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Poetry

Poetry is a form of literary art making use of rythmic and aesthetic qualities of language to evoke meanings. Poetry has a long history evolving from folk music.

Contributors in Poetry

Poetry

trope

Literature; Poetry

The intentional use of a word or expression figuratively, i.e., used in a different sense from its original significance in order to give vividness or emphasis to an idea. Some important types of ...

trochaic

Literature; Poetry

A metrical foot with a long or accented syllable followed by a short or unaccented syllable, as in only or total, or the opening line of Poe's "The Raven," Once up | on a | midnight | ...

trochee

Literature; Poetry

A metrical foot with a long or accented syllable followed by a short or unaccented syllable, as in only or total, or the opening line of Poe's "The Raven," Once up | on a | midnight | ...

troilus verse

Literature; Poetry

See Rhyme Royal

triolet

Literature; Poetry

A poem or stanza of eight lines in which the first line is repeated as the fourth and seventh lines, and the second line as the eighth, with a rhyme scheme of ABaAabAB.

triple rhyme

Literature; Poetry

A rhyme in which three final syllables of words have the same sound, as in glorious and victorious.

trisyllable

Literature; Poetry

A word of three syllables.

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