• astonishing
    Pearsall is concerned with romances written between 1240 and 1400 in England (1240 is the date of the MS in which King Horn, etc., appear). (In another article, Pearsall has specifically treated fifteenth-century English romances.) "Any sophisticated historical morphology of romance involves a knowledge of...
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  • John Keats' sonnet On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again: Discussing aspects of form.
    produces the metrical substitution. The most prevailing line of verse in English prosody is the iambic pentameter. In a sonnet the sound pattern will be the same, which could make it terribly monotonous. So, the poet produces what is known as Metrical Substitution, also called metrical variation, for...
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  • Poetry
    A poem written in honor of the bride and groom. Free verse (vers libre) Poetry written in either rhyme or unrhymed lines that have no set fixed metrical pattern. Ghazal A short lyrical poem that arose in Urdu. It is between 5 and 15 couplets long. Each couplet contains its own poetic thought but...
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  • World Literature
    Tale-"The Metric tale is a relatively long poem which tells a completely developed story in verse. Metrical tales can be the length of a short story or of a complete novel. * Metrical Romance- Metrical romance is a kind of poetry dealing with the emotions or phase of life and the story is told in a simple...
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  • Ywahhh
    based on length splinter even more when the writing process is taken into consideration. ODE 1. a lyric poem typically of elaborate or irregular metrical form and expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion. 2. (originally) a poem intended to be sung FARCE a foolish show or a ridiculous sham...
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  • Assignment
    occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns, lyrics, or prose poetry.  * Narrative * Great Epic * Metrical Romance * Ballad * Metrical Tale * Lyric * Ode * Elegy * Sonnet * Song * Simple Lyric * Dramatic * Poetic Lays * Tragedy ...
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  • All About Poetry. Essay
    fictional characters and events in the form of a sequential story, usually. The genre has historical roots in the fields of medieval and early modern romance and in the tradition of the novella. The latter, an Italian word used to describe short stories, supplied the present generic English term in the 18th...
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  • Lit 121
    Palma) Prose – without metrical regularity * Novel * Short stories * Plays * Essays * Biographies * News * Myths, Legends, and Fables Poetry – have metrical form 1. Narrative a. Epic b. Metrical tales c. Metrical romance d. Ballad 2....
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  • Asasa
    the level of "local culture"--by both colonists and their subordinate subjects. At the outset, "Ibong Adarna" film adapts a well-known korido (metrical romance written in monorhyming, octosyllabic quatrain). This myth was supposedly written by an anonymous author during the mid 1800s, from a folktale...
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  • 3 Literary Divisions
    cultures, prose narrative tends to appear after a culture has developed verse.   Prose genres are many and varied, ranging from science fiction to romance.  The major generic divisions of prose are: * Novel - A lengthy fictional prose narrative. * Novella - A fictional prose narrative ranging...
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  • Philippine Literature
    limited, has broadened over the centuries. A genre consists of artistic works which fall within a certain central theme, and examples of genre include romance, mystery, crime, fantasy, erotica, and adventure, among others. Important historical periods in English literature includeOld English, Middle English...
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  • Metrical Romances of the Middle Ages
    METRICAL ROMANCES OF THE MIDDLE AGES The very word 'romance' conjures up to our mind visions of battlemented castles, of fair ladies pining in the enchanters' castles and waiting for their brave knights to come to rescue them, of knights riding forth in search of gloriously impossible adventures.The...
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  • British Poetry
    among the people, we may also suppose the native minstrelsy to have revived. The minstrels, or those who wrote for them, translated or imitated Norman romances; and in so doing, enriched the language with many new words, which they borrowed from the originals, either from want of corresponding terms in their...
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  • The Effect of Toxic Waste
    cultures, prose narrative tends to appear after a culture has developed verse.   Prose genres are many and varied, ranging from science fiction to romance.  The major generic divisions of prose are: * novel - A lengthy fictional prose narrative. * novella - A fictional prose narrative ranging...
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  • Classification of Literature
    Tragedy Comedy Opera Operetta Ballad Epic Metrical Tale Metrical Romance Ode Sonnet Song Elegy POINT OF COMPARISON | PROSE | POETRY | Form | Paragraph | Verse | Language | Words and rhythms of ordinary and everyday language | Metrical, rhythmical, figurative language | Appeal | Intellect...
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  • Literature
    Filipino national heroes like José Rizal, Graciano Lopez Jaena, Marcelo H. del Pilar, etc. were able to voice out their sentiments. Poetry and metrical romances[edit] Ladino Poems – Were natives of first Tagalog versifiers who saw print: highly literate in both Spanish and the vernacular. Corridos –...
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  • Literature
    medieval romance about Alexander the Great that was written in 12-syllable lines. alliteration The repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words: “What would the world be, once bereft/Of wet and wildness?” (Gerard Manley Hopkins, “Inversnaid”) anapest A metrical foot of...
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  • New Folder
    heroic exploits often under supernatural control. It may deal with heroes and gods. A.2 METRICAL TALE Narrative, which is written in verse and can be classified either as a ballad or as a metrical romance. Ex. Bayani ng Bukid A.3 BALADS Of the narrative poems, this is the shortest and...
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  • What Is a Sonnet?
    not all English sonnets have the same metrical structure. The first sonnet in Sir Philip Sidney's sequence Astrophel and Stella, for example, has 12 syllables; these lines are iambic hexameters, albeit with an inverted first foot in several lines. In the Romance languages, the hendecasyllable and Alexandrine...
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  • Literature
    usually written in metered verse. 2.2.1. Ballad- form of verse, often a narrative set to music. 2.2.2. Metrical tale- relates real or imaginary events, something to do in mystery. 2.2.3. Metrical romance- long rambling love story in verse 2.2.4. Epic- long and majestic narrative poem which tell the exploits...
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