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Parts of a Poem

verse a line in a poem is called this stanza a group of lines is called this space each stanza of a poem has this in between them centered this is the way a poem is arranged on a page free verse a poem that does not rhyme is called this rhyme scheme when letters…

Spring Storm Poem flashcard

Line One He comes gusting out of the house, Line Two The screen door a thunderclap behind him Line Three He moves like a black cloud Line Four Over the lawn and – Stops Line Five A hand in his mind grabs Line Six A purple crayon of anger Line Seven And messes the clean…

Madrigal Poem Study Flash Card

There is no frigate Emily Dickinson Fire and Ice Robert Frost BLK History Month Nikki Giovanni The Sniffle Ogden Nash The Red Wheelbarrow William Carlos Williams L(a E.E Cummings Thursday William Carlos Williams Harlem Langston Hughes Truth and Beauty Elizabeth Akers Allen What Lips my Lips Edna St Vincent Millay Because I Could Not Stop…



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Don’t quit poem flashcard

When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road your trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but dont you quit Stanza 1 Life…

Poems Flashcards

Ballad a narrative poem of popular origin Elegy a mournful poem, esp. one lamenting the dead Epic a long narrative poem telling of a hero’s deeds Free verse Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme Lyric poem A type of poem characterized by brevity, compression, and the expression of feeling. Narrative…

Guess that Poem

Go and Catch a falling star, Get with child a mandrake root, Tel me where all past years are, Or who cleft the devil’s foot, Teach me to hear mermaids singing, Or to keep off envy’s stinging and find what wind Serves to advance an honest mind Song: Go and Catch a Falling Star If…

Auden Poems – Aspects of Narrative

1ST SEPTEMBER 1939- story Auden sitting in a dive when Germany declares war on Poland. He’s thinking about how history is repeating itself throughout the decades and how people want only personal love, rest universal. 1ST SEPTEMBER 1939- time and sequence Poem is set in 1st September 1939. 1 and 2 stanzas in here and…

‘First they Came’ Poem…and ‘Night’ excerpt Vocabulary

Communists People who favor the equal distribution of wealth and the end of anyone owning any private property Social Democrats (socialists) People who wanted an economic system in which everything is owned by the public and works for the welfare of all equally. Trade Unionists An organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions,…

Rosa Parks Bio and Poem

When Did Rosa refuse to give up her seat on the Bus? December 1, 1955 What city was Rosa in when she was arrested? Montgomery, Alabama What is Rosa Parks primarily known for? Refusing to give up her seat on the bus. In the poem, “the dream of a bench to rest on” refers to:…

Poetry (Test 1); Authors and Poem Titles

Hemingway Hills Like White Elephants Collins Schoolsville Mueller Hope Herrick Here a Pretty Baby Lies Anonymous (fifteenth century) Sir Patrick Spens Brooks The Mother Dickinson Because I Could Not Stop for Death Francis Catch Frost Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Hardy The Man He Killed Harjo Eagle Poem Jarrell The Death of the…

Emily Dickinson Poems by Year

J.241 F.339 “I like a look of Agony” 1861 J.249 F.269 “Wild Nights – Wild Nights!” 1861 J.258 F.320 “There’s a certain Slant of light” 1861 J.280 F.340 “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain” 1861 J.303 F.409 “The Soul selects her own Society” This poem was sent to Susan Dickinson in a letter dated…

ap lit types of poem quiz

lyric subjective, reflective poetry with regular rhyme scheme and meter that reveals a poet’s thoughts and feelings to create a single, unique impression narrative nondramatic, objective verse with regular rhyme scheme and meter that relates a story sonnet a rigid 14-line verse form, with variable structure and rhyme scheme according to type ode elaborate lyric…

Poem Meaning

Miniver Cheevy Reflection that goes back to medieval times. The character doesn’t live up to his name and is depressed because of this. He becomes a drunkard. He wants to escape into another time and how reality has lots of problems and if he had money he’d be happy. Ironic cause no matter what he’ll…

Snowmen at night and Snowman poems

drooped to hang down slide Move across a smooth surface anxious Worried or afraid that something is going to happen pitcher Player who throws the ball to the batter aim To point something directly at someone or something tucker Completely tired out; exhausted height

English 9 – First Poetry Quiz – Analyze the poem

3 types of fig language Metaphors, Similes, and personification Enjambment Line in poetry that does not end with punctuation but continues on next line Rhyme Scheme Pattern of the rhyme between the lines. Examples of 1st POV Me, I Examples of 2nd POV You, your, thy Examples of 3rd POV he, she, they Repeating repeating…

Poetry Final – Poems and Authors

Anne Bradstreet On My Dear Grand-child Simon Bradstreet (many references to God and that he has a greater purpose, she struggles to believe this but it seems reassuring to her) Hell-Bound Train Unknown author (song) Alexander Pope True Ease in Writing comes from Art, not Chance (many allusions to Greek and Roman culture, poem about…

Poem: Kubla Khan QUIZ

The final image of “Kubla Khan” is that of the c. poet feverish with inspiration Who was Kubla Khan? a. A real person in history The speaker in “Kubla Khan” describes a — c. vision he has had What is unusual about the sacred river Alph? b. It goes underground So twice five miles of…

Headlight 1 Unit 4 picnic – poem

picnic Picknick 5 pm 5 Uhr nachmittags/abends, 17 Uhr 9 am 9 Uhr morgens/vormittags I’d love to come. (I would love to come.) Ich würde sehr gerne kommen./ Ich komme sehr gern. Best wishes. Viele Grüße… (Briefschluss) use benutzen, verwenden dictionary Wörterbuch, Wörterverzeichnis poem Gedicht

Poetry Terms and Poems

Blank Verse Does not rhyme but consists of iambic pentameter. USed by Shakespeare often Couplet Two successive lines of poetry, usually of equal length and similar meter, with end-words that rhyme Diction Poet’s choice of words End rhyme The rhyming of words at the end of lines Exact rhyme The repetition of words that end…

USA Test Prep Acrostic Poem-Dramatic Irony

acrostic poem a poem in which in the letters spell out a word or phrase allegory a story with two or more levels of meaning- a literal and symbolic alliteration repetition of initial consonant sounds allusion reference to a person, place, or event from history antagonist person or force that creates conflict for the main…

"Seeing Snow" Poem Vocabulary

Suspension Temporary withholding of a belief, law, privilege or decision. (used to say how Firmat thinks of snow-the topic of the poem) Subside To be less quiet or violent (Firmat uses subside to show how his excitement to see snow never goes away)

Of people abeka 7th grade authors, stories, and poems for test 1

(Story) Mama and the graduation present Kathryn Forbes (Poem) the courage that my mother had Edna st. Vincent millay (Story) I meet the sheriff Ralph moody (Poem) somebody’s mother Mary Dow brine (Story) Pierce arrow Frank Gilberth Jr. And ernestine gilberth carey (Poem) the secret heart Robert p. Tristram coffin (Story) Alas! Poor Annabelle! Carol…

POEMS (author, summary)

The Lake Isle of Innisfree -William Butler Yeats -a guy wants to live alone on an island because he hates the city Those Winter Sundays -Robert Hayden -a son remembers his abusive but hardworking father Ulysses -Alfred Lord Tennyson -Ulysses/Odysseus returns to his kingdom but wants to travel again Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers -Adrienne Rich -the…

Barbara Frietchie Poem

a Union sympathizer Who is Barbara Frietchie? They are hauled down by the men in town. What happens to the flags of Frederick between morning and noon? She takes one of the flags and flies it from her attic window What is Barbara Frietchie’s first brave act? She shakes the flag and dares the soldiers…

yi qu er san li poem

walk 1, 2, or 3 miles in the countryside 一去二三里 yi(-)qu()er() san(-)li(v) be able to see 4 or 5 small villages 烟村四五家 yan(-)cun(-)si()wu(v)jia(-) 6 to 7 pavilions 亭台六七座 ting(/)tai(/)liu()qi(-)zuo() and 8, 9, maybe ten scattered groups of flowers around 八九十枝花 ba(-)jiu(v)shi(/)zhi(-)hua(-)

Latin Cattlus poem 10 50 and 43

Poem 10 line 1: amores poetic plural for singular Poem Line 1 – 4: no conjunctions asyndeton Poem 10: Line 3: scortillum diminutive (form of endearment Poem 10: Line 4: double negatives litotes Poem 10: Line 5: incidere perfect indicative Poem 10: Line 6-8: esset, haberet, profuisset subjunctive verbs in indirect questions Poem 10: Line…

Ogura Hyakunin-isshu (小倉百人一首), 16-syllable poems (十六枚札)

あひみてののちのこころにくらぶれば むかしはものをおもはざりけり あきかぜにたなびくくものたえまより もれいづるつきのかげのさやけさ あきのたのかりほのいほのとまをあらみ わがころもではつゆにぬれつつ あけぬればくるるものとはしりながら なほうらめしきあさぼらけかな あさぢふのをののしのはらしのぶれど あまりてなどかひとのこひしき あさぼらけありあけのつきとみるまでに よしののさとにふれるしらゆき あさぼらけうぢのかはぎりたえだえに あらはれわたるせぜのあじろぎ あしびきのやまどりのをのしだりをの ながながしよをひとりかもねむ あまつかぜくものかよひぢふきとぢよ をとめのすがたしばしとどめむ あまのはらふりさけみればかすがなる みかさのやまにいでしつきかも あらざらむこのよのほかのおもひでに いまひとたびのあふこともがな あらしふくみむろのやまのもみぢばは たつたのかはのにしきなりけり ありあけのつれなくみえしわかれより あかつきばかりうきものはなし ありまやまゐなのささはらかぜふけば いでそよひとをわすれやはする あはぢしまかよふちどりのなくこゑに いくよねざめぬすまのせきもり あはれともいふべきひとはおもほえで みのいたづらになりぬべきかな

Mrs Grolou The Witch by Jack Prelustsky poem

She comes by night in fearsome flight in garments black as pitch the queen of doom upon her broom the wild and wicked witch a cackling crone with brittle bones and desicated limbs two evil eyes with warts and sties and bags above the rims a dangling nose ten twisted toes and folds of shriveld…

English Epic poems

What is an epic poem? a long poem narrating the heroic exploits of an individual in a way that reveals the beliefs central to the culture of his society. The story of an epic usually involves adventures of what? gods that intervene or interfere in the lifes of men to change of course of events….

English Poems 2 themes

O Mistress Mine This poem talks about a couple and urges them to love each other right now The Battle of Blenheim This poem has the ironic line “But it was a great victory!” Bribe This poem’s author asks the land to help in writing its beautiful sounds Sonnet 55 This poem says that one…

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