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Acrostic poem activity?

What is an example of a acrostic poem? An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line (or the last letter of each line) spells out a specific word. Examples of Acrostic Poem: Sunshine warming my toes, Underwater fun with my friends. How do you teach an acrostic poem? To create […]

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FAQ: Sylvia plath tree poem?

What does the fig tree symbolize in the bell jar? The Fig Tree Later, the tree becomes a symbol of the life choices that face Esther. She imagines that each fig represents a different life. She can only choose one fig, but because she wants all of them, she sits paralyzed with indecision, and the […]

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Readers ask: Grandmother died poem?

What do you write when your grandma dies? You may have passed on, but your memories would always live on within us. Thank you for your sacrifices, your care and concern, your love and everything that you have done for me. Wherever you are, I know you are in a much better place. I will […]

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Question: Over the bar poem?

What is the message of the poem Crossing the Bar? “Crossing the Bar” is a poem by the British Victorian poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson. The poem, written in 1889, is a metaphorical meditation on death, which sees the speaker comparing dying—or a certain way of dying—to gently crossing the sandbar between a coastal area and […]

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What is in a poem?

What are the elements of a poem? As with narrative, there are “elements” of poetry that we can focus on to enrich our understanding of a particular poem or group of poems. These elements may include, voice, diction, imagery, figures of speech, symbolism and allegory, syntax, sound, rhythm and meter, and structure. What are the […]

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