English 21108

English 21108 - Sound Devices

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5/8/08 8:21 PM Technical Information of "The Raven" The poem consists of 18 stanzas of 6 lines each The rhyme scheme is abacbb. Internal rhymes intricately echo the rhyming sounds in other lines The meter within each stanza is a combination of trochaic octameter, and trochaic tetrameter Its troche is stressed/ unstressed
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Unformatted text preview: Sound Devices such as alliteration and assonance onomatopoeia and repetition Trochee: A musical foot containing a stressed followed by an unstressed syllable: /U Producing a falling rhythm The reverse of iambic pentameter Octameter: A line of 8 feet= 8/ and 8U Tetrameter: A line of 4 metrical feet= 4/ and 4U...
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2010 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Cramer during the Spring '08 term at Santa Monica.

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