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A poetic comparison of
caesura occurring at the end of a line is not marked in the scanning process. Homographs are words which are identical in spelling but different in meaning and derivation or pronunciation, as pine, to yearn for, and pine, a tree, or the bow of a ship and a bow and arrow. The metrical element of sound makes a valuable contribution to the mood and total effect of a poem. He evokes our pity because, not being an evil person, his misfortune is a greater tragedy than he deserves and is disproportionate to the "flaw." We are also moved to fear, as we recognize the possibilities of similar errors or defects in ourselves. Other types of ballads include those transferred from rural to urban settings, and literary ballads, combining the natures of epic and lyric poetry, which are written by known authors, often in the style and form of the folk ballad, such as Keats' " La Belle. Imitation with the intent to mock the original is a parody.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, " The Cloud " Sidelight: The poetic metaphor can be thought of as having two basic components: (1) what is meant, and (2) what is said. It is distinguished by the poetic characteristics of rhythmic, aural, and syntactic repetition, compression of thought, sustained intensity, and patterned structure, but is set on the page in a continuous sequence of sentences as in prose, without line breaks. The use of words with the consonants b, k and p, to cite one example, produce harsher sounds than the soft f and v or the liquid l, m and. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that it is poetry. (Contrast Enjambment, Open Couplet, Run-On Lines ) enjambment The continuation of the sense and therefore the grammatical construction beyond the end of a line of verse or the end of a couplet. Sidelight: Long ago, the word "ditty" served as a verb, meaning to sing a song or set words to music, but its use as such became obsolete by the 16th century.
John Selden I iamb (EYE-am) or iambus, iambic The most common metrical foot in English, German, and Russian verse, and many other languages as well; it consists of two syllables, a short or unaccented syllable followed by a long or accented syllable, as in a-void. (See also Fourteener, Heptameter, Poulter's Measure ) septet A stanza of seven lines. This latter form tends to divide the thought into two opposing or complementary phases of the same idea. YZ As sweet and musical As bright Apollo's lute, strung with his hair, And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Makes heaven drowsy with the harmony. (Compare Catachresis, Enallage, Malapropism ) (Contrast King's English ) soliloquy A talking to oneself; the discourse of a person speaking to himself, whether alone or in the presence of others. Euphony - agreeable sounds that are easy to articulate. Rhymester An inferior poet.