Metre rhythm and verse form philip hobsbaum no preview available 2002 view all common terms and phrases amphibrachic ballad begins blank verse cadenced verse called counterpoint dactylic daryush death dimeter donne drama effect elegy eliot enjambment example faber faber faber ltd feet five stress lines foot four stress lines free blank verse free verse free verse proper full rhyme . A good overview of metre rhythm and verse form that relies upon analysis of several examples hobsbaum describes specific verse forms but also discusses their dynamics the way they emerge in response to previous forms and how they change over time the chapter on blank verse was very insightful hobsbaum also helped me rethink free verse. Metre rhythm and verse form gave me all the tools necessary to understanding poetry and poetry criticism this book helped to clarify a number of abstruse terms which would have been otherwise both frightening and very confusing. Traditional forms of verse use established rhythmic patterns called meters meter means measure in greek and thats what meters are premeasured patterns of stressed and unstressed syllables much of english poetry is written in lines that string together one or more feet individual rhythmical units. Metre rhythm and verse form by hobsbaum philip publication date 1996 topics english poetry history and criticism theory etc english language versification literary form poetics publisher london new york routledge collection inlibrary printdisabled oliverwendellholmeslibrary phillipsacademy americana digitizing sponsor kahle austin foundation contributor phillips
How it works:
1. Register Trial Account.
2. Download The Books as you like ( Personal use )