In this poem Wilfred Owen, states how sweet and right it is to die for one's country.
Wilfred Owen was an officer in the Manchester Regiment in WW1. The poem describes a gas attack on his men, and the subsequent death of one, as they withdrew from the front line trenches. As you can tell from readi…
It's possible, but not easy unless you find a modern translation. Look in your library for Morte d'Arthur. It's usually in two volumes written in Early or Middle English. Of course, it's not really History since King Arthur is considered a Legend and there is no concrete evidence that such…
This poem personifies the moon as a woman smiling over us.The speaker admires the qualities and the position of the moon.◘ The speaker in this poem respects nature.◘ The speaker in this poem believes in Heaven.moor is simply the English language pronunciation of the Irish word mór meaning great…
It means may everything be easy for you in life. And may God
personally protect over you.
Its an very old Irish blessing, said at funerals and at solemn
Type 'World War 2 poetry' (or WW2 poetry) into any Internet search engine, or consult your local library. Librarians are usually most helpful. You could also read the following answer from Chappie... As the official archivist/historian for the veterans of the Royal Navy's LST and Landing Craf Associ…
Poems with Multiple Meanings Few, if any pieces of poetry have one, singular, 'correct' interpretation. In fact, it would be something of a find if there were such a thing. Even a single stanza, or even a single LINE of a single poem can be impossible to interpret by one, sole definition. The beauty…
"Thee" means you, so this sentence doesn't make sense. This is Old English. There is also a band named "Love you Thee" and also a stage play by this name, so I'm not sure what one you are talking about.
The first response is correct. In modern english, it doesn't make much sense. If you use o…
Laugharne is located in Carmarthenshire, Wales. Carmathenshire is in the South of Wales.
http://www.loveislonely.com is a good poetry website. It is nicely designed and has good quality. www.4to40.com is a very good poetry website if you want to share your own poetry, enter your poetry or haiku into competitions, or like to see other amateur artists poems.
Non-Amateur Sites A goo…
It can be a term for a poem that is unfamiliar or that you've never studied before. This term is used specifically in an examination for poetry (British General Certificate of Education). _____ The term is also used as an alternative word for "found" poems... this is a type of poetry that can be f…
You use 5-7-5 syllables. here is a 5 syllable (get-ting bet-er
dave?) that's an example of a five syllable sentence, but don't do
sentences on it do it like these examples that I made for you guys.
eg. Haiku Seasons
In Summer Breezes
Be There Youthful Memories
Now Growing Older.
In Autumn L…
You're comparing apples and oranges, I'm afraid. Poetry is a STYLE of writing - fiction or non-fiction doesn't enter into it. Poetry can be non-fiction, based on a real event where the poet adds their own embellishments (like Kipling did), or it can be completely fictional, based on an idea or an im…
Peter Piper didn't pick any pecks of pickled peppers because
pickled peppers aren't pickled when they are picked. So Peter Piper
picked zero pecks of pickled peppers.
However assuming that he was able to pick at least one peck of
pickled peppers (it never said he got them from a garden) it would
Iambic pentameter is a meter in poetry, consisting of lines with five feet (hence "pentameter") in which the iamb (or "iambus") is the dominant foot (hence "Iambic"). Iambic rhythms are quite easy to write in English and iambic pentameter is among the most common metrical forms in English …
He wanted to show people what it was really like to fight in the war.
Any kind of rhyming couplet ends Shakespearean, doesn't have to be heroic
The Shakespearean (or "English" or "Elizabethan") sonnet ends with a heroic couplet.
The most basic answer might be: Prose is language that has as its primary goal the sharing of information. Poetry has as its primary goal the use of language itself as music. There is no rule that says a given piece of writing MUST be one or the other. ______________ Sometimes the distinction is u…
First African American poet The correct answer is Phillis Wheatley.
A limerick must have 5 lines whose first two lines must rhyme with
the last and whose third and fourth line must rhyme (rhyme scheme
There was an old man from Peru
Who dreamed he was eating his shoe
He woke in the night
With a terrible fright
To find it was perfectly true…
A limerick is required to have five lines. Lines one two and five must rhyme, lines three and four must rhyme
There are 5 line of verse in a limerick.
In and Out of Time
An Anapest is a metrical foot used in formal poetry.
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1 billion dollars
*Actually, World War I cost $338 Billion Dollars. Sorry, but you aren't Dr.Evil. "I want one billion dollars!!"
CRUISE CONTROL! In Nissan!
The reference to frogs and their bog is an analogy for a person being admired by the public.
The poem implies that life has things that are for sale. You should spend whatever the cost is for these things because they are very valuable in your life. So, the extended metaphor is comparing life to things being offered to you for purchase, like a salesperson.
Dark blue was the Byzantine color of an empress, lending to the
Virgin Mary's early association with the color as "Queen of
Here is what else the color blue symbolizes, direct from
Crystal-cure.com (with a few moderations):
Blue symbolizes: youth, spirituality, truth, peace and
Blue is the color of the sky and sea. It is often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven.Blue is considered beneficial to the mind and body. It slows human metabolism and produces a calming effect. Blue is strongl…
The poem is entitled "A Visit From Saint Nicholas". It's tempting to call it "Twas The Night Before Christmas" because of the immensely famous first line. The author was Clement C. Moore. For some reason some people believe Samuel Clemens wrote it. ...or... Major Henry Livingston, Jr. (1748-1828) …
His poems are all about world war one and are in great detail it clearly relates to his experiences on the Western Front.
Why KingArthur needed ExcaliburBefore Excalibur King Arthur pulled the sword in the stone.The sword from the stone broke in a fight, so Merlin told him of The Lady in the Lake and The legendary Excalibur sword. King arthur pursued this sword and retrieved it from the lake. After he retrieved the swo…
Bronco Layne had a pain so they sent for Waggon Train, Waggon Train was too slow, so they sent for Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe killed a man ,so they sent for big Cheyanne, Big Cheyanne was having tea, so they sent for Laramie Laramie lost his cargo so they sent for Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo lost their hunt…
Answer tape ideaIm not an expert, but check out this idea & expand on it.....Change your 8mm tape to standard vhs tape by using one of those "All in one transfer machines".It changes tapes, film, & cards to vhs tape & then watch on your vcr. Just a thought.
zebulon pike died because he got killed with rocks and other debris thrown at him when a ship blew up. but u can go 2 wikianswers 2 get more.
Langston Hughes's Awards/Acheivements
In 1925, Langston Hughes entered Opportunity magazine's literary contest; he won first prize in poetry. In the same year, he entered the Amy Spingarn Contest in Crisis magazine and won poetry and essay prizes.In 1926, he won first prize in the Witter Bynner Und…
The Harlem Renaissance had many lasting effects-- such as creating a pathway for the Civil Rights Movement some 20 years later and inspiring artists to create jazz, authors and poets and playwrights to create pieces of literary work that are now considered classics in literature, etc.
The main divisions are as follows: Prose Fiction The novelThe short storyThe novella (a short novel that often focuses on the action rather than on the characters) Poetry LyricEpicBallad Drama TragedyComedy
What influenced his poetry was because of the fact that his father couldn't find a job in the United States and had to find a job in Mexico because he was a black.
Several hundred, though most of them were short - one or two
four-lined stanzas, and many are not suitable for polite company
It is an honor for a poet. The post is for the poet to make the
public more aware of poetry.
"The Swagman" by C.J.Dennis was published in 1921, and written during Dennis's years in Melbourne.
The Elizabethan sonnet is written in Iambic Pentameter, that is 5 feet per line. Iambic means that each line begins with an unstressed syllable.
JUST A MINOR FOOTNOTE about the opinion that "Iambic means that each line begins with an unstressed syllable."
The iambic foot has two beats, the first u…
"She Walks in Beauty" is a direct line from a poem... but if you wanted to paraphrase it, you would write it a different way, still trying to retain the same meaning. You could say something like "She was amazingly beautiful, and everywhere she went, she brought that beauty with her." ... if that is…
Humanist are people who studied grammar poetry literature drama philosophy and history during the middle ages.
Poem title format
If it's an epic poem, underline the title. If it's brief, put the title in quotation marks.
Maya Angelou uses sensory details or figurative language used to describe, arouse emotion, or represent abstractions.
Here are some definitions of poetry:
Poetry is a form of writing, also an art form. There are many
different kinds of poetry.
Poetry is the expression of one's feelings in many different
forms of writing. Topics range from life to a red firetruck.
Contrary to popular belief, most poems do not rhym…
It comes from rapper Luke "I wanna rock (Doo Doo Brown)" "where i heard it from was Feel Good INC. by Gorillaz" Luke's song originated in 1991, while Gorillaz's song was in 2005. So Gorillaz copied Luke 14 years later, obviously. Also, in the song "Still Not A Playa" Big Pun says it. That song was …
In "Song", the speak reassure his beloved by saying that he is leaving neither because he is tired of her nor in the hope that he may find someone who is better fitted for him (by "nor in hope the world can show a fitter love for me", the speaker actually implys that as far as he is concerned, his b…
Yes. There are many approaches to writing poetry. This approach to stanzas in a poem can often create an unexpected rhythm that makes a poem interesting especially when read aloud.
How to Analyze a PoemThere are many ways to analyze a poem; you can start by asking yourself these questions:The number of stanzas or lines per stanza sometimes helps determine the poem's meaning.The meter. Is there a beat, rythym, rhyme scheme/pattern?The thematic structure. Does it have an introdu…
I don't know how to have triplets (I'm trying to find out too.) But I do know how to have twins. 1. Get your adult female Sim pregnant2. Press Ctrl + Shift + C3. Type in "force twins" (No quotes.)Ok. Hope I helped a little
Narrative poetry tells a story. It may be short or long, but it is basically a vivid image of the author's mood, thoughts, and feelings. Narrative poetry is probably the oldest kind of poetry, since most of the earliest literature that we can find is narrative poetry. In fact, some scholars think th…
There are two kinds of "end rhymes." The first, is a rhyme in which
the last word at the end of each verse is the word that rhymes.
The second type of "end rhyme" generally refers to words that rhyme
on their "end" or last sound, which consists of the final vowel
sound and all following sounds. Thi…
In "The Send Off" Wilfred Owen is referring to British troops on their way to the battlelines in WWI. Owen fought (and died) in the Great War himself.
Sir Walter Scott records these lines, in Canto VI, Stanza 17 of
"Marmion" (1808), an epic poem about the Battle of Flodden Field in
The meaning is, basically, that lies beget more lies, and that
masking lies with more lies creates an ever-more-complex
arrangement of falsehoods.
Peter Piper picked "a" peck of pickled peppers, therefore Peter Piper picked one peck of pickled peppers.
Peter Piper did not pick any pickled peppers. You have to pick the peppers, then pickle them.
Peter Piper purchased a peck of pickeled peppers in bulk. He went to…
Both are composed of words organized in such a way to convey meaning.Both follow the conventions of the craft.
Countee Cullen is a male. He was on of the most important poets of the Harlem Renaissance. Also HE did not just think that we only shared the sorrow and not the joy of life. He was implying that humans can not isolate themselves and that we are all interconnected.
Try looking at it as a …
Six good reasons the mariner shot the albatross. 1. Self sufficiency 2. Vanity 3. Original sin 4. Irrationality 5. Gratuitous violence 6. Pride
Is a poem that tells a story, the poems may be short or long. Its
usually nondramatic, with objective verse and regular rhyme scheme
Here is a narrative poem by Kate Jennifer John stone from Australia
- link to the poem website is below!
It's that time again, that time that I dread,
The extended metaphor in the poem Your Father as a Guitar by Martin
Espada would be the father as the guitar, as stated in the poem. An
extended metaphor is a literary device that is used to compare two
or more things for the entirety of a work - such as a poem, play,
An acrostic poem is one that uses a word or phrase (usually the theme or the underlying subject matter of the poem) written vertically. Each letter of the word/phrase then acts as the beginning letter for a new line of the poem. Whatever is written using each letter must connect to the subject matte…
There are 14 lines in a sonnet. Three quatrains and then a couplet, or alternatively an eight-line octet followed by a six-line sestet.
The poem makes reference to the Bay of Fundy, a body of water which touches the northern edge of Maine but is predominantly Canadian (Nova Scotia). Robert Lowell is considered a New England poet, so it makes sense that he would have direct knowledge about the dialect spoken in Maine.
Do you mean how much is a mynah bird?
One Perspective That's a hard question... but here goes: To start, try writing a poem with a specific structure, like a Haiku. A Haiku is usually structured like this: 5 syllables 7 syllables 5 syllables Write about whatever you want. Haikus are usually about nature, but the idea is to just try…
A clerihew is a poem that makes some fun, (but not insulting) criticism at a famous person. It has two rhymed couplets, in the pattern a a b b. Here is an example: Petals grow Where faries go In this garden Magic grows A clerihew is a humorous, four-line biographical poem that…
It was William Shakespeare Don't believe the previous answer, it's dead wrong. As far as I know, the first poems were written by the Ancient Egyptians, although there were probably poems long before then.
If you mean unseen poems in terms of finding poems in other writing that wasn't originally meant as poetry, then a good exercise is to enlarge a newspaper article for the class and work on finding poetry within it, together. You might want to pre-screen the article for interesting words and other th…
Yes, you can. When you do, you want the picture to be what the poem is about.
The Berlin Wall symbolized an iron curtain. The Iron Curtain fence stretched for thousands of kilometers to separate Eastern and Western countries, and it was especially strong in Germany, where the Berlin Wall became an unmistakable symbol of the Iron Curtain division. In certain regions, the Iron…
Answer: try looking for a copy through the California artists radio theater under great radio writers --- Answer: A version (the original?) of "I Will Not Go Back" by Milton Geiger is posted below, see related links: It is part of an episode of the radio program called "This Is My Best" produce…
He wrote from an early age, and continued his love for writing and drawing while in the military. He never intended to write for children, but had a friend in the business who encouraged it.
his favorite poem was the very famous "The road not taken," it speaks to the reader in many ways... i advise to read this magical poem one day!
The meaning of William Blake's 'Infant Sorrow' is that there is a
dark side to childbirth. While it can be joyous, it can also be
full of sorrow.
In the first place the idea of the seven ages of man was not found by Shakespeare. This idea had been around for a long time, and finds its origin in a Latin phrase. Shakespeare was only the man to voice the idea, and in that he succeeded very well.The number seven is probably derived from the seven…
The poem's name is A Lesson from My FatherThe last two lines are definitely something to consider while your mother is still with you: You only have one mother, son. So cherish her with care. You'll never know her value till you see her empty chair. You can read the entire poem at the Related Link.
He mostly wrote lyric poems.
The purpose of punctuation in poetry
The purpose of punctuation in poetry is two-fold - to assist in understanding the poet's meaning, where ambiguity might exist (as with prose punctuation) AND to introduce pauses of different lengths, for emphasis and musicality. The poet may omit all punc…
Una is the true faith-a symbol of truth and faithfulness. Una enlists RCK's help to defeat the monster and free her parents.
Duessa is the false church and is associated with the House of Pride which protrays all of the corruption in the world (there are fallen princes there). Duessa is used to lead…
Pablo Neruda won the Nobel Prize of Literature in 1971
1. Simile = "The baby was as big as a gorilla."2. Metaphor = "The baby was a gorilla."3. Personification = "The water ran down the hill."4. Onomatopoeia = "A flash of lightening."5. Alliteration = "The big bad bear ate the fish."6. Consonance = "From which you might never be free!" ( Probably not mu…
von J.W. Goethe
Translation by Hyde Flippo
Wer reitet so spät durch Nacht und Wind?
Who rides so late through the night and wind?
Es ist der Vater mit seinem Kind;
It's the father with his child;
Er hat den Knaben wohl in dem Arm,
He has the boy safe in his arm,
Yes.um... who would ask that?
She wrote over 1700 poems. Some of her best works include, "I'm nobody, who are you?" "Heart! We will Forget Him!" "Because I could not Stop for Death" and "If I can Stop One Heart From Breaking". Those are my top favorite poems. Though she spent her whole life writing poems, less than twenty were a…
the title itself has natural imagery. Anything in the poem that compares to nature, or a image having to do with nature is natural imagery
A couplet poem has 2 lines. Also at the end of the 2 lines in the poem rhyme. Example: Roses are red, violets are blue my sister is ugly and so are you! The sun is yellow, the ski is blue you look like monkey that lives in the zoo!
That's a fairly subjective question. I guess this would be strictly a matter of taste, but some of the great ones would have to be Emily Dickinson, Hilda Doolittle, Gertrude Stein, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Amy Lowell, Marianne Moore, and Elizabeth Bishop.
The poem "Obituary" by A K Ramanujan, is about his father's death, how he left unprepared and dis-organised. He left debts and unmarried daughters.Even his birth was by caesarean, suggesting he wasn't even born in the normal way. The poet describes the Indian traditions in dealing with the funeral. …
Free verse is poetry that isn't tied to a certain poetic form...
so, it doesn't have to rhyme, or be a certain amount of lines, or a
certain number of syllables. To still make it poetry, the words
have to be well-chosen and artistic, and it is usually still
arranged in stanzas and lines, not in para…
guilt the sun the moon act of story telling suffering sin pride
by A.K. Ramanujan reminiscences his father's death, and the merit and meaning
in the speakers' family-life. The opening lines enumerate the list of things
the father left behind as legacy: his table heaped with newspapers full of
dust, debts and daughters. The speaker carp…
Limericks are humorous poems with five lines Lines 1, 2, and 5 rhymeLines 3 and 4 line has to rhyme here is onewhen lebron said moobart had a pooit went on his facekobe called him a discracethen lucas yelled shoehere is anotherwhen obama ate your mamahe had a cup of lavahe grabbed a homohe ate a ho…
yesi junkin up ur anser foool
Erato is the muse of love,erotic poetry. Euterpe is the muse of lyric poetry
It usually only has an effect if it is read aloud. Iambic pentameter affects how the rhythm of the line goes when it is read.Some poetry is written to be read, and if it is just observed on a page, it loses some of its power. Well that doesnt really explain what Iambic Pentameter is ..... Iambs are …