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  • 21 Iambic pentameter — is a type of meter that is used in poetry and drama. It describes a particular rhythm that the words establish in each line. That rhythm is measured in small groups of syllables; these small groups of syllables are called feet . The word iambic… …

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  • 22 scansion — /skan sheuhn/, n. Pros. the metrical analysis of verse. The usual marks for scansion are breve for a short or unaccented syllable, ¯ or for a long or accented syllable, ^ for a rest, | for a foot division, and || for a caesura or pause. [1645 55; …

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  • 23 Iamb — An iamb or iambus is a metrical foot used in various types of poetry. Originally the term referred to one of the feet of the quantitative meter of classical Greek prosody: a short syllable followed by a long syllable (as in i amb). This… …

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  • 24 Proto-Slavic — is the proto language from which Slavic languages later emerged. It was spoken before the seventh century AD. As with most other proto languages, no attested writings have been found; the language has been reconstructed by applying the… …

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  • 25 Robert Bridges — Robert Seymour Bridges, OM, (23 October 1844 ndash; 21 April 1930) was an English poet, and poet laureate from 1913 to 1930.LifeBridges was born in Walmer, Kent, and educated at Eton College and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. [… …

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  • 26 caesura — caesural, caesuric, adj. /si zhoor euh, zoor euh, siz yoor euh/, n., pl. caesuras, caesurae /si zhoor ee, zoor ee, siz yoor ee/. 1. Pros. a break, esp. a sense pause, usually near the middle of a verse, and marked in scansion by a double vertical …

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  • 27 Alexandrine — An alexandrine is a line of poetic meter comprising 12 syllables. Alexandrines are common in the German literature of the Baroque period and in French poetry of the early modern and modern periods. Drama in English often used alexandrines before… …

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  • 28 Slovene language — Infobox Language name=Slovene/Slovenian nativename=slovenski jezik states=Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia and emigrant groups in various countries region=Central Southern and Southeastern Europe speakers=2.4 million familycolor=Indo… …

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  • 29 Alliterative verse — The Old English epic poem Beowulf is written in alliterative verse. In prosody, alliterative verse is a form of verse that uses alliteration as the principal structuring device to unify lines of poetry, as opposed to other devices such as rhyme.… …

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  • 30 poetry — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Expression in poems Nouns 1. poetry, ars poetica, poesy, poeticism, poetics, metrics; balladry, the gay science; Muse, Calliope, Erato; versification, rhyming, prosody, orthometry, scansion. See writing …

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  • 31 amphibrach — /ˈæmfəbræk/ (say amfuhbrak) noun (in prosody) a trisyllabic foot in which the syllables come in the following order: short, long, short (quantitative metre), or unstressed, stressed, unstressed (accentual metre). Thus, together is an accentual… …

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  • 32 Clitic — In morphology and syntax, a clitic is a morpheme that is grammatically independent, but phonologically dependent on another word or phrase.[1] It is pronounced like an affix, but works at the phrase level. For example, the word an in the phrase:… …

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  • 33 Differences between standard Croatian, Serbian and Bosnian — The standard Croatian, Serbian, and Bosnian languages differ in various aspects as outlined below. The various nuances do not present major obstacles to communication.After the dissolution of Yugoslavia, the languages of Croats and Serbs went… …

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  • 34 dipody — dipodic /duy pod ik/, adj. /dip euh dee/, n., pl. dipodies. Pros. a group of two feet, esp., in accentual verse, in which one of the two accented syllables bears primary stress and the other bears secondary stress. [1835 45; < LL dipodia < Gk:… …

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  • 35 Serbo-Croatian — srpskohrvatski, hrvatskosrpski српскохрватски, хрватскосрпски Spoken in …

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  • 36 sprung rhythm — noun a poetic rhythm that imitates the rhythm of speech • Hypernyms: ↑poetic rhythm, ↑rhythmic pattern, ↑prosody * * * noun : a poetic rhythm designed to approximate the natural rhythm of speech and characterized by the frequent juxtaposition of… …

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  • 37 YIDDISH LITERATURE — This articles is arranged according to the following outline: introduction UNTIL THE END OF THE 18TH CENTURY the bible in yiddish literature epic homiletic prose drama liturgy ethical literature Historical Songs and Writings transcriptions of… …

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  • 38 Geoffrey Chaucer — Chaucer redirects here. For other uses, see Chaucer (disambiguation). Geoffrey Chaucer …

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  • 39 Haiku — This article is about the Japanese poetic form. For haiku poetry written in English, see Haiku in English. For other uses, see Haiku (disambiguation). Haiku (俳句, haikai verse?) …

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  • 40 Caesura — For Helios album, see Caesura (album). An example of a caesura in modern western music notation. In meter, a caesura (alternative spellings are cæsura and cesura) is a complete pause in a line of poetry or in a musical composition. The plural… …

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