english poetry-walt whitman

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English

Why does Allen Ginsberg Refer to Walt Whitman as dear father in his poem A Supermarket in California? Answers are He considers Whitman to be a leader in a her native poetry He considers Whitman wisdom as a poet to be similar to that of a wise paternal figure He considers ...

Walt Whitman/literature

Can I get your opinion on something what is your favorite quote of Walt Whitman's please help me because there are so many that I like but I don't know which one to choose. Thanks God Bless You!!

walt whitman/literature

Could I get your opinion on something what do you think is the 3 best peoms of walt whitman?

English 10 A

Match the letter with the number. A. Early American and Colonial Literature B. American Romanticism C. Transcendentalism D. Realism E. Regionalism 10. Phillis Wheatley's Poetry 11. Mark Twain's "The Celebrated jumping frog of calaveras county" 12. Walt Whitman's poetry 13. ...

english poetry-walt whitman

i cant remember the name of that whitman poem where he's in a classroom or something and walks out and says something about learning everything he needs to from the stars. its been a while since i've read it,but its imperative that i know the title! Is this it? http://www....

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 ...

Poetry

How does Walt Whitman's poem "I Hear America Singing" relate and differ from Langston Hughes's poem "I,Too." PS: I need enough information to write an essay.PLEASE!!!!!

English

What can you infer about the poet’s attitude about humanity from these lines in “Song of Myself”? These are really the thoughts of all men in all ages and lands, they are not original with me, / If they are not yours as much as mine they are nothing, or next to nothing...

English

How does walt whitman change the way people experience poetry? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walt_Whitman He got rid of the meter, so it cant be sung. It is freestyle, conversational. Read Leaves of Grass

literature.. poetry.. plz give me corrections ASAP

1) Walt Whitman's writing style can be best described as a. bold and confident b. folsky and charming c. elegant and refined d. elevated and sublime 2)unlike whitman, emily dickinson was a. a world traveler b. private and shy c. people-oriented d. involved in social causes 3) ...

English

how can you compare and contrast Walt Whitman "I Hear America Singing" to John Mellencamp "Little Pink Houses".??

English

how can you compare and contrast Walt Whitman "I Hear America Singing" to John Mellencamp "Little Pink Houses".??

English

What would be the real meaning of the song "Born in the U.S.A." by Bruce Sringsteen.? & how is it related to Walt Whitman " I hear america singing".??

English/Poetry

Walt Whitman -- America Centre of equal daughters, equal sons, All, all alike endear'd, grown, ungrown, young or old, Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich, Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love, A grand, sane, towering, seated Mother, Chair'd in the ...

English

1. Both Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson were influenced by the Romantics. Choose one of the two poets. Provide at least three ways that he or she reflects Romantic thinking in his or her writing. Then give an example from one of the works that you studied in this unit that ...

English

what are some differences of the work of Walt whitman " I hear america singing" & Woody Guthrie " This land is your land"..?

English: Please help

which of the following author's writings are not influenced by transcendentalism? A. Ralph Waldo Emerson B. Walt Whitman C. Henry David Thoreau D. Cotton Mather My guess is B. Thank You.

English

What belief does Whitman share with Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists? Which of the following most clearly describes a central theme in the Walt Whitman poem, “I Hear America Singing?” Every man and woman contributes positively and uniquely to the American ...

English

True/False Drunkards and prostitutes inspired Whitman's poetry.

english

based on his poetry, what can you infer about whitman's attitude toward nature?

English

Whitman's poetry reflects a romantic view of nature. A.True B. False

literary

Walt Whitman's writing style can best be described as

English

Whitman, Bradstreet, and Wheatley included sensory details in their poetry. True/False

Literature

I have a question. I need 10 important dates on Walt Whitman if the teacher wants dates and some of the dates only have years. Does the years include dates ? For example: 1823 Whitman's father moves family to Brooklyn I can't find the date so should I just put the year?

English

I need help on; how to contrast Walt Whitman perspective of America with the perspective that the members of Occupy Wall Street and the the Tea Party movement have about America.?

american literature

What does Walt Whitman mean honeyed morphine on line 27 of the poem myself

english

Hi, I have to compare Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman to modern day time. The last couple of journal entries I've compared to well known songs and their lyrics. I'm thinking of comparing it to an important event or movie, but I'm not sure what to write about. Any ideas...

Literature

This quote from “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman shows the poem is what kind? A. Lyric B. Haiku C. Couplet D. Sonnet

english (please answer soon)

Hi, I have to compare Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman to modern day time. The last couple of journal entries I've compared to well known songs and their lyrics. I'm thinking of comparing it to an important event or movie, but I'm not sure what to write about. Any ideas...

Social Studies

At home on the hills of Vermont or in the woods of Maine, or the Texan ranch, comrade of Californians, comrade of free North-Westerners. . . . of every hue and caste am I, of every rank and religion. --Walt Whitman, Song of Myself Why did Whitman compose these lines? A. To ...

English

Compare and contrast the role of nature and the natural world in two poems from this unit: Walt Whitman’s “Come Up from the Fields Father” and Sara Teasdale’s “There Will Come Soft Rains.” Be sure to use specific examples from both poems to support your response.

English

My homework assignment is to take Walt Whitmans poem, "I Hear America Singing" and replace words/lines in the poem with the following: 1 Example of Parallel Structure or Anaphora 1 Catalogue of Items 1 Strong Image (use at least 10 words) 1 Example of Onomatopoeia 1 Example ...

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Could you please give me a website of the poem "I Hear America Singing," but I want it how it was originally made by him. Thanks god bless

English year 10

1. Compare and contrast the role of nature and the natural world in two poems from this unit: Walt Whitman’s “Come Up from the Fields Father” and Sara Teasdale’s “There Will Come Soft Rains.” Be sure to use specific examples from both poems to support your response.

Song of Myself+English

Has anyone read Song of Myself by Walt Whitman?? I can't find any themes for it. So hard to understand. Would slavery be a theme? I need atleast 4 themes associated with Song of Myself.

Social Studies

At home on the hills of Vermont or in the woods of Maine, or the Texan ranch, comrade of Californians, comrade of free Northwesterners .... of every hue and caste am I, of every rank and religion --Walt Whitman, Song of Myself Why did Whitman compose these lines? A)To point ...

English H

Tenor and Grounds for "Oh captain my captain" by walt Whitman Tenor: Lincoln Ground: Leader who was directing the nation forward tenor: U.S. Ground: U.s. is tightly run, cooperative, purposeful, and needs a captain what are some others I can use I need at least 5 more

English

I forgot to add the following sentences. Thank you. 1) When they came back home, they were much more respectful of their parents,didn't use any bad language and behaved correctly in class. 2) Their week (out of home)taught them to trust themselves and shoulder their ...

English

“I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam,” This quote from “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman shows the poem is what ...

Literature

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

literature

1. An important similarity shared by walt whitman and emily dickinson are? A. Fondness for big cityiving B. obscurity during their lifetime C. Rejection by the literary community D. Abandonment of literary conventions

Literature

Who was Walt Whitman's wife? I googled it but they got be all confused some say he did some say he didn't. If so what's her name? thanks

LA

Why did Robert Frost write the Road Not Taken? Why did Walt Whitman write O Captain! My Captain!?

English 3

14. All of the following are unusual elements of Walt Whitman's free verse except a. foreign terms b. invented words c. satirical commentary d. American slang I think it's A but it might also be C.. 15. Which of the following word pairs from Emily Dickinson's poems contains ...

Literature

Write a speech and try to capture the narrators fellings. Write the first page of the speech the narrator might have written. "I Hear American Singing" and "Song of Myself" by Walt Whitman.

managerial accounting

Walt ’ s Whistles manufactures referee whistles. At the end of February, Walt ’ s has 2,000 pounds of steel for whistles in inventory. Walt ’ s expects to produce and sell 50,000 whistles in March. Each whistle requires a standard quantity of 0.2 pounds of steel. Walt ...

English

What belief does Whitman share with Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists? A) We should live our lives well to achieve everlasting happiness. B) Man learns his most important lessons and insights in the present, through direct experience. If I recall correctly ...

literary

I am writing my father's obituary - he passed away unexpectedly on Monday. He was from a very small town and always quoted verse that ended with "And when I go (return) home, I am a boy again" Walt Whitman. Dylan Thomas. Please. Please. I have a deadline tomorrow noon.

English

Can you let please me know the meaning of these lines I am not sure of? "We Two Boys Together Clinging Power enjoying—elbows stretching—fingers clutching.... No law less than ourselves owning—Misers, menials, priests alarming—air breathing, water drinking, on the turf ...

Reading

1. Walt Whitman’s excerpt from Song of Myself can be considered an expression of A. populism. C. imagism. B. romanticism. D. conventionalism. 2. Which one of the following poems has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC DD . . .? A. “since feeling is first” B. “Misgivings” C. ...

english

1) The tone in the song of myself number 52 is best described as a. lighthearted b. bombastic c. detached d. intimate 2) Which images best appeals to the sense of hearing or sound? a. "the spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me he complains of my gab and my loitering". b. "I ...

English

How do you cite this quote in MLA format? “The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.” I'm having issues because the quote is said by Mulan in Walt Disney's "Mulan". Do I say Mulan says it or the Walt Disney Company? How do you format this...

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

Can someone help me write a simple poem, using the following?: 1 Example of Anaphora 1 Example of Catalogue of Items 1 Strong Image (use at least 10 words) 1 Example of Onomatopoeia 1 Example EACH of Assonance, Alliteration, and Consonance I'd really appreciate anyone that ...

American Literature

How does Walt Whitman's atitude change toward death during his poem "When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'D" What does he learn? I know that through the poem he speaks of the death, but I don't know how his atitude changed. I think he learns the truths of life and death, but...

American Literature

How does Walt Whitman's atitude change toward death during his poem "When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'D" What does he learn? I know that through the poem he speaks of the death, but I don't know how his atitude changed. I think he learns the truths of life and death, but...

American Literature

How does Walt Whitman's atitude change toward death during his poem "When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'D" What does he learn? I know that through the poem he speaks of the death, but I don't know how his atitude changed. I think he learns the truths of life and death, but...

Poem: I Hear America Singing By: Walt Whitman

Could you check this question please? Thanks. 1. What is the significance of the poem? (i.e. what does it mean and what impact does it make on the reader?) Answer: The poem "I Hear America Singing," means that all Americans are working happily at there jobs, and working hard ...

English

I'm writing an essay about poetry. My thesis is how literal language used in poetry create more still and concrete image, while poetry that uses figurative language proves more feeling. I just have no idea how to start my introductory paragraph. What do I first say in 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

English Lit

Write a poetry explication that describes aspects that typify the work of a poet in Twentieth-century to contemporary poetry

lit/intro and 1st paragraph

so here it is [ again ]: Daughter of Invention [underlined] by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. this family moves from the Dominican Republic to the United States Their family consists of the narrator, her sisters...

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1) The tone in the song of myself number 52 is best described as a. lighthearted b. bombastic c. detached d. intimate 2) Which images best appeals to the sense of hearing or sound? a. "the spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me he complains of my gab and my loitering". b. "I ...

Lesson 4 Poetry, Part 1

1. Walt Whitman’s excerpt from Song of Myself can be considered an expression of A. populism. C. imagism. B. romanticism. my answer D. conventionalism. 2. Which one of the following poems has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC DD . . .? A. “since feeling is first” B. “...

Poetry

how to write poetry? I have a poem, but how do i get it on paper, typed? where do i indent, etc.? basically i need info on the format for poetry

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literature ... i really need corrections

1) in song of myself, whitman's theme is best demonstrated by a.the "last scud of day holds back for me" b.the "spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me c. "look for me under you boot-soles" d. "coaxes me to the vapor an the dusk" 2)The tone in the song of myself number 52 is ...

English

Help me Edit this document please. Both Emily Dickinson and Walter Whitman used their poetry as a way to express transcendentalist ideas. Whitman wrote mostly about self-knowledge and spirituality while Dickinson wrote about the self knowledge and nature aspects of the ...

English

Conductors” on the railroad were People who drove the trains People who guided escaped slaves to free northern states People who provided transportation to slaves in free states < or B. Lincoln's short speech begins with the words "Four score and seven years ago." (The ...

English

i have to put carl sandburg's poetry definitions in thematic statements telling what poem be? it have to be tagged. Poetry is a projection across silence of cadences arranged to break the silence with definite intentions of echoes, syllables, wavelengths. i not get how to tag ...

Language Arts

I'd like to know if I answered these correctly. 1.Both the Whitman poem and the Dickinson poem are examples of poetry that? A. abandons conventional rhyme and meter. B. stresses the pangs of unrequited love. C.praises the work of ordinary people. D. captures the cadence of ...

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?

English

I want to write a letter requesting infrmation on'walt disney world overnight lodging,admission cost and surrounding area

english need help asap

* 3. Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile? Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile?   a. “He complains of my gab and my loitering.” b. “I shake my white locks at the runaway sun.” c. “If you want me again look for me under your ...

English

I need help to error free assignment. Sappho born 630 B.C. in Lesbo. She was lyric poet. She wrote poetry that was admired by ancient world. Her poetry work was very personal in nature .She talk about herself, family , daughter and lovers. She also introduces ancient Greece to...

Honors English 11

Can someone check my answer please? Q: Read and analyze "When I heard the learn'd Astronomer" by Walt Whitman. What romantic ideas does it express, and how does the structure of the poem reinforce the meaning? -When i heard the learn'd astronomer; When the proofs, the figures...

English

How do you know “Paul Revere’s Ride” is narrative poetry? It is a poem has a setting, characters, and conflict. It is prose that has rhyme and rhythm. It is a poem that uses sound devices. It is prose that has a protagonist and antagonist. I think it's A but I don't ...

math

The main span of a suspension bridge is the roadway between the bridge's towers. The main span of the Walt Whitman Bridge in Philadelphia is 2000 feet long. This is 600 feet longer than two-fifths of the length of the main span of the George Washington Bridge in New York City...

English

Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. 1)Nature is personified. 2)The humans (or people, human beings) don't have time to observe her beauty as cows an sheep do. 3) We don't have time to turn at Beauty's glance and see how her feet can dance. 4) The ...

Math stem question

The main span of a suspension bridge is the roadway between the bridge's towers. The main span of the Walt Whitman Bridge in Philadelphia is 2000 feet long. This is 600 feet longer than two-fifths of the length of the main span of the George Washington Bridge in New York City...

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?

English 10 - Poetry

Poem: Annabel Lee Poet: Edgar Allan Poe What have you learned about the poet that contributes to the type of poetry he writes? Write at a short paragraph including at least one of the following: 1.) Personal Beliefs 2.) Nationality or Ethnicity 3.) Male of Female 4.) Time ...

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

english

Which lines best reveal Lawrence Ferlinghetti's troubled view of modern American society? To the Oracle at Delphi by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (excerpt) I, Americus, the American, wrought from the dark in my mother long ago, from the dark of ancient Europa— Why are you staring ...

English 2

Need help with this-- 'Now you're going to write a "wisdom" poem. Your poem can contain any kind of wisdom that inspires you-- it could even be humorous. Remember that poetry is communication through imagery, so even if the bit of wisdom you've chosen as your base is familiar ...

English

Identify all the descriptions Whitman uses to compare Lincoln to a ship’s captain. What kind of leader does the speaker consider Lincoln?

poetry

can someone please give me good links where i can find poetry to read. i am writing a poem called 'shadows of the past' . and i need to read some good pieces of poetry to get ideas, and ispiration. i don't know what my poem's going to be about, i just know that it has to be a ...

English check answers please!!

"The King of Mazy May" by Jack London Which detail helps you predict that Walt will face a series of unfortunate events? a) Lifting clear on the crest of a great jam off Indian River, Walt masters met with his first accident b) The poor brute plunged in a heap, with the rest ...

vocab

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

Poetry

Which is has a more powerful expression when used in poetry.... a simile or a metaphor.... Why?

Language Arts

what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?

poetry

what are some similarities and differences between concrete and haiku poetry

english

Can someone please give me some SIMPLE (easy for me to understand) meanings of the following poetry terms? because I am quite confused with the terms...especially alliteration, assonance,consonance, and rhyme. How can I identify them? 1. Poetry 2. Alliteration 3. Assonance 4. ...

English III

Which of these was not a prime reason why Whitman chose to write in free verse? A. to express his individuality B. to celebrate democracy C. to convey a sense of freedom D. to imitate earlier poets he admired

poetry

What form of poetry are Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," and "Saturday Night" by Alden Nowlan? Thanks!

English Poetry

Could someone please explain Charlotte Smith poem "on being cautioned against walking on a headland overlooking the sea" ? or can you tell me where I can get explanations to poetry which I find very difficult to understand. thanks I don't know this poem and cannot find it ...

poetry

what form of poetry is an immortality by ezra pound? and are there any poetic devices throgh out the poem? thankss!

English, pls help ASAP!!

MY answers are below the poems, pls check them for me!!!! Match the category of poetry with the except or poem A. Poetry of place B. Poetry of spirit C. Poetry of nature D. Poetry of family think it is (in order): Poetry of Nature, Poetry of Place, Poetry of Spirit, and Poetry...

poetry for english

i need to write three more poems for english about child abuse using onomatopoeia, personification, voice, and alliteration

English

Which of these was not a prime reason why Whitman chose to write in free verse? A. to express his individuality B. to celebrate democracy C. to convey a sense of freedom D. to imitate earlier poets he admired I say B but am I right

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