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The Formation and Use of the Progressive Aspect in English The progressive aspect is a verb form that expresses incomplete or ongoing actions or states at a specific time. This article explains the formation and use of the progressive aspect of verbs in both the present tense and the past tense in English.
An Analysis of Poetic Forms With Examples An analysis of poetic forms gives insight to a poem's meaning. These examples of form in poetry with an analysis of poetry form will make you the poetry expert at your next literary gathering. Find couplet examples, terza rima examples, quatrain examples, cinquain examples and many more.
Important Literary Terms Made Easy: Prose Analyzing a novel or short story is challenging, but a knowledge of basic literary terms and structures can simplify the job. What follows are the most important fiction terms late middle school and early high school students need to know to understand and discuss works of prose.
What Are the Types of Sentences? The four types of sentences are exclamatory, imperative, interrogative, and declarative sentences. They each have a certain function and end with a specific punctuation mark. This study guide will help you review the difference between the four kinds of sentences.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Summary A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of Shakespeare's most enjoyable plays, and appeals to younger audiences. High School English and Drama teachers are well advised to add this comedy to their repertoires. Here is a good way to organize the play for a High School English Class.
Important Eighth Grade Literary Terms Made Easy: General Terms Often the hardest thing about English classes is understanding all the fancy terms and ‘big words’ teachers and writers use. Here is a list and explanation of the most important general literary terms and definitions students in late middle school and early high school should know.
Poetry Terms Made Easy Can't understand a thing your poetry teacher says? If you want to succeed in a late junior high or early high school poetry class, here are some poetic terms you'll absolutely need to know.