MIDTERM ENL 003

MIDTERM ENL 003 - MIDTERM ENL 003 Trimeter: three feet per...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
MIDTERM ENL 003 Trimeter: three feet per line Dimeter: two feet per line Tetrameter: four feet per line Pentameter: five feet per line Hexameter: six feet per line *FEET: the patter stressed and unstressed syllables in a line PATTERNS OF FEET : *KEY: ‘ stressed ^ unstressed Pyrrhic: ^^ (weak, usually becomes an iamb/trochee) Iamb : ^’ (I came / upon / a child / of god) Trochee: ‘^ (Tell me / not in / mournful / numbers) Spondee : ‘’ (Rocks, caves, / lakes, fens, / bogs, dens, / and shades / of death) Anapest: ^^’ (and in / to the mid / night we gal / loped abreast) Dactyl: ‘^^ (Tweedle of / babpipes, a / bugle and / fiddles) Alliteration: Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words While I n odded, n early n apping. Consonance: Repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds in words Wh ose w oods are these I think I kno w . / His h ou se is in the village thou gh . He w ill not see me stopping here / To w atch his w oods fill up with sno w . Assonance: Repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in words. Down some profound dull tunnel, long since scooped (or) round and round the spicy downs the yellow lotus-dust blown. Caesura:
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/15/2011 for the course ENL 003 taught by Professor Swinkin during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

Page1 / 3

MIDTERM ENL 003 - MIDTERM ENL 003 Trimeter: three feet per...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online