poetry

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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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  6. vocab

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

    Write a poetry explication that describes aspects that typify the work of a poet in Twentieth-century to contemporary poetry
  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
  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?
  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
  11. Language Arts

    what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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?
  16. 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
  17. 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:
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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:
  23. QUOTATION MARKS

    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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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?
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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,
  36. POETRY GUY

    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
  37. 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
  38. 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/
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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.
  46. MATH

    LAMONT IS REQ TO READ 1 BIO, 1 SCIENCE, AND 1 POETRY BOOK EACH MONTH. HIS BOOK CHOICES ARE: 2 DIFF BIOS 3 DIFF SCIENCE 3 DIFF POETRY HOW MANY COMBINATIONS OF REQ BOOKS ARE POSSIBLE?
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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?
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. 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);
  68. 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,
  69. ENGLISH

    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
  70. English

    What is poetry?
  71. English

    What is poetry?
  72. ENGLISH

    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
  73. 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
  74. 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"?
  75. L.A.

    what are different types of poetry?
  76. poetry

    i need help with soccer poetry
  77. poetry

    can you teach me poetry
  78. 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
  79. 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
  80. Eng B

    As we find with most songs, in poetry
  81. LANG ARTS

    Which of the following lines of poetry contains a simile?
  82. english

    What is the difference between poems and poetry?
  83. Poetry

    As we find with most songs, in poetry
  84. literature

    what is the difference between drama and poetry?
  85. poetry

    As we find with most songs in poetry
  86. 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
  87. Literature

    features of elizabethan poetry,what they possess
  88. ASAP Literature PPlz Hurry!

    I need a good website that has poetry summaries. Thanks
  89. poetry-rap

    what can i write a rap about??? its for poetry for homework
  90. 11 Eng. Lit.

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

    How do you write a List Poetry poem?
  92. Poetry

    In poetry what are regular and irregular lines?
  93. english and please help doing he quiz now

    what form of poetry are the poems shaped to look like their subject?
  94. Literacy poetry1

    Does any one have the answers for the penb foster poetry 1 exam
  95. poetry

    what are some similarities and differences between concrete and haiku poetry
  96. english

    what is a direct performative aspect? (as in poetry or drama)
  97. Poetry

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

    i need to write a poem about nitrogen. please help. i'm not good at poetry.
  99. English

    Explain why rhythm and rhyme are used in epic poetry.
  100. english

    Free verse is poetry that has no rhythm true?

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