English 4W Week 3, Lecture 5

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English 4W Week 3 Lecture 5 English 4W Lecture Notes for Week 3, Lecture 5 Alice Henton’s Lecture 08/17/2010 Poetry Meter 1 Stanza 1 Refrain 1 Metric Forms 1 Rhyme Scheme 1 Poetic Terms Metaphor 1 Euphemism 1 Paradox 1 Apostrophe 1 Elegy 1 Sonnet Form 2 Types 2 Villanelle Form 2 Ballad Form 2 Kelly Bowers 08/17/2010 1
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English 4W Week 3 Lecture 5 Poetry Meter -Patterns of stresses and unstressed syllables in verse -In English, meter is based on stress rather than quantity Stanza -Group of lines of verse -The unit structure of a poem Refrain -A phrase, line, or lines repeated at intervals during a poem -Used for emphasis Metric Forms -The metric form of a poem is its syllable pattern -U: denotes a less stressed syllable -/: denotes a stressed syllable -When a line is “scanned” it means the line has been marked with these notations above each syllable -When “scanning” a poem it is advisable to read the piece aloud. -There are some specific, well-known metric forms (such as “iambic”) that we
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course MGMT 1A taught by Professor Litt during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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