Cards in this guide (25)
What is the root of the word explicit
'Explicit' is a Latin word meaning 'he, she, or it
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
What does loveliest of trees the cherry now mean
The cherry tree is the loveliest.
What word does Housman emphasize to draw attention to the importance of living in the present moment
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
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
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.
Which situation is the clearest example of cause and effect in The City Without Us
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
In Loveliest of Trees the Cherry Now by A. E. Housman what could be a symbol for something that goes away much too quickly
In the poem what does Collins compare to losing memories
floating away down a river
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]
What does it mean to interpret something
To explain or translate the meaning of something. [APEX
In Auden's "Musée 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 "Musée des Beaux Arts" but is excluded in Williams's "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus"
The ship that watched Icarus fall. [APEX]