THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED: February 3, 1959.
-plane crash killed Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, and Buddy Holly
-term coined because songs/artists just popped up as if from nowhere (and often WERE
1. main lyricist for Chess Records
- Willie Dixon
2. The Beatles emulate Fats Domino
- Lady Madona
3. First Boogie Woogie
- Clarence Pinetop Smith
4. musician was banned from television
- Bo Diddley
5. Afro-Cuban rhythm
- The Bo Diddley Beat
Why does meter matter?
Meter: The pattern of measured sound-units recurring more or less regularly in lines
of verse. Most English poetry since Chaucer is in accentual-syllable meter, in which
each line has a fixed total number of syllables, and a pattern
Sonnet: A lyric poem comprising fourteen rhyming lines of equal length.
Italian or Petrarchan sonnet: A sonnet with the following form: an eight-line octave of two quatrains (stanzas of
four lines), with a rhyme scheme of abba abba; fol
Enjambment: the syntactical unit runs between two
or more lines.
Example: A woman's face with nature's own hand
Hast thou, the master mistress of my passion
End-stopped line the poetic line coincides with the
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Literary terminology: Poetry and metaphor
General terms for figures of speech
Denotation: A words literal and primary meaning, independent of