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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 a word for something that can't be defined

The word for something which can't be defined is "indefinable."

What does loveliest of trees the cherry now mean

The cherry tree is the loveliest.

Which term refers to words or ideas that are clearly expressed and leave no question as to their meaning

Explicit Answer this question…

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 does the term implicit mean

Suggested but not clearly expressed.

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

the poems theme

Why might a story be reinterpreted by another author

To change the story to the circumstances of another culture (Apex)

Why does Housman emphasize the word now in poem

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

What does Collins seem to be saying about the subject of aging

Answer this question… That it happens to everyone

What interpretation is a possible theme of Ovid's The Story of Daedalus and Icarus

Reaching too high can be the cause of your eventual downfall. [APEX]

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]

What statement is the clearest example of a theme

Friends turning against each other

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

The structure makes the poem feel urgent

How does the focus of Brueghel's Landscape with the Fall of Icarus compare to Ovid's The Story of Daedalus and Icarus

Brueghel's painting focuses on the people of the cost rather than lcarus.

Which summarized story is most likely a myth

A handsome young man sits and stares at his own reflection until he starves to death. After he dies, a flower named after him grows where he was sitting. [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]

Which statement is the best example of an interpretation

Williams is making a statement about death in general. [APEX]

What element appears in Auden's "MusΓ©e des Beaux Arts" but is excluded in Williams's "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus"

The ship that watched Icarus fall. [APEX]

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