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  1. 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

    asked by Annonymous on April 29, 2015
  2. poetry

    a definition of formal poetry is verse that http://www.answers.com/poetry I think you're after definition #3 here. Then look up "meter" and "verse" -- http://www.answers.com/topic/meter-poetry http://www.answers.com/topic/verse =) Thank you for using the

    asked by Anonymous on August 18, 2007
  3. 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

    asked by hiba on August 26, 2010
  4. 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

    asked by Anny on April 29, 2015
  5. 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

    asked by anonymous on November 28, 2007
  6. vocab

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

    asked by Joanne on July 29, 2008
  7. English Lit

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

    asked by Anonymous on February 8, 2010
  8. To SraMcJin

    Sra, I want to thank you for all your help on my English poetry. You really are good at poetry. Thank you very much, I really appreciate it:-)LOL

    asked by Sara on May 4, 2010
  9. 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?

    asked by anonymous on April 3, 2008
  10. 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

    asked by Elda on February 13, 2007
  11. english

    2. Dickinson's poetry is often overshadowed by the biographical information we have on her. Do you think her poetry is enriched by knowing her secluded background or do you think the poems themselves are significant enough that they would have lasted

    asked by samantha on November 16, 2018
  12. Language Arts

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

    asked by Tanisha on September 17, 2009
  13. 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.

    asked by Mohammad on May 5, 2012
  14. 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

    asked by mysterychicken on October 8, 2010
  15. American Literature

    Would you describe Langston Hughes’s poetry as modernist in its themes, use of images, and style? Refer to specific examples from Hughes’s poetry to support your answer.

    asked by help on March 8, 2012
  16. 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?

    asked by Jillian on January 27, 2009
  17. Literature

    PART A: What is Asimov's main idea in this essay? (Science an the sense of wonder) A- space is best appreciated through poetry B- poetry and science can work together****** C- the universe is more than beauty D- scientific knowledge is always advancing

    asked by Kendra on October 17, 2016
  18. language

    is latin closer to roman or greek??? roman. awesome. thanks :) so did the greek have poetry like the romans did?? (in the mythology days i mean) Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is a bit more about the family of languages:

    asked by Alexx on June 28, 2007
  19. History

    Drag the word to the description it matches. What did scholars consider the three perfections between the Tang and Ming dynasties? painting architecture calligraphy poetry medicine pottery I think it's poetry, calligraphy, and painting.

    asked by Vixen - Connexus on December 18, 2018
  20. Literature

    what is one positive message in the poem "Poetry" by Marianne Moore.. in the begginning of the poem the she says that she "dislikes it", and that there is more importants things. but later she admits that she is interested in poetry. so what would be the

    asked by y912f on February 1, 2009
  21. English

    I have three very last sentences I'd like you to check. Thank you. 1)You limited yourself to reporting what was on the photocopy without revising (rewording) any single sentence. Furthermore, instead of joining your ideas (with)using appropriate linkers

    asked by Franco on January 9, 2011
  22. ELA

    1.which of the following names a type of figurative language a.(Metaphor) b.Rhythm c.Definition d.Dialogue 2.what of the following lines of poetry contains a simile a.the smell of sweet happiness swirls from the bakery door b.the last bird-song of the day

    asked by Help I need somebody not just anybody on January 31, 2017
  23. Eng- Hyperbole example

    Anyone noe an example of a hyperbole being used in romantic poetry? provide the poem, and the line being used plz. Tnx This Wordsworth poem has an example of hyperbole. http://www.bartleby.com/145/ww260.html

    asked by thomas on February 21, 2007
  24. English (Check)

    Indicate which aspects of the Puritan Plain Style (short words, direct statements, and references to ordinary, everyday objects) are displayed by each poetry excerpt. 1. If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee. A:

    asked by Victoria on February 20, 2016

    When quoting two lines of poetry, what should you do? set off the lines as you would a longer quotation insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between the two lines of poetry, insert a slash insert the lines the way you would any other

    asked by christopher on April 27, 2010
  26. Creative Writing check answer

    The writing process for multimedia writing: (Points : 3) is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction but without the revision step is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction is the same process used in writing poetry or fiction but

    asked by JANIECE on January 12, 2014
  27. 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

    asked by Franco on December 2, 2010
  28. 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

    asked by Jack on May 24, 2016
  29. 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?

    asked by quick help needed on May 29, 2016
  30. 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

    asked by Anonymous on October 11, 2013
  31. Bella

    Since the 1970s, American poetry has a. been characterized by diverse voices and styles b. become increasingly narrow in subject matter c. reflected a more elitist perspective d. been appreciated for its simplicity i think the answer is A because my book

    asked by Literature on February 5, 2009
  32. math

    An English teacher needs to pick 10 books to put on her reading list for the next school year, and she needs to plan the order in which they should be read. She has narrowed down her choices to 5 novels, 5 plays, 4 poetry books, and 7 nonfiction books. If

    asked by anon on February 7, 2019
  33. 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

    asked by Jerald on December 3, 2012
  34. 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

    asked by y912f on June 16, 2009
  35. 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

    asked by Cassie on December 16, 2013
  36. English

    I'm doing questions on the poem called "You are reading this too fast", by Ken Norris, and I need help with some of the questions. Here is the actual poem: You are reading this too fast. Slow down, for this is poetry and poetry works slowly. Unless you

    asked by Sara on March 30, 2010
  37. Children's Literature Question

    Which one of the following statements about poetry for children is True? 1. Literary standards for poetry are traditionally not as stringent as those for prose. 2. In good poetry,rhyme takes precedence over meaning. 3. Mother Goose rhymes are considered

    asked by LaNissa on January 26, 2007
  38. 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,

    asked by Emi on July 14, 2014

    HOW DID WILLIAM STAFFORD INFLUENCE POETRY There are several interesting links in these results: http://www.google.com/search?q=william+stafford+influence+poetry&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7SUNA =) (Broken Link

    asked by INEEDHELP!!! on March 18, 2007
  40. math statistics

    An English teacher needs to pick 10 books to put on her reading list for the next school year, and she needs to plan the order in which they should be read. She has narrowed down her choices to 5 novels, 5 plays, 4 poetry books, and 7 nonfiction books.

    asked by mary on February 7, 2019
  41. poetry

    can you reccommend 4 humourous poems by different poets http://pages.ripco.net/~mws/Poetry/24.html by Thomas Hardy http://www.silentwords.com/Humorous.html http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/Literature/Poetry/Poetic_Forms/Closed_Forms/Limericks/

    asked by pedro on January 13, 2007
  42. langauge arts

    Which of the following forms of poetry expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in highly musical verse. Limerick my answer Free verse Haiku Lyric Which of the following pairs of poetry elements best help the reader to identify the

    asked by Samantha on January 19, 2016
  43. English

    I forgot to include the following sentences. When I describe Wordsworth' conception of poetry, shall I use the present or the past? 1) Wordsworth believed poetry should deal with everyday situations or incidents and with ordinary people living in the

    asked by Henry1 on May 30, 2011
  44. Poetry

    “Sonnet 30” p. 960 Author: William Shakespeare. Type of Poem: Sonnet. Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “Casey at the Bat” p.42 Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer Type of Poem: ______________________ Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “The

    asked by Nar on January 27, 2012
  45. English

    I have to write a poetry analysis paper. I do not know how to start the first paragraph. Do I startwith telling the teacher what I'm writing on and then go into the different parts or should i take another approach? I'll give you some of the best links

    asked by ABC on April 20, 2007
  46. 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

    asked by snow on March 7, 2014
  47. English Help 2

    Through out her poetry, she seems to be very passionate about her love .she talks about her lover “He seems to me Equal to Gods” .She thinks ,Her love for that man is undesirable .She loves him very much that she worship him like a God. She is at the

    asked by hiba on August 26, 2010
  48. Poetry

    What are the four basic elements of poetry (Broken Link Removed) Here are a couple of sites which also may help. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/basic-elements-of-poetry.html http://www.poems-and-quotes.com/article.html?id=398

    asked by Dennis on May 3, 2007
  49. 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.

    asked by anonymous on April 30, 2009
  50. MATH


    asked by lANEY on January 26, 2009
  51. Art

    I left out the following questions. Could you please check them? 1)In the English section of your dissertation you focused on Emily Dickinson whose unsatisfied hunger (starvation) seems to be above all an emotional one. 2)How did her own life influence her

    asked by Mike on June 25, 2012
  52. 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

    asked by Drea on February 24, 2013
  53. To Writeacher

    "Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before

    asked by Naoto on November 1, 2009
  54. Literature

    How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? (Consider for example, each genre’s uses of literary structure, language, technique, and style.) How do these literary elements affect your reading experience? In

    asked by Donna on August 23, 2012
  55. language arts

    Which of the following name figurative Language. Metaphor Rhythm Definition my answer Dialogue Which of the following lines of poetry contains a simile The smell of sweet happiness swirls from the bakery door The last bird-song of the day greets the

    asked by Samantha on January 19, 2016
  56. Senior Paper

    I am writing a Senior Paper about the poetry works of W.B. Yeats, a Modernist poet I have found out. But I was wondering if my thesis would work or if it is too soft and not on the line of a thesis. W.B. Yeats like most of the Modernistic poets in his time

    asked by Melissa on July 6, 2007
  57. Grammar

    Write each pronoun, and write whether it is a subject pronoun or and object pronoun. 1. Gwendolyn Brooks write poems; they are about everyday life. They, Subject 2. Slang and the rhythms of jazz and the blues are important to her. Her, Object 3. She was

    asked by Tiffany Jade on January 10, 2011
  58. English

    Has anyone read "on the pulse of the morning"? If somebody has, please tell me the poet's visition of america and american dream. Please read over the poem as if you weren't reading a poem -- that is, don't stop and pause at the end of every line. Read it

    asked by Justin on September 15, 2006
  59. english

    places in his life conflicts in his life men in his life can it be his father? people he worked with etc mistakes he made victories he celebrated having kids publishing his poetry/plays elizabethan cultures and traditions that influenced his life and

    asked by Reina B. on April 23, 2014
  60. Personification

    Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the objects you though of in a line of poetry. The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London. Big Ben's hands

    asked by Larry on January 15, 2009
  61. English

    I need help with this English quiz please help before 9pm. Which of the following names a type of figurative language? A.Metaphor B.Rhythm** C.Definition D.Dialogue Which of the following poetry lines contain a simile? A.The smell of sweet happiness swirls

    asked by KBGames on January 11, 2019
  62. 3rd grade math

    There are 30 books in a bookcase. The books in the bookcase are all poetry, history, and art books. Ten of the books are art books. There are 6 fewer poetry books than history books. How many poetry books are in the bookcase?

    asked by Anonymous on February 4, 2013
  63. literature

    All literature involves some kind of performance which is intended for an audience. Sometimes, however, the performative quality of a work (i.e., the fact that it is being presented to an audience) is more obvious than at others. Drama and poetry, for

    asked by sheri on October 6, 2011
  64. English

    1. Mattie's first wish came true in 2001. 2. Mattie's first wish was realized in 2001. (Are both the same?) 3. His first poetry book, Heartsongs, came out and became a best-seller. 4. His first poetry book, Heartsongs, was published and became a

    asked by rfvv on October 13, 2014
  65. 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

    asked by bonnierta on January 20, 2011
  66. Greek poetry?

    Did the greeks have poetry in the mythology days?? or was it just the romans. im trying to find another difference bewteen the romans and the greeks in thier glory days..... Both had poetry. The only main difference is the names and possible uses for their

    asked by Alexx on June 28, 2007
  67. English

    Can you please check if the following sentences are grammatical? Thank you. (especially questions 1-2) 1) Outline T.S. Eliot’s poetic theory as expressed in his essay Tradition and individual talent. 2) Outline T.S.Eliot's poetic theory and then draw a

    asked by Henry1 on June 6, 2011
  68. British Literature

    Question: How did the Industrial Revolution affect the poetry of William Blake and William Wordsworth? - Okay, I'm not quite sure if I understand this correctly. Wasn't Wordsworth a supporter of the IR? And wasn't Blake thought to see the IR as a prophetic

    asked by TS21 on January 18, 2009
  69. english

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is not prose style right? What style is it written in? Thanks. There are two kinds of writing that you're referring to -- prose and poetry. If it's not poetry, it's prose! Style is different. Here are some websites that

    asked by anonymous on January 2, 2007
  70. 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

    asked by Dan on January 20, 2011
  71. Language Arts

    Which of the following sentences contains a prepositional phrase that acts as an adjective? A. Jillian ran around the track as fast as she could. B. Seth waited on the corner for the bus to arrive. C. The house on top of the hill looked abandoned. D. The

    asked by Mariana W. on April 9, 2016
  72. English 2

    Respond to the following question about the poem "The Alarm Clock" by Mari Evans We generally think that poetry uses more pattern in language than does prose. Pattern is achieved by the organized use of repetitions. It may be repeated beats (rhythm);

    asked by Melly on July 30, 2014
  73. English

    Thank you very much for your corrections! Here are the last sentences of this year. By the way, I wish you all the best for the New Year! 1) This evening we are going to celebrate New Year's Eve in a hotel in the mountains. The hotel is jammed with people,

    asked by Franco on December 31, 2010

    Which of these best characterizes the difference between meter and diction in poetry? A.Meter is the rhythmical cadence and diction is the use of language. B.Meter is the pattern of end sounds and diction is the pattern of beginning sounds. C.Meter appeals

    asked by ADAM CORN on January 13, 2011
  75. English

    What is poetry?

    asked by Molly on March 2, 2009
  76. English

    What is poetry?

    asked by Cassie on January 27, 2009

    Ovid's poetry is a source of classical mythology. His poetry itself is very creative and beautiful. His most famous and familiar are myths, including the stories of Dophne, pyramus and Apollo. The main theme of the Metamorphoses is “change”. Ovid’s

    asked by sajid on September 9, 2010
  78. English

    Choose the best answer(s). Match the letter of the author with the genre. A. Anne Bradstreet B. William Bradford C. Olaudah Equiano D. Thomas Jefferson 1. colonial journals and documents 2. slave narratives 3. colonial poetry 4. revolutionary/protest

    asked by Girly Girl on September 14, 2017
  79. English

    I have a few doubts regarding the following questions. Can you help me, please? 1)Provide a definition of "poetry" including its most important elements. 2)Briefly refer to the description of the mirror as provided by Sylvia Plath in her poem "Mirror"?

    asked by Franco on November 14, 2010
  80. poetry

    can you teach me poetry

    asked by sam on December 7, 2010
  81. poetry

    i need help with soccer poetry

    asked by hi on December 8, 2011
  82. L.A.

    what are different types of poetry?

    asked by yuku on September 16, 2010
  83. English

    Hi, I have a english exam coming up on poetry and Hamlet... the first part is Part A ;Passage Analysis: Choose only three of the following passages from the play Hamlet to comment on. Each response should be concise and well written in full sentences...so

    asked by Satrianna on January 16, 2013
  84. Literature

    I know that Sonnets have fourteen lines THE QUESTIONS IS are "The Passionate Shepered To His Love by Marlowe and The Nymphs Reply To The Shepherd both Sonnets? If they are what makes them Sonnets? My guess is that they are not because they are not fourteen

    asked by DANIELLE on January 23, 2007
  85. Eng B

    As we find with most songs, in poetry

    asked by Jen on May 1, 2013

    Which of the following lines of poetry contains a simile?

    asked by Amber on January 26, 2016
  87. english

    What is the difference between poems and poetry?

    asked by eng on May 28, 2008
  88. poetry

    As we find with most songs in poetry

    asked by Anonymous on February 7, 2014
  89. Poetry

    As we find with most songs, in poetry

    asked by Anonymous on July 6, 2014
  90. literature

    what is the difference between drama and poetry?

    asked by michelle tutt on October 18, 2012
  91. Language Arts

    Each day, Wyatt created both humorous and touching poetry in his attic room. his attic room both humorous and touching poetry Each day in his attic room

    asked by Anna on May 23, 2015
  92. ASAP Literature PPlz Hurry!

    I need a good website that has poetry summaries. Thanks

    asked by Kathy on February 9, 2009
  93. 11 Eng. Lit.

    How are the ideas in Ars Poetica and poetry the same and different?

    asked by paula on July 15, 2009
  94. Literature

    features of elizabethan poetry,what they possess

    asked by Adebulu T on April 2, 2009
  95. Poetry

    In poetry what are regular and irregular lines?

    asked by Sophia on April 26, 2018
  96. poetry

    How do you write a List Poetry poem?

    asked by Crystal on December 21, 2009
  97. poetry-rap

    what can i write a rap about??? its for poetry for homework

    asked by sun111 on April 10, 2014
  98. language arts

    what are the key characteristics of a refrain in poetry?

    asked by Aurora on January 12, 2019
  99. Language

    Poetry and fiction have in common the element of _____.

    asked by Courtney on June 2, 2010
  100. Poetry

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

    asked by trish on April 21, 2009


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