Poetic: Metre and Form

Author(s): WYNNE, Octavia
ISBN13/Barcode: 9781904263913
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Can you tell an iamb from a trochee? An anapest from a amphibrach? Why do children always take such delight in dactylic tetrameter? Is a ballad the same as a ballade? What is poetic rhythm? In this clever little book examines the elements of poetry, from its various feet, meters and lines, through its patterns, stanzas and rhymes, right up to the poetic forms themselves, with ancient and modern examples from William Shakespeare to Dr.Seuss.
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Can you tell an iamb from a trochee? An anapest from a amphibrach? Why do children always take such delight in dactylic tetrameter? Is a ballad the same as a ballade? What is poetic rhythm? In this clever little book examines the elements of poetry, from its various feet, meters and lines, through its patterns, stanzas and rhymes, right up to the poetic forms themselves, with ancient and modern examples from William Shakespeare to Dr.Seuss.

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ISBN13/Barcode 9781904263913
ISBN10 1904263917
Author WYNNE, Octavia
Binding Paperback
Date Published 1 Oct 2015
Frequency N/A
Report Date N/A
Pages 60
Publisher Wooden Books

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