• My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold
    he was just a wee tyke. Line 4 So is it now I am a man;  This line continues the thought from the line before. Now we learn that the speaker still gets excited by the sight of a rainbow, even as a mature adult. We understand that the speaker is reflecting as an adult, but really, he's just a kid...
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  • Formalistic Analysis on Plath's Mirror
    http://www.shmoop.com/mirror-sylvia-plath/stanza-1-summary.html Stanza 1 Summary Get out the microscope, because we’re going through this poem line-by-line. 1 Line 1 I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. • While "Sylvia" might sound a little bit like silver, we're pretty...
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  • Case Study on Rock Formations
    ice. I think I am getting nearer and nearer to the surface. Yes! I am being rubbed off the rock by a big lump of ice. I’m free! I’m free! Deposition Now the stream has joined a river and we are not travelling so fast. Bigger particles are falling to the bottom, but because I am small I am still...
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  • Poems
    . Can’t everyone be different? Sickening · Note the colon, which foreshadows the fact that she is about to list a bunch of aspects that she finds completely sane (or insane) about the city. 3. Here she is about to list. I am not going to structure it according to the poem but...
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  • Swag
    another class.  Corey Allen  February 6, 2011 Background Information I am currently teaching at an International Baccalaureate World School where I am a technology instructor for the Middle Years Programme level I (grade 6). I am certified as a secondary level teacher in the state of Texas...
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  • Poetry
    " amusement ride at Disneyland. Take a gander at the poem, and tell us if you agree. I wandered lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils) Summary The speaker was walking around through the hills and valleys, but he felt all lonely and mopey. Suddenly, as he passed a lake, he noticed a big group of yellow...
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  • english noites
    sarcasm to describe their conversation. All of these discrepancies between what appears to be and what really has created a sense of verbal irony that helps the poem display the ridiculousness of racism. “Nothing remained but self-confession. ‘Madam,’ I warned, ‘I hate a wasted journey-I am African...
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  • School
    ubiquitous, so various, so agreeably short as the sonnet. b. The over all shape of a sonnet is a square in most cases 5. Now, Where Have I Seen Her Before? a. There is no such thing as a wholly original work of literature—stories grow out of other stories, poems out of other poems. b...
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  • Prufrock Answers
    Poem Summary Lines 1-6 This epigraph is taken from Dante’s Divine Comedy. It reads: “If I thought my answer were to one who could ever return to the world, this flame would move no more; but since no one has ever returned alive from this depth, if what I hear be true, without fear of infamy I...
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  • Iah Midterm Review
    the topic of a furious, politically charged argument over the family's Christmas dinner. Exam 2: Mise Eire (film) a. Means- “I am Ireland” b. Poem written by republican revolutionary leader, Patrick Pearse c. Personifies Ireland as an old woman whose glory is past and who...
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  • Tgghy
    water. In a way the poet compares the old woman without her youth to a fish without water. But the mirror is only truthful and can’t do anything as it reflects what one is, actually. PERSONIFICATION Mirror has been personified differently in this poem as below: a) as a human being : ‘I am ant cruel...
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  • paper X
    system. First of all grades eliminated the hollow competition from our minds. But, we remained determined to get good grades. Now I have found that getting good grades is not very difficult. They require just consistent and continuous efforts. It means regular studies with whole hearted...
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  • Education System in India
    not take a risk. You’ll need your voice for next week’s culturals. FOCUS ON COMMUNICATION Expressions in offering help, accepting it, and declining it are given in the following table: ORAL PRACTICE 1. On the train, while getting down Gentleman Old man Gentleman Old man : : : : Can I carry...
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  • Judith Wright
    the momentary connection is made, “We meet and part now…” (Now, I’m not going to try to do it, but I think that you could make an argument about all of the poems in the set using this framework. Poems like The Dark Ones fit this frame very well. A poem like Double Image is an exploration of...
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  • After the Apple Picking
    some bough.  But I am done with apple-picking now. • There is a barrel next to him that hasn't been filled yet. Clearly the speaker has been filling barrels with apples all day, and now he feels this obligation to fill that last barrel. The barrel stands next to the ladder, which is propped...
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  • Wetoto
    yard Until I reach Grammar class I write her notes, and do the practices and when called upon I try not to look like an ass And now I am writing a poem, when I need to be studying for a grammar test for I am exactly who I say I am, nothing more, and nothing less I am a student of many things...
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  • J Alfred Profrock and Waiting for Godot
    . Eliot's work in general, and "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," one source notes: His early poetry, including "Prufrock," deals with spiritually exhausted people who exist in the impersonal modern city. When I read the poem, if the speaker is confused, I believe it is a result of fear: the...
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  • Book
    present of my kit of tools. I know you'll be glad to get them--you couldn't duplicate the lot for a thousand dollars. Say, Billy, I've quit the old business--a year ago. I've got a nice store. I'm making an honest living, and I'm going to marry the finest girl on earth two weeks from now. It's...
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  • A Tiger
    indulging in too much of self-pity. Question1: Read the extracts given below and answer the questions by choosing the correct option---- Now I am a lake. A woman bends over me, Searching my reaches for what she really is, Then she turns to those liars, the candles or the moon. I see her back...
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  • The Song of Experience
    for their son's suffering. • And finally, we've got some more rhymes going on here. Only now instead of rhyming couplets, we've got an alternating rhyme scheme of ABAB. Heath rhymes with death (well, close enough), and snow once again rhymes with woe. Lines 9-10 "And because I am happy and...
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