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Of or pertaining to the art of writing in any form or style, most especially published works.

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Literature; Poetry

The division of a compound word into two parts, with one or more words between, as what place soever for whatsoever.


Literature; Poetry

The "feel" of a poem that comes from the interweaving of technical elements, syntax, patterns of sound and meaning.


Literature; Poetry

A Tetractys is a 5 line poem with a syllable count of 1,2,3,4,10


Literature; Poetry

A line of verse consisting of four metrical feet.


Literature; Poetry

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Literature; Poetry

A verse form consisting of tercets, usually in iambic pentameter in English poetry, with a chain or interlocking rhyme scheme, as: aba, bcb, cdc, etc. The pattern concludes with a ...


Literature; Poetry

A unit or group of three lines of verse, which are rhymed together or have a rhyme scheme that interlaces with an adjoining tercet.