The Hero’s Journey is one of the essential literary forms of movies and stories. When we think about it, we think of Star Wars, Lord of the Rings or any other great story! The Hero’s Journey has 12 steps, and was brilliantly laid out by Joseph Campbell. But instead of looking at a likely one, […]
One of the most popular poetry forms, because of its brevity, is the haiku. Consisting of three lines, this form is broken down into the number of syllables per line: By the ancient pond  When a frog leaps into it  The sound of water  This poem by Matsuo Basho focuses on the external. […]
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Hi guys! I wanted to explain one of poetry’s most common metered forms, ballad verse. It was very popular with music. Ballad verse is usually in in quatrains, meaning that each stanza is four line. The meter is a line of iambic tetrameter followed by a line of iambic trimeter (4 units, then 3). Let’s […]
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The primary feet used in poetry are: (NOTE: v = unaccented, ^ = accented) Iambic: v^ Anapestic: vv^ Trochaic: ^v Dactylic: ^vv The substitutive feet are: Spondaic: ^^ Pyrrhic: vv The different line lengths are: One foot: Monometer Two feet: Dimeter Three feet: Trimeter Four feet: Tetrameter Five feet: Pentameter Six feet: Hexameter Seven feet: Heptameter Eight feet: Octameter For example: v ^ […]