How would one write a two voice poem about prohibition in the 1920s? The ''Wet or Dry'' era. I know how it's supposed to be formatted, but what should I include in the poem? i'm not very good nor creative with my words, especially doing a poem. i would love if someone helped me with this

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 263
  1. also what should the two voices even be? who's talking? liberals vs conservatives or what

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  2. Here is a two-voice poem:
    Read it carefully to see how the author made it clear who was speaking in each stanza.

    There were clearly two sides, but don't confuse them with the political parties of the 21st century!!
    Read and study the first 3 paragraphs here.

  3. i did read everything i need to know about the prohibition of 1920s but I don't know how to put all that information into a two voice poem

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  4. Did you read the poem I linked for you?

    Think of 3 points each side wanted to make in the 1920s, and then write a 4-line stanza for each point. (You should end up with 6 stanzas)

    Then arrange them so that voice 1 is in stanzas 1, 3, and 5. And voice 2 is in stanzas 2, 4, and 6. They are answering each other.

    You could call the prohibition-supporters the Dry Side, and those who wanted booze to flow freely the Wet Side.

  5. yeah, it's a bit hard to decipher though lol, and formatted differently compared to the template my teacher assigned me. the last sentence was really helpful though so thanks for that

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  6. You're welcome, and good luck! =)

  7. the problem with me now is I don't know how to put all the information I consumed into a poem. like what would your first lines be for example? i've been trying to come up with something for the past 5 hours. Would something like Wet Side: ''I stand for alcohol'' (???) and Dry Side: ''I want alcohol to be illegal'' idk

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  8. I've never been able to write poetry, I'm afraid.

    You should go to www.google.com and search for this:
    how to write a poem
    There will be lots of articles linked in those search results, so be sure to read through several until you get some ideas that are helpful to you. Wiki-How often has some of the best for this purpose, but there are many others.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. language arts

    Both "Grandma Ling" and "your little voice . . ." use imagery to convey the emotions or attitudes of the speakers. Choose one of these poems. In a paragraph, discuss how the poet uses imagery to present the speaker's feelings.

    asked by jai on May 1, 2016
  2. identify tenses

    1. The dou had been given the second best time slot. a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. an infinitive in the passive voice Answer a 2. The promotional poster was designed by Zach a.

    asked by Jim Collum on June 12, 2013
  3. language arts

    which question should you ask during your third read of multi draft reading process? 1. who is the speaker, or the voice that "says" the words of the poem? 2. How has the work expanded my ideas-or my imagination? 3. What do the

    asked by ben on January 27, 2015
  4. LA NOW.

    Write a brief essay discussing the use of imagery in both "Grandma Ling" and "your little voice." Examine the ways in which each poem uses images to convey the emotions or attitudes of its speaker. Okay, I already did the "Grandma

    asked by Mariana W. on April 7, 2016
  5. Language Arts

    What is the theme for the poem "your little voice over the wires came leaping"? your little voice Over the wires came leaping and i felt suddenly dizzy With the jostling and shouting of merry flowers wee skipping high-heeled

    asked by Elizabeth Adams on September 10, 2018
  1. A Voice: Pat Mora

    Is Pat Mora the speaker in her poem "A Voice"?

    asked by john smith on April 23, 2009
  2. ela

    The poems are concrete cat haiku and limerick in the poems you read in collection 3 the poets choose different forms to express their thoughts and feelings about the subject. Imagine That there poetic forms changed. How would each

    asked by URGENT HELP!! SO URGENT on March 8, 2017
  3. Language Arts

    In "your little voice" by EE Cummings what is the purpose of the image of the merry flowers Skilling's? A. To show that the people in the poem are part of nature. B. To help you picture the garden where the poem take place. C. To

    asked by Callie on February 2, 2015
  4. language arts

    Write a brief essay discussing the use of imagery in both "Grandma Ling" and "your little voice." Examine the ways in which each poem uses images to convey the emotions or attitudes of its speaker. I figured out the your little

    asked by jai on May 1, 2016
  5. Grammar

    For each sentence write whether the sentence is in the active or passive voice. 1.Pygmalion was written by George Bernard Shaw. Passive voice 2.Shaw's play is based on an ancient Greek myth. Active voice 3.Many people saw the play

    asked by TiffanyJ on November 29, 2010
  6. History

    Which of the following was formally amended to the constitution a. equality of rights for women b. prohibition of alcoholic beverages c. prohibition of child labor d. balanced federal budget I know that the 19th amendment is woman

    asked by Pat on January 20, 2007

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.