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Poetic Forms

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The rules and constraints that must be met to fit a specific genre of poetry are diverse and sometimes complex. Find out more about the various formats through the questions and answers in this and the sub-categories of Poetic Forms.
There is storm and shipwreck. He ends up on an island.
Silicon can be hard to make in to a acrostic poem and so far I canonly find words for the letters S,I,C,AND N. If you find a word forthe rest pleas tell thank you. By: Sierra
Beowulf was buried on a cliff overlooking the sea. The dragon's hoard was buried with him. There is said to be a curse associated with it.
He never does physical battle with any gods, but his main conflict is with Poseidon, God of the Sea. He does however do battle with several non-human creatures, such as the cyclops Polyphemus, the sea-serpent Scylla, and guards of the Underworld.
Well in the story there is no "meat" hall but there is a mead hall which is kinda of like a bar. It was made of wood, iron, some gold, and ivory. It could only be destroyed by a fire.
One of them was wandering around and caught her going to unravel her weaving and told the others, but in some stories they were waiting up for her to catch her.
To have power over storms, which they delight in sending down on lonely travelers. They live in meadows, ponds, oceans, trees, and clouds
Athena cursed him because he burned down one of her temples whilehis army was invading Troy. Poseidon cursed him because he poked out Polyphemus' eye.
Into the ocean both times. After his ship is destroyed by Zeus, he floats to Calypso's island of Ogygia . After his raft is destroyed by Poseidon's waves, he manages to escape to the island of Scheria , where the Phaecians live..
One archetype is the serpent sheds its skin, in which in Gilgamesh the serpent sheds its skin because of youth. The other is the serpent is sneaky and sly just like they are today. The last one is that the plant contains special features, in which today, herbs (plant) contain healing powers.
until at length she was obliged by the gods to allow him to continue his journey homeward if you want to improve my answer ASK me first at MarrisaJazzie@yahoo.com . got a problem with that asking me part to bad! . if you do well that will hurt my feelings i am only 10 seriously i got...
Themes of epic poems may change over time as different audiencesinterpret them. However, it is clear that we remember some epicsonly for their themes. For example, "Paradise Lost" is a critiqueof religion and political society, considering the Fall ofhumankind. Without these themes, the story within...
I say, why not? :) It's another form of poetry which is essentially just another method of expressing yourself artistically. I personally think a good haiku is harder to write than a traditional poem because the author must convey his message or meaning in only 3 short lines. It's easy to describe...
Hinilawod(from the Philippines with 28, 340- verse), Illiad and Odyssey(from the West) are the famous epics in the world.
Odysseus and his crew went into the cyclop's cave. They drank his wine and ate his food. Then, they finally discovered that the cyclops (or Polyphemus) lived here. The cyclops was first angry, but Odysseus offered him some wine to lull him to sleep. Soon after, Polyphemus asked Odysseus what his...
A four line stanza is called a "quatrain", and a 7 foot linewould be written in "heptameter", but this equals 14 syllables;poetic syllables are almost always found in pairs, and so it wouldbe difficult to say if there was an exact name for this form ofpoem. More on the metres - If it has 6...
Swords, Maces, Mauls, War hammers, bow and arrows, and many more.
The most significant thing about Satan is how he has a voice in theepic. This was the first time that evil was characterised in such away; this is what has influenced depictions of evil now seen in"The Lord of the Rings" and "Harry Potter". Interestingly, thisvoice is a contrast to God, who is a...
slant . rant . grant . pant . chant . plant . pant rant
Been a while since I read it...but remember at the gates of Hell it said "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here" ... so, would assume..the whole damned place is the place of no hope.
Grendel tormented Heorot for 12 years before Beowulf defeated him.
Hera, Aphrodite, Athena, and Apollo
The sword Beowulf uses to kill Gredel's mother.
Tall, Beautiful, Titan, Bossy, Clever, Smart
Beowulf was written in Old English (also called Anglo-Saxon). It was spoken and written in parts of what are now England and south-eastern Scotland from the mid-5th century to the mid-12th century. It is related and influenced by Old Frisian and Old Norse.
Lack of intelligence, one eye, and a hatred for greek heroes. Oh, and his Dad is poseidon
Beowulf fights Grendel for glory. Tales of a beast terrorizing thepeople of Herot (the Danes), bring Beowulf and his warriors tohelp, however, motives are heavily guided by a thirst for fame andglory.
the word gender means that it represents somthing !
Yes, Odysseus' father is Laertes. However, in ancient Greece, all kings come from the line of Zeus. Therefore, in a sense, Zeus is also Odysseus' father. =)
It is a matter of opinion. I think she was.
The lotus fruits and flowers were their primary food and were narcotic and addictive, causing the people to sleep in peaceful apathy.
Sit down and make a list of words. Then, write your poem.
The main difference is that Fixed has a rhyme scheme and Free does not.
Odysseus dose not see Paris because he knows that Paris has went against the oath to stay away from her.
The Iliad and The Odyssey both detail man's relationship with the gods as well as with his fellow man .
In the first ring of the seventh circle in Dante's Inferno there is a river of blood named Phelgethon. This river is a result of all of the violence on earth and serves as an allegorical punishment for those who were violent against people. Each person is immersed in the boiling blood according to...
It was a society that gave much thought to issues of hospitality There was a great emphasis on gaining fame and glory.
idk if i am fully right but i think it is metaphysical conceit because he is comparing death to a person i hope that helps
The Greek epic poems 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey' .
show her that she deserves you...spoil her...have sex withher...show her that you care
He feels that being a hero is hard to do. Everyone looks up to you therefore you can never mess up.
canada we will stand and we do not stand noncence never disbelif a country we will stand dee we win a disbilife
who are the main character for heartbeat
Most of Odysseus's men die in the land of Thrinacia, because of their hunger. On this land was the cattle of the gods, and Odysseus had warned his men not to touch the cattle. The men were however, too hungry and they ate the cattle, angering the gods. The gods then killed every man except for...
In the epic Beowulf is victorious against Grendel and his mother. In the movie he is not.
They fought against The Greeks and they lost
Just before the ship that helped Odysseus reaches shore, it is turned into a rock and sunk by Poseidon.
Lyric poetry is by far the most common type of poetry. The word lyric comes from lyre, a harplike instrument played by ancient Greek poets during recitals of their shorter poems. Today, lyric poetry means any short poem. The haiku, a Japanese form, is one of the shortest types of lyric poetry...
because grendel is killing all the danes so michael jackson releasehis all time platinum album Thriller and beowulf is a number 1 fanof his.
Because he has too much hubris and is way too curious about everything which gets him in trouble all the time.
He was killed by an arrow shot by Philoctetes.
Circe, the woman who turned all men that came to her island into pigs until Hermes warned Odysseus and protected him against her.. she was a nymph
Quite young. About the same age as Achilles when he started fighting in the Trojan war. Achilles was about 18 - 24 years old. Odysseus was perhaps a little older.
and this is basically what happens "After I defeated the Trojans, I headed home to the people, children and wives of Ithaca. Little did I know, I had been forsaken by Poseidon the mythical Greek god of the sea, whose anger knew no bounds! I met cyclopes and giant beasts who had the potential to...
It was not hard to hear the sirens. He just listened, and could hear their sweet enchanting song. Sirens do not destroy men directly by their song; they sing and if the victim hears the song, they then try to get to the source by swimming and die of drowning or by wrecking their ship. In order to...
Ajax. According to one version of the story, he loses the competition for Achilles' armor and falls on his own sword out of shame. Another version says that after the competition, Ajax falls to the ground in exhaustion and when he wakes up, he is under a spell from Athena. In this state he...
In the myths our chronology does not apply.
Rebirth of art and learning. Emphasis on earthly achievements Nurtured by the leaders of Italian city-states Artistic styles changed severely. Italy is where the Renaissance began. S S A N. C E.
He at first does not believe it is actually his father.....then his father explains that Athena disguised him and then Telemachus is overjoyed of course!
Grendels arm which he severs during their fight.
*The Odyssey; Odysseus was the protagonist ;) Hermes is the Messenger of the Gods. He was sent to help Odysseus on his travel, he acts as a channel. #RandomInfo: He was the God written about the most, which could hint to him being the most popular, or important.
Everything seems strange because Athena covers him in a mist.
Free Verse -Verse composed of variable, usually unrhymed lines having no fixed metrical pattern. Free verse usually tells a story, or expresses an opinion. It has a beginning, a middle and Write your poem down in rough form. Begin with the main idea, then the middle becomes the reaction and the end...
Hermes' mission was to tell fly from Olympus to Ogygia to tell Calypso to release Odysseus so that he could finally return home to Ithaca as he was fated.
Odysseus being his son-in-law
R-rebirth of ancient ideas and learning. E-emphasis was now on earthly achievements N-nurtured by the leaders of the Italian city-states, like the Medici Family. A-artistic styles changed dramatically I- Italy was the country in which the Renaissance began S-sculpture reached an artistic...
The rhyme scheme is ABAB. That means that every other line rhymeswith each other throughout the poem and stanzas.
Yes, a ballad can be either one, or a combination of both. Some ballads have been based entirely on a historical event, which was then put into ballad form so that the event it described would be more easy to remember: in the centuries before there was widespread literacy, songs (and poems) were a...
celebrated tha life of a legendary hero. is a long description.
none there is no copies of the beowulf manuscript
He boasts to lord Hrothgar, telling him he will defeat Grendel without usinig any weapons. In the Anglo-Saxon period, boasting is not the same as you think now. It means he is trying to impress the land on the Danes and he boasts about his courage. English: a boast means like a resume of what he can...
An epic catalogue.
She devised tricks to delay her suitors, one of which is to pretend to be weaving a burial shroud for Odysseus's elderly father Laertes claiming that she will choose a suitor when she has finished. Every night for three years, she undoes part of the shroud, until some unfaithful maidens discover her...
If he were to tell his crew about the dangers that awaited them they never would have sailed.
It's like the fable of the frog and the scorpion (chapter 8 correlating to the astrological sign Scorpio). In the fable, the frog offers to carry the scorpion across the river, but midway through, the scorpion stings the frog, killing them both because it's the scorpion's "nature." Hrothgar (the...