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Poems: The Song of Wandering Aengus

The Song of Wandering Aengus Related Poem Content Details BY WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS I went out to the hazel wood, Because a fire was in my head, And cut and peeled a hazel wand, And hooked a berry to a thread; And when white moths were on the wing, And moth-like stars were flickering out,…

English thanatopsis poem notes

Title of poem? Title of poem means death Injament Ida flows from one line to the next Wen reading continue reading Pattern of poem Doesn’t have a sing song rhythm Shifts in the poem Shift to still voice of nature speaking In a few days”.. Then it’s nature addressing speaking Analysis of first 16 lines…

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley: Vocabulary in Poem

antique belonging to the ancient past trunkless without the body (torso) of the person pedestal an architectural support for a statue despair hopelessness visage the face, with reference to features, expression sneer to smile, laugh in a way which shows scorn colossal extraordinarily huge in size sculptor person who carved the statue boundless unlimited

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Michael Jackson – Planet Earth (Poem)

Planet Earth, my home, my place A capricious anomaly in the sea of space Planet Earth, are you just Floating by, a cloud of dust A miner globe, About to bust A piece of metal Bound to rust A speck of matter In a mindless void A lonely spaceship, A large asteroid Cold as rock…

Catullus Poem 7

Quaeris quot mihi basiationes tuae, Lesbia You seek how many of your kisses, Lesbia, sint satis superque there are enough and more than enough for me. quam magnus numerus Libyssae harenae lasarpiciferis iacet Cyrenis As big a number as Libyan sands lying in silphium-bearing Cyrene oraclum Iovis inter aestuosi between the oracle of passionate Jupiter…

Ozymandias Poem Memorization

1st Line I met a traveler from an antique land, 2nd Line Who said– “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone 3rd Line Stand in the desert…. Near them, on the sand, 4th Line Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, 5th Line And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, 6th Line Tell…

poems- love after love

summary of poem tells us to love ourself after the end of a relationship- rather than self pity, person you are has value and you should recognise it and learn to love yourself repetions of ‘you’, ‘your’ and ‘yourself’ repetition of…… directly to the reader, imperatives – self reliant ‘the time will come’ love oneself…

English Poem Test

Sonnet 14 line poem with fixed verse and rhyme scheme typically in iambic pentameter and expressing a single theme or idea Iamb a metrical foot consisting of unstressed syllables followed by stressed ones Iambic Pentameter common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet Paradox situation or statement that appears contradictory yet…

Victorian Poets and Poems

Lord Alfred Tennyson Tears, Idle Tears Break, Break, Break Crossing the Bar The Lady of Shalott In Memoriam Ulysses Went through a lot of hardships and death always surrounded him (friends and family), which influenced many of his poems. Used melancholy themes. Believed in transcendentalism, pretty much that nature is harsh and the world sucks…

Figures of Speech/the Raven Poem Reading study guide

Simile a brief comparison using “like” or “as” Metaphor it is similar to a simile except that it is a direct comparison. It usually compares the unfamiliar with the familiar. Onomatopoeia when words sound like what they represent Personification In Personification, ideas, animals, or things are given human attributes Alliteration there is a repetition of…

Reading Poems: The Road Not Taken

Who is the author of The Road Not Taken? Robert Frost Who is the speaker in The Road Not Taken? a person who remembers making a decision What road does the speaker take? The road less traveled Why did the 2nd road have a better claim? It was grassy and wanted wear. What does the…

Holocaust Poem Vocab (From Holocaust Terms Website)

Concentration Camps Facilities established by the Nazis where civilians (mostly Jews), political prisoners, and sometimes prisoners of war were confined, typically under harsh conditions. The concentration camp system was organized and run by the SS, under the leadership of Heinrich Himmler. Most concentration camps functioned as slave labor camps, where the inmates were forced to…

First Love English poem

First Love (Stanza 1) I ne’er was struck before that hour With love so sudden and so sweet, Her face it bloomed like a sweet flower And stole my heart away complete. My face turned pale as deadly pale. My legs refused to walk away, And when she looked, what could I ail? My life…

Shape poem

Concrete have a specific shape and structure Diamond Poem 7 lines long, can be one topic, or opposite topics ex. day & Night Freeform poems No specific shape or structure ex. poem about rain poem would be in shape of rain drop

Pablo Neruda Poema 20

¿De donde eres Pablo Neruda? Chile ¿Cual era el nombre completo de Pablo Neruda? Ricardo Eliecer Neftali Reyes Basoalto ¿Cuantos anos tenia cuando publico veinte poemas de amor y una cancion desesperada? 20 anos ¿Cuales fueron los temas de las obras de Pablo Neruda? El amor, historia, politico ¿Cuando recibio Pablo Neruda el Premio Nobel…

Poetry Authors, Vocabulary, and Literary Terms used in the poems

“I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud” -William Wordsworth -used his sister’s(Dorothy) journal writings about daffodils for the poem -Rhyme Scheme- regular pattern of rhyming words at the ends of lines in a poem -Simile- comparison of ideas using like or as Host great number Glee joy Pensive thinking deeply Bliss great joy or happiness O’er…

Prentice Hall Literature Poetry Test Collection 6 and Alphabet Poem

Haiku a three-line Japanese verse form with a 5-7-5 syllable pattern, usually about nature Concrete Poem a poem with a shape that suggests it’s subject Limerick a humorous, rhyming, five line poem with a specific meter and rhyme scheme Basic Idea of Haiku to Describe a winter storm in a forest of deciduous trees. Basic…

Emily Dickinson Poem Presentations

what is the point of view of success is counted sweetest 3rd what is the rhyme scheme of success is counted sweetest ABCB what is the paradox of success is counted sweetest you can’t appreciate success without failure, but you won’t know that you have failed if you haven’t face success sorest definition from success…

The Lady of Shalott Poem for Lit Midterm

How does the poet describe the setting for the ballad in Part I? The island of Shalott, which is above Camelot. It is a beautiful and romantic place with flowers, streams, and trees. However there is a prison like castle in which the Lady of Shalott resides What oppositions exist? Among the beautiful flowers, trees,…

Poem Test – E. A. Robinson’s Poetry

Focus Of His Poems About unhappy, disillusioned people in search of happier existence Tone Sad/Desolate Relationship With Teddy Roosevelt Favorite Poet Of His Richard Cory: Rhyme Scheme Standard meter, ABAB Richard Cory: Diction/Imagery He’s a king inferred by “Crown” and “Imperial” used Richard Cory: Situational Irony Everyone thinks he’s a happy person, but he kills…

AP Chinese Mulan Poem Vocabs

郭 guo outer city wall 扶 fu help 理 li put 霍 huo quickly 云鬓 yunbin cloudlike hair 度 du to pass 朔气 shuo qi northern gust 传 战 zhan war,warfare 勋 xun Merit 驰 chi borrow 忆 yi recall, recollect 传 chuan pass,pass on

‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’ poem memorization

verse 1 Nature’s first green is gold, verse 2 Her hardest hue to hold. verse 3 Her early leaf’s a flower; verse 4 But only so an hour. verse 5 Then leaf subsides to leaf. verse 6 So Eden sank to grief, verse 7 So dawn goes down to day. verse 8 Nothing gold can…

English Review – Chicago Poems

What is the poem Chicago about by Carl Sandburg? This poem is talks about the City of Chicago. It uses repeption to talk about the citys food production. It referes to Chicago as the “HOG Butcher for the World”. This poem also contains realism and Sandburg refers to Chicago being a strong man city and…

Emily Dickinson Poems

The narrator witnesses a battle and comes to the realization that only the losing side completely understands success through the sheer passion and desperation that comes from watching the winning side; the speaker of the poem is suggesting that people long for and desire the things that they don’t have. The want for nectar is…

Poem #1: Quiet Night Thoughts

牀 (chuáng) – bed 前 (qián) – before 明月 (míng yuè) – moon 光 (guāng) – light 疑是 (yí shì) – suspected, thought 地上 (dì shàng) – ground 霜 (shuāng) – frost 舉頭 (jǔ tóu) – lift head 望明月 (wàng míng yuè) – eyes to the moon 低頭 (dī tóu) – lower head 思 (sī)…

Poem – Hot Spots

quasar a mysterious, bright, starlike object in the galaxy core red supergiant Betelgeuse… a large star of high luminosity sunspots dark spots on the sun where gas is cooler nebulae clouds of dust and gas where stars are born star a hot, self-luminous sphere of gas pulsar a neutron star that rotates rapidly and gives…

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