WEEK ONE - Ideational figures: shapes conveying...

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"Poetry is the language inside the language." –Paul Valery Rhythm "Poetry is a pheasant disappearing into the brush." –Wallace Stevens Simile Concision Compression Figurative language "Prose it words in their best order; poetry is the best words in the best order." –Samuel Taylor Coleridge "Poetry is a dividend from what you know and what you are." –Czeslaw Milosz "There is no such things as poetry, only poems." –Dylan Thomas Poeisis To make "Poetry is memorable speech." –W.H. Auden "I can no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat." –A.E. Housman Rhetorical figures: shapes of arguments, shapes of thought.
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Unformatted text preview: Ideational figures: shapes conveying relationships that contain ideas Imagistic figures: visual, aural, olfactory, gustatory, tactile images Metaphorical figures: trope, turning things into other things; shapes of turning Pun, double-meaning Repetition, expectation, deviation, re-establishment of pattern Dramatic occasion Dramatic irony Speaker, voice Epitaph Epigram Enjambment when one line continues into the next without a pause Line Line boundary Stanza Staza boundary Similarity & difference Acoustic, grammatical, & ideational rhymes Correspondence Parallel construction Verse movement End-pause End-stop Structure Form enacts content. Form embodies meaning. Poetry is a time-art. Art that folds out in time...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course ENGL engl243 taught by Professor Weiner during the Spring '10 term at Maryland.

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