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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heroic_couplet

A heroic couplet is a traditional form for English poetry, commonly used in epic and narrative poetry, and consisting of a rhyming pair of lines in iambic pentameter. Use of the heroic couplet was pioneered by Geoffrey Chaucer in the Legend of Good Women and the Canterbury Tales, ... poem largely written in loose heroic couplets with frequent enjambment.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Couplet

A couplet is a pair of lines of metre in poetry. A couplet usually consists of two lines that rhyme ... Rhyming couplets are often used in Early Modern English poetry, as seen in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. This work of literature is written almost entirely in rhyming couplets. Similarly, Shakespearean sonnets often employ ...

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The style of The Canterbury Tales is characterized by rhyming couplets. That means that every two lines rhyme with each other. It's also in iambic pentameter ...

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Dante probably began writing the Divine Comedy in 1308. He decided to call it a day in 1321 (when he died). Chaucer was probably born around 1340, and ...

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Heroic Couplets. The poetic meter, or rhythm, used throughout The Canterbury Tales is iambic pentameter. This means that each line is based on pairs of ...

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Richard teaches college writing and has a master's degree in creative writing. ... Geoffrey Chaucer wrote Canterbury Tales almost entirely in heroic couplets.

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Note that these opening lines are written as a rhyming couplet, with the words " fruit" and "root" establishing an AA rhyme scheme. Additionally, each line is ...

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Dec 31, 2008 ... In my post on Shakespeare I wrote that a masterfully written metrical ... Pentameter is rhymed – using a form called Open Heroic Couplets or Riding Rhymes. ... From the very first line of the Canterbury tales, Chaucer shows us ...

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Part of the couplet's attraction for writers in English has been a sense that the ... Take the famous opening of the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, ...

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Rhyming couplets are two lines of poetry that rhyme and have the same meter. Examples of ... I tire of writing poems and rhyme ... Canterbury Tales by Chaucer.