1. American Government

    These following questions are the only ones on the test I do not understand! Please help!!!!! :/ 6. Which is the BEST paraphrase of the first stanza of “The Olympic Swimmer”? A. Athletes from across the globe train to compete in the Olympics, but only
  2. Language

    Does a lyric poem tells a complex story or is short and musical? I think it tells a complex story
  3. Lanaguage Arts 8th

    There is little, if any, “storm” in the new movie Storm Fever. Aren’t actors supposed to act, and aren’t directors supposed to direct? Actor Robert Pierre seems to wander aimlessly around the set. And director Sue Smith can’t seem to figure out
  4. english

    Okay, I am writing an 'I am a..' metaphor poem, and i cannot think of anything. I have tried to get my family to help, but they are completley useless. Please help me! Its due tomorrow! Are you a chameleon who changes in a different environment? ferocious
  5. English help

    1. Thyme: herb:: A. Fearless: brave B. sedan: auto C. Speech: mouth D. Auto: garage Is it b? 2. Bat: raccoon:: A. Bird: robin B. insect: snake C. Owl: possum D. Porpoise: whale Is it c? 3. Penny: coin A. Dollar: pound B. whisper: speak C. Epic: poem D.
  6. eNgLiSh

    If you have ever read The Five People You Meet in Heaven, do you know what the theme would be? I think it could be something like take the chances you get in life and use them because life isn't fiction, it's real, and sometimes you don't get a second
  7. English

    Read the following passage. Then answer the questions that follow. THE OLYMPIC SWIMMER Who will be the winner bold? Athletes from both far and near Train and Strain to be the best. But who will win the medal gold? Swimmers swivel, splash, and kick Back and
  8. diction

    what is diction in this poem
  9. English

    CAN SOMEONE HELP ME PLEASE.. I DON'T UNDERSTAND IT.. THANKS TONS!! "The Telephone Conversation" poem: The price seemed reasonable, location Indifferent. The landlady swore she lived Off premises. Nothing remained But self-confession. "Madam" , I warned, "I
  10. Literature

    Is my prose poem alright? Every morning, my father goes to work and us to school because we have the liberty to do that. Everywhere, all types of people are working as one and having a fine time. Back in the day, some people weren't allowed to work and the
  11. igliterature

    My dreams are of a field afar And blood and smoke and shot. There in their graves my comrades are, In my grave I am not. I too was taught the trade of man And spelt the lesson plain; But they, when I forgot and ran, Remembered and remain. what does it mean
  12. Poem

    Suggestions for a title? Friends give me strength Through the bad, and the good times There always there to care Always by my side Giving me hope, and love Showing their true feelings Helping me get through the day By making me laugh at funny things
  13. LANUGAGE ARTS

    6. Poets use imagery and words with different connotations and denotations. In a paragraph, define and provide an example of imagery, connotation, and denotation. Then, explain how poets use these elements to contribute to tone in a poem. Support your
  14. Language Arts

    6. Poets use imagery and words with different connotations and denotations. In a paragraph, define and provide an example of imagery, connotation, and denotation. Then, explain how poets use these elements to contribute to tone in a poem. Support your
  15. Language arts

    I am writing a poem for class, so is this good? Love It can be perfect, it can be cruel, but can be broken by a fool. How can something so craveable, be breakable? One word misheard, one look is all it took, to end love. Love, you thief, you criminal, you
  16. Language Arts

    On the surface, "The Road Not Taken" is about a walk in the woods. What is the meaning of the poem on a deeper level. A. It is about traveling through life with others to help you make decisions. B. It is about loving and protecting nature by not
  17. Language arts

    Not sure if I'm correct . 2. What do facial features in the poem diondra Jordan symbolize ? A.the part of each person that's similar to ones relative .B. The part of each person that is uniquely ones own . C. The part of each that one wishes one could
  18. English

    Colors of Our Friendship Friendhip is full of colors; Red is action; It makes us feel active. Green is freshness; It makes us to live harmoniously with others. Gray is gentleness; It makes us feel generous to others. (Is the poem grammatical?)
  19. english

    I'm told by my snail that he will not get dressed He say that he's not feeling well It's not that he won't wear a coat or a vest, he wont even put on his shell. He's still in his bed as he lets out a yawn, I tell him i think it's okay to wait till tomorrow
  20. English

    (From Emily Dickinson's "The Moon is Distant from the Sea) In the Dickinson poem, the moon and the sea are metaphors for a. uncaring and cold natural forces b. a strict teacher and a frightened pupil c. a loved one and the speaker d. the effect of a rising
  21. Check Answers?

    Question 1 of 5 The yellow fog that rubs its back upon the window-panes, The yellow smoke that rubs its muzzle on the window-panes, Licked its tongue into the corners of the evening, Lingered upon the pools that stand in drains, Let fall upon its back the
  22. Language Arts

    1. Which of the following lines from the poem BEST supports the theme of lost virtues? A. "Those who always know better - fifty two" B. "Able to admire without envy - eighteen" C. "Taking only things from life - thirty (I wish I were wrong) D. "Mortal - a
  23. English

    hi im working on same poem ice storm; the hill a pyramid of black crystal down with the cars slide like phosphorescent beetles while I, walking backwards in obedience to the wind, am possessed of the fearful knowledge my compatriots share but almost never
  24. 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
  25. English-Poetry

    This is the same poem I've been working on a couple of weeks ago. I have finished the ending, and would like some of your help. It will say somewhere in my poem(Any suggestions) I will appreciate all the help you could give me. Thank you very much:-) The
  26. 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!
  27. English 10

    This poem describes a train as if it were a horse. Examine the imagery of the stanza in bold. What does it describe? A) The rumbling a train makes as it passes by B) The smell of train tracks after a train has gone C) The sound a train makes as it blows
  28. English

    I have to do a paragraph due Wednesday. Could someone please read it and point out any unclear, vague, or wordy points? Throughout Langston Hughes' poem "Mother to Son," the speaker sympathizes with the reader regarding the difficulty of life. For example,
  29. Language Arts

    President Lincoln’s Declaration of Emancipation, January 1, 1863" by Frances E. W. Harper 1 It shall flash through coming ages, 2 It shall light the distant years; 3 And eyes now dim with sorrow 4 Shall be brighter through their tears. 5 It shall flush
  30. English

    Based on "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri In "The Divine Comedy," what does the "one true path" that Dante has lost MOST LIKELY represent? The road to Rome His sense of right and wrong The literal way through the forest His knowledge of heaven and
  31. Art

    1. Read the following lines from the poem “The Destruction of Sennacherib” by Lord Byron. The Assyr came down like a wolf on the fold, And his cohorts gleaming in purple and gold. And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue
  32. 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
  33. English

    Which of the following lines from the poem best shows the speaker's distaste for the situation? A)Silence. Silence transmission of Pressurized good breeding? B)OR VERY DARK?" Button B. Button A. Stench. C)Pushed dumbfounded to beg simplification. D)Her
  34. Simile

    which expert from the poem is an example of a simile? The sun is setting in a splendor of color; Like a shining ruby in an ocean of orange *** My head is bent against the wind that nips my nose; as my fingers curl in my pocket The world is now silent as
  35. English

    Can someone help me with this poem? "From the Dark Tower" by Countee Cullen. I don't know what "dark tower" refers to. http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/cullen/darktower.htm =)
  36. english

    Put an accent mark above the strong beats in the first four lines of the poem : Back and Forth. Back and forth go the ferries, back and forth from shore to shore, hauling people, trucks and autos, back and forth from shore to shore.
  37. Powerpoint

    okay, I need to do a powerpoint for this career "computer animation" I need help writing a simple, short, punchy paragraph or list. Yet able to get the message across to the audience. Heres original: The career outlook for computer animators is good and
  38. Creative Writing

    Using the multi-step Process Writing method, write a (minimum) 500-word essay or short story, or a five-stanza poem using Cause and Effect. If the poem is free verse (non-rhyming), it must be at least 400 words long. (You may also incorporate other methods
  39. Franny

    I need to write a poem in french. I was looking for examples of french poems that rhyme but I can't find any. Can you please help me find some rhyming french poems? Thanks in advance
  40. ELA (English)

    "Miracles" Why, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, 5 Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge of the
  41. 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
  42. English

    i don't know if you remember helping me with my poem analysis on Amulet by Ted Hughes, but i need more help. i don't know what i'm doing wrong here but i can't find what i'm looking for. So why do you think Ted Hughes wrote this??? what do you think he
  43. 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?
  44. Reading

    Can someone help me analyze this poem called Nothing Gold can stay? Nature's first green is gold Her hardest hue to hold Her early leave’s a flower But only so an hour Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day.
  45. English

    Happiness: What is happiness? This is what a poet says: Happiness is a butterfly which when pursues is just beyond your grasp... but if you will sit down quietly, may light upon you. This is what I say: Happiness is the crisp autumn breeze Which when
  46. English

    Does anyone know what this verse means: "shall summon to unwelcome bed"? Here is the full stanza of the poem. It is from through the looking glass? Come, hearken then, ere voice of dread, With bitter tidings laden, Shall summon to unwelcome bed A
  47. Linking and Action Verbs

    In "Meditation 17," Donne compares man to an island. Compares is am action verb? "Song" is a cynical poem about love. "is" is a linking verb.
  48. French

    Original Poem-Formula Poetry line one = a noun line two = 2 adjs. that describe the noun line three = a sentence describing noun. line four = another word that has the same meaning as noun. Could I have an example on this please.
  49. Writing

    We have to write a name poem, is this good?: Alyssa It means joyful, caring, and quiet It is the color of snowflakes falling oh so gently It is lots of laughs at family parties and vacations It is the memory of my dad Who taught me patience and faith My
  50. English 4

    Describe the tone of the final line in “Anthem for Doomed Youth.” What specific words help to establish this tone? The speaker ends with an image of blinds being drawn before dark. That word "slow" reflects the way the poem has been slowing down
  51. 10th grade,english

    Group the following words into categories:allegory,fable,slogan,tactics,Spontaneous Demonstrations,rebellion,second class,first class,comrade,fairy story,prose,poem,indoctrination,propaganda,commandment,cryptic,morose,loyal,frugal,sunday
  52. L.A

    Which line in the poem contains a metaphor A. line 25 B. line 18 C. line 16 D. line 6 Line 25: past towns that mark its passing and then Line 18: It claws and crashes as its fury is subdued Line 16: A wildcat roaring past steep banks Line 6: Quiet enough
  53. english

    The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, 5 And the heart but one: Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done. The Rhyme Scheme of the first 4
  54. English

    What does "your passages have been paid" from On the Pulse of Morning poem mean? "Here, root yourselves beside me. I am that Tree planted by the River, Which will not be moved I, the Rock, I the River, I the Tree I am yours, your passages have been paid."
  55. English/Poerty

    Is this poem good? How can I make it better? As I read the stories I find out about her dark past Some are hard to believe Now I see her in a different way A way I’ve never looked at her before I don’t know what to say to her Now that I know what I
  56. anglo-saxon,beowulf

    creat a narrative poem in the Anglo- Saxon style of Beowulf, can someone please help me
  57. ELA

    PLEASE HELP AND HURRY!!! In a house the size of a postage stamp lived a man as big as a barge. His mouth could drink the entire river You could say it was rather large For dinner he would eat a trillion beans And a silo full of grain, Washed it down with a
  58. French - SraJMcGin

    If my paragraph is correct « Une affaire terriblement seule de la vie. Vous entrez dans seul le monde et vous sortez seul du monde pourtant il semble à moi que vous êtes plus seul tout en vivant que jamais allant et venant » – Emily Carr In le roman,
  59. HELP READING!!!!!!!!!!

    Poets use imagery and words with different connotations and denotations. In a paragraph, define and provide an example of imagery, connotation, and denotation. Then, explain how poets use these elements to contribute to tone in a poem. Support your answer
  60. English 1

    Can someone please check these. I answered what I thought was right; therefore, I did not know three of them which are 16, 17, and 19. 6. Compare and contrast the poem “Mexicans Begin Jogging” and the story “Delfino II: Diez in the Desert.” a. Both
  61. English

    Match the vocabulary words with the appropriate definitions. A.allusion B.flat character C.rhyme scheme D.stock character E.round character unchanging character-B reference to other works or events-A complex or main character-E a recognizable but
  62. English

    Create a bio poem on any character in Jane Eyre It must be in this format or close to it The format is Line1 First name only Line2 4 Traits that describe the character Line3 Son/Daughter of Line4 Lover of (3 things) Line5 Who feels(3) Line6 Who needs(3)
  63. English (Robert Frost)

    Can someone please make a literal meaning for each line in Robert Frost's Poem 'Out, Out'? (For lines 27-34 only) and techniques used? So. The hand was gone already. The doctor put him in the dark of ether. He lay and puffed his lips out with his breath.
  64. english

    I am supposed to give a literal explanation of this poem, but I am really confused by it. Your help will be much appreciated. Snow & Ice by Quincy Troupe ice sheets sweep this slick mirrored dark place space as keys that turn in tight, trigger pain of
  65. Reading

    2. Read the following excerpt from “All Together Now”: What can parents do? We can put our faith in young people as a positive force. I have yet to find a racist baby. Babies come into the world as blank as slates and, with their beautiful innocence,
  66. english

    Identify one of the darker action from "The Odyssey" poem or "Animal Farm" story. In what piece the action highlighted what intentions or emotions prompt the action? How would the story or drama change if the character involved were able to overcome the
  67. Language

    read the following lines from the poem " The Destruction of sennacherib" by lord byron The Assyr come down like a wolf on the fold, and his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold. And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue
  68. World History HELP

    The Roman Empire has a rich cultural heritage that is worthy of passing along. Which of these is an example of this? Many people read Cicero's writings and speeches well into the 1800s. The writings of Seneca reflect his interest in Greek Stoic philosophy.
  69. DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY QUESTION!!

    Can a descriptive essay be like a poem?
  70. POEMS tanka poem

    examples of tanka poems thanks
  71. 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. Support your response with
  72. L.A

    Could someone help me interpret this poem?Thanks Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leafs a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.
  73. English

    What does the poem "Students" by Tom Wayman mean? I don't understand what the opening lines/sentence means- someone explain? I also don't see the irony of the last stanza either. How is it ironic? I know that it basically shows Wayman and his attempt for
  74. English (Mr.Sue)

    Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. *Dove, fingerprint, barcode* Conformity which is a form of social influence involving a change in belief or behavior in order to fit in with a group. This further prevents individuals from
  75. Literature

    11. Which of the following pairs of words may be used as an example of approximate rhyme? a. now and later b. crew and two c. again and friend d. applause and gauze C 13. The women in Walker's poem struggle on behalf of their a. employers b. friends c.
  76. ms. sue plz help

    2. Read the following excerpt from “All Together Now”: What can parents do? We can put our faith in young people as a positive force. I have yet to find a racist baby. Babies come into the world as blank as slates and, with their beautiful innocence,
  77. L.A.

    Imagine you are going to add the following events to a plot diagram for The Watsons Go To Birmingham-1963, which would be apart of the "rising action?" A. Kenny shares his gloves with Rufus. B. Byron uses chemicals to straighten his hair. C. Kenny reads a
  78. Math

    Numbers can be poetic. For example, when the number 400,077,115 is read aloud, it is haiku! Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry in which each poem has seventeen syllables,broken into a 5-7-5 pattern. How does this number fit the pattern? Find another number
  79. English, please help

    Which sentence below has an underlined action verb? A. The poem "Easter Wings" is written in the form of wings. ("is" is underlined) B. "Paradise Lost" is an allegory. ("is" is underlined) C. In "Meditation 17," Donne compares man to an island. ("compares"
  80. 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
  81. English

    Helllpppp!!! Mom struggling on "The Raven." Which of the following lines from "The Raven" best illustrates how the author's word choice impacts the mood and tone of the poem? A)"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I ponder, weak and weary." B) "Presently my
  82. English

    Can anyone help me make a diamante poem about drums? Drums Sound Loud playing listening reading That's all I have so far. after that I have to put 2 nouns and 2 opposite nouns of the topic.. then opposite ing words... and then opposite adjectives about the
  83. Language Arts

    Are you – Nobody – too? Then there’s a pair of us! Don’t tell! they’d banish us – you know! How dreary – to be – Somebody! How public – like a Frog – To tell one’s name – the livelong June – To an admiring Bog! 4. What is a
  84. English

    Hello! Can you recommend me any poem or a short story ( really short) which I can do with my class? ( 19 year olds, learning English as a foreign language)I need to have one pre-reading activity, one while-reading and one post-reading activity. Thank you
  85. Health Truth or False PLEASE CHECK ANSWERS

    $$ = MY ANSWER Just as a person inherits physical traits, a person inherits personality traits as well. True $$ False 2. Peers cannot have a direct impact on your personality. True $$ False 3. Your behavior and personality sometimes come directly from role
  86. English

    1. The phrase that best describes the teenage couple in the beginning of the tale within the story "Everything Stuck to Him" is A. ambitious and optimistic about the future B. ambitious yet pessimistic about the future C. purposeless yet hopeful that
  87. Science - Volcanos

    In science were doing volcanos, earthquakes, tectonic plates and things like that. I'm looking for a site or perhaps you could tell me, a site that show how volcanos are awoken and erupt and stop bu not in so much detail like wikipedia. That was a
  88. English/Poetry

    I read the stories about her I discover her dark past Some things are hard to believe To know what she has been through All the challanges she has faced Now I see her in a different way A way I’ve never seen her before I don’t know what to say Now that
  89. History

    In 1250 BC, Mycenaean Greeks sailed across the Aegean to launch the historic invasion of Troy in present-day Turkey (1). The ensuing Trojan War inspired Homer’s epic poem, the Iliad (2). The Mycenaean attempt to sack Troy failed, and the Mycenaean
  90. 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.
  91. English

    Question: Several of the characters in The Odyssey experience conflicts. List three characters, state their conflicts, and briefly tell how they resolve them. Answer: 1.Odysseus The story focus on his trials at sea and on land and how, once he gets home,
  92. english

    when writing an essay on this, is it ok to fill in the blanks with my own ideas? You should probably state that there is no definitive conclusion from the poet, but that you believe ... etc., etc. Thinking for yourself is always a good option, as long as
  93. poetry

    i need to write a my eyes go to_____ but my heart goes to_____ poem and i need some ideas Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Do the two words have to rhyme? Is your job only to fill those 2 blanks? eyes go to you, sleep, water (any noun)
  94. English

    My assignment is to write an exlpication of a peom by emily dickinson. The poem is: Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune--without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be
  95. english 4

    In what way does third section of “In Memory of W. B. Yeats” reflect the tension of the decade in which it was written? A. The poem describes writers with strong political beliefs. B. The section describes the era in which a famous poet died. C. The
  96. engilsh

    I cant figure out the answer to dis queston. What type of poem is this? Bounce, bounce, Oh, bouncing ball, In the gym or in the hall, On the rim against the wall, Off the head, off the foot, On the court or out of bounds, Bounce, Bounce, Bounce, Oh,
  97. Language

    1 "The sun was shining on the sea, Shining with all his might: He did his very best to make The billows smooth and bright — 5 And this was odd, because it was The middle of the night. The moon was shining sulkily, Because she thought the sun Had got no
  98. English

    Is this poem okay? A Husband’s Kiss His kiss so soft and gentle, Sending shivers down my spine I feel the love he has for me When our lips and eyes combine His love for me is equal to mine Joining together like we are one Our two hearts are so
  99. Can you help me fix some words in the sentence..?

    The language in the poem is fresh and classy. These words came to my mind as I wrote but I am not a fan of the words "fresh" and "classy"... what words could I replace these words with...
  100. English Poetry(response to writeacher)

    The theme is the theme is thoughts of elderly? And that there is only one life to live so live it well? This poem seems confusing.. it is either really easy and literal or metaphoric.. I need to write a paper on the atmosphere of this poem and I think the

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