Posted by Soh on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:15pm.
Which of these phrases best decribes rhythm?
A.repeated sounds across lines of poetry
B. a poem's cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum
C.a collection of lines in a poem
D.the regular or irregular rhyme scheme in a poem
The book section we read today disn't define the word well, so know I'm unsure if its A or B. B makes more sense in general but the text says that rhythm "(of a poem) is a distinct beat produced by the pattern of accented and unaccented syllables" Could i get some help with this? Preferably from more than one person, to get a general consensus. Thanks
- English-Poetry - HM, Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:20pm
I would say B
- English-Poetry - bobpursley, Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:20pm
B is very correct.
listen to the beat here:
There go, my hearts content.
Do you hear the beat, the cadence of the syllables?
- English-Poetry - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:23pm
This definition will help you make your decision.
Also see the first word defined here:
- English-Poetry - Soh, Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 12:46pm
The answers was B. Thanks for the help everyone :)
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