24 Sep

YaYa's Wiggle Tooth

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Poetic language is concentrated (it says a lot in few words) and expresses feelings and ideas. Marriage is the closest kind of friendship. COLLOQUIALISM: A word or phrase used everyday in plain and relaxed speech, but rarely found in formal writing. (Compare with cliché, jargon and slang .) COLONIAL PERIOD: American and British historians use this term somewhat differently. This "wide open" condition of things familiarized Mr.

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24 Sep

A Christmas list: Susie-Lynn and the Christmas list

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Example of Poetry Type and literary term Beowulf tells the story of a mysterious young warrior who saves the Spear-Danes from the terrible monster Grendel and his venomous mother. I wish you could come over and play with my nesting dolls and kaleidoscope and our jar full of rocks. She landed lightly on her bare feet with a perfect balance, without the slightest suspicion of swaying in her instant immobility. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race.

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23 Sep

Grommel The Little Monster

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In Tennyson's poem Guinevere, King Arthur describes the ideals of knighthood thus: To break the heathen and uphold the Christ, To ride abroad redressing human wrongs, To honor his own word as if his God's, To lead sweet lives in purest chastity, To love one maiden only, cleave to her, And worship her by years of noble deeds, For the best modern scholarly discussion of chivalry as a historic reality in the Middle Ages, read Maurice H. Quand la feuille des bois tombe dans la prairie, One of the most gifted poetesses of the Romantic period, Mme Marceline Desbordes-Valmore found in her poetry a solace from a life buffeted by misfortunes.

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23 Sep

jacksonjohnhenry and THE TOO TALL TREES: Imaginary Adventure

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That he was most unhappy in permitting the acuteness of his talents, and the pride arising from the consciousness of possessing them, to involve him in a maze of sceptical illusions, is most undeniable; as well as that he was highly culpable in giving to the world the miserable results of his leisure. You mean the world to me for all that you stand for. But we don't have to wait for a century to pass to find good contemporary poetry. O'Connell George http://www.kristinegeorge.com/for_students.htm Since its launch, this project has been dedicated to celebrating, documenting and promoting poetry's role in Americans' lives.

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23 Sep

Captain Sillyvoice and His Pirate Band

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In Scotland, almost all Banking Companies consist of a considerable number of persons, many of them men of landed property, whose landed estates, with the burdens legally affecting them, may be learned from the records, for the expense of a few shillings; so that all the world knows, or may know, the general basis on which their credit rests, and the extent of real property, which, independent of their personal means, is responsible for their commercial engagements. Home's having got a pension, at the suggestion of the King himself,---``it is nobly done; but it is as impossible for the King to make John Home or Adam Fergusson rich, as it would be for his Majesty to make me poor.'' Lord Elibank, with John Home, David Hume, Fergusson, and others, were members of a convivial association called the Poker Club, because its purpose was to stir up and encourage the public spirit of Scotland, the people of which were then much exasperated at not being permitted to raise a militia in the same manner as England.

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23 Sep

Chloe Knows Her Alphabet (Chloe the Campervan's Adventures

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The universal opinion of a whole kingdom, founded upon a century's experience, ought not to be lightly considered as founded in ignorance and prejudice. Forms like the sestina, rondeau, triolet, canso, and ballata originated with the Provencal poets. Contrast with the Profanity Act of 1606. The actual shape of the lines of text may create a swan's neck, an altar, a geometric pattern, or a set of wings, which in some direct way connects to the meaning of the words. Credits: Reviewer —social science/history books for Choice Magazine (2006-2008); paid columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader (2006); published in Teaching for Success, Static Movement.

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23 Sep

Subway

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I have never really spent the time to break down and appreciate poetry. Technology always seems to laugh at us - maybe it's time we laughed back! The rules of good taste, when once exemplified, are pretty sure to be followed. This is usually done by marking the stressed and unstressed syllables in each line and then, based on the pattern of the stresses, dividing the line into feet. Sadly, in the second half of the 20th century, the prosaic poets gained the reins of power, and their mediocre poetry became the new standard.

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23 Sep

Attack of the 2000 Pound Cookie Monster

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The repetitive technique in poetry is when a word or a phrase is repeated again and again in such a way that it draws the reader's attention to it. Good News, Bad News Pastor, Check All Our Humor Indexes, 6 yr Old vs Evolution Teacher · Eve Checks On Adam · Some Truth From Signs · Minister And Mike . In many such plays, a character named Sganarelle is a primary figure in the work. Though I got my ole six-shooter, an' caved and' charged around A-lookin' fer my munney, them chaps could not be found.

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23 Sep

Dr. Jim & the Special Stethoscope

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In the manifesto L'Esprit nouveau (The New Spirit) he laid down the canon of the modern art. My venerable friend jerked the upper sheet away at once and started tearing it into strips. ``You may leave him to me,'' said that efficient sage, ``but the doctor is your affair. Once or twice, by common inspiration, masks rushed forward and forming a circle danced round us uttering discordant shouts of derision; for we were an outrage to the peculiar proprieties of the hour, and besides we were obviously lonely and defenceless.

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22 Sep

Kensington Rhymes

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Ghost House: Irony of situation when daylight falls (usually night falls) into a place that was supposed to be dark in order too keep things for survival. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Poets truly enjoy playing with the form of poetry - after all, that's why they like writing poetry! Before long Ronsard, the most erudite of the pupils, emerged as the leader of the group.

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