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Lit/Poem/The Planet on the Table
The subject of Steven's poem is the a. writing of poetry b. solar system c. speaker's disillusionment d. richenss of language A?

World culture and the arts
Explain in 200 to 300 words how artistic expression reflects the basic tenets of the Islamic faith in the following examples: 1. Architecture, a. Mosque, b. Minarets, 2. Persian Poetry, a. Relationship of lost lovers, b. Celebration of spring, 3. Music and Dance, a. Turkish ...

ASAP Literature PPlz Hurry!
I need a good website that has poetry summaries. Thanks

Poetry
Please give feedback on the below acrostic poems. I am in 9th grade so base it off of that. Follow me Over the rainbow Outside reality Towards the stars Sprint towards happiness Taciturn smiles whisk onto faces (or tackle fears or trust the path) Evaporating behind Pitter, ...

Poetry/Digitial Story Telling
Hey, I have to do a digital story for Jonathan Swift's A SATIRICAL ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A LATE FAMOUS GENERAL, but I don't know what images to use nor where to find one. Help Please?

Biography/Literature
Could you please read my biography of Walt Whitman and if there any revising that needs to done please let me know. Thank you! Biography of Walt Whitman Walter Whitman was born on May 31, 1819 in Westhills, Town of Huntington, Long Island. Walter's parents were interested in ...

Literature
my homework is to write a poem in which i make something in nature speak and describe its growing process. i can either write a poem or a prose. I can choose any tone i like.. i have chosen to write on a tree's growing process.. can someone explain to me what prose is and what...

Bella
Since the 1970s, American poetry has a. been characterized by diverse voices and styles b. become increasingly narrow in subject matter c. reflected a more elitist perspective d. been appreciated for its simplicity i think the answer is A because my book says: Since 1970s, ...

Literature
what is one positive message in the poem "Poetry" by Marianne Moore.. in the begginning of the poem the she says that she "dislikes it", and that there is more importants things. but later she admits that she is interested in poetry. so what would be the message?

English
i need help finding the themes of this essay. i know that 1 possible theme is about losing something when you learn something. But my teacher said there was another theme on " the importance to look in-dept" i'm not sure what he meant by that. Mark Twain's 2 view of the ...

Poetry, English
hmm what might be an example of onomatopeia in this poem? Conquerors By sundown we came to a hidden village Where all the air was still And no sound met our tired ears, save For the sorry drip of rain from blackened trees And the melancholy song of swinging gates. Then through...

english; poetry
i need a poem to compare with emily dickinson's "Hope is the Thing With Feathers' - any ideas? :D

English
In my english class we have to right poems and this week we are writing spondaic. What are some examples of spondaic poetry? Also what is a foot in poetry?

English
What is poetry?

MATH
LAMONT IS REQ TO READ 1 BIO, 1 SCIENCE, AND 1 POETRY BOOK EACH MONTH. HIS BOOK CHOICES ARE: 2 DIFF BIOS 3 DIFF SCIENCE 3 DIFF POETRY HOW MANY COMBINATIONS OF REQ BOOKS ARE POSSIBLE?

Poetry (9th grade)
This is a poem by Alice Walker and a question at the end but I can't figure out the question. Poem title: "Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning." Looking down into my father's dead face for the last time my mother said without tears, without smiles without ...

French
Hi there, I know this is so last minute, but i really need this to be edited tonight for my exam. I posted it earlier, but i don't know if you saw it .If you could please check if I translated the English correctly into French, you’d be of great help. I know it’s a lot, ...

French
I am so sorry SraJMcGi but i have the other half of my project that i just finished. Do you mind checking if i have translated it correctly. Your help is greatly appreciated. 1.)Secondly, the culture. - Deuxièmement, la culture. 2.)Djiboutian attire reflects the region’s ...

British Literature
Question: How did the Industrial Revolution affect the poetry of William Blake and William Wordsworth? - Okay, I'm not quite sure if I understand this correctly. Wasn't Wordsworth a supporter of the IR? And wasn't Blake thought to see the IR as a prophetic sign of the ...

poetry
Sorry, another question: I need an acrostic poem for the name K I N Z A Thanks :) -MC

litureature
1.In fiction, use of conventions leads to? A. entertainment, B. expectations, C. imagination, or D. escapism. 2. According to the analyses of the stories you were asked to read, "A Pair of Silk Stockings" best represents literary? A. allegory. B. realism. C. escapism. D. ...

Personification
Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the objects you though of in a line of poetry. The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London. Big Ben's hands showed that it was ...

Poetry (personification)
Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own parts. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the the objects you though of in a lines of poetry. Example: The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London...

Poetry (metaphors)
What's the metaphor? --------------------------------------- The Toaster A silver-scaled dragon with jaws flaming red sits at my elbow and toasts my bread. I hand him fat slices, and then, one by one, He hands them back when he sees they are done...

Poetry
What one syllable word rhymes with 12? or 2 syllable? Thanks-MC

Poetry
Okay, heres an "I am" poem. But I need help on what to put for the "i am" lines. It has to be two personality characteristics. The theme is about the world being destroyed. I was thinking of using "I am hopeful and amazed", but don't if that would fit into the theme. I am,,, I...

Poetry for Avie
Here is a book to look for, if you aren't happy with the poems you now have: The River Is Wide / El río es ancho. Twenty Mexican Poets/A Bilingual Anthology. The ed. is Marlon C. Frick. tr. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. Sra

poetry
what free web sites can I search for poetry regarding "mexican crossing the boarder and their hardships that go with it? I am in the 4th grade and need this for school.. thank you

Language Arts/Poetry
In the poem "Parade" by Rachel Field, what details in the poem describe the town? The only thing I see is the elm trees and the grass. Can you help me?

Poetry
What's the connotation of "Because i could not stop for death" by Emily Dickinson?

american literature
write a critical analysis on the poetry of henry longfellow

poetry
ok so im supposed to create a poem about child abuse...and i have some good ones but i totally just got writers block and i need help..here is part of the poem, any suggestions MY PAIN it started with a pen and paper... i write my emotions without thinking a bit it happened so...

Gifted+Talented English-(Figurative Speech Poetry)
Our assignment is to write a poem on each of the types of figurative speech. simile metaphor synecdoche metonymy personification apostrophe hyperbole understatement irony paradox I have completed every one of them except understatement and paradox. I understand what they are. ...

French for Amanda
Knowing that you and Hélène love poetry (and I do too!) here are some sites you might like: 1. (you can hear poetry sung or read by poets!): http://www.poesie.net/index.php (upper-right-hand look for "écouter." 2. (one of my favorite poems & poet; you can hear it as well): ...

Poetry
If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an

Literature
How does the water symbology in Whitman's poetry connect to his philosophy on Transcendentalism?

Poetry
They say that the only word in the dictionary that can't be rhymed is orange but when i tested this out, silver seems one that has no rhyme (one compund). Am i right? Thanks -MC

poetry
I have to make a picture of 'Eve of St Agnes' by John Keats. I have to have some quotations in it. For the part of the poem where Poryphoro and Madeleine are together I'm having trouble picking out the best quotations to illustrate it.Please help! Quotations to illustrate the ...

English-Poetry
can someone help find "The Dying Eagle" by E.J. Pratt for me i need it for my poetry assignment and give me the site address. plz and ty

American Lit.(Poetry)
I need to find these in this poem: 1.Apostrophe:The addressing of a discourse to a real or imagined person who is not present; also a speech to an abstraction. 2.Synecdoche:A figure of speech in which a part stands for a whole, or a whole for a part. 3.Metonymy:A figure of ...

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

Drama-Poetry
I am looking for the full text of a poem that is called "Night". The first line is: Night is a purple pumpkin, Laced with a silver web. And the moon a golden spider, Wandering through the strands. It was written by Patricia _________ Can anyone help me? Thx

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...

Poetry
Does this poem have imagery in it?? A Bird Came Down A bird came down the walk: He did not know I saw; He bit an angle-worm in halves And ate the fellow, raw. And then he drank a dew From a convenient grass, And then hopped sidewise to the wall To let a beetle pass. He glanced...

English-Poetry
do you know any bird poems that have alliteration, personification, imagery, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia?? please help!!!!

English-Poetry
What is the allusion of this poem? What is the allusion about the meaning? FIREBIRD nothing prepares us for brilliant entrance of creature of fantasy or object of enchantment useless to resist its allure always takes unawares drawn to its fiery nature is instantly smitten ...

English-Poetry
What is the allusion of this poem?? FIREBIRD nothing prepares us for brilliant entrance of creature of fantasy or object of enchantment useless to resist its allure always takes unawares drawn to its fiery nature is instantly smitten inflames irresistibly soul’s taken to ...

poetry
What is the poem The Jumblies by Edward Lear about? What words and/or phrases do you find interesting? How is the poem structured? What did he want us to think about? plz help thanks in advance :)

english poetry
The poem Tyger Tyger What is it about? thanks tabby xx

Lit.
What is the criteria for "good poetry" set forth by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in Aurora Leigh?

english poetry
Wiiliam Blake wrote a poem called The Tyger/Tiger. First of all I want to know how it is spelt Tiger/Tyger? Secondly what does sinews mean? Lastly I what are the main themes? Thanks

English-College
I guess I don't understand the question(why the quote presents contrast rather than comparison) my book is asking. I'm new to this poetry thing, please help!

Poetry
I need to write a one page response to the following poem, answering "How persuasive is this poem? How powerful is its argument? Account for its effect." I don't know where to begin because I don't understand the question. Any suggestions? Promises Like Pie-Crust Christian ...

nonfiction
1. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. Before the Civil War B. During the Civil War C. After the Civil War D. Right after the Emancipation Proclamation 2. In "Life without Principle," Thoreau writes, "I would have had him deal with his privatest ...

British Literature
#11: Coffeehouses were centers for (A) literary activity (B) political debates © entertainment (D) all of the above. #11: D #12: After viewing the London Fire on September 2, 1666, Samuel Pepys (A) mailed a letter to his father (B) left town © went back to bed (D) buried his...

poetry titles?
I got an assignment to make up my own poem following the same pattern as in Lorrie Moore's "How to Talk to Your Mother (Notes)" I used the same timeline pattern but with my own life and i need to make up a title for it. Any ideas?? thanks :)

poetry
The line “I wandered lonely as a cloud” is an example of

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 ...

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 ...

Poetry
If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an

vocab
what does the poetry term 'vulgate' mean, I can't find any definition that correlates to poetry

Music - Beat Poetry
Does anyone know a website for beat poetry music? I'm only looking for the music, so I can write a poem of my own... The ones I've found already have a poet and they require you to buy the CD online :/ Thanks much!

poetry
During the Romantic period, poets placed an emphasis on?, Which one of the following words is an iamb?ARachel, B Alice, C Joanne.....

literature
I'm having problems with my homework , I keep getting the wrong answers can anybody help me with lesson4 poetry,part1#10-15

Literature
1. The Puritans changes English society when they took power by: a)requiring all to attend church services three times a day b)outlawing newspapers and entertainment c) banished all catholics from england d) none of the above I chose b. 2. The tone of "Song" can best be ...

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

poetry
who is the speaker in Sandburg's "grass"

English
I am writing a research paper about the developments in literature during the Romantic Period... In today’s society our interpretation of the word ‘Romantic’ might mean an intimate walk on the beach enjoying the pastel painted sunset-sky, a candle-lit dinner with wine ...

poetry
Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of

English
TOPIC: Write an essay in which ou analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going through the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes, and writing styles? What similarities...

English-Accented Syllables
I don't understand how to determine how many accented syllables there are in lines of poetry... How do you tell? Example: When the north wind blows its icy air to cool the earth,

Literature-Poetry
Hi, I am doing a correspondence course and was wondering if the answers for my quiz were right, could you help please? My answers are identified by <>. I am aware that someone else has posted on this subject but posted wrong... I hope I did this correctly. 1. If this be ...

english
What is the difference between poems and poetry?

poetry
what is a good metaphor for what happiness is? i am writing a quality poem on happiness and i can't think of anymore metaphors. please help? thanks!

poetry
I need to recite this poem in front of the class and i have to add at least three more lines to it. does anyone have any suggestions? Math is the thick red book, Sitting there, waiting for you to open it, Just waiting for your sigh. Math is working two times harder, Then any ...

poetry
does anyone have any ideas of an object that would be cool to do an imagery poem on? i cant think of anything thanks so much!

Instructional methods
Activiting prior knowledge Blooms Taxonomy Poetry Writing Making predictions Games Turn and Talk How does each of the above instructional strategies impact student learning.

poetry
can anyone give me an example or some ideas of an imagery poem? i think i know what to do but i don't have any ideas of an object to do it on. thanks so much

english (poetry)
n school, right now we are going over T.S. Eliot's "Preludes" and "Not Waving but Drowning" by Stevie Smith. I see the dark, "sordid" message about social unrest in industrialized society Eliot was portraying in "Preludes," although an overall thesis and tone I find hard to ...

English
I just got these two wrong on the test The repeated use of the "o" sound in "A host, of golden daffodils" is called A. consonance. B. assonance. C. alliteration. D. rhyme. my answer d A definition of formal poetry is verse that A. sticks to certain traditional patterns. B. has...

Literature poetry, part 1
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

literature/poetry
1. 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. 2. The line "I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of A. a metaphor. B. a simile. C. a couplet. D. alliteration...

poetry
any ideas to improve this poem? its a first draft so not very good. My life line, Is speeding down a roller coaster track, Loops and turns, Gliding over the city, Not a worry in the world. It takes me away from this small town. Where it is either extremely hot, Or frostbite ...

poetry
i have to write a palmistry poem about my lifeline. i have to say what my life is like now where it will take me away from and where it will take me too. any ideas?

poetry
i need a strong line to end this poem any ideas??? Crayons are imaginations, Always creating something new. They scribble and draw With so many colors, Too many to choose. The sky doesn’t have to be blue. Crayons are creativity, Making whatever you want. It doesn’t have to...

literature- poetry
the line " I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of A. a metaphor B. a simile c. a couplet d. alliteration

poetry
i have to write a poem on what i feel poetry is or how i feel about poetry. i don't like to write poetry but i like to read it. what could i compare it to that would make a good poem?

poetry
i need help with penn foster examination 00779000

English Grammar
Need HELP!!!!!? I need help Grammar correction please!!! Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing what ...

English
I posted this before, I need someone to check my grammar please. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and ...

English
I need help on my grammar and figuring out a way to write these answers more better. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, ...

English
Grammar Correction, Please? Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing what you believe is the right ...

American Lit => Ms.Sue (Poetry analysis help)
Poem "for rosa parks" And how was this soft-voiced woman to know that this was "No" in answer to the command to rise would signal the begining of the time of walking Soft the word like the closing of some aweful book, a too-long story with no pauses for reason, but yes, and ...

poetry
rearrange the words in the poem but you must use EVERY word in the poem The whiskey on your breath Could make a small boy dizzy; But I hung on like death: Such waltzing was not easy. We romped until the pans Slid from the kitchen shelf; My mother's countenance Could not ...

English
I need help identifying the main arguments in the essay as well as the supports used. I believe the thesis is: If children are taught their place in the environment they will look at other species with a sense of fellowship and community. I am also supposed to evaluate the ...

poetry
a villanelle is ?

world literature
How do poets utilize literary devices and conventions to develop themes in their poetry? I don't understand how to read a poem so I understand what it is really saying either?

Repost for Stephanie
english - Stephanie, Saturday, March 8, 2008 at 2:43pm I need help creating a crossword puzzle containing poetry terms. What do I do?

Honors Literature
~Dante's Inferno~ Canto 24:Why is there so much emphasis in this canto on the labor, the intense effort, required if the travellers are to continue downward to the center of hell? How does this concentration reflect upon Dante's task as a writer of epic poetry?

othello paper
I was wondering if someone could proof read the begining of my paper and give me feedback...thanks! In an attempt to warn females against falling under the control of a patriarchal society, progressive feminist Adrienne Rich defines patriarchy as “the power of the fathers: a...

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