beautification of the world. John Lye - see General Literary Theory Websites below). London: Allen Lane, 1968. Rising rhyme : Another term for masculine rhyme in which the final foot ends in a stressed syllable. Gallagher, Catherine and Stephen Greenblatt. Meaning is derived entirely through difference, "a system of opposites and contrasts.g., referring back to the traffic lights' example, red's meaning depends on the fact that it is not green and not amber (105). Manly long ago summarized the evidence in Some New Light on Chaucer (NY, Henry Holt and Company, 1926). Albany: suny Press, 1990. Faerie Queen, by Edmund Spenser, is an example of such poetry.
It's the adult form of the science fair projects back in elementary school, where you try and learn something by performing an experiment.
A literary movement that started in the late 1920s and 1930s and originated in reaction to traditional criticism that new critics saw as largely concerned with matters extraneous to the text,.g., with the biography or psychology of the author or the work's relationship.
Literature, most generically, is any body of written re restrictively, literature refers to writing considered to be an art form, or any single writing deemed to have artistic or intellectual value, often due to deploying language in ways that differ from ordinary usage.
For instance, here is the first stanza of James Shirley's poem "Of Death from 1659. New York: Cornell UP, 1973. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1978. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism. The implied reader according to Iser "embodies all those predispositions necessary for a literary work to exercise its effect - predispositions laid down, not by an empirical outside reality, but by the text itself. Concise Dictionary of Literary Terms. Betty Friedan's The Feminist Mystique (1963 Kate Millet's Sexual Politics (1970 Teresa de Lauretis's Alice Doesn't: Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema (1984 Annette Kolodny's The Lay of the Land (1975 Judith Fetterly's The Resisting Reader (1978 Elaine Showalter's A Literature of Their Own (1977 or Sandra Gilbert.
Buffo: The Genius of Vulgar Comedy. The Role of the Reader. Narcissistic Narrative: The Metafictional Paradox. More recent inquiry in genre criticism centers on the bias often inherent in genre criticism such as its latent (or overt) racism and sexism. Clark, Steven H,. Pasadena: Salem Press, 1987. In the French Erec et Enide, we see the knight Erec involved in such a motif. The Bible as Literature: An Introduction. Both Epicureanism and Stoicism dealt with the same problem: the brevity of life. Several different types of rhyme and rhyme schemes exist: see also clich rhymes, crossed rhyme, double rhyme, end rhyme, exact rhyme, eye rhyme, feminine ending, half rhyme, head rhyme, imperfect rhyme, inexact rhyme, interlaced rhyme, internal rhyme, leonine verse, masculine ending, perfect rhyme, rhyme royal. Regional dialect : Another term for geographic dialect.