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English Epic poems

What is an epic poem? a long poem narrating the heroic exploits of an individual in a way that reveals the beliefs central to the culture of his society. The story of an epic usually involves adventures of what? gods that intervene or interfere in the lifes of men to change of course of events….

English Poems 2 themes

O Mistress Mine This poem talks about a couple and urges them to love each other right now The Battle of Blenheim This poem has the ironic line “But it was a great victory!” Bribe This poem’s author asks the land to help in writing its beautiful sounds Sonnet 55 This poem says that one…

The Odyssey Characters and Greek Epic Poem

The odyssey Author: Homer Time period: 8th Century BCE Oedipus the King Rhapsodi Oral poetic tradition What is an epic poem Long, narrative poem resulting from oral tradition over many years What makes up an epic narrative detail 1. Significant events of a culture or nation 2. The journey of a hero whose tests and…

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L.A Poem Study Guide

Haiku Bosho Limerick Anoymous Concrete Cat Dorthi Charles Wind and Water and Stone Octavio Paz Sidewalk Racer Lillian Morrison No Thank You Shell Silverstein Cynthia in the Snow Gwendolyn Brooks Fairies Lullaby William Shakespeare Haiku sum about a pond that was silenced, when a frog jumps into the pond. Then the pond was silenced again….

Poem Study Guide

What poem written by Walt Whitman, is a tribute to the 16th president of the United States of America? O Captain My Captain Which president is Walt Whitman referring to in one of his famous poems? Abraham Lincoln What is O Captain My Captain A eulogy and a Lyric Poem. It can also be an…

William Blake Poems- Love and Sex quotes.

‘Love seeketh not itself to please, Nor for itself hath any care.’ The Clod and the Pebble. ‘But for another gives its ease, And builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair.’ The Clod and the Pebble. ‘Love seeketh only self to please, To bind another to its delight.’ The Clod and the Pebble. ‘Joys in another’s…

Sylvia Plath Poems Analysis

Last Words In last words, Plath uses allusions to Ancient Egypt to highlight her fascination with death. In this poem death is portrayed positively as an entity of curiosity that is not to be feared. Plath places trust in the afterlife and knows that the spirits will treat her better than she was treated on…

imagination poem

imagination 想象力 graham walsh plainly 清楚的 soundly 安穩的 kangaroo 袋鼠 chameleons 變色龍 suit 西裝 poem 詩 express 表達 while 當

Poems and Analysis (VERY Long Cards!)

I ask them to take a poem and hold it up to the light like a color slide or press an ear against its hive. I say drop a mouse into a poem and watch him probe his way out, or walk inside the poem’s room and feel the walls for a light switch. I…

IOC Poems

A Brook in the City Background: Had experience in the farming business and tried to be successful. Themes: Urbanization, Fatefulness, Tragic Sense, Strong/sensitive restrained feeling for non-human world Hallmarks: Nature Important Points: Spends most of the poem talking about Nature being overtaken by man made buildings and architecture. About a small stream that may be…

(Homework) POEM: My Hero

Willis Hall Who is the poet? The poet is ______________. 5 How many stanzas do the poem has? There are ______ stanzas. A child Who is the persona? The persona is _________________. Dad Who is the child’s hero? The child’s hero is his ______. Anything under the sun Which phrase in stanza one means ‘everything’?…

GCSE AQA Anthology – Relationships – Poem Definitions

Adjective A word that describes something, e.g. “big”, “fast”, “annoying”. Alliteration Where words that are close together start with the same letter. It’s often used in poetry to give a nice pattern to a phrase, e.g. “hummed harmonics”. Ambiguity Where a word or phrase has two or more possible meanings. Assonance When words share the…

Catullus Grammar: Poem 2

What case is PASSER? Vocative What case is DELICIAE? Vocative (refers to passer) What kind of pronoun are QUICUM, QUEM, and CUI? What case are QUEM and CUI? Relative Accusative and Dative What declension does SINU belong to? 4th What is APPETENTI? What case? What does it modify? Present Participle Dative modifies cui What is…

Haiku poem

Explicate Analyze a literary work in order to reveal its deeper Ryhme Repetition of similar sounding words. Assonance Repetition of vowel sounds in the middle or at the words that do not rhyme Consonance Repeating of vowel sounds in the middle or at the end of words that do not rhyme Alliteration repetition of the…

Lord Byron’s Poems

Form of She Walks in Beauty (1813) 1. The poem is divided into three stanzas of six lines each, with an ABABAB rhyme scheme. 2. Employs a metrical inversion in line 4, stanza 1. Starts with the word “Meet” which is a stressed word instead of beginning with an unstressed word like “of.” 3. Does…

The Raven Poem Analysis

What was the author doing at the beginning of the poem when he heard the rapping at the door? reading a book Where does the raven perch when he comes into the house? a bust of Pallas How did the raven get into the house? he stepped in the window What does the author call…

The Outsiders Poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay"

verse 1 Nature’s first green is gold verse 2 Her hardest hue to hold verse 3 Her early leafs 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…

poems

metaphor implicit figurative comparison mood how the audience feels consonance repetition of consonant sounds rhyme scheme the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse free verse unrhymed unmetered poetry assonance repetition of vowel sounds alliteration repetition of the initial sounds rhyme correspondence of sound between words or…

Week 8 Poem: "What They Did Yesterday Afternoon"

“What They Did Yesterday Afternoon” by Warsan Shire i’ve been praying, and these are what my prayers look like; dear god i come from two countries one is thirsty the other is on fire both need water. later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and…

Poem Test Questions

Edgar Lee Masters Serepta Mason Edgar Lee Masters Trainor, the Druggist Edgar Lee Masters Doc Hill Edgar Lee Masters Margaret Fuller Slack Edgar Lee Masters Abel Melveny Edgar Lee Masters Lucinda Matlock Edgar Lee Masters Spoon River ANthology Edwin Arlington Robinson Luke Havergal Edwin Arlington Robinson The House on the Hill Edwin Arlington Robinson Richard…

Haiku Poems about Flowers! Let us celebrate!

Cherry Blossom Cherry blossom sways With wind and rain the lord brings Then grows tall in spring by Jahmeelay Tulips Beautiful tulips In the rain they’re cute and sweet They shine bright with might. by Samarah Iris Iris are lovely As they bloom, I bloom with joy They shine in the light. by Sandy Red…

Types of Poems

ABC poem a series of lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines are made up of words and phrases. The first word of line 1 begins with an A, the first word of line 2 begins with a B etc. Analogy Poetry Type a likeness or similarity between things (a subject and an…

"Stopping by the woods on a snowy evening" Poem quiz

A “oh” sound B “ere” sound C “ake” sound D “eep” sound

The Fat Black Woman’s Poems

Beauty 1, Beauty/is a fat black woman The Assertion 1, Heavy as a whale/eyes beady with contempt The Fat Black Women Remembers 1, The fat black woman/remembers her mama Alone 1, The fat black woman/sits alone The Fat Black Woman Goes Shopping 1, Shopping in London winter/is a real drag… Invitation 1, If my fat/was…

"In a Mirror" poem

Poet Marcia Stubbs Summary in one sentence the narrator of the poem is living in a life wear he/she continuously reflects on their actions, so as he/she passes by a blind man in need of help he/she can’t help but feel guilty. Speaker Narrator=Poet Form 12 lines, 5-9 words per line, 3 stanzas, Quatrains Word…

The Reasons That Induced Dr. Swift to Write a Poem Called the Lady’s Dressing Room

My lady vowed W T S / I I I V Y W O C My lady vows without that sum / It is in vain you write or come Alas for wretched H, / W L M, W W B! Alas for wretched humankind, / With learning mad, with wisdom blind! And all their…

dissect a poem

when the poem has no particular form it is written in_________ free verse sentences in a poem are called____ lines paragraphs in a poem are called ____and _____ stanzas and verses when two lines are combined they are called _____ couplet when three lines are combined they are called____ triplet/tercet we four lines are combined…

William Blake Poems- Power, Corruption and Institutionalised Religion quotes.

‘In trembling zeal he seiz’d his hair.’ Little Lost Boy. ‘Lo what a fiend is here!’ Little Lost Boy. ‘our most holy mystery.’ Little Lost Boy. ‘And burn’d him in a holy place, Where many had been burn’d before.’ Little Lost Boy. ‘They strip’d him to his shirt, And bound him in an iron chair.’…

Poem julia de burgos vocab

patria homeland mentir to lie alzarse to rise up voz voice ropaje apparel tenderse to lay muñeca doll destello sparkle miel honey desnudar to uncover señorona homely amo master dama casera home-loving lady ataca tied cura priest desbocado wildly olfateando sniffing modista dressmaker alhajas jewlery clavada stuck ancestral ancient cifra number duelo a muerte duel…

Analyze, Beware do not read this poem.

1- Recall and Explain, According to the speaker, what happened to over 100,000 people who disappeared without a trace in 1968? They were murdered by the woman in the mirror. 2- Vocabulary, The speaker warns the reader to beware. What does he suggest that the poem is capable of? The poem will guide the reader…

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