ENGLISH Literature

In the poem " Disembarking at Quebec " what does I am a word in a foreign language means.

Here are my thoughts: To me it means that I will be a stranger in a place that I don't know or don't belong.
Thanks Much.



Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. You have the basic idea that she feels out of place. It could be that she is English-speaking in a French-speaking environment but also she has a well-ordered mind and is now in a wild, untamed (so to speak) land.

Thanks a lot.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 241

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Social studies

    Why was capturing quebec so important to the British during the french and indian war A. by gaining control of Quebec, the British could increase financial and military support from the colonist. B. by gaining control of Quebec,

    asked by GrimmGamer on September 27, 2016
  2. Social Studies

    1. Why was capturing Quebec so important for the British during the French and Indian war? A. By gaining control of Quebec, the British could increase financial and military support from the colonists.*** B.By gaining control of

    asked by the number 7 the letter Q on September 9, 2016
  3. english

    I am trying to find a poem (ideally by uk poet) that starts with a word beginning with the letter c. I have found many poems but none that start with a word like can, call, etc. Does anyone know a poem or can direct me to a

    asked by linny on June 26, 2010
  4. ss

    A. By gaining control of Quebec, the British could increase financial and military support from the colonists.*** B.By gaining control of Quebec, the British would disrupt French supplies from reaching forts further north. C.

    asked by kay on September 12, 2016
  5. Ed tech

    Which of the following describes a way of memorizing a poem using a mnemonic device? reading every line of a poem several times until you have it memorized singing the words of the poem to the tune of "Happy Birthday" creating a

    asked by Princess Anna on January 22, 2014
  6. science

    What is an acrostic poem for the word mesozoic? (must represent the word as you go as in the word relating to that word(: PLEASE RESPOND ASAP!!!!!!!!

    asked by Laycee Montgomery on January 9, 2013
  7. Literature ?! Check my answers?

    1. Which poem compares an athlete's drive to compete to a wild animal? A: "The Women's 400 Meters" B: *"To James" C: "Slam, Dunk, & Hook" 2 The word antagonize, often used in sports, means "to provoke hostility." The word contains

    asked by Katerina on April 17, 2013
  8. English

    Every word in a poem is supposed to have meaning, but what does Chelsea, Massachusetts have to do with the poem? I know the word "liberty" has connotations with freedom, the statue of liberty, etc...the latin culture is having to

    asked by Debra on October 20, 2007
  9. english

    Which of the following statements BEST explains why "I Am Offering This Poem" is considered a lyric poem? A. It is a simple poem that tells a story. B. It is a tragic poem that teaches a lesson. C. It is a short poem that

    asked by lauren on July 30, 2009
  10. English

    Can you please check if the word choice is correct and if the words in parentheses are also possible? Thank you in advance. 1)Work out both the poem's rhyme scheme and its metre/rhythm The poem is written in rhyming couplets /in

    asked by Franco on February 14, 2010

More Similar Questions