Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Poetry Lecture NOTES

POETRY: the art of rhythmic composition, written or spoken for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative or elevated thoughts; literary work in metrical verse; AKA inner monologue; stanza.
     -structure matters (example: Preston's tweet)
     -captures what we perceive intuitively
     -one of those concepts we appreciate but can't wrap our heads around

IAMBIC PENTAMETER: a common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet or accents, each foot containing an unaccented syllable and an accented syllable; AKA 5 words, 2 syllables
     -mimics heart beat

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