Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (24)
How about Apostrophe?
An address to an absent or imaginary person, thing, or personified distraction. (Shelley talking to the wind)
What is a genre?
A particular style of writing
What is a lyric?
A poem, brief and discontinuous, emphasizing sound and pictorial imagery rather then narrative or dramatic movement.
What is a ballad?
A communal form of poetry
The technique of treating abstractions, things, or animals as person's.
A poem on death or serious loss. "lament" or grief for the dead.
"adding letters". Two or more words, or accented syllables, chime on the same initial letters that sound the same or in fact are the same "O wild west wind".
Repeating of vowel sounds.. Ex:eyeing you hear it echo in the poem at different moments
Run-on lines, which one line of poetry in which there is no pause between the lines, couplets, or stanzas.(Shelley Ode to WW)
Metrical line of poetry and verse drama. "iamb", an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.
(4) sets of interlocking followed by by couplet. Aba, bcb, cdc... first and third line rhyme, middle does not, then the end sound is employed as the rhyme for the first and third in the next stanza.
Late 18th century movement. Imagination, the rights of the individual, love of nature. A reaction from the past order and neoclassicism approaches.
Free indirect discourse
A way of representing characters speech or thought by combining direct discourse with narratorial commentary. Ex: Pride and Prejudice. The 3rd person commentary through feelings and thoughts of her characters.
A book of letters for litterary works.
A theory that the origin of life that is dependent on a force or chemical distinct from purely chemical or physical forces. (Shelley) dwelling, living, presence
A doctrine that identifies God with the universe. God's spirit in all things.
Wollstonecraft's A vindication of women's rights (polemic) Contains also 2 (vignette's)
An extremely modest proposal (polemic). Effective persuasion of a reasonable suggestion. She did not want to alienate, since she was one of the first feminists in England. She discusses how the creation of an idea of how women are formed in their culture at that time . Dependence over independence for women.
-why not let women develop, learn, and gain strength
-using figurative language treatment of women to topics of the day ex: tyranny, slavery, power, injustice, despotism.
A period of innocence, vulnerability, and formality.
Childhood examples: children need to be moving and playing, which will teach independence and other skills of the mind.
A reasoning for women who have power have had this type of a childhood.
18th and 19th century writing. Horror, death, depression, etc. Frankenstein, pseudomedevial setting.
Ode to the West Wind. 1819. (Shelley)
Shelley is also relating to Pantheism of the time. He is also Vitalistic in his poem.
-Terza rima (first and third line rhyme, middle does not, then the end sound is employed as the rhyme for the first and third in the next stanza.
-enjambment -hooks lines together. The wind moving.
(Assonance) "eeing" at the end of phrases.
Formal redoric or debate
A short picture, graphic in words. (Wollstonecraft)
Tinturn Abbey published in 1798-1800's in "lyrical ballads" (Wordsworth)
"Pantheism" the life of all things. Wordsworth goes into these elements. Love of nature ad appreciation for such. How adulthood cannot change a mind from the thoughts of his childhood. Memories have uplifted him.
Describes a meditative state or transcendental.
The forms is in an iambic pentameter unstressed followed by stressed syllables.
Preface to Lyrical Ballads: 1798 democratic revolution in subject matter
18th Century and previous:
Wordsworth's Romantic poetry:
Humble & rustic life
Closer to nature
Everyday common life
Spontaneously Overflow/powerful feeling