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Question about the Traits of a Sonnet

A sonnet has all the following traits except: ___________a. it has 14 linesb. it’s a lyric poemc. it usually resolves somehow near the endd. each line reads the same back and forthI'm assuming the... more
Literature Writing

23d

Have you ever written a fable?

What was it about? What are some lessons that you teach through the fable? What is a fable?

Question about Poetry

The poem, The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock was written:a. as a sonnetb. in stream of consciousnessc. in a fixed form d. in a series of epithets

Question about Connotations in Literature

One connotation of the word “lamb” could be: ____________a. a wooly four-legged animalb. a baby sheepc. a fragile, vulnerable creatureThis one is confusing me, is the answer c?

Question about Sonnets

A sonnet has all the following traits except: ___a. it has 14 linesb. it’s a lyric poemc. it usually resolves somehow near the endd. each line reads the same back and forth
Literature

10/19/21

Name a monster that is similar to Frankenstein's Monster written by mary shelley?

critically analyze similar features between the two monsters and indicate their similarities in all features
Literature

10/19/21

In Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, what are the similarities between Jane and St.John? Give full explanation and evidences from the novel.

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë : similarities between Jane and St.John

10/13/21

Why Pelagia became a saint?

Why Pelagia became a saint?
Literature English

09/30/21

W.E.B Dubois and Booker T. Washington

1) At the time this was published, Booker T. Washington had more political prominence and power than W.E.B. Du Bois. Du Bois, and others, referred to his 1895 speech as "The Atlanta Compromise" for... more

Song of the Sky Loom

what does Pueblo Indian ask for in this prayer poem Song of the Sky Loom?
Literature English Grammar

09/23/21

Q about POV in Ernest Hemingways Hills like White Elephants

Analyze the Point of View in Ernest Hemingways, Hills like White Elephants: What is the narration like?  Explain if it's first, second, or third person- I think it's third. Explain if it's... more
Literature English Grammar

09/22/21

POV ? about Ernest Hemingway's Hills like White Elephants

Analyze the Point of View in Hills like White Elephants: What is the narration like? Explain if it's first, second, or third person- I think it's third. Explain if it's omniscient or limited, and... more

09/11/21

The “American Dream” theme in The Great Gatsby

Please explain the use of the “American Dream” theme within The Great Gatsby and how it either supports or critiques the idea.2-3 paragraph minimum, with or without textual support.

08/30/21

need help (sat preparation)

In the following passage from "The Perils of Indifference," Elie Wiesel describes the memory of being liberated from the Buchenwald concentration camp by American soldiers. How would the meaning of... more

08/30/21

need help (sat preparation)

How would the meaning of the following passage change if Wiesel used the word “troubles” rather than “plight”?"Have we really learned from our experiences? Are we less insensitive to the plight of... more

08/29/21

help with question(sat preparation)

When Beowulf decides to travel to the land of the Danes to help Hrothgar, the narrator states, “None/ Of the wise ones regretted his going, much/ As he was loved by the Geats: the omens were good,/... more

08/29/21

help with questions ( sat preparation)

Before King Beowulf goes to fight the dragon, he says: “Nor abide by the barrow, ye breastplate-mailed,/ ye heroes in harness, which of us twain/ better from battle-rush bear his wounds./ Wait ye... more

08/29/21

This story suggests that one of the roles of folklore within this culture is: ( sat preparation)

The Story of the Lightning and the ThunderNigerian Folktale, translated by Elphinstone Dayrell [1910]In the olden days the thunder and lightning lived on the earth amongst all the other people, but... more

08/29/21

tennyson makes use of which devices in the lines: “It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: / It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles”?

tennyson makes use of which devices in the lines: “It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: / It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles”? Mark all that applya. Allusionb. Parallelismc. Similed.... more

08/28/21

How would the meaning of this passage change if he had used the word “anger” instead of the word “rage”?

In the following passage from "The Perils of Indifference," Elie Wiesel describes the memory of being liberated from the Buchenwald concentration camp by American soldiers. How would the meaning of... more

08/28/21

How would the meaning of the following passage change if Wiesel used the word “suffering” instead of “anguish”?

How would the meaning of the following passage change if Wiesel used the word “suffering” instead of “anguish”?- “Suffering” would imply a physical rather than emotional torment- “Anguish”... more

08/28/21

What is the meaning of the word “elicit” in the following passage?

What is the meaning of the word “elicit” in the following passage?“In a way, to be indifferent to that suffering is what makes the human being inhuman. Indifference, after all, is more dangerous... more

08/28/21

What is the meaning of the word “denounce” from the same passage?

“In a way, to be indifferent to that suffering is what makes the human being inhuman. Indifference, after all, is more dangerous than anger and hatred. Anger can at times be creative. One writes a... more
Literature

08/21/21

Compare Antigone's defense of the "unwritten laws" or "traditions" that nobody made and that have always existed with Socrates's appeal to the Laws of Athens.

Compare Antigone's defense of the "unwritten laws" or "traditions" that nobody made and that have always existed with Socrates's appeal to the Laws of Athens. What view would Socrates take of the... more

08/09/21

what makes puritan literature different from other american literature

what makes puritan literature different from other american literature

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