Trochee Literary Term


Trochee Literary Term

Definition of Trochee Literary Term
How do you define Trochee Literary Term? What is the definition of Trochee Literary Term?
The definition of Trochee Literary Term is as follows:
 

Definition of Trochee Literary Term

Trochee Literary Term is a metrical foot of two syllables, one long (or stressed) and one short (or unstressed). The word trochee is derived from the Latin trochaeus meaning 'to run'.
 

 

Example of Trochee Literary Term
There are many examples of different types of poetry. An example of Trochee Literary Term can be found in the poetic work of zzzz.
 

Example of Trochee Literary Term

General William Booth Enters into Heaven
by
Vachel Lindsay

Booth led boldly with his big bass drum —
(Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?)
The Saints smiled gravely and they said: “He’s come.”
(Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?)
Walking lepers followed, rank on rank,
Lurching bravoes from the ditches dank
 

 

Forms of Poetry and Literary Terms
How do you define a couplet or a Falling Meter? And what exactly is an Iambic pentameter? We have provided a definition of poetry and literary terms together with the meaning and examples, such as the above definition of Trochee Literary Term. A helpful educational resource for those taking an English test or a University student studying English and American Literature. Each definition, such as the above definition and example of Trochee Literary Term will provide a glossary of literary terms or a dictionary with the meaning, samples, examples and the rules of specialising in each different type of poem and poetry.
 

Definition of Poetry
Poetry is piece of literature written by a poet in meter or verse expressing various emotions which are expressed by the use of variety of techniques including metaphors, similes and onomatopoeia. The emphasis on the aesthetics of language and the use of techniques such as repetition, meter and rhyme are what are commonly used to distinguish poetry from prose. Poems often make heavy use of imagery and word association to quickly convey emotions. An example of Trochee Literary Term is detailed above.

Structure of Poetry
The structure used in poems varies with different types of poetry and can be seen in the above example of Trochee Literary Term. The structural elements include the line, couplet, strophe and stanza. Poets combine the use of language and a specific structure to create imaginative and expressive work. The structure used in some Poetry types are also used when considering the visual effect of a finished poem. The structure of many types of poetry  result in groups of lines on the page which enhance the poem's composition.
 

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