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In Poetry

What is a refrain in a poem?

The refrain is the stanza that keeps on repeating after some lines in a poem. You'll see this a lot in songs (which are often a form of poetry). There will be a first verse, (MORE)
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Sentence with refrain?

I'd go with "refrained". 'I wanted to slam the door in front of his face but I refrained from doing so.' I want you to refrain from slamming doors in people's faces.
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What is an example of a refrain syllable?

Crosswordese 101: Today's fill is actually pretty good. Where are the prime offenders of crosswordese? There's not much to choose from for today's lesson. Let's go with a jun (MORE)
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Poem with a refrain?

Many of the poems written by Edgar Allen Poe had a refrain such as his poem "The Raven" with it's refrain of "Nevermore."
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What does refrain mean?

A refrain is a repeating stanza or lines of poetry. It provides a  sense of cohesion and rhythm to the poem. It also reinforces the  central theme of the poem.