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What is the root of the word explicit

'Explicit' is a Latin word meaning 'he, she, or it explains'.

What is the theme of a poem

A poetic theme is the idea and the message the poet wants to give to the reader through the poem.

What is the largest country with the largest economy

The country with the largest economy in the world is to the United States, which is the third largest by area and by population. However, the largest country in the world, Russia, has the 9th largest economy out of any country. The most populated country in the world, China, has the 2nd largest economy out of any country.

What is the superstition about the black cat

The superstition is that the black cat is a familiar of witches and can talk. It is also thought that black cats are bad luck. If you see a black cat in the path then you have to go by another route.

What does loveliest of trees the cherry now mean

The cherry tree is the loveliest.

Like a pair of thick socks is a example of what

That's a simile, where you compare two things.

"The fog in London was like a pair of thick socks."

"She snuggled up in bed, warm like a pair of thick socks."

There's a poem by Jimmy Santiago Baca that starts:

"I am offering this poem to you,

since I have nothing else to give.

Keep it like a warm coat,

when winter comes to cover you,

or like a pair of thick socks

the cold cannot bite through,

I love you."

Everyday use what was mama's reaction to dee's demands to be given the objects

She rips them out of Dee's hands and tosses them into Maggies lap.

Why did Dee change her name in Everyday use

It was a slave name

What describes a first person narrator

A first person narrator is the person telling the story; they use words like "I" and "we."

Which of these uses a word's surrounding text to help create meaning

Its context

What word does Housman emphasize to draw attention to the importance of living in the present moment

Now

What key element is found in Gothic literature

The strong sense that something is not quite right.

Why does Housman compare life to the blossoming of a cherry tree Loveliest of Trees the Cherry Now

Because both come and go quickly and should be enjoyed at all times.

What can the reader learn about by studying the implicit meanings of words in a poem

the poems theme

Why does Housman emphasize the word now in poem

To draw attention to the importance of living in the present moment.

What is the theme of From Blossoms by Li-Young Lee

Enjoy the weather while it’s here

Which sentence is most clearly about the relationship between a poems setting and mood

i honestly dont know

What is sestina

A poetic form that repeats six end words in different contexts.

What metaphor for aging does Shakespeare use

Autumn

In Loveliest of Trees the Cherry Now by A. E. Housman what could be a symbol for something that goes away much too quickly

Snow. [APEX]

Which sentence is most clearly discussing the implicit meaning of a text

The structure makes the poem feel urgent

Which word from Li-Young Lee's "From Blossoms" has the most positive connotation

fellowship. [APEX]

Where does Icarus drown in Pieter Brueghel's painting Landscape with the Fall of Icarus

Close to a passing ship. [APEX]

In Auden's "MusΓ©e des Beaux Arts," Williams's "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus," and Brueghel's Landscape with the Fall of Icarus all share which theme

Life goes on while someone is suffering. [APEX]

In "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus," how does William Carlos Williams quicken the pace of the poem

By not using any punctuation. [APEX]

what does the narrator do to the first cat after it bites him on the hand

he cuts out one of the cats eyes

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