Terms - Terms Wit ingenuity poets skill is in choosing just...

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Terms: Wit – ingenuity – poet’s skill is in choosing just the rt words to showcase or reveal some universal human truth – N.C. didn’t focus on originality, while Romantic poets on the other hand were defined by originality and spontaneity Dullness-opposite of wit Caesura - A pause in the metrical or rhythmical progress of a line of verse, after which the sense of the line is often changed from what it was before - marked by punctuation (comma, semicolon, dash, etc.) in romantic and neo-classical verse. See Pope for example Satire – literary art of diminishing something by ridiculing it Parallelism- structural composition of phrases or sentences so that one element is phrased similarly to another Antithesis – two phrases with opposite meanings follow each other – i.e. “so vast is art, so narrow human wit” Zeugma – “yoking” – a verb ties together two dissimilar nouns – often metaaphoric in one phrase and literal in the other, i.e. “stain her honour” (metaphoric), “or her new brocade”(literal) Ottava rima – a form of poetry consisting of eight-line stanzas Tabula Rasa (blank slate) – Lock, empiricism: individuals are shaped by experience, born without content or knowledge - experience is foundation of identity and knowledge. o
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