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Glossary of Pedersen - Elements of Poetry 7

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duple meter

triple meter
The line has only 2 syllabus

Or 3 syllables
iamb
unsstr-STRESS

(i-AMB)
trochee
STRESS-unst

(TROCH-ee)
anapest
THREE-BEAT-TERM 1OF2

unst-unst-STRESS
(an-a-PEST)
dactyl
THREE-BEAT-TERM 1OF2

STRESS-unst-unst

(DAC-tl-lll?)
spondee
STRESS-STRESS

(SPON-DEE) (spon=strong?)

DEEP-PEACE
FOOT-BALL
pyrrhic
unst-unst
('purr'-ric)
sestina
A complicated verse form:
6 six-lined stanzas with a three-lined ENVOY at the end
epigram
clever saying

"only those deserving of scorn are apprehensive of it"
epigraph
quotation on a title page
or
inscription, like on a grave
envoy
conventionalized stanza at end of a poem, usually associated with the French BALLADE
strophe
a stanza, usually associated with irregular sections of the poem
Synecdoche
A TROPE where a part signifies whole

"15 hands" - For 15 field laborers
trope
a figure of speech/method of speaking:
Irony, simile, paradox, metaphor, synecdoche
triplet/tercet
both 3 lines of verse, the latter term is more associated with rhyme
Terza Rima
3 line stanzas where the middle line becomes the 1st and 3rd of the next tercet.
aba bcb cdc, and so on.

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