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Flashcards - MTEL English: Types of Poetry

Flashcards - MTEL English: Types of Poetry
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limerick
A limerick is a form of poetry in five-line, predominantly anapestic meter with a strict rhyme scheme , which is sometimes obscene with humorous intent
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meter
The metre, or meter , is the base unit of length in the International System of Units
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Dionysus
Dionysus is the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in Greek mythology
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Aeschylus
Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian
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Aeschylus
Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian
Dionysus
Dionysus is the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in Greek mythology
meter
The metre, or meter , is the base unit of length in the International System of Units
limerick
A limerick is a form of poetry in five-line, predominantly anapestic meter with a strict rhyme scheme , which is sometimes obscene with humorous intent
Enkidu
Enkidu is a central figure in the Ancient Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh
Gilgamesh
Gilgamesh is the main character in the Epic of Gilgamesh, an Akkadian poem that is considered the first great work of literature, and in earlier Sumerian poems
Homer
Homer is best known as the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
Ishtar
Inanna was the Sumerian goddess of love, fertility, and warfare, and goddess of the E-Anna temple at the city of Uruk, her main centre
paradoxes
A paradox is a statement that, despite apparently sound reasoning from true premises, leads to a self-contradictory or a logically unacceptable conclusion

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