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that's just one character being misunderstood by lots of other characters. But I could be wrong

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 01:17
"Hope is the things with

"Hope is the things with feather
That perches on the soul,
And sing the tune without words
And never stops at all"

This poem contain an example of what

A Rhyming Couplet
B. Juxtaposition
C. Memento Mori
D. Slant Rhyme

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 11:20

Assonance is a resemblance of sound in syllables or words; esp. repetition of vowels without repetition of consonants, and it is used as an alternative to rhyme in verse.

Kind of like close-rhyming in songs. You listen to the radio, and you hear it more and more often, with only one thought racing through your mind as you appreciate the harmony of the music:

e.g. In "Unwritten" by Natasha Bedingfield, one example is this: "...Drench youreslf in words unspoken, Live your life with arms wide open!..."

And if I missed anything then I'm and idiot... Oh wait, I already AM an idiot... OK I missed something. Sorry about that.

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 01:27
What is the difference...

between juxtaposition, foil, and parallelism?
Thanks! :)

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 03:34
what literary device is this

the way tht you flip your hair getsme overwelmd

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 00:58

Wow..... you got that from that song. Anyways, its a hyperbole.

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 05/25/2012 - 20:24

whats the name of that song

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 02:54

It's called "What makes you beattiful" I think.

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 09/02/2012 - 20:14
Conncecting Science: Safety

How do I connect science to my life: safety. I am required to write about this using leterary devices. Someone please help me with this.

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 14:47

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