to what does the speaker compair the host of daffodils? (IWLAAC)
poets help readers experience sensory imagery by using... (iwlaac)
what is the rhyme scheme of this line- "I wandered lonely as a cloud/That floats on high o'er vales and hills,/When all at once i saw a crowd,/A host, of golden daffodils."
to which of your senses does this appeal (iwlaac)- "they stretched in never-ending line/Along the margin of a bay:/...tossing their heads in sprightly dance"
a knowledge of flowers and lakes
what is the wealth the speaker believes the daffodils have brought to him? (iwlaac)
What happens when a dream isn't realized?
paraphrase- "What happens to a dream deferred?" (dd)
a life w/o dreams is no life at all
theme of "dreams"
"he watches from his mountain walls" is an example of what kind of figurative lang.? (the eagle)
comes to people whether they seek it or not
dickinson implies that hope... (hittwf)
"life is a broken winged bird" is what kind of fig. lang.? (dreams)
certain peculiar (long one-syllabled) words
in blackberry eating, what does the poet compare the ripe berries that fall "unbidden to his tongue"?
the description creates a blackberry-like image
why does the poet in "blackberry eating" choose to describe words as "manylettered, one-sylllabled lumps"?
and all that spells their living in destress
which of the following phrases from "Memory" doesn't contain vivid imagery?
she respected her mother
what does this line from "woman's work" reveal about the speaker's attitude toward her mother?- "her woman's work was nothing less than art."
became.../a woman working at home on her art
this passage from "woman's work" creates an image of the speaker assuming the mother's role
theme of "Meciendo" expressed briefly
sight and feeling
in "eulogy for a hermit crab" the image in the line "in a tangle of blinding spume and spray" appeals to what 2 senses?
the difficulties of life never end
the speaker in "uphill" learns that "the road winds uphill all the way". what does that mean in the context of the poem?
the pattern of alternating rhymes links the questions and answers
how does the rhyme pattern in "uphill" affect the poem's meaning?
contrast levels of activity
the purpose of dividing "summer" into 2 separate stanzas is to...
imitate the sound of several types of bells
poe's primary purpose in "the bells" is to...
in "the bells", the line "how they clang and clash and roar!" uses the musical device of...
life is meant to include both good and bad experiences
which of the following sent. best summarizes the central idea of Ecc. 3:1-8?
listening as you read aloud Ecc. 3:1-8 revelas that the dominant sound device is...
poe's "the raven" is primarily about a...
whether the speaker will meet Lenore after he dies
what is the speaker trying to find out from the raven in "the raven?"
shakespeare's "the seven ages of man" is a.......
the lover is so obsessed with the love that he can write and entire poem about the most unimportant features of his beloved's face
what does shakespeare mean when he says the lover writes "a woeful ballad/Made to his mistress' eyebrow"?
evening, silence, song, ever
after which words in the following lines whould a reader pause?- "on a lone winter evening, when the frost/Has wrought a silence, from the stove there shrills/The Cricket's song, in warmth increasing ever. . .
the grasshopper lives in the meadow.
how are the grasshopper and the cricked different in the poem "on the grasshopper and the cricket"?
contains an octave and a sestet
like all Petrarchan sonnets, "on the grasshopper and the cricket"...
his memories of past sorrows
in sonnet 30, what is the cause of the speaker's unhappiness
what word best describes the mood of the pseaker at the end of Sonnet 30?
comforts of friendship
sonnet 30 is primarily about the...
both have a musical quality
in "on the grasshopper and the cricket," how are the sounds of the grasshopper and the cricket like poetry?
repetition of phrases or sentences similar in structure
repetition of vowel sounds
three-line poem of 5-7-5 syllables
lang. not meant to be interpreted literally; used to create vivid impressions by comparing dissimilar things
word's sound imitates a natural sound
pattern of a rhyme in a poem
lanugage that appeals to the senses
poetry with no set pattern
poems, rich in musical devices, expressing personal thoughts and feelings
repetition of consonant sounds
poetry that tells a story
identifies one thing in the terms of another
words repeated regularly in a poem
gives human qualities to something nonhuman
final sounds are similar, but preceding sounds are not