Select the correct text in the passage. Which line in this excerpt from Amy Lowell's "Lilacs" emphasizes consonance? Lilacs, False blue, White, Purple, Color of lilac, Heart-leaves of lilac all over New England, Roots of lilac under all the soil of New England, Lilac in me because I am New England, Because my roots are in it, Because my leaves are of it, Because my flowers are for it, Because it is my country And I speak to it of itself And sing of it with my own voice Since certainly it is mine.
"Because my leaves are of it".
The poem "Lilacs' employs consonance liberally throughout the poem and almost every line has an example due to the refrain of the phrases that is present in the poem, first through 'new England' and then through the phrase of 'are in it'
Consonance is the use of consonant sounds that are similar in close proximity to each other. This is evident in the given line which has almost all the same sounds which is the sound of 'cause' and 'leav' that repeat twice in the line of 7 syllables.
1. read the following excerpt from franklin d. roosevelt's "fireside chat 19":
on the other side of the picture, we must learn also to know that guerilla warfare against the germans in, let us say serbia or norway, us; that a successful russian offensive against the germans us; and that british successes on land or sea in any part of the world strengthen our hands.
remember always that germany and italy, regardless of any formal declaration of war, consider themselves at war with the united states at this moment just as much as they consider themselves at war with britain or russia. and germany puts all the other republics of the americas into the same category of enemies. the people of our sister republics of this hemisphere can be honored by that fact.
the true goal we seek is far above and beyond the ugly field of battle. when we resort to force, as now we must, we are determined that this force shall be directed toward ultimate good as well as against immediate evil. we americans are not destroyers — we are builders.
analyze the effectiveness of this excerpt. how does it function within the speech as a whole? how does the structure of the excerpt to convey the speech's purpose and key points? support your argument with evidence from the speech. (10 points)
i think the answer is c