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Poetry by walt whitman

How is Walt Whitman poetry democratic? To allay those fears and to praise democracy, Whitman tried to be democratic in both life and poetry. He imagined democracy as a way of interpersonal interaction and as a way for individuals to integrate their beliefs into their everyday lives. What was Walt Whitman’s poetry style? Perhaps the most obvious stylistic trait of…

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Poetry about landscapes

What is a landscape poem? Topographical poetry or loco-descriptive poetry is a genre of poetry that describes, and often praises, a landscape or place. … When understood broadly as landscape poetry and when assessed from its establishment to the present, topographical poetry can take on many formal situations and types of places. What are the 10 types of poetry? Top…

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Opposite of poetry

Is prose the opposite of poetry? Prose is so-called “ordinary writing” — made up of sentences and paragraphs, without any metrical (or rhyming) structure. From prose we get the term prosaic, meaning “ordinary” or “commonplace,” or lacking the specially delicacy and beauty of its supposed opposite — poetry. … What is the antonym of poem? Antonyms: prosaic speech, prosaic writing,…

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Poetry patterns examples

What is the pattern of a poem? We’ve already claimed that pattern in a poem is “The artistic arrangement and use of the material (aural and visual) aspects of words into particular repetitive and/or serial forms as a means to structure a poem.” The combination of sound and visual elements provides a poem’s structure, the resultant sum of all sound…

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Old english poetry characteristics

What are the characteristics of Old English? Old English had six simple vowels, spelled a, æ, i, o, u and y, and probably a seventh, spelled ie. It also had two diphthongs; ea and eo. Each of these sounds came in short and long versions. Long vowels are always marked with macrons (e.g. ā) in modern editions and also in…

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