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Abecedarian poem - A poem having verses beginning with the successive letters of the alphabet. Abstract Language - Words that represent ideas, intangibles, and concepts such as "beauty" and "truth.
Academic Verse - Poetry that adheres to the accepted standards and requirements of some kind of "school. Acatalectic - A verse having the metrically complete number of syllables in the final foot.
Accent - The rhythmically significant stress in the articulation of words, giving some syllables more relative prominence than others.
In words of two or more syllables, one syllable is almost invariably stressed more strongly than the other syllables. In words of one syllable, the degree of stress normally depends on their grammatical function; nouns,verbs, and adjectives are usually given more stress than articles or prepositions.
The words in a line of poetry are usually arranged so the accents occur at regular intervals, with the meter defined by the placement of the accents within the foot. Accent should not be construed as emphasis.
Accentual Meter - A rhythmic pattern based on a recurring number of accents or stresses in each line of a poem or section of a poem. Acephalexis - initial truncation the dropping of the first, unstressed syllable at the beginning of a line of iambic or anapestic verse.
Acrostic - a poem in which the first letter of each line spells out a name downwards.
Adonic - A verse consisting of a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee. Adynaton - A type of hyperbole in which the exaggeration is magnified so greatly that it refers to an impossibility, as "I'd walk a million miles for one of your smiles.
Alcaic verse - A Greek lyrical meter, said to be invented by Alcaeus, a lyric poet from about B. Written in tetrameter, the greater Alcaic consists of a spondee or iamb followed by an iamb plus a long syllable and two dactyls.
The lesser Alcaic, also in tetrameter, consists of two dactylic feet followed by two iambic feet. Alexandrine - An iambic line of twelve syllables, or six feet, usually with a caesura after the sixth syllable.
It is the standard line in French poetry, comparable to the iambic pentameter line in English poetry. Allegory - A figurative illustration of truths or generalizations about human conduct or experience in a narrative or description by the use of symbolic fictional figures and actions which resemble the subject's properties and circumstances.
Alliteration - the repetition of the consonant sounds within words or within lines. Allusion - An implied or indirect reference to something assumed to be known, such as an historical event or personage, a well-known quotation from literature, or a famous work of art.
Amphibrach - A metrical foot consisting of a long or accented syllable between two short or unaccented syllables. Amphigouri - A verse composition, while apparently coherent, contains no sense or meaning.
Anachronism - The placement of an event, person, or thing out of its proper chronological relationship, sometimes unintentional, but often deliberate as an exercise of poetic license.
Anaclasis - The substitution of different measures to break up the rhythm. Anacreontic - A poem in the style of the Greek poet, Anacreon, convivial in tone or theme, relating to the praise of love and wine. Anacrusis - when one or more unstressed syllables are added at the beginning of a line.
Aagoge or Anagogy - The spiritual or mystical interpretation of a word or passage beyond the literal, allegorical or moral sense.
Analogy - An agreement or similarity in some particulars between things otherwise different; sleep and death, for example, are analogous in that they both share a lack of animation and a recumbent posture.
Anapest - a metrical foot composed of two weaker syllables followed by a stronger, or 'stressed' syllable. Anaphora - the repetition of an opening word or phrase in throughout a number of lines.MuseScore En - Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online.
How to Write a Stanza Poem? Tweet. Pin it. Writing a Stanza Poem. Before starting on with your stanza poem, Step by Step Guide on How to Write a Free Verse Poem.
Poetry / Tips on Writing a Diamante Poem or Diamond Poem. What is a Stanza? What is a Septet? Definition of Creative Writing;. Aug 14, · You can even the cinquain, also known as a quintain or quintet, is poem stanza composed of five lines.
A cinquain poem is brief, but very fun to write, and.
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A staff (or stave, in British English) of written music generally begins with a clef, which indicates the position of one particular note on the staff.
The treble clef or G clef was originally a letter G and it identifies the second line up on the five line staff as the note G above middle C. May 20, · Even her work in free verse uses techniques like alliteration, assonance, and internal rhyme.
Biography Julia Randall was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in She graduated from Bryn Mawr School in , Bennington College with a degree in English, and from Johns Hopkins Writing Seminar with a master's degree.