1. 10th grade

    I have to right an iambic pentameter poem on a pilgrim such as a plumber or a goat farmer. I've been working on it for days but just came to the assumption that I CAN'T RIGHT POEMS. I've tried using quotes from Dantes inferno and rewording them but it
  2. english/poem/writeteacher

    Regarding my poem the teacher doesn't want to follow the traditional iambic pentameter. In this case do you think my poem has 10 syllables per line and funny?
  3. English

    Can you help me understand what 'iambic pentameter' clearly is? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some explanations for you: 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iambic_pentameter 2. http://www.answers.com/topic/iambic-pentameter 3.
  4. iambic pentameter english

    can you please put this poem in iambic pentameter In Winter the water begins to freeze then Spring arrives and the birds begin to sing Summer comes fast as you can feel the chinook breeze Fall fast approches as leaves start falling
  5. English

    Wild Nights -- Wild Nights! Were I with thee Wild Nights should be Our luxury! Futile -- the Winds -- To a Heart in port -- Done with the Compass -- Done with the Chart! Rowing in Eden -- Ah, the Sea! Might I but moor -- Tonight --In Thee! Which best
  6. English

    What is the meter of the following line from “A Sybil” by Rilke? “Her age became too much to say” Im confused and cant find an answer. Iambic pentameter Iambic tetrameter Trochaic pentameter Trochaic tetrameter
  7. english

    I really don't understand how to scan a poem for iambic pentameter. Help!!
  8. Poetry

    I need a seven long line iambic pentameter poem. PLEASE HELP...I have no idea how to do this and my teacher will fail me. please please help
  9. Language Arts

    I need an iambic pentameter poem that sounds like guy has written it. Also to be about school.
  10. Poetry

    I need a seven long line iambic pentameter poem describing something. It can be anything. PLEASE HELP...I have no idea how to do this and my teacher will fail me. please please help
  11. English

    4. In "The New Colossus," the Statue of Liberty is compared to alan A. European queen. B. mother. C. immigrant D. door 7. Describing the chariot that bears the human soul as "frugal" is an example of A. paradox. B. denotation. C. epiphany. D. realism 9.
  12. Language Arts - Iambic Pentameter

    Please help me with the following: Which lines are written in iambic pentameter? Check all that apply. A. The smoke of my own breath B. And what I assume you shall assume C. I never saw a moor D. Yet certain am I of the spot E. And summer's lease hath all
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. English

    I'm having a hard time with the meter & feet part of my work today. I just don't really get it. Help me with the practice/study questions? (I put a star by the one's I think are right, but the last few I just have no idea.) What metric foot is represented
  16. Math Logic puzzle

    A farmer has a goat, a wolf, and a cabbage. He wants to transport all three from one side of a river to the other. He has a boat, but it has only enough room for the farmer and one thing. The wolf willl eat the goat if they are left alone together, and the
  17. English- rhyme schemes

    What is the rhyme scheme of William Shakespeare's "Full Fathom Five" and "Where the Bee Sucks There Suck I" ? Most of Shakespeare's poems are in iambic pentameter but these two aren't.
  18. Poetry

    I need to change this poem to an iambic pentameter poem..Please HELP!!!! Love, unconditional, unbreakable, unmistakable . A beating within your heart unstoppable. The realistic magic ever so real, That you cannot explain but only feel. The warmth inside
  19. The rubaiyat

    Take one of the verses from "The Rubáiyát" and rewrite it in modern, informal English. Your verses should have a title and be four lines long, written in iambic pentameter, in AABA. The verse I'm using is: "Some for the glories of this world; and some
  20. Literature

    I need help with the meter of this poem: Wild Nights -- Wild Nights! Were I with thee Wild Nights should be Our luxury! Futile -- the Winds -- To a Heart in port -- Done with the Compass -- Done with the Chart! Rowing in Eden -- Ah, the Sea! Might I but
  21. literature

    Reflecting on this week’s literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms
  22. algebra probability34

    Your English teacher has decided to randomly assign poems for the class to read. The syllabus includes 4 poems by Shakespeare, 5 poems by Coleridge, 2 poems by Tennyson, and 2 poems by Lord Byron. What is the probability that you will be assigned a poem by
  23. statistical probability411

    Please help. I didn't get the right answer with this question before: Your English teacher has decided to randomly assign poems for the class to read. The syllabus includes 4 poems by Shakespeare, 5 poems by Coleridge, 2 poems by Tennyson, and 2 poems by
  24. English

    Does anyone know any specific poems or a website with poems that may relate to any of these themes...? - loss of innocence/youth - taking a chance - being yourself - imagination vs. reality any poems relating to these will do! even a poem that is opposite
  25. literature

    1. Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of A. metaphor. B. assonance. C. simile. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a favorite
  26. literary

    1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a
  27. Poetry, Part 2

    1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a
  28. english llit

    I am still trying to figure out the meter in the poem On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City. Looking at the types of meter I narrowed it down to iambic pentameter and anapestic. I thought the meter was anapestic because of the 2 unaccented syllables
  29. Poems

    I won the competition for poems to go on tho grade or school!!!!!! I won with the poem: Magic chant, But I need a longer poem maybe?? Can anyone post a site with medium and long length poems please?? Thanks, Erin
  30. English/Poetry

    Hi! So, I'm learning about Iambic Pentameter in class and i'm very confused. I'm supposed to pick a song and figure out the pentameter. However, I'm not sure if the song I chose, American Pie by Don Mclean, even has one. Like when I look at the first
  31. literature

    which poet, who seems be using iambic pentameter, bends the meter most
  32. english literature

    Is Sonnet 18 written in iambic pentameter
  33. 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
  34. 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?
  35. Literature

    'Choose two poems from your book that you will later write an essay about and make some notes on their similarities and differences.' This is what I got: I chose the poems 'I Never Saw A Moor' by Emily Dickinson and 'Kidnap Poem' by Nikki Giovanni because
  36. 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 poem be different if its
  37. 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
  38. Poetry/Iambic pentameter

    I'm supposed to write a poem in iambic pentameter and then scan it (with stressed and unstressed marks). However, I can't seem to figure out where to put the marks over the words / figure out how to do it with syllables. Any help would be appreciated,
  39. English

    Iambic pentameter is often used in _______ a. Plays b. Blank verse*** c. Prose d. Parliament
  40. poetry

    true or false iambic pentameter consists of five feet of two syllables,each of which is an uncaacented syllable followed by an accented one
  41. English

    Can someone please tell me if this poem is in iambic pentameter? I really don't understand it. Thank you. I love a boy who will never be mine. When he speaks, I don't hear anything else. He is like sunshine on a gloomy day. When he laughs it sounds like he
  42. British Literature

    Unrymed iambic pentameter is used in what type of writing? a. a crown b. a sonnet c. novels d. blank verse
  43. English

    Read the dialogue. Then rewrite the dialogue on the lines. Add quotation marks and other punctuation and begin new paragraphs where needed Narrative poems are another kind of poetry said Brittany. Narrative poems are my favorite kind of poetry.Dave asked
  44. English

    I have this assignment that I am working on I am little confuse with it is help please. I have found that the poem uses both just explain how it is used like assonance is the repetition of vowel-sounds so look for the vowels in the poem. For example poems,
  45. English

    1. Dialectical poetry is poetry that a uses a unique rhyme scheme and meter. b has fourteen lines and uses iambic pentameter. c uses language that is specific to a geographic location. d is based on symbols that represent opposite extremes. 2. Which of
  46. Lit.

    Okay this poem is making my head hurt! I have to find out its meter and rhyme scheme? I say its a iambic pentameter and made up of slant rhymes? Oh and the metrical variation in the first line is a trouche righttt?? Wild Nights -- Wild Nights! Were I with
  47. college English Lit

    Can you help me write EITHER 250-word+ paragraph or 10 lines in iambic pentameter outlining your version of a Faustian bargain?
  48. Lit/poems

    Daybreak in Alabama The Planet on the Table What tone is used by each poet in these poemes--detached, cynical, philosophical, playful, solemn, ironic, or passionate? What language in the poems helps you determine the author's tone? Write 2 paragraphs in
  49. english.poem.i am offering this poem

    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 si a short poem that expresses stron emotion d. it is a
  50. Shakespeare

    I need help with the meter in Shakespeare's Sonnet 87. I know usually his are iambic pentameter, but with eleven syllables in each line I can't make that work. HELP.
  51. English

    Can you please put this into iambic penatmeter: It is the end of time as we know it The end of four years is coming very near It is time to look at my yearbook a bit, It's the yearbook of my past times, so dear Iambic pentameter sounds something like this:
  52. Algebra

    You want to determine the average number of songs people keep on their MP3 players. You want to collect data from a random sample of at least 300. Which of these would be the most valid method of collecting data? a. Survey students coming in and out of
  53. Englsih II

    Review the poems we have studied in this unit and select the one that appealed to you most. Analyze the poem by answering the following questions. Cite specific lines or phrases from the poem to support your ideas. Be certain to identify your poem by both
  54. literature

    1. The line "A tree whose hungry mouth is prest" is an example of iambic 2.Which one of the following words is an iamb? A. Rachel B. Alice C. JoAnne D. Sally 3.What is the most probable reason that rhyme and repetition first found their ways into poems? A.
  55. English

    I am need help with these questions I keep getting the answer wrong can you help me by explaining why The way Cowley uses the phrase "my own country" is an example of A. simile. B. consonance. C. repetition. D. personification. my answer is c The phrase
  56. English

    Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness! Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the hatch-eaves run; to bend with apples the moss'd cottage-trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness
  57. college math

    1. A farmer has 1000 acres of land on which corn, wheat, or soybeans can be grown. He also knows that each acre of corn requires 5 days of labor and yields a profit of $20. Each acre of wheat requires 9 days of labor and yields a profit of $40. Each acre
  58. ENGLISH-POETRY

    NEED HELP WITH WRITING A 10 LINE IAMBIC POEM ABOUT WEATHER AND A 10 LINE TROCHIAC POEM ABOUT A PET
  59. math

    A machine is either working (state 1) or not workind (state 2). If it is working one day the probability that it will be broken the next day is 0.1. If it is not working one day the probability that it will be working the next day is 0.8. Let Tn be the
  60. American Literature

    So for my class, I have to write a poem with these guidlines: 1. You have to include 3 elements of romanticism. 2. It doesn't have to rhyme, but it must have a certain rhythm. 3. You should make it iambic, trochaic, tetrameters, etc... 4. It must be at
  61. Geometry

    A plumber knows that if you shut off the water at the main valve, it is safe to remove the sink faucet. The plumber turns the main valve to the “Off” position. What conclusion can the plumber make?
  62. RE

    i have to write a poem about 'your expression of the vastness of space/universe as a poem. i have all the ideas in my head about the universe being incredibly vast. but im rubbish at writing poems. Can anyone help or find a useful website that has a poem
  63. english

    Does anyone know anything about Blank Verse, when tlaking about poems not rhyming. And the rhythm being iambic? Breaking down a sentence using this method and sybombls?
  64. math

    A machine is either working (state 1) or not workind (state 2). If it is working one day the probability that it will be broken the next day is 0.1. If it is not working one day the probability that it will be working the next day is 0.8. Let Tn be the
  65. 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 iambic pentameters. Each
  66. Literature

    I am studying Petrarchan poems in my lit class. Right now I am reading three Petrarchan poems: "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, "Francisco Pertrarch- Sonnet VI", and "Francisco Petrarch- Sonnet CCXX".I need to identify the rhyme scheme of these poems
  67. English

    Another question regarding the poem Annabel Lee. Can you check my response for me and help me elaborate on the rhythm explanation please; 1. What is the overall tone of the poem? How does the rhythm of the poem affect the tone? my ans: The tone of the poem
  68. English

    I have a creative writing assignment due tomorrow and I'm completly stuck. I have to write 15 lines of iambic pentameter about a long life I want to live, a ridiculous life or some parting words for the future. It's supposed to be something written on a
  69. poetry

    i need help on thinking of a IAMBIC and TROCHAIC poem.
  70. english

    A poem in the 1930-1960's that relates to "How To Kill A Mockingbird"?I have to write a five paragraph paper discussing how the poem relates to one of the following from To Kill a Mockingbird:themes,social,issues,or a character.I am having major problems
  71. Literature

    What are the tones in the poems 'I Never Saw a Moor' by Emily Dickinson, and 'Kidnap Poem' by Nikki Giovanni? What is the tone of a poem and how do i determine it? Thanks -MC
  72. economics

    what are the non-monetary benefits of growing tobacco, of working as a plumber's assistant, and of working as a carpenter during the spring and summer and storing travel trailers for a local campground and selling oysters during the fall and winter?
  73. language arts

    In both "Miracles" and "in Just—," the poets use images that appeal to the senses. In a paragraph, compare the use of imagery in the two poems. First, present images in each poem that appeal to the senses of sight, sound, and touch. Then, state at
  74. english-poem search

    can someone help me find a poem that relates to themes of "the things they carried" by tim obrien? ive tried looking but im not familiar with war poems.
  75. lang arts

    In both "Miracles" and "in Just—," the poets use images that appeal to the senses. In a paragraph, compare the use of imagery in the two poems. First, present images in each poem that appeal to the senses of sight, sound, and touch. Then, state at least
  76. Speech

    Iambic Tetrameter poem with 8 syllables and 2 stanzas with 4 lines each.
  77. Reading

    In both "Miracles" and "in Just—," the poets use images that appeal to the senses. In a paragraph, compare the use of imagery in the two poems. First, present images in each poem that appeal to the senses of sight, sound, and touch. Then, state at least
  78. creative writing

    1. Poetry that is short in length and focuses on feelings and thoughts of the speaker or narrator is called:(Points : 3) narrative lyric a ballad a haiku 2. What is the rhyme scheme of most limericks?(Points : 3) AABBA ABBBA ABCABC AAAAB 3. Which is true
  79. Language Arts

    The arrow and the song poem 1 i shot an arrow into the air, 2 it fell to earth, i know not where; 3 for, so swiftly it flew, the sight 4 could not follow in its flight Part A Which form best describes the poem this excerpt is from A. lyric poem B. concrete
  80. English Poetry

    What are the similarities and differences of the poems Hiroshima by Angela Clifton and Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen? What point of view are the poems? What are the themes of the poems? What are the contrasts and comparisons of the two poems?
  81. math

    mrs.blalock tied her goat with a 12-foot rope to a stake in the field.the goat ate a circular area around the stake with a radius the lenght of the rope.what was the area of grass eaten by the goat????
  82. 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
  83. Math

    A goat is tethered to a stake in the ground with a 5 m rope. The goat can graze to the full length of the rope a fulll 360 around the stake. How much area does the goat have in which to graze? What would be the figure?
  84. algebra

    Plumber chargers $60 an hour. Plumber B chargers $40 to visit your home plus $55 for each hour. for hop many hours will the total cost for each plumber be the same? how much will that cost be? Define your variables: Write a system of equations: solve the
  85. 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
  86. English

    17. Some people believe that feelings should be nurtured and cherished, while others argue that feelings should be curbed and kept under control. Indicate one poem that demonstrates the desire to restrain emotion and one poem that demonstrates the desire
  87. math

    i am a farmer he has $100 and he has to buy one hundred animals there is a chicken for $0.50 a goat for 3.50 and a sheep for $5 how many of each animal does he have to buy?
  88. 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
  89. math

    1. A farmer has 1000 acres of land on which corn, wheat, or soybeans can be grown. He also knows that each acre of corn requires 5 days of labor and yields a profit of $20. Each acre of wheat requires 9 days of labor and yields a profit of $40. Each acre
  90. LanguageArts

    In the poems Concrete Cat, Limerick and Haiku chose different forms to express their thoughts and feelings about the subject. Imagine that their poetic forms changed how would each poem be different if its form was exchanged with another form write a
  91. math

    A can do work alone in 15 days whereas B can destroy entire work in 20 days. They are working on alternate days with a working on the first day, B working on the second day, then how many days will work completed?
  92. Maths

    A can do work alone in 15 days whereas B can destroy entire work in 20 days. They are working on alternate days with a working on the first day, B working on the second day, then how many days will work completed?
  93. American Literature

    We read the poem "Verses Upon The Burning Of Our House" By Anne Bradstreet. I need to find text in the poem that either shows that she really did miss all her possessions like her books and unpublished poems, or that material items really did not matter to
  94. ELA

    In the poems "Concrete Cat", "Haiku", and Limerick", the poets chose different forms to express their thoughts and feelings about the subject. Imagine that their poetic forms changed. How would each poem be different if its form were exchanged with another
  95. English

    Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are some more sentences for you to check. 1)The mirror claims to have no preconception since it projects whatever it sees umisted by love or dislike.It reflects a woman who is becoming (growing, getting old).
  96. English

    Vinegar (by Roger McGough) sometimes i feel like a priest in a fish and chips queue quietly thinking as the vinegar runs through how nice it would be to buy supper for two (1967) Poem for Roger McGough (by Adrian Henri) A nun in a supermarket standing in
  97. english

    Vinegar (by Roger McGough) Poem for Roger McGough (by Adrian Henri) sometimes A nun in a supermarket i feel like a priest standing in the queue in a fish and chips queue Wondering what it’s like quietly thinking To buy groceries for two. as the vinegar
  98. Literature (Writeacher!)

    These questions regard the poem "Sympathy" by Paul Laurence Dunbar and the poem "Caged Bird" by Maya Angelou. 1. How has the bird been crippled? A: The caged bird has been crippled by the clipping of his wings and binding of his feet. 2. If he still sings
  99. Literature

    I have been studying Petrarchan sonnets. I have already posted a question on three sonnets I am reading about rhyme scheme and volta. I reviewed the websites given and I also did an internet search of my own on Petrarchan sonnets. I have come to the
  100. Poetry

    Without knowing the context of of the poem, does this poem title stand out to you, get your attention, and sound good? He Makes Our Joy Full also. do you normally capitalize all words in a poems title or is that just for books? thanks:)