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    A quatrain is a four-lined stanza with lines of similar length and a set rhyme scheme. In this case, each line of the poem contains eight syllables and contains a rhyme scheme of AABA, BBCB, CCDC, DDDD. As for the meter of this poem, it exemplifies iambic tetrameter, meaning it has four feet per line and progressing from an unstressed to a stressed syllable. For example, in lines one through…

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    Stern would then assess her students. For example, Mrs. Stern would me the following question: Kevin, how many syllables are in the word cat? Mrs. Stern had me clap my hands together to determine how syllables are in the particular word that she assigned me. Nevertheless, as my second year of kindergarten progressed, I was able to read (not on grade level), write and communicate—thanks to Mrs. Stern’s reading…

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    level (5-8) list. Nolan scored 70/99 and his spelling stage is late syllables and affixes/ early derivational relations. The spelling inventory showed that Nolan uses blends and digraphs 5/5, vowels 9/9, complex consonants 7/7, inflected endings and syllable juncture 7/8, correctly. Nolan uses but confuses unaccented final syllables 7/9 and affixes 7/10. The features that seemed to be absent were; reduced vowels in unaccented syllables 3/7, Greek and Latin elements 4/7, and assimilated prefixes…

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    How would we ever know how war truly is if it wasn 't for literature? Reading literature can help you better understand the hardships and tragedies, they Finish the positive attitude,and challenges your view about war. They touch our hearts, in a way that textbooks are unable to. A good story makes us put ourselves in those characters shoes. Stories spark empathy, they make you interpret them, and think of the many tragic possibilities and consequences that war can bring upon us. Literature…

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    Homophonic Translation

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    In this letter I endeavor to properly relate to you my understanding of your homophonic experiment, hereon referred to as HE. I must admit, your work rather startled me: the only homophonic translation of a musical song. In fact, it took me a moment to discover what you had translated. Upon a second close reading, and internet surfing, I discovered the answer: “Do You Hear the People Sing?” from Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Les Misérables, hereon referred to as OP. Interestingly…

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    Oral language Observation Eugene has some trouble with talking and reading. When he talks, one of the first things that is noticeable about Eugene is that he has trouble pronouncing words and that is shown through his stuttering. His stuttering mostly occurs at the beginning of a word, but once he says his initial sounds, the rest of the sounds in the word he says is clearly pronounced. While he is stuttering, Eugene closes his eyes tight to concentrate on getting the initial sound out. He…

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    Kubla Khan Poem Analysis

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    Coleridge's Kubla Khan can be called a dream on a paper and rightfully so, for it is so hauntingly beautiful and so accurately composed as only a fragment of a vivid but forgotten dream can be.A major section of the poem is written in iambic tetrameter, with the words flowing as smooth as an incantation from the mouth of a sorcerer. It is, along with Rime of The Ancient Mariner, one of Coleridge's most famous and enduring pieces of work. The first three stanzas, penned in rich language, possess…

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    Tongue Of War Analysis

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    The very subject matter of war is not easy to digest, especially when you experience the gruesome, honest and heartbreaking tales from the perspectives of various eyes throughout Tony Barnstone’s Tongue of War. Throughout his collection, readers experience a raw honesty that is nothing like they have encountered before and that makes the discussion that more interesting as we course the emotions and thoughts Barnstone created within his audience page after page. However, the experience of a poem…

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    Rhetoric, the existence of persuasion in writing or speaking, a powerful tool that shapes the way writers and readers interact. Also the base of a rhetorical situation, or a situation that is brought about by communication of a want to fulfill an action. The poem above, which I wrote for a 12th grade English assignment, is a perfect example of a rhetorical situation, clearly portraying the interaction between the rhetor, audience, exigence, and constraints. I choose to review the rhetoric of…

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    Christian Ammerman Dr. Boynton ENGL310 – Nature of Poetry 20 February 2018 Just On Time Originating in Italy in the 13th century, sonnets are a shortened and intense poetic form, which are composed of 14 lines, with 10 syllables in each consequent line. Sonnets have evolved over time, yet their functionality remains the same. John Milton, renowned writer and poet, incorporated his religious beliefs into many of his works, in which he utilized his skills as a poet. Almost 400 years ago, Milton…

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