Analyze Blake’s “The Lamb” with respect to diction?

# Analyze Blake’s “The Lamb” with respect to diction?

• MACBETH

What are the various filial and familial relations within Macbeth?For example: The king and his…

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• WILLIAM BLAKE

Analyze Blake’s “The Lamb” with respect to diction?

The repetition of words and phrases (the rhetorical device anaphora) stresses the speaker’s innocent, childlike qualities and makes the structure of the poem simple and clear. The diction is…

• HISTORY

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• MATH

Differentiate the function y=sin^4(sqrt(u))

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• WILLIAM BLAKE

What is the theme of the “The Lamb”?

This poem is useful for thinking of the effects of simple diction and repetition in creating tone and meaning. The childlike diction reinforces the simplicity of the speaker and the listener and…

• SCIENCE

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• THE CRUCIBLE

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• THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

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• POETRY

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• LORD OF THE FLIES

Why does Jack put clay on his face, and what is its effect in Lord of the Flies?

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

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• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In The Merchant Of Venice what do Antonio and Shylock think of each other?

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• POETRY

What is the theme of Elaine Terranova’s “Rush Hour”?

I think that the theme of this poem is, quite clearly, the impact that physical abuse has on women and children. The woman and the two kids in this poem have both clearly been abused and it has…

• PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

What is the meaning of Shelley’s “To–“?

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• THE CHRYSALIDS

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• SONNET 55

I need a good analysis of “Sonnet 55.”

The speaker addresses a listener who is deeply respected and loved. We do not learn much about the “you,” except that the relationship with the speaker is a close one. The “you” and…

• NIGHT

Who is Martha?

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• NAOMI SHIHAB NYE

Could someone give me an analysis of the poem “Where Children Live”?

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• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

What kind of punishment does Pip expect for striking the young gentleman in Great Expectations?

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• ERNEST HEMINGWAY

What made Ernest Hemingway one of the most popular American writers of his time ?possible…

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• WUTHERING HEIGHTS

How does Lockwood describe the Yorkshire section of England in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte?

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• MATH

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We draw the figure. Let A be any point out side a circle with centre O and radius r. Since AB and AC are two external tangents to the circle at points B and C, the lengths of tangents are equal….

• A RAISIN IN THE SUN

What is Walter’s attitude towards money?

Walter’s attitude towards money changes over the course of Hansberry’s work. At the start of the play and from that point, Walter is driven by money. His anticipation of the life insurance check…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

What is a suitable theme in Chapter 6 when Gatsby joins Cody on the five year voyage?

A literary archetype displayed through that chapter is the quest. Every hero goes through one of these and it is the process of the journey that makes him the well-rounded individual he eventually…

• HAMLET

What are some objects that symbolize the character Claudius from Shakespeare’s Hamlet?

I think if there was just one object that most audiences would associate with Claudius, it would have to be poison. Consider the many different associations and connections he has with it. First,…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why have the Democratic and Republican parties been so durable so as to maintain exsistence since…

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• THE MONKEY’S PAW

How does the author use situational irony in “The Monkey’s Paw”?ANSWER ASAP, this paper is due…

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• THE CRUCIBLE

How is Abigail Williams manipulative?

Abigail begins the story in Act I by trying to manipulate all of the girls into a defense of what they were doing in the forest. She says: Now look you. All of you. We danced… And mark this. Let…

• RUMBLE FISH

What do they mean by “reflection on your reading” for Rumble Fish?

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• LORD OF THE FLIES

How has Ralph become more compromising to Jack? What is the significance of Ralph reminiscing…

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• THE GREAT GATSBY

How can one relate the following quote by Tupac Shakur to The Great Gatsby: “Reality is wrong….

Gatsby is a good example of one who does not let reality interfere with the conviction of his dreams. He dreams of reuniting with Daisy–a somewhat realistic goal which he succeeds in achieving….

• MIGUEL STREET

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Laura, Toni, the narrator, Mr. Backhu, Edward

• LORD OF THE FLIES

Describe the religious imagery in Lord of the Flies. How does Golding’s depiction of the island…

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• SCIENCE

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• MATH

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• A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

How does O’connor display ‘good’ in “A Good Man is Hard to Find” in the the misfit and the…

Flannery O’Connor’s fiction must be read with an eye to its mysterious motifs, complex characters and themes that are related to faith and grace. O’Connor once said that “If the Christian faith is…

• REFERENCE

What are the different types of sports practice, such as massed parctice, distributed practice,…

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• BARBIE DOLL

Discuss the tone in “Barbie Doll,” focusing on word use, irony and exaggeration.

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• MY PAPA’S WALTZ

What is your interpretation of the relationship between father and son in “My Papa’s Waltz”?

This is one of my favorite poems. Roethke (the author) vividly captures the joyful bond between father and son. The father and son in “My Papa’s Waltz” have a close relationship. The father is a…

• THE CITY OF EMBER

what is linas main goal in the story?

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• SCIENCE

How is oxygen able to diffuse into skeletal muscles during physical activity?

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• PHILOSOPHY

What does Socrates mean by this statement?”When my sons grow up, visit them with punishment, my…

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• HAMLET

What is the historical accuracy of Hamlet?

bdover is correct. Anne Hathaway was plotting to run away with Shakespeare’s wife until he suddenly died. Many scholars have often questioned whether or not Shakespeare was responsible for his…

• HAMLET

How can I make a cultural reference to Hamlet’s speech “What a piece of work is man”?I’m having a…

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• A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

I need to find an example of a biopoem about Tom Snout from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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• THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE

How does the author convey his message/theme in The Red Badge of Courage?Please cite 2 examples…

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• HISTORY

What was education like during the 1920s and the 1930s?

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• THE SCARLET IBIS

What are some of the similes used in “The Scarlet Ibis”?

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