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Jul 8, 2014 ... Poetry Glossary - An introduction to poetic terms and devices. ... literal meaning: limited to the simplest, ordinary, most obvious meaning ... anapestic (anapest): a metrical foot containing three syllables—the first two are ...

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This glossary of poetry terms – from Accent to Versification – will help your ... American Flag (in color) .... Anapest A metrical foot of three syllables, two short ( or unstressed) followed by one ... Shakespeare wrote most of his plays in blank verse. .... favored feeling over reason and placed great emphasis on the subjective, ...

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Feb 22, 2009 ... As is the habit with most poets , when young they will try to master the game ... Trochaic feet are in red, Spondees are purple, Anapests are blue, and ... Frost specialized in this sort of metrical subtletly, emphasizing words that .... of the poem does indeed go behind his own favored aphorism [Something ...

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Feb 23, 2009 ... Meter, in those days, was as dominant then as free verse now, and as unadventurous. ... the second foot Anapestic, not criminal, but if you can elide, you should. .... Some of Milton's metrical feet are simply ambiguous – effectively .... As is the habit with most poets , when young they will try to master the ...

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Feb 14, 2017 ... In words of two or more syllables, one syllable is almost invariably stressed ... In metrical verse, the meter might help determine the poet's intent, but not always. .... a poem in which anapestic feet are predominately used, as in the opening line : .... The plot is the dominant element, dealing with a single crucial ...

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Which two English poets collaborated in writing Lyrical Ballads initiating the ... Was The dominant metrical foot most favored by American poets is the anapest?

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The masque as a performance grew out of medieval plays, but it was more spectacle than ..... to create perfect meter in the manner later favored by neoclassical poets. ... Anapestic (the noun is "anapest") two light syllables followed by a stressed ... When a poet uses metrical substitution to replace the first entire foot with a ...