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Which of the following words would best describe Frederick Douglass’s tone in “Learning to Read and Write”? respectful but firm sarcastic and angry sympathetic and reflective passionate and determined Revengeful

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In this chapter of Douglass’s account, he tells how he learned to read and write, and how his mistress (Lady boss) helped him. But he also explains how that ceased to be due to the dangers and negative influences she received while teaching him. However, while still hurt by the outcome of these events, he shows an understanding tone towards his mistress in how he now understands the dangers and pain that being his teacher caused her. Therefore, your best answer is sympathetic and reflective.

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There are two types of bad drivers; __________ A. speeders and unaware. B. unaware and angry. C. aggressive and unaware.

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There are two types of bad drivers; __________ A. speeders and unaware. B. unaware and angry. C. aggressive and unaware.

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Four of your friends are in new relationships, but only two of these relationships are healthy. Which of your friends are in unhealthy relationships that have escalated to a safety risk? Take a look at the chart below to determine the answer: Jessica’s partner says/does Kristen’s partner says/does Shane’s partner says/does Jack’s partner says/does Jokes about Jessica’s taste in music Prefers to make decisions and plans Asks, “What do you want to do tonight?” Wants Jack to cancel family time to go on a date Does not like Jessica gong out on the weekend Likes to discuss feelings and concerns together Laughs often at mutual jokes Yells to get Jack’s attention Says, “Why do you make me so angry sometimes?” Wants to socialize with Kristen’s brother and friends Shares new ideas and likes to be right all the time Pushes Jack jokingly

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The two friends in unhealthy relationships are Jack and Jessica.

Jack’s partner is selfish and only thinks about their own needs, they are verbally abusive and pushes him even jokingly. Jessica’s partner makes fun of her tastes, restricts her from seeing friends and says horrid things to her. None of these actions are signs of a healthy relationship.

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Which one of the following would you be most comfortable doing? introducing yourself to a stranger calling a friend to ask a favor standing to speak at a meeting with a large audience making a complaint to an executive or politician returning a call to an angry customer very comfortable doing any of these would not be comfortable doing any of these has to be 1 question answered applying for a job

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The most comfortable thing that I would do among the choices is
introducing myself to a stranger

There’s no harm in approaching someone and telling them your name and asking for theirs. This is much easier when what you have in mind is purely introducing yourself and asking for other person’s name. After that, you can choose to do whatever you want, either start a conversation with a topic or end it at just knowing each other’s names.

The other choices involve some form of conflict or negative emotions which is why they’re harder to do.

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Four of your friends are in new relationships, but only two of these relationships are healthy. Which of your friends are in unhealthy relationships that have escalated to a safety risk? Take a look at the chart below to determine the answer: Jessica’s partner says/does Kristen’s partner says/does Shane’s partner says/does Jack’s partner says/does Jokes about Jessica’s taste in music Prefers to make decisions and plans Asks, “What do you want to do tonight?” Wants Jack to cancel family time to go on a date Does not like Jessica gong out on the weekend Likes to discuss feelings and concerns together Laughs often at mutual jokes Yells to get Jack’s attention Says, “Why do you make me so angry sometimes?” Wants to socialize with Kristen’s brother and friends Shares new ideas and likes to be right all the time Pushes Jack jokingly Who is in an unhealthy relationship?

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1. The answer is “C”.

“Identical twins” who have been raised apart are typically more similar in intelligence level than biological siblings raised together because they have been born with the same genetic code.

Identical twins originate from a single fertilized egg that parts into two. Before it parts, it is either male or female. After it parts, there are either two guys or two females. The two sections of the fertilized egg embed in the uterus and every create one of the twins.  

Identical twins have the equivalent hereditary source. No immediate reason for monozygotic twinning has been resolved; it isn’t innate. Monozygotic twins speak to around 33% all things considered. They may look strikingly comparative, and it might be hard to reveal to them separated.

2. The answer is “A”.

Lawrence Kohlberg felt that one of the only ways individuals will accomplish the objectives in each of his six stages was to participate in “consensus democracy” in small group settings.

Lawrence Kohlberg felt that the best way to support development through these stages was by discourse of good problems and by investment in consensus democracy inside small groups. Consensus democracy was rule by understanding of the gathering, not larger part rule. This would invigorate and widen the reasoning of youngsters and grown-ups, enabling them to advance starting with one phase then onto the next.

3. The answer is “D.  showing a learner how to correct common mistakes”.

The term scaffolding alludes to a procedure in which instructors display or exhibit how to take care of an issue, and afterward venture back, offering support as required. Analyst and instructional architect Jerome Bruner first utilized the term ‘scaffolding’ in this setting, harking back to the 1960s. The hypothesis is that when understudies are given the help they require while discovering some new information, they stand a superior possibility of utilizing that learning freely. Bruner suggests positive association and three methods of portrayal amid educating: activities, pictures, and dialect.  

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A campaign pamphlet for a presidential candidate uses photographs of other candidates. The opposing candidates’ photos are cut-and-pasted into photographs of angry crowds, giving the appearance that people are upset or disapprove of the oppositing candidates. This photo exemplifies _____.

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Well; You have the classics

1984, you might have been asked to read this one already in school, if not I suggest going ahead and reading it; its fun to be ahead of your class. 

Originally published in 1949 by George Orwell, 1984 depicts a dystopian world of the ‘future’. The book is less of a prediction more then it is a warning of what could be. It follows one character who is desperately trying to remember what real life is like, and gets tangled up in all sorts of messes along the way.

You could read Alice in Wonderland or Mary Poppins, theres a million great classics out there Im sure you can find on any website. 

Personally I prefer fantasy novels; 

Brandon Sanderson’s The Rithmatist 
This book follows a young student through a steampunk style, magic infused world. It takes a moment to not chuckle at the concept of monsters that are essentially drawings, but its a very well done book with beautiful writing and mental scenery 

Patrick Rothfuss’s, The Name of the Wind 
This is my favorite book of all time. Patrick Rothfuss’s work is honestly amazing in this book. Mind you its probably not all that wise for the feint of heart through perhaps the second chapter; but it really is amazing. The sculpting of the world, the depth of the characters its utterly masterful. The story opens with Kote, a fairly normal seeming innkeeper and his dark haired companion Bast. Fairly normal until a man happens upon the inn, looking for a certain Kvothe, a man thought to just be a legend and a story… and Kote’s past is drug up, and other things that should probably be better left alone.

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. In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” the speaker’s responses to the raven change as the poem progresses. Why does the speaker become so angry with the raven?

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Answer:Leo Tolstoy wrote the novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich to criticize the emerging middle class of modern Russia in the nineteenth century. Ivan Ilyich, his family, and his friends are part of this budding middle class. Tolstoy’s aim in writing this novella was to criticize the thoughts and the approach of middle class people toward their families, their jobs, and society. He used the life of Ivan Ilyich to demonstrate all the aspects of the middle class that he believed were wrong. Tolstoy portrays Ivan Ilyich as a man whose life decisions are based on social acceptance. He chooses his friends and even his wife based on their social standing. When he starts to find his family life unpleasant because of his wife’s constant nagging, he limits his interactions with the whole family. Instead, he seeks comfort in his work. He assumes a formal relationship with his family members, particularly his wife. This change in his feelings and attitude toward his family does not seem strange to him. On the contrary, getting away from his family becomes his life goal:  

This aloofness might have grieved Ivan Ilyich had he considered that it ought not to exist, but he now regarded the position as normal, and even made it the goal at which he aimed in family life.

Tolstoy deplored the middle-class habit of maintaining distance with family members in private but keeping up appearances of closeness for the public. Tolstoy shows his character Ivan Ilyich making the effort to maintain this detachment from his family members while ensuring that his family appears on the outside to be a regular and happy family. Even when he has to be at home with his family, he makes sure that they have guests. That way, he can avoid confrontations or meaningful discussions with his family:

His aim was to free himself more and more from those unpleasantnesses and to give them a semblance of harmlessness and propriety. He attained this by spending less and less time with his family, and when obliged to be at home he tried to safeguard his position by the presence of outsiders.

Ilyich’s work soon becomes an obsession, and everything else, including his family is secondary to his job:

The chief thing however was that he had his official duties. The whole interest of his life now centered in the official world and that interest absorbed him.

Through Ivan Ilyich, Tolstoy portrayed a class of people who make determined efforts to escape human contact and suffering by seemingly living in denial. They are people who run away from love and relationships, and they are unwilling to reflect on their lives. Instead, they choose to exist in their self-centered world until they are jolted into reality. In Ivan Ilyich’s case, this jolt comes in the form of his illness in chapter 4.  

Tolstoy would not have agreed with Ivan Ilyich’s priorities. Unlike Ivan, Tolstoy looked inward throughout his adult life. He searched for a deeper meaning and purpose, especially in regard to his political and religious ideals. While those ideals eventually caused Tolstoy to avoid his wife, he generally had a close relationship with his family. By all accounts, he seemed very much a man who loved and cherished his wife and their 10 children. While Tolstoy was dedicated to his writing, his family seemed to inspire him, rather than get in the way of his literary genius. His wife was involved in his work, having transcribed most of his writing. Even Tolstoy’s last days were spent on a pilgrimage that he embarked on with his youngest daughter.

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The descriptive terms cheerful, melancholy and angry refer to a poems

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The descriptive terms cheerful, melancholy and angry refer to a poems

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An angry 5-year-old girl might stop herself from hitting another child because she has developed _____.

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The answer is C. In order to carefully control conditions and confirm or disconfirm a hypothesis about the causes of behavior, one must perform an experiment.

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Experimental research allows the researcher to control all the variables in order to create the conditions that can confirm or disconfirm a hypothesis. This method aimes to establish a relation of causality between two variables, which means that one variable is generated and determined by the other; this is posible because all of the other variables that can influence it have been controlled.

When a researcher conducts a survey or engages in naturalistic observation, he can’t control the variables, therefore, he can only establish a correlation between two variables, but not of causality.

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High of these is an example of idiom? A. It was fun to watch my baby sister play in the field of grass. B. I wasn’t sure why he was angry. His mood came out of left field. C. My brother and I got in a huge fight. My best friend had to stop us. D. The cat seemed angry. She hissed every time I came near.

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The Reformation actually started after Columbus’s landing in North America. 

Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 was forced on Spain and Portugal by the Pope. The Pope basically said that all lands in the New World belonged to Spain and all new non-Christian lands in the Eastern Hemisphere belong to Portugal. No other Catholic countries can do anything in those areas without the approval of the owner. 

The pope basically drew two lines on the globe setting the border. The western line started at the north pole cut half way through Greenland and ended at the south pole. The new world was everything to the west. Problem is that it ran through a chunk of Brazil which is why Brazil is an ex-Portuguese colony. 

The Eastern line starts at the North Pole runs through siberia, through the pacific just west of Japan, and cuts Australia in half. Of course, Australia hadn’t been discovered yet. Everything to the the east of this line is the new world. 

Obviously, this treaty didn’t hold up well, but the reformation gave the protestant countries an excuse to explore the new world since they didn’t have to take orders from the Pope. Even so, France, a catholic country, ignored it too. 

Really, the only country that was effected by the reformation in the exploration of the Americas was England. All the other countries, changed their religion once and then went to war with the nearest catholic country. Sweden became Lutheran and stayed that way. The Dutch Republic became Calvinists and stayed that way. 

England kept switching. First it was Catholic. Then, Henry VIII made it protestant. Then, Henry’s daughter Mary I made it catholic again. Henry’s other daughter Elizabeth I (with the two hit movies) made it Protestant again. 

Years latter, Oliver Cromwell over through the monarchy, executed the King Charles I, and established a Protestant fundamentalist religious military dictatorship. He outlawed drinking,smoking, gambling, theater, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and anything generally fun. He would have made Saudi Arabia proud. Basically, all you could do is work, pray, and die. Sex was allowed for creating children, but you couldn’t enjoy it. 

When Cromwell died, the people of England said enough was enough and brought back the King. Charles II kicked out the fundamentalists and brought back drinking, smoking, gambling, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and having fun during sex. Incidentally, those were also all his hobbies. 

This brings us to the famous Pilgrims. They were part of Cromwell’s crowd. They kept agitating a return to the no-fun policy. They annoyed everybody. They weren’t persecuted for practicing their religion, they were persecuted because they kept trying to force their religion on everyone else. Sort of like Southern Baptists. 

Charles II was the most easy going monarch in British history. Do realize how annoying you have to be to get him to throw you out. 

Charles’s brother James II was obsessed with turning Great Britain catholic again. After four years of trying, they kicked him and his followers out. 

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Everyday carlos sits in the third seat in the third row. one day bonita sits in this seat, and carlos is very angry. what type of nonverbal communication is carlos displaying

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You didn’t provide answer choices, but the most likely answer is:

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Thomas Hobbes pointed to the social contract as the source of a government’s authority, saying that a ruler got his power from the people over whom he ruled, not directly from God. But Hobbes’ argument still supported a strong monarch style of government for the sake of a country’s security and stability.  Whoever was put in charge of government needed to have absolute power, in his view.  Thomas Hobbes published his political theory in Leviathan  in 1651, following the chaos and destruction of the English Civil War.  He saw human beings as naturally suspicious of one another, in competition with each other, and evil toward one another as a result.  Forming a government meant giving up personal liberty, but gaining security against what would otherwise be a situation of every person at war with every other person.  So once the people gave power to a monarch, then that ruler needed to have absolute authority in order to maintain security and stability in the social order.

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One way to deal with an angry trainee is to ask them to identify ways in which the training might help them

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A
relatively new type of very fast direct connection available to homes and
businesses in areas where there is fiber-optic cabling available all the way to
the building is generically called fibr optic broadband.

Fibr
optic broadband, from the name of its material uses fiber-optic cables
guarantees faster and more stable and reliable connection compared to the DSL
connection. Fibr connection can also cover far distances up to 100 kilometers
compare to DSL connection which uses copper wire cable that has the limit of
only 100 meters.

Fibr
optic broadband also assures more bandwidth and no lags when it comes to large
data applications.

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Which statement best describes why Zeus was angry at Prometheus for giving the gift of fire to the mortals? A. He was angry that Prometheus had hidden the fire in a stalk of fennel, which was sacred to the gods. B. He was angry that Prometheus had sneaked into Olympus without his permission. C. He was angry that Prometheus had stolen the Chariot of the Sun to take the fire back to Earth. D. He felt that fire was a special treasure that only immortal gods deserved to have.

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October 4, 1957 – Sputnik I was launched into space

Sputnik I, launched on October 4, 1957 by the Soviet Union, was the first artificial satellite in history.

January 31, 1958 – Explorer I was launched

Explorer I was the first artificial satellite placed in Earth orbit by the United States. It was launched on January 31, 1958 in response to the launching of Sputnik I and Sputnik II by the Soviet Union, thus giving way to the space race, closely related to the Cold War.

April 12, 1961 – Humans orbited Earth

On April 12, 1961, aboard the ship Vostok I, the Soviet Yuri Gagarin was launched into outer space being the first human being to reach it and travel through it.

July 20, 1969 – The first human stepped onto the Moon

In July of 1969, as part of the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended to the surface of the Moon and walked through it for two and a half hours.

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Brad knows that he sometimes loses his temper and gets angry at his friends. what aspect of self-definition is he developing? self-regulation self-awareness an ideal self a real self

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The advice might be to reassure her partner of her love. Jealousy usually comes not from outside, but from within ourselves and our insecurities.

 

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Jealousy can sometimes be a major problem in a relationship. Marital therapists have stated that romantic jealousy placed third as the most serious problems that a marriage can have. Jealousy is not a sign of love, but it is motivated by triggers, such as low self-esteem, neuroticism, insecurity, possessiveness, dependency on the partner, feeling inadequacy in a relationship, and having an anxious attachment style.

 

Thus, the key to reducing jealousy responses of your spouses is to make them feel more secure. You can make your partner feel more securely attached by giving them support and the act of services. These things can make your partner less severely to a jealousy-inducing situation. Jealousy is the act that is stimulated from one own’s insecurity, and it is not an act of love they have for their partner.

 

If you have a jealous partner, then it might be better for you to reassure them, then just be angry with them because of their jealousy. If you respond to your jealous partner with reassuring them of your love and interest towards them, then you may have a more stable relationship.  

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If you’re interested in learning more about this topic, we recommend you to also take a look at the following questions:

Metaphors of jealousy and happiness: brainly.com/question/6709275

Jealousy and revenge on Othello: brainly.com/question/9483811

KEYWORD: jealous, partner, advice

Subject: Social Studies

Class: College

Subchapter: Jealousy

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Rosa is chronically exposed to her parents’ angry, unresolved conflict. Which of the following is Rosa likely to experience? A. Stress B. Overprotectiveness C. An improvement in her performance at school D. A close secure relationship with only one parent

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I’m guessing on this one based on experience, and things I heard over the years.

Physical activity releases chemicals, which make you calmer and (most likely) happier after the workout. Also, exercising takes up your glucose supply. Glucose gives you energy and it’s stored in your body. This is why marathon runners often build up on carbs (where glucose is found) the day/week before the marathon. Anyways, the shortage of glucose makes you hungry. Lack of glucose= lack of energy. Lack of energy means you’re tired, which makes you want to sleep. BUT. The period between finishing the workout and feeling the need to sleep are different for everyone.

Exercising increases blood flow through the body and brain, improving everything overall, including time management. Your body is better able to tell when to be awake and when to be asleep.

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Which is true of the Boston Massacre? A. A group of British soldiers attacked a small crowd of colonists who were peacefully protesting the tax on tea; the soldiers killed five colonists. B.The soldiers who fired into a protesting crowd of colonists were tried for murder, convicted, and hanged. C.A group of British soldiers attempted to arrest a group who had been caught smuggling tea to avoid the tax; the soldiers killed or wounded several colonists. D.A small crowd of colonists, angry about the tea tax, surrounded a group of British soldiers who became frightened and fired on the colonists.

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The correct answer is B) Mayor-council form.

The form of city government that you most likely to find in these cities is Major-council form.

Visiting old cities of Boston, Massachusetts; New Haven Connecticut; and Providence, Rhode Island, you will find that they are governed under a Mayor-council form. This is one of the five most important types of city government in the United States. The other types are town meeting, representative town meeting, Commission, and council-manager. In a Major-council type of government, the Major is elected to run the office and works closely with the legislative that s also called the city council to pass legislation, enforce it, and oversee the operation of the departments.

The other options of the question were A) board of supervisors form, C) CIty manager form, and D) Commission form.

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In "a days wait" how can the father's reaction to his son's concern best be described ? Impatient Angry Frustrated Understanding

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Read the passage. This morning I was lying on Peter’s bed, having chased him off at first. He was FURIOUS with me, not that I cared very much. He might be a bit more friendly with me for once; after all, I did give him an apple yesterday. Which best determines the connotation of the uppercase term? irritated bored angry frightened

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Answer: This could be a way to paraphrase it:

PARIS. You poor soul, your face has shed many tears.

JULIET. My tears have not benefited from it, since my face was already bad when I started to shed them.

PARIS. You are doing more wrong than the tears to your face by saying that.    

JULIET. That is not a calumny, sir, but the truth. What I said, I said it to my face.

PARIS. That face is mine, and you have defamed it.

JULIET. That may be the case, because it is no longer mine.

Explanation: Just to elaborate a little on the answer, it can be added that paraphrasing is formulating an original text in a different way, using alternative words. Since the original text in the example is a poem, you have to try to imitate it to the bext extent that you can, but without rendering it exactly—with the goal of making it more understandable to contemporary audiences. This is a passage from Act 4. Paris is talking to Juliet kindly and with affection, but also condescendingly, and Juliet is replying to him bluntly and with indifference.

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In “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” the speaker is a human, who experiences the startling beauty of nature through the unexpected discovery of an entire sea of daffodils by the water. This poem is pensive and calm, using light, frivolous vocabulary: the daffodils are “fluttering and dancing in the breeze,” and “tossing their heads in sprightly dance.” The waves in the bay, as well, dance and sparkle, and yet the daffodils are more captivating even than the ocean, multitudinous as they are, as the stars in the sky. In Wordsworth’s poem nature is powerful and inviting, exhibiting forces of healing in the form of bright colors and gentle vibes. It is recounted from a comfortable, safe perspective; when the speaker is resting on his safe, warm couch, the memories of his solo walk along the bay …flash upon that inward eye Which is the bliss of solitude; And then my heart with pleasure fills, And dances with the daffodils. These recollections serve as a comfort and pleasure to him, even when he is comfortable in a pleasant environment. Such was the power of the scene. De la Mare’s poem also presents nature as a powerful force, but an impersonal, destructive one. The poem is told from the perspective of sea birds in a storm, and the vocabulary is a violent as Wordsworth’s is serene: “And the wind rose, and the sea rose,/To the angry billows’ roar,” and in the second verse, And the yeasty surf curdled over the sands, The gaunt grey rocks between; And the tempest raved, and the lightning’s fire Struck blue on the spindrift hoar – Here the birds have lost control, and the storm is forcing them onto the shore, waves tossing and wind howling, a wholly different scene than Wordsworth’s happy spring day. Even in the end, when the storm breaks and the sun comes out, we see the lingering effects of the chaos – “the bright green headlands shone/As they’d never shone before,” and yet within this setting we have vast hoards of sea birds breaking this lovely post-storm calm with their “screeching, scolding, [and] scrabbling.” But in the final two lines of the poem, we see also “A snowy, silent, sun-washed drift/Of sea-birds on the shore.” And herein lies the true destruction: while a whole host of birds are tumbling through the sky, another host of birds has been killed by the violence of the storm. Both poems depict the unpredictability of nature, and yet because Wordsworth’s poem is from the point of view of a man, on a bright spring day, his poem is more domestic and simple than that of de la Mare. The latter presents the point of view of nature itself, only to switch to a third person, withdrawn perspective at the end of the poem; humans have no role in the events that unfold. Any humans that exist in the area would have been safely indoors during the storm, away from any danger. We therefore get the rawness of nature where we would normally escape it for our fires and our beds; here is the flip-side of natural beauty – natural destruction. This poem is no walk in the garden, but a story of the wildness of natural processes. I NEED HELP WRITING THIS IN MY OWN WORDS PLEASE HELP

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In “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” the speaker is a human, who experiences the startling beauty of nature through the unexpected discovery of an entire sea of daffodils by the water. This poem is pensive and calm, using light, frivolous vocabulary: the daffodils are “fluttering and dancing in the breeze,” and “tossing their heads in sprightly dance.” The waves in the bay, as well, dance and sparkle, and yet the daffodils are more captivating even than the ocean, multitudinous as they are, as the stars in the sky.

In Wordsworth’s poem nature is powerful and inviting, exhibiting forces of healing in the form of bright colors and gentle vibes. It is recounted from a comfortable, safe perspective; when the speaker is resting on his safe, warm couch, the memories of his solo walk along the bay

…flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

These recollections serve as a comfort and pleasure to him, even when he is comfortable in a pleasant environment. Such was the power of the scene.

De la Mare’s poem also presents nature as a powerful force, but an impersonal, destructive one. The poem is told from the perspective of sea birds in a storm, and the vocabulary is a violent as Wordsworth’s is serene: “And the wind rose, and the sea rose,/To the angry billows’ roar,” and in the second verse,

And the yeasty surf curdled over the sands,
The gaunt grey rocks between;
And the tempest raved, and the lightning’s fire
Struck blue on the spindrift hoar –

Here the birds have lost control, and the storm is forcing them onto the shore, waves tossing and wind howling, a wholly different scene than Wordsworth’s happy spring day. Even in the end, when the storm breaks and the sun comes out, we see the lingering effects of the chaos – “the bright green headlands shone/As they’d never shone before,” and yet within this setting we have vast hoards of sea birds breaking this lovely post-storm calm with their “screeching, scolding, [and] scrabbling.” But in the final two lines of the poem, we see also “A snowy, silent, sun-washed drift/Of sea-birds on the shore.” And herein lies the true destruction: while a whole host of birds are tumbling through the sky, another host of birds has been killed by the violence of the storm.

Both poems depict the unpredictability of nature, and yet because Wordsworth’s poem is from the point of view of a man, on a bright spring day, his poem is more domestic and simple than that of de la Mare. The latter presents the point of view of nature itself, only to switch to a third person, withdrawn perspective at the end of the poem; humans have no role in the events that unfold. Any humans that exist in the area would have been safely indoors during the storm, away from any danger. We therefore get the rawness of nature where we would normally escape it for our fires and our beds; here is the flip-side of natural beauty – natural destruction. This poem is no walk in the garden, but a story of the wildness of natural processes.

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