.He did not know I saw 3.(And ate the fellow raw) 4.To let a beetle pass
  50. LA
    Choose the option that best completes the multi-draft reading process for poetry. First Read: Read to unlock the basic meaning of the poem. Second Read: ????? Third Read: Find relationships between ideas in the poem. 1. Consider how the poems structure relates to its meaning. ...
  51. English
    1. First, I delivered papers, then I practiced soccer. 2. Dan, I know you are tired, but the laundry is waiting. 3. Phillip, Homer, and Carla wrote poetry, Luis wrote a play. 4. The steady rain continued, yet nobody cared 5. Helen, please sing the soprano part Jean will sing ...
  52. children's literature
    If the developmental goal is for children to respond favorably to diverse styles of music and art then, you can provide students with the following activity: • A. encourage careful observation of illustrations. • B. present books that are inventive. • C. organize ...
  53. children's literature
    If the developmental goal is children to exhibit a sensory awareness then, you can provide students with the following activity: • A. encourage careful observation of illustrations. • B. present books that are inventive. • C. organize effective art projects. • D. read ...
  54. English
    In what form of poetry are the poems shaped to look like their subjects? A) limerick B) haiku C) concrete D) narrative I THINK D
  55. Social Studies
    1)What was John James Audubon famous for? A)painting and cataloguing American animals, especially birds. B)painting the new living conditions in urbanized areas. C)representing new immigrants through drawings and paintings. D)surveying and creating maps of western lands. 2)For...
  56. english and please help doing he quiz now
    what form of poetry are the poems shaped to look like their subject?
  57. History homework question
    For which of The following is the Hudson river school that's known? Poetry about the northeast *** Paintings of north east landscapes Series of novels about immigrant life New forms of music for every day people Which idea of Henry David Thoreau was adopted by 20 sentry liters...
  58. History Check Please!
    Please check! Thanks! 1. How did the development of universities in medieval Europe strengthen the Church and unify society? a. Universities grew up around cathedrals, and courses of study helped educate clergy.*** b. Universities started cathedrals, which were important ...
  59. poetry
    what's the significance of the poet's structure and style choice in the poem Dover Beach?
  60. poetry
    what's the significance of the poet's structure and style choice in the poem Dover Beach?
  61. Literature
    PART A: What is Asimov's main idea in this essay? (Science an the sense of wonder) A- space is best appreciated through poetry B- poetry and science can work together****** C- the universe is more than beauty D- scientific knowledge is always advancing Help please!
  62. English
    My answers are *** 10.   The author of “My Brother’s Keeper” emphasizes Jamie’s conflict by  (1 point) A. describing the car accident in detail. B. detailing Jamie’s physical appearance and good grades. C. flashing back to earlier events with his brother Ted.*** ...
  63. LA
    The following questions are from "science and the Sense of Wonder" by Asimov 1. (Part A) What is Asimovs main idea in the essay? a. Space is best apprecieated through poetry b. Poetry and science can work together c. the universe is more than beauty ***** d. Scientific ...
  64. English
    Need these answered soon please! 10.   The author of “My Brother’s Keeper” emphasizes Jamie’s conflict by describing the car accident in detail.*** detailing Jamie’s physical appearance and good grades. flashing back to earlier events with his brother Ted. ...
  65. english poetry
    What effect does Bryant’s use of personification of nature have on the theme of the poem "Thanatopsis"? Thanatopsis William Cullen Bryant (1794 – 1878) To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language; for his gayer ...
  66. English
    the poem have 14 lines, 3 quantrains and a couplet but the meter and rhythm in every line is different. what kind of poetry style is that? please answer me. im really confused. thank you. :)
  67. English
    Which of the following correctly defines blank verse? A. poetry with no structure or rhyme B. a type of long poem often used for plays C. a type of rhymed poetry Shakespeare uses throughout his plays D. unrhymed verse written in iambic pentameter D?
  68. english
    Which of the following correctly defines blank verse? A. poetry with no structure or rhyme B. a type of long poem often used for plays C. a type of rhymed poetry Shakespeare uses throughout his plays D. unrhymed verse written in iambic pentameter i think it's A
  69. L.A.
    The River 1. I sit on the bank in my special place, 2. Feel the breeze that lifts my hair, 3. And watch the ripples run across the river. 4. It is so peaceful here. 5. Deep enough to justify a fishing pole, 6. Quiet enough for my every thought, 7. The perfect place to ...
  70. English (please check someone)
    Please check this. Thanks! 1. Which of the following should be put in italics to correct the following sentence? Other famous vehicles that suffered a tragic end include the zeppelin Hindenburg and the ocean liner Lusitania. (1 point) Hindenburg and Lusitania*** zeppelin ...
  71. Language Arts
    Which of the following sentences contains a prepositional phrase that acts as an adjective? A. Jillian ran around the track as fast as she could. B. Seth waited on the corner for the bus to arrive. C. The house on top of the hill looked abandoned. D. The squirrel, sensing ...
  72. English
    Which of the following quotes from Orpheus and Eurydice best shows the power of Orpheus' music? a. "Even before he reached manhood, he was accomplished in all the arts, but especially in poetry and music." b. "Orpheus drew the most wonderful music from his instrument." c. "His...
  73. Language
    The tide rises, the tide falls, The twilight darkens, the curlew calls; Along the sea-sands damp and brown The traveller hastens toward the town, And the tide rises, the tide falls. Darkness settles on roofs and walls, But the sea, the sea in the darkness calls; The little ...
  74. Poetry - PLZ CHECK OVER
    The sun was shining on the sea, Shining with all his might: He did his very best to make The billows smooth and bright – And this was odd, because it was The middle of the night. The moon was shining sulkily, Because she thought the sun Had got no business to be there After ...
  75. English
    How does Margaret Atwood draw on source material in The Penelopiad? A: She tells The Odyssey from the view of Penelope's maids B: She tells The Odyssey from the view of a more modern woman C: She reveals Odysseus' true feelings about the events in the Odyssey D: She reveals ...
  76. Language Arts-Poetry
    The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The tide rises, the tide falls, The twilight darkens, the curlew calls; Along the sea-sands damp and brown The traveller hastens toward the town, And the tide rises, the tide falls. Darkness settles on roofs and ...
  77. Poetry 7 - Check please!
    Why, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge of the water, Or stand under trees in the...
  78. English (Check)
    Indicate which aspects of the Puritan Plain Style (short words, direct statements, and references to ordinary, everyday objects) are displayed by each poetry excerpt. 1. If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee. A: Short words and direct ...
  79. Language Arts
    1. When you paraphrase a line of poetry, what do you do? A.You turn it into a question. B.You put it in your own words. C.You add humor to it. D.You copy it down exactly HELP!!
  80. math
    An English teacher needs to pick 10 books to put on his reading list for the next school year, and he needs to plan the order in which they should be read. He has narrowed down his choices to 5 novels, 6 plays, 5 poetry books, and 6 nonfiction books. Step 1 of 2 : If he wants ...
  81. Language Arts
    1. When the speaker in “Winter” says, “I collect books / For the coming winter”, what is her attitude toward the coming cold weather? A. positive B. uninterested** C. fearful D. angry 2. A concerete poem, such as “Seal,” A. Has few or no figures in speech B. ...
  82. Art
    1. Which of the following answer choices contains a metaphor? A. His skin was sandpaper** B. The sun sparkled like a diamond C. She wanted to be like the birds and fly away D. They felt free when they ran across the doors 2. What is a key characteristic of a refrain in poetry...
  83. Language Arts
    In a paragraph, compare and contrast any two of the following forms of poetry: Concrete Haiku Limerick Your essay should include a specific description of each of the two forms you choose. Explain how the two forms are alike and how they are different. I choose Haiku and ...
  84. Language Arts (3 questions)
    Question #1: Which characteristics make "The Rider" a lyric poem? a. It uses musical language and expresses feelings b. It tells a story about a historical event c. It rhymes and has a regular rhythm d. It uses repetition and describes a natural event According to what I have ...
  85. Elements of Poetry
    Question #1: Which of the following answer choices contains a metaphor? a. His skin was sandpaper b. The sun sparkled like a diamond c. She wanted to be like the birds abd fly away d. They felt free when they ran though the doors According to my study a metaphor describes one ...
  86. Language help with 5 question
    when you phrase a line of poetry what do you do a.you turn it to a question b.you put it in your own words c.you add humor to it d.you copy it down exactly
  87. Language Arts
    When You Paraphrase A Line Of Poetry, What Do You Do a.You turn it into a question b.You put it in your own words c.You add humor to it d.You copy it down exactly Choose the best paraphrase of these lines from the limerick Said the fly, let us free let us fly said the flea so ...
  88. English 3
    In which sentence is the meaning of the word oppresses expressed? A. The poet writes about how the death of loved ones weighs on her.***** B. She composes several poems about the nature of death. C. The poet has a rich imagination that shows in her poetry. D. Though she has ...
  89. Language
    1 from details about blossom in both the first and third haika ,what conclusion can you draw a. the poet feels exeed ingly lonely b. the poet lives in an urbansetting c. the poet injoys the gentle beuty of nature d. the poet enjoys the drama of nature at it"s most intenes 2 ...
  90. Language
    Assyr come down like a wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold. And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. What is a key characteristics of a refrain in poetry? A. Imagery B. ...
  91. Modernist Poetry
    I need some tips on how to write a modernist poem.
  92. POETRY
    He set his face away from the eclipse, his eyes seeking their way to a place where the sun does not see. In the distance, the wheat waved and wilted under the wind whose breath blew beyond the bare field. The day found its bearings under the chorus of cicadas chirping, their ...
  93. poetry
    from details about blossoms in both the first and third haiku what conclusion can you draw? the poet feels exceedingly lonely the poet lives in an urban setting the poet enjoys the gentle beauty of nature the poet enjoys the drama of nature at its most intense Please help i ...
  94. Poetry
    Why do you think that a concrete poem is the best way to communicate?
  95. LANG ARTS
    Ok if anyone knows the answers to the Lesson 3:Quiz Elements of Poetry in Lang. please tell me.
  96. LANG ARTS 1
    The following lines of poetry are an example of which sound device? This is the pond, and these are my feet. This is the rooster, and this is more of my feet. alliteration repetition onomatopoeia rhyme
  97. LANG ARTS
    Which of the following lines of poetry contains a simile?
  98. English
    I need some help with the answers to these questions, (mainly to see if I'm correct, where I'm wrong and WHY I'm wrong) 1. What is the verb mood of the sentence below? Wear your coat when you are in the school indicative mood imperative mood ***my answer infinitive mood ...
  99. Poetry 7 - Revised!
    "The Rider" A boy told me if he rollerskated fast enough his loneliness couldn't catch up to him. the best reason I ever heard for trying to be a champion. What I wonder tonight pedaling hard down King William Street is if it translates to bicycles. A victory! To leave your ...
  100. Poetry 7 - Help!
    "The Rider" A boy told me if he rollerskated fast enough his loneliness couldn't catch up to him. the best reason I ever heard for trying to be a champion. What I wonder tonight pedaling hard down King William Street is if it translates to bicycles. A victory! To leave your ...
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