• Poetry
    Acrostic Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word, usually using the same words as in the title. Ballad A short narrative poem with stanzas of two or four lines and usually a refrain. The story of a ballad can originate from a wide range of subject matter but most frequently deals...
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  • Yeah
    call a group of lines? 2. What element requires the use of senses? 3. What type of poem requires a 5-7-5 syllable pattern? 4. What do you call the element of poetry that is concerned with the shape? 5. What is a poem that doesn't rhyme? 6. What is a type of literature that expresses ideas and feelings...
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  • Poetry
    ABC A poem that has five lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines 1 through 4 are made up of words, phrases or clauses while the first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Line 5 is one sentence long and begins with any letter. Acrostic Poetry that certain letters, usually the first...
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  • “the Hand That Signed the Paper” Analysis
    “The Hand That Signed the Paper” consists of four stanzas that harshly mock the cold and unfriendliness present of politics and conflict. In my opinion this poem is about war, revealing the speakers disgust for political leaders overall. The poet makes audience feel as though the hand that signed the...
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  • Ozymandias vs to the Virgins
    “Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelly and “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” by Robert Herrick are two very different poems. In “Ozymandias”, the narrator recounts a story about a colossal statue that lays broken in the desert. The statue is a self portrait of Ozymandias, “the king of kings” (10)...
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  • sister maude
    _________________________________________________________________________ 4 _________________________________________________________________________ 5 _________________________________________________________________________  P A I R Compare your list of words. Does your partner have any different...
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  • Poetry
    impossible to define. Kinds of Poetry ABC A poem that has five lines that creates a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines 1 through 4 are made up of words, phrases or clauses while the first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Line 5 is one sentence long and begins with any letter. Acrostic ...
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  • The Red Wheelbarrow
    Wheelbarrow,” by William Carlos Wiliams, is a very short poem, consisting of four stanzas. Each stanza has two lines and a total of four words. There are three words on the first line and one word on the second line in each of the four stanzas. “The Red Wheelbarrow” has no apparent rhyme pattern; however...
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  • Beauty in Creation
    famous of Edgar Allan Poe’s poems. Though there is criticism on the truth of the poet’s feelings and the terrifying event in the poem, to Poe and many readers who read poetry for its own sake, this disapproval has never dampens their interest. The originality of the poem owes much to the way the story...
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  • mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
    many a nipperkin! 5. “But ranged as infantry, 6. And staring face to face, 7. I shot at him as he at me. 8. And killed him in his place. 9. “I shot him dead because- 10. Because he was my foe. Throughout the poem it is easy to tell that the flow of this poem is non-traditional...
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  • Notes
    CONTENTS Introduction: How to use these Notes The poems: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Sujata Bhatt, A Different History Gerard Manley Hopkins, Pied Beauty Allen Curnow, Continuum Edwin Muir, Horses Judith Wright, Hunting Snake Ted Hughes, Pike Christina Rossetti, A Birthday Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The...
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  • Poems
    Analyzing poems Writing Your Paper : Questions To Answer Before Writing Most likely you will not be able to simply write a few lines for each device, rather you must group these devices together. A proper order of paragraphs may flow like this: I. Dramatic Situation A. Who is speaking...
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  • Critical Analysis of "The Indifferent" by John Donne
    Donne is a relatively simple love poem in comparison to his other, more complicated works. In this poem, "he presents a lover who regards constancy as a 'vice' and promiscuity as the path of virtue and good sense" (Hunt 3). Because of Donne's Christian background, this poem was obviously meant to be a comical...
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  • Analyse of “the Darkling Thrush”
    Analyse of “The Darkling Thrush” Thomas Hardy presents a theme of hope in his poem The Darkling Thrush. In the poem winter season has brought about death and despair. A tired old man leans over a coppice gate in a desolate area, to see the ghosts of the past and little hope for the future. Hardy...
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  • Ib Example
    reading and the power of literature to affect the reader. The poem personifies books, imagining how they silently plot to draw in their readers, and then moves to a discussion of how the readers are changed by their reading. Edgar structures his poem to illustrate the nature of this relationship between literature...
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  • Love It
    Poem 1 Analytical Points * 4 stanzas * 4 words in each stanza * 1 speaker (does not appear to be speaking to anybody in particular) * “glazed” stanza 3 very descriptive * 2 color describing words separated by 1 stanza in stanzas 2 & 4 * Grammar appears to be off (could use...
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  • Evaluating Poetry Emily Dickinson
    turmoil however, and the death of several close friends and family members would prompt her to question death and immortality, as noted in several of her poems. Although she spent much of her adult life as a recluse, she had many companions that she corresponded with through letters. Dickinson also spent a...
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  • How Does the Poet Use Language and Form to Give Readers an Insight Into the Thoughts and Feelings of the Speaker?
    feelings of the speaker? Poems are a way of expressing yourself. To some people poems may seem like a bunch of meaning less words, however if you analyze each line you will find a great story behind it. In this essay I will be writing about two initially diverse poems, ‘Flag’ by John Agard and ‘Out...
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  • “the Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”
    Sir Walter Raleigh Summary: “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” is Sir Walter Raleigh’s response to a poem written by Christopher Marlowe, “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love.” In the Marlowe poem, the shepherd proposes to his beloved by portraying their ideal future together: a life filled with earthly...
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  • John Keats
    After writing "Ode to Psyche", Keats sent the poem to his brother and explained his new ode form: "I have been endeavouring to discover a better Sonnet stanza than we have. The legitimate does not suit the language well, from the pouncing rhymes; the other appears too elegiac, and the couplet at the...
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