Homework! Oh, Homework!

 By Jack Prelutsky

Homework! Oh, Homework! I hate you! You stink! I wish I could wash you away in the sink, if only a bomb would explode you to bits. Homework! Oh, homework! You’re giving me fits. I’d rather take baths with a man-eating shark, or wrestle a lion alone in the dark, eat spinach and liver, pet ten porcupines, than tackle the homework, my teacher assigns. Homework! Oh, homework! You’re last on my list, I simply can’t see why you even exist, if you just disappeared it would tickle me pink. Homework! Oh, homework! I hate you! You stink!

 Summary of Homework! Oh, Homework!

  • Popularity of “Homework! Oh, Homework!”: The poem ‘Homework! Oh, Homework!’ was written by Jack Prelutsky, a well-known children’s poet. Its first publication dates back to 1999, and it is acclaimed for its exceptional composition that underscores the triviality of homework. The poem speaks about how mad homework can make students. The funny tone of the poem illustrates the speaker ’s disgust, hatred, and revulsion for homework. The poem gained immense popularity on account of its universal appeal. The exasperated yet humorous mood added further to its rhythm and melody.
  • “Homework! Oh, Homework!” As a Representative of Hatred : This poem is written from a child’s perspective who expresses his feelings related to homework. It begins when the speaker shows extreme hatred for homework and wishes to wash it away in the sink or to explode it into pieces. He dislikes homework so much that in the poem, he’d prefer to take a bath with a man-eating shark or wrestle a lion in the dark instead.. He further informs his readers that homework is the last on his list. He would rather be happy if it gets disappeared from his to-do list.
  • Major Themes in “Homework! Oh, Homework!” Hatred, student life, and homework revulsion are the major themes of the poem. The poem centers on the feelings of a student who has gone mad because of the study workload. Knowing it is a compulsion and the demand of his education, he desires to get rid of it. He hates homework so much that he would instead perform some insane and crazy actions rather than doing his homework. It is through this funny poetic piece, the poet sheds light on the problems students face during their student life.

Analysis of Literary Devices Used in Homework! Oh, Homework!

literary devices allow the writers to bring variety and color to their simple poetic pieces. Jack Prelutsky also made this poem worth read with the excessive use of these devices. The analysis used in this poem is analyzed below.

  • Assonance : Assonance is the repetition of vowel sounds in the same line, such as the sound of /o/ in “Homework! Oh, homework” and the sound of /oo/ in “would explode you to bits.”
  • Alliteration : Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds in the same line, such as the sound of /h/ in “Homework! Oh, homework” and /p/ sound in “pet ten porcupines.”
  • Apostrophe : An apostrophe is a device used to call somebody or something from afar. Here, the poet has used apostrophe to call homework a disgusting thing such as,
“Homework! Oh, Homework! I hate you! You stink.”
  • Consonance : Consonance is the repetition of consonant sounds in the same line, such as the sound of /k/ in “than tackle the homework,” and the sound of /sh/ in “I wish I could wash you away in the sink.”
  • Enjambment : It is defined as a thought in verse that does not come to an end at a line break ; rather, it rolls over to the next line. For example,
“I simply can’t see why you even exist, if you just disappeared it would tickle me pink.”
  • Hyperbole : Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate any statement for the sake of emphasis. The writer used this device by comparing the homework more difficult even than wrestling with a lion or man eating shark.
  • Irony : Irony is a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that their intended meaning differs from the actual meaning. The writer has used this device in the opening stanza of the poem while talking about the self-recognition, such as,
“ Homework! Oh, Homework! I hate you! You stink.”
  • Imagery : Imagery is used to make readers perceive things involving their five senses. For example, “You’re last on my list”, “I wish I could wash you away in the sink” and “eat spinach and liver.”
  • Metaphor : It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. The poem shows the use of extended metaphors of homework, comparing it with several things that he hates the most in life.
  • Personification : The poem shows the use of personification as the poet has personified homework, showing it having life and emotions of its own.
  • Symbolism : Symbolism is using symbols to signify ideas and qualities, giving them symbolic meanings that are different from literal meanings. The poem shows the use of the symbols of “stink” and “giving me fits” as signs of anger and hatred.

Analysis of Poetic Devices Used in Homework! Oh, Homework!

Poetic and literary devices are the same, but a few are used only in poetry. Here is the analysis of some of the poetic devices used in this poem.

  • Diction : The poem shows descriptive diction having metaphors, symbols, and hyperbole.
  • Rhyme Scheme : The poem follows an ABCD rhyme scheme , and this pattern continues until the end.
  • Repetition : There is a repetition of the verses “Homework! Oh, homework! /I hate you! You stink!” which have created a musical quality in the poem.
  • Refrain : The lines occurring repeatedly at some distance in a poem are called a refrain . The verses, “Homework! Oh, homework! /I hate you! You stink!” are, therefore, a refrain.
  • Stanza : A stanza is a poetic form of some lines. There are three stanzas in this poem, with each comprising a different number of verses.

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These lines are useful while talking about the things that one does not want to do intentionally.

“ You’re last on my list, I simply can’t see why you even exist, if you just disappeared it would tickle me pink.”

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Homework! Oh, Homework! I hate you! You stink! I wish I could wash you away in the sink, if only a bomb would explode you to bits. Homework! Oh, homework! You’re giving me fits.

I’d rather take baths with a man-eating shark, or wrestle a lion alone in the dark, eat spinach and liver, pet ten porcupines, than tackle the homework my teacher assigns.

Homework! Oh, homework! You’re last on my list, I simply can’t see why you even exist, if you just disappeared it would tickle me pink. Homework! Oh, homework! I hate you! You stink!

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Homework! Oh, Homework! I hate you! You stink! I wish I could wash you away in the sink, if only a bomb would explode you to bits. Homework! Oh, homework! You’re giving me fits.

I’d rather take baths with a man-eating shark, or wrestle a lion alone in the dark, eat spinach and liver, pet ten porcupines, than tackle the homework, my teacher assigns.

Homework! Oh, homework! you’re last on my list, I simple can’t see why you even exist, if you just disappeared it would tickle me pink. Homework! Oh, homework! I hate you! You stink!

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Homework! Oh, Homework! I hate you! You stink! I wish I could wash you away in the sink, if only a bomb would explode you to bits. Homework! Oh, homework! You’re giving me fits.

I’d rather take baths with a man-eating shark, or wrestle a lion alone in the dark, eat spinach and liver, pet ten porcupines, than tackle the homework, my teacher assigns.

Homework! Oh, homework! you’re last on my list, I simple can’t see why you even exist, if you just disappeared it would tickle me pink. Homework! Oh, homework! I hate you! You stink!

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Jack Prelutsky is an American writer of children’s poetry who has published over 50 poetry collections. He served as the first U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate from 2006-08 when the Poetry Foundation established the award.

Prelutsky’s work often features playful language, amusing scenarios, and a celebration of the absurd. Here are several titles and descriptions of his work to explore:

  • This collection is filled with humorous and whimsical poems that capture the essence of childhood imagination and play. The titular poem, along with others in the collection, often features quirky characters and laugh-out-loud scenarios.
  • The poems in this book overflow with imaginative scenarios and playful wordplay, true to Prelutsky’s signature style. It’s a celebration of silliness and the fun of language.
  • This collection offers a delightful mix of short and clever poems, each brimming with Prelutsky’s characteristic wit and humor. The poems invite readers into a world where anything is possible.
  • Featuring a wide range of topics from pizzas to planets, this collection is a testament to Prelutsky’s ability to turn ordinary subjects into sources of endless amusement and wonder.
  • With poems set in various locations around the United States, this collection takes readers on a whimsical journey, showcasing Prelutsky’s talent for crafting engaging rhymes and playful scenarios.
  • In this inventive collection, Prelutsky combines animals with fruits, vegetables, and other objects to create fantastical creatures like “Bananaconda” or “Spinachickens,” accompanied by delightful illustrations.
  • This book features poems about imaginative creatures that are part animal, part object, such as the title’s “Umbrellaphant.” It’s a testament to Prelutsky’s creativity and his ability to see the world in a unique and whimsical way.
  • Another collection that showcases Prelutsky’s range as a poet, with rhymes that are both playful and lyrical, inviting readers into a world of imaginative adventure and fun.
  • Prelutsky provides verses to accompany Camille Saint-Saëns’s classical music suite “The Carnival of the Animals,” adding a lyrical and humorous narrative layer to the music.
  • This collection offers a variety of poems that range from the silly to the serene, all showcasing Prelutsky’s deft touch with words and his ability to engage readers of all ages.

Jack Prelutsky’s poetry is celebrated for its humor, creativity, and ability to engage children with the beauty and fun of language. His work not only entertains but also encourages young readers to explore their own imaginations and the joy of reading poetry.

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Last night i dreamed of chickens.

Last night I dreamed of chickens, there were chickens everywhere, they were standing on my stomach, they were nesting in my hair, they were pecking at my pillow, they were hopping on my head, they were ruffling up their feathers as they raced about my bed.

They were on the chairs and tables, they were on the chandeliers, they were roosting in the corners, they were clucking in my ears, there were chickens, chickens, chickens for as far as I could see… when I woke today, I noticed there were eggs on top of me.

Be Glad Your Nose Is On Your Face

Be glad your nose is on your face, not pasted on some other place, for if it were where it is not, you might dislike your nose a lot.

Imagine if your precious nose were sandwiched in between your toes, that clearly would not be a treat, for you’d be forced to smell your feet.

Your nose would be a source of dread were it attached atop your head, it soon would drive you to despair, forever tickled by your hair.

Within your ear, your nose would be an absolute catastrophe, for when you were obliged to sneeze, your brain would rattle from the breeze.

Your nose, instead, through thick and thin, remains between your eyes and chin, not pasted on some other place– be glad your nose is on your face!

As Soon As Fred Gets Out Of Bed

As soon as Fred gets out of bed, his underwear goes on his head. His mother laughs, “Don’t put it there, a head’s no place for underwear!” But near his ears, above his brains, is where Fred’s underwear remains.

At night when Fred goes back to bed, he deftly plucks it off his head. His mother switches off the light and softly croons, “Good night! Good night!” And then, for reasons no one knows, Fred’s underwear goes on his toes.

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The Visitor

it came today to visit and moved into the house it was smaller than an elephant but larger than a mouse

first it slapped my sister then it kicked my dad then it pushed my mother oh! that really made me mad

it went and tickled rover and terrified the cat it sliced apart my necktie and rudely crushed my hat

it smeared my head with honey and filled the tub with rocks and when i yelled in anger it stole my shoes and socks

that’s just the way it happened it happened all today before it bowed politely and softly went away

Super Samson Simpson

I am Super Samson Simpson, I’m superlatively strong, I like to carry elephants, I do it all day long, I pick up half a dozen and hoist them in the air, it’s really somewhat simple, for I have strength to spare.

My muscles are enormous, they bulge from top to toe, and when I carry elephants, they ripple to and fro, but I am not the strongest in the Simpson family, for when I carry elephants, my grandma carries me.

Dora Diller

‘My stomach’s full of butterflies!’ lamented Dora Diller. Her mother sighed. ‘That’s no surprise, you ate a caterpillar!’

Homework! Oh, Homework!

Homework! Oh, Homework! I hate you! You stink! I wish I could wash you away in the sink, if only a bomb would explode you to bits. Homework! Oh, homework! You’re giving me fits.

I’d rather take baths with a man-eating shark, or wrestle a lion alone in the dark, eat spinach and liver, pet ten porcupines, than tackle the homework, my teacher assigns.

Homework! Oh, homework! you’re last on my list, I simple can’t see why you even exist, if you just disappeared it would tickle me pink. Homework! Oh, homework! I hate you! You stink!

A Pizza the Size of the Sun

I’m making a pizza the size of the sun, a pizza that’s sure to weigh more than a ton, a pizza too massive to pick up and toss, a pizza resplendent with oceans of sauce.

I’m topping my pizza with mountains of cheese, with acres of peppers, pimentos, and peas, with mushrooms, tomatoes, and sausage galore, with every last olive they had at the store.

My pizza is sure to be one of a kind, my pizza will leave other pizzas behind, my pizza will be a delectable treat, that all who love pizza are welcome to eat.

The oven is hot, I believe it will take a year and a half for my pizza to bake. I can hardly wait til my pizza is done, my wonderful pizza the size of the sun.

I met a dragon face to face

I met a dragon face to face the year when I was ten, I took a trip to outer space, I braved a pirate’s den, I wrestled with a wicked troll, and fought a great white shark, I trailed a rabbit down a hole, I hunted for a snark.

I stowed aboard a submarine, I opened magic doors, I traveled in a time machine, and searched for dinosaurs, I climbed atop a giant’s head, I found a pot of gold, I did all this in books I read when I was ten years old.

Herbert Glerbett

Herbert Glerbett, rather round, swallowed sherbet by the pound, fifty pounds of lemon sherbet went inside of Herbert Glerbett. With that glob inside his lap Herbert Glerbett took a nap, and as he slept, the boy dissolved, and from the mess a thing evolved— a thing that is a ghastly green, a thing the world had never seen, a puddle thing, a gooey pile of something strange that does not smile. Now if you’re wise, and if you’re sly, you’ll swiftly pass this creature by, it is no longer Herbert Glerbett. Whatever it is, do not disturb it.

Deep In Our Refrigerator

Deep in our refrigerator, there’s a special place for food that’s been around awhile… we keep it, just in case. ‘It’s probably too old to eat,’ my mother likes to say. ‘But I don’t think it’s old enough for me to throw away.’

It stays there for a month or more to ripen in the cold, and soon we notice fuzzy clumps of multicolored mold. The clumps are larger every day, we notice this as well, but mostly what we notice is a certain special smell.

When finally it all becomes a nasty mass of slime, my mother takes it out, and says, ‘Apparently, it’s time.’ She dumps it in the garbage can, though not without regret, then fills the space with other food that’s not so ancient yet

I Went Hungry on Thanksgiving

I was hungry on Thanksgiving But I couldn’t eat a thing I couldn’t eat a drumstick And I couldn’t eat a wing I couldn’t have the pickles Or the gravy covered rice The pumpkin pie was luscious But I couldn’t have a slice I was starving for some stuffing Or a tasty yellow yam Or a puffy little muffin Spread with homemade berry jam Our dinner looked delicious But I didn’t dare to touch I went hungry on Thanksgiving My new braces hurt too much!

Suzanna socked me Sunday

Suzanna socked me Sunday, she socked me Monday, too, she also socked me Tuesday, I was turning black and blue.

She socked me double Wednesday, and Thursday even more, but when she socked me Friday, she began to get me sore.

“Enough’s enough,” I yelled at her, “I hate it when you hit me!” “Well, then I won’t” Suzanna said— that Saturday, she bit me.

Pumberly Pott’s Unpredictable Niece

Pumberly Pott’s unpredictable niece declared with her usual zeal that she would devour, by piece after piece, her uncle’s new automobile.

She set to her task very early one morn by consuming the whole carburetor; then she swallowed the windshield, the headlights and horn, and the steering wheel just a bit later.

She chomped on the doors, on the handles and locks, on the valves and the pistons and rings; on the air pump and fuel pump and spark plugs and shocks, on the brakes and the axles and springs.

When her uncle arrived she was chewing a hash made of leftover hoses and wires (she’d just finished eating the clutch and the dash and the steel-belted radial tires).

“Oh, what have you done to my auto,” he cried, “you strange unpredictable lass?” “The thing won’t work, Uncle Pott,” she replied, and he wept, “It was just out of gas.”

A Wolf Is At The Laundromat

A wolf is at the Laundromat, it’s not a wary stare-wolf, it’s short and fat, it tips its hat, unlike a scary glare-wolf. It combs its hair, it clips its toes, it is a fairly rare wolf, that’s only there to clean its clothes— it is a wash-and-wear-wolf.

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