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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 can  only find words for the letters S,I,C,AND N. If you find a word for  the rest pleas tell thank you. By: Sierra
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.
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 while  his army was invading Troy.   Poseidon cursed him because he poked out Polyphemus' eye.
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 this from Google
Themes of epic poems may change over time as different audiences  interpret them. However, it is clear that we remember some epics  only for their themes. For example, "Paradise Lost" is a critique  of religion and political society, considering the Fall of  humankind. Without these themes, the...
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 line  would be written in "heptameter", but this equals 14 syllables;  poetic syllables are almost always found in pairs, and so it would  be difficult to say if there was an exact name for this form of  poem.    More on the metres - ...
The most significant thing about Satan is how he has a voice in the  epic. This was the first time that evil was characterised in such a  way; this is what has influenced depictions of evil now seen in  "The Lord of the Rings" and "Harry Potter". Interestingly, this  voice is a contrast to God,...
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.
The sword Beowulf uses to kill Gredel's mother.
Tall, Beautiful, Titan, Bossy, Clever, Smart
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 !
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.
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.
The Greek epic poems 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey' .
show her that she deserves you...spoil her...have sex with  her...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.
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who are the main character for heartbeat
In the epic Beowulf is victorious against Grendel and his mother. In the movie he is not.
Just before the ship that helped Odysseus reaches shore, it is turned into a rock and sunk by Poseidon.
because grendel is killing all the danes so michael jackson release  his all time platinum album Thriller and beowulf is a number 1 fan  of his.
Because he has too much hubris and is way too curious about everything which gets him in trouble all the time
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.
Ajax. According to one version of the story, he loses the competitionfor Achilles' armor and falls on his own sword out of shame.Another version says that after the competition, Ajax falls to the groundin exhaustion and when he wakes up, he is under a spell from Athena.In this state he slaughters a...
Rebirth of art and learningEmphasis on earthly achievementsNurtured by the leaders of Italian city-statesArtistic styles changed severelyItaly is where the Renaissance beganSSANCE
*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.
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 height...
The rhyme scheme is ABAB. That means that every other line rhymes  with each other throughout the poem and stanzas.
celebrated tha life of a legendary hero.is a long description.
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...
to avenge her sons death, Grendels morther comes to Herot and kills a warrioe who hapens to be Hrothgars closest friend.
The Chronicles Of Gilgamesh and Beowulf in English, Illiad and Odessey in Greek and The Raamaayana and The Mahaa Bhaaratha in Sanscrit are the greatest examples of epic poetry. All of these are also considered oral epics.
The Demon Lover is a love story about a young man who had a loverand after he had been away for seven years, comes back to see hislover but she had got married and having two kids. The man recalled the memories of their love affair and theiraffection and pleaded her to come with him, leaving her...
  A Narrative Poem tells a story.  A Haiku, for example, tries to evoke an emotion from the reader by painting a picture with words.  A Sonnet may profess one's love for another.  A Narrative, however, has a beginning, middle and end of a story line.   Examples of narrative...
Light and world are two motifs in "Ode to Enchanted Light."
False, Sonnet 73 is speaking of getting older. It  talks about the ashes of his youth, and being in the autumn of his  years.   The sonnet goes:    That time of year thou may'st in me behold   When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang   Upon those boughs which shake against the...
he is ready for the begger (Odysseus) to leave Insulting is the tone
Grendel ran away because Beowulf ripped his arm off. Grendel was used to coming out of battles uninjured because he was impervious to weapons.
Athena was the Goddess with the most commitment and concern with odysseus.
Zeus gives his opinion of Odysseus when he says to Athena: " "My child, what a word to let out between your teeth! How could I forget that fine fellow Odysseus, after all! He is almost one of us. Wise beyond mortal men, ready beyond all to offer sacrifice to the lords of the broad heavens." (pg.12)...
There was an Old Man of Kilkenny Who never had more than a penny He spent all that money In onions and honey That wayward old man of Kilkenny.
No one was as strong as Beowulf and everyone tried using weapons against him but Grendel has a magical spell upon which dulls all weapons when use on him.
Leda and Swan is a sonnet written by W.B Yates. Yates was a poet  from Ireland and was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1923.
I believe this is Calypso.
yes he beat the trojans and got back home.....in a very long, roundabout way.....
figure it out yourselves. lazy!
This depends on who she is. See related questions.
Well Odysseus was the General. He also helped the Greeks rescue Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world, from Troy. That was the Trojan war, how do I put this, Odysseus helped the Greeks win the Trojan War. So yes I think he is a good leader.
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How to Write An Acrostic Poem : Write the letters of your word or phrase down the left-hand side of your page, with one letter on each line. You can skip a line between letters if you want to leave room to write more than one word. Now, think of words which begin with each letter - don't try...
In the Bible, Eve commits the first sin in the Book of Genesis. May this answer help you not to follow in her footsteps and to worship God forever. Amen.
D.H. Lawrence's major theme was the relationship between men and women.
If the poet dies in war and is buried overseas, then the farmland of a foreign country (that rich earth) will be enriched by his decomposing body (richer dust concealed). He imagines that his foreign burial will not only add substance to the soil, but something metaphysical too, his soul perhaps....
Once he and his surviving men are back on board his ship and havegone a short distance from the island of the Cyclops, he foolishlylets Polyphemus know that Odysseus is name of the one who trickedand blinded him. In a rage Polyphemus calls upon his father Poseidonto prevent Odysseus from going home,...
He was king of the island of Ithica.
"Abdul Jabbar khoso baloch" was the national poem
He is a descendant of Cain, which is Adam and Eve's oldest son.