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What is poetry in literature

What is a simple definition of poetry? Poetry is a type of literature based on the interplay of words and rhythm. It often employs rhyme and meter (a set of rules governing the number and arrangement of syllables in each line). In poetry, words are strung together to form sounds, images, and ideas that might be too complex or abstract…

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Synecdoche examples in poetry

What is an example of a synecdoche? If you said “check out my new wheels,” “wheels” is an example of synecdoche, used to refer to a “car.” A part of a car, in this example, represents the whole of the car. Figurative language comes in many shapes and sizes. As well as synecdoche, you have metaphors, similes, personification, and more.…

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Poetry for birthday girl

What are some birthday poems? 15 Beautiful Birthday Poems birth-day by Lucille Clifton. today we are possible. … Birthday Lights by Calef Brown. … A Birthday by Christina Rossetti. … The Party by Jason Shinder. … Birthday by Sukasah Syahdan. … At Twenty-Eight by Amy Fleury. … 30th Birthday by Alice Notley. … For K.R. on her Sixtieth Birthday by…

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Eating poetry analysis

What is the poem eating poetry about? Eating Poetry is a surreal, dreamlike poem set in a library. A man has been eating poetry and the effects this has on him upset the female librarian. When he turns into a dog and starts licking her hand she can’t handle it anymore. It’s all beyond her understanding. What does the librarian…

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Who invented poetry

Where did poetry come from? The poem, based on the history of King Gilgamesh, was written around 3000 BC in Sumer, Mesopotamia in cuneiform script on clay tablets. Ancient societies such as the Chinese Shi Jing developed canons of poetic works to ritual, as well as aesthetic, importance. Who is known as the father of poetry? Geoffrey Chaucer (/ˈtʃɔːsər/; c.…

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