Humanities chapter 4
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Poetry that has rhythm but no rhyme
A literay work that continues to be read for years, even centuries, after its initial appearance because it remains relevant.
As a literary term, an elaborate description something in terms of something else
Two lines of poetry that rhyme consecutively; used by Shakespeare to conclude a sonnet.
A genre of literature, a long narrative poem recounting the actions of a hero who exemplifies strength, courage and cunning but not necessarily moral virtue
A sudden insight into life or human nature that often serves as the climax in a work of fiction, particularly a short story.
Category , generally imposes certain requirements and limitations on the writer.
Japanese poetic genre in which the poet presents one image, usually derived from an observation of nature, three lines , 5syllables/7 syllables / 5 syllables
Classical rhythmic scheme widely used in English verse, consists of five repetitions in a poetic line of an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable "when in disgrace with fortune ahnd men's eyes"
Phrase coined by F. Scott Fitzgerald to denote the decade of the 1920s, a free style of life among affluent youth preoccupied with patting, heavy drinking, fast cars, ,and sexual promiscuity
Literally "of a lyre" which was an ancient musical instrument, hence words sung to music.
Rhythmic , often rhymed music like poem, usually deals with the poets feelings especially of love
Tower above others of its time because of its style execution memorable characters or profound meaning
Describes something highly abstract in terms of something else that is mor conrete
Categorize work that breaks with traditions and conventions of the past
Work of fiction that is shorter than a novel but longer than a short story
Popular in the Middle Ages r golfing around the exploits of a brave and handsome knight and his love for a beautiful lady, often Madrid to someone else
Reading a poem, aloud or silently
Genre of poetry invented by Renaissance Italian poets and brought to perfection by Shakespeare
Express a thought in 14 lines, controlled by a strict rhythm and thyme scheme
Way of communicating meaning that goes beyond the "surface meaning" of a story or novel
Expressing a thought that cannot be directly stated because of its complexity
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