Poetics and Poetry Discussion
(8/17/2013 1:38:00 PM)
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Dur DUM dur DUM dur DUM dur DUM dur DUM dur Dum probably rightReplies for this message:
Thomas Vaughan Jones
(2/15/2014 5:59:00 PM)
It's known as iambic pentameter. these lines are essentially male. When an additional syllable is added to aid scansion, for some reasonthe line is then regarded as feminine. There is (or was) ... more
(8/17/2013 5:40:00 PM)
da-Dum, da-Dum, da-Dum, da-Dum, da-Dum is more like it but you can also throw in a few da-da-Dums and da-das for expressive variation, which is what the great sonnet writers do, and very few contemp ... more
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