Poetry Collection- Sarah, One, Weather

Find a line in “Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out” that contains alliteration
line 15-prune pits, peach pits, orange peel line 19- crusts of black burned buttered toast line 8-9- coffee grounds, potato peelings line 24- globs of gooey bubble gum

Paraphrase the following lines: ” And though her daddy would scream and shout,/ She simply would not take the garbage out.”
Even though her dad would yell, Sarah refused to take out the trash

What happens to Sarah Stout because she refuses to take the garbage out?
Line 42-44We never find out

What conclusion can you draw from the following lines: “She’d scour the pots and scrape the pans./ Candy the yams and spice the hams”.
She is willing to cook and wash dishes

In “Weather,” identify an example of onomatopoeia.
Line 5- spatter and clatterLine 6 rumble Line 3 -spack a spack speck flick a flack fleck Line 1- dot a dot dot line 9- slosh a galosh

What is the poem “Weather” about?
rain

What idea does the alliteration “Dot a dot dot dot a dot dot” convey in the poem “Weather”?
The rain is hitting the window.

This is similar to the sound you would hear

In the poem “One,” identify an example of repetition.
Line 9/10 and 20 – And mirrors can show me multiplied many timesline 18 and 19- Anybody

Paraphrase the following lines from “One”:”But anybody can mimic my dance with my dog/ Anybody can howl how I sing out of tune./ And mirrors can show me multiplied/ many times.”
People can act like you. Mirrors can reflect your image.

withered
dried up

rancid
spoiled and smelling bad

Underline the independent clause in the following sentence: Even though her father shouted at her, Sarah refused to take the garbage out.

independent clause- Sarah refused to take the garbage out

In the poem “Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout would Not Take the Garbage Out,” identify TWO examples of alliteration. Then tell which sounds are repeated. How does alliteration help communicate the humor in the poem?
– pick two alliterations-tell the sounds For example: Line 19 “Black burned buttered”B soundemphasizes how burnt the toast is (I can almost smell it and taste it)

In “Weather” the author uses onomatopoeia to explain what weather sounds like. Cite TWO examples of onomatopoeia and explain how they explain the weather.

*line 9- slosh *”slosh” sounds like when you step in a puddle of mud. *the use of onomatopoeia make you feel like you are in a rainstorm