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Epic Poem

Definition of Epic 1. long narrative 2. hero on a quest 3. antagonist and conflicts Folk Epic ancient stories about heroes recited or sung as entertainment and passed down orally from one generation to the next. Literary Epic epics that have been composed by individual writers, often following earlier models Epic Hero a main character…

The 11 rules of the Epic Poem

Epic Hero Protagonist who represents a nation, culture or race Lengthy Narrative Must have several books or chapters must be long Specific Tone Must have a serious and compelling tone Epic Simile Comparing the protagonist to something Catalogues Long lists Supernatural Involvment Where god or gods enter the story and either help or hinder the…

Funeral Blues W.H Auden – Poem – Away related text 1.

1. “Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone?” Implies the importance of mourning for an individual undergoing the devastating loss of a significant figure. Emphasises how silence and quiet is pinnacle for ppl to seek solace and begin to encounter their emotional discovery in desperation to leave the envelopment of darkness the are encumbered…

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Internal Organs of a Poem

Couplet a pair of successive lines of verse, typically rhyming and of the same length. A unit of verse consisting of two successive lines, usually rhyming and having the same meter and often forming a complete thought or syntactic unit. “Good night! Good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow / That I shall say good…

Spanish poem translation

Salvajemente wildly Cajas boxes Leyenda legend Salpicando splashing Gaviotas seagulls Olas waves Asombroso amazing Adelante ahead Pacificamente peaceably Tranquilamente quietly Capa cloak Suavemente gently Ansiosamente anxiously

Collections 3 HURRICANE KATRINA POEMS

the speaker in the poem “After the Hurricane” a teenage girl named Fredericka What is “After the Hurricane” about? trying to get food and water after Hurricane Katrina What is the tone (overall feeling) of “After the Hurricane”? angry and disappointed and tired What is the job of the watcher in the poem “Watcher”? He…

Emily Dickinson Poem #632

1 the brain – is wider than the sky 2 for – put them side by side – 3 the one the other will contain 4 with ease – and you – beside 5 the brain is deeper than the sea 6 for – hold them – blue to blue 7 the one the other…

Apologia Pro Poemate Meo

Overview Owen attacking anyone who thinks they understand the horrors of war. Looking at the comradeship between the soldiers and how they managed to survive. There is also looking at the doubt in religion. Atmosphere Sinister, Bloodthirsty, Eerie, sense of blame on the civilian and there is the superiority of the soldiers. Subject Soldiers are…

Anne Hathaway Poem Analysis

“spinning” Word choice. Word of action, connotations of dizzying, disorientating. ➡️Reinforces physical aspect of relationship and suggests their love was overwhelming and disorientating. “The bed we loved in was a spinning world” Metaphor. Compares their bed to a world. ➡️ Emphasizes the significant of their time together in bed. “forests, castles, torchlight, clifftops, seas” List…

Poem analysis Exam #1

The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner Randall Sarrel The title sets the reader up for a poem about war and death, told from the dead gunners point. The poem is told like the ball turret gunners tiny womblike enclosure in the plane and the kind of hose that would be turned on the plane…

Couplet Poem Vocabulary

couplet two rhyming lines in a row enjambment running on of a sentence/thought/idea onto the next line. In couplets, enjambment is when a sentence/thought/idea runs beyond the second line into the first line of the next couplet heroic couplet a couplet written in iambic pentameter line a formal structural division in poetry. Words are arranged…

Days in a Month Poem

Thirty days 30 September Thirty days has September, April Thirty days has September, April, June Thirty days has September, April, June, November Thirty days has September, April, June, and November. February February has twenty eight alone. All the rest All the rest have thirty one, leap year All the rest have thirty one, except in…

Poem Quiz

Sympathy Paul Laurence Dunbar theme of Sympathy segregation tone Sympathy mournful figurative language of Sympathy lots of imagery/ extended metaphor Paul Laurence Dunbar African American that made a living off his writing Maggie and Milly and Molly and May ee cumings Theme of Maggie and Milly you find yourself @ the beach Tone of Maggie…

The medieval narrative poem

What is the narrative poem? A literary form very popular in medieval times. It tells a story in verse, so it contains narrative elements, but its form is poetic. Which are its narrative elements? 1. A narrator, usually in the first person. 2. A precise setting in time and place. 3. The precise description of…

Kidnap poem

ever been kidnapped by a poet if i were a poet i’d kidnap you put you in my phrases and meter you to jones beach or maybe just to my house lyric you in lilacs dash you in the rain alliterate the beach to complement my see play the lyre for you ode you with…

America Claude McKay Poem

Although she feeds me bread of bitterness, 1st verse And sinks into my throat her tiger’s tooth, 2nd verse Stealing my breath of life, I will confess 3rd verse I love this cultured hell that tests my youth. 4th verse Her vigor flows like tides into my blood, 5th verse Giving me strength erect against…

Poem 3 stanza

1 And if she thought it followed her 2 She may have reasoned in the dark 3 That one way of the few there were 4 Would hide her and would leave no mark 5 Black water, smooth above the weir 6 Like starry velvet in the night 7 Though ruffled once, would soon appear…

Narrative Poem – Setting

Narrative Poem A poem that tells a story Narrator The voice and implied speaker of a fictional work, to be distinguished from the actual living author. Octave An eight-line unit, which may constitute a stanza or a section of a poem, as in the octave of a sonnet Ode A long, stately poem in stanzas…

SPANISH VERB POEM/

calentar ie empezar ie despertar ie mentar ie sentir ie perder ie entender ie medir e reír e despedir e impedir e vestir e repetir e servir e elegir e seguir e ellos, ellas, usted an nosotros amos vosotros éis yo o tú es él, ella, usted a

Songs of Innocence and Experience Poem Connections

Introduction (Innocence) The Lamb The Shepherd The Little Boy Found – God always with you The Echoing Green The Garden of Love – “the green” The Lamb The Tyger – “symmetry” (balance between lamb and tyger) The Chimney Sweeper (Innocence) The Chimney Sweeper (Experience) The Little Boy Lost, The Little Boy Found Introduction (Experience) A…

Catullus Poems Summary

31 Sirmio 39 Egnatius 45 Acme and Septimius 46 Leaving Bithynia 50 Licinius 51 Sappho translation 64 Ariadne 65 Apple 72 Catullus despises Lesbia 75 Mind dragged 76 Love as a disease 77 Rufus 84 Arrius 85 Couplet 87 No woman has been loved as much 92 Lesbia critisises 101 Ave atque vale 109 Love…

Georgia O’Keeffe & The Egg Horror Poem

How old is Georgia O’Keeffe in the interview? 90 What was Georgia O’Keeffe’s job? Painter/Artist What was one of Georgia O’Keeffe’s famous paintings? Cow’s Skull, Jimson Weed, Sky Above Clouds What was the star that fascinated Georgia O’Keeffe? The evening star What is the tone of the story? Serious Who wrote this story? Joan Didion…

Poem 1-A Poison Tree (Conflict Poetry)

Theme 1 that the poem uses? THEME- Anger-How we deal with angry is extremely important EVIDENCE/QUOTES- ‘I was angry with my friend/I told my wrath, my wrath did not end’ ‘I was angry with my foe/I told it not, my wrath did grow’ ANALYSIS- The first stanza deals with two different ways of dealing with…

Epic Poem & Epic Hero

Epic Poem a long narrative poem that relates the great deeds of a larger-than-life hero who embodies the values of a particular society Epics often – concern eternal human problems such as the struggle between good and evil – written or told on a grand scale & in ceremonial style Folk Epic oral composition passed…

Poem: "The Soldier"

Author’s View of War British soldiers love and appreciate their country; therefore, they are willing to die for it. Contrast the diction of “The Soldier” and “Flanders Fields” with that of “Dulcet Decorum Est” and “The Rear-Guard.” “The Soldier” and “Flanders Fields” are genteel in diction (larks, bravely singing, our quarrel; richer dust, evil shed…

Poem: Fog

To what animal does the poet compare the fog? Cat Where does the fog roll in? Harbor How does the fog roll in and out? Comes in like little cat feet and moves silently

An Epic Poem: The Odyssey

Epic a long narrative poem about a national or legendary hero Ancient Greece produced two epics The Iliad and The Odyssey What are The Iliad and The Odyssey considered? great works of Western literature Who is the hero in The Odyssey? Odysseus What was Odysseus other name Ulysses The Iliad was named for… Ilium or…

Heart Block marriage and poem

Third Degree Heart Block As you probably saw coming, QRS caught P cheating and moved out. They have filed for divorce and are completely separated. There is absolutely no relationship between P and QRS now. 2nd Degree Heart Block type II P and QRS have decided to get back together again. However, P is still…

Catch a Little Rhyme poem

once upon a time I caught a little rhyme I set it on the floor but it ran right out the door I chased it on my bicycle but it melted to an icicle I scooped it up in my hat but it turned into a cat I caught it by the tail and it…

English 8 parts of speech poem

1 Nouns are just the names of things like birds and rice and snow and rings 2 Verbs are action words like stir or state like is has been or were 3 Adjectives decribe a noun like quaking ducks and pretty gowns 4 Prepositions come before a noun, by, at ,from, to, or in the…

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