Blog Tag LITERARYDEVICE

What is a Villanelle

Villanelle Villanelles have nineteen lines divided into five three-line stanzas and a sixth stanza with four lines. Villanelles are usually written in iambic pentameter, Ten syllables per line, with every other syllable stressed, starting with the second syllable.        Example:   "Do Not Go Gentle into That . . .

What is Satire - as used in literature?

Satire: It is the use of various elements such as irony, sarcasm, humour, and ridicule to criticize or mock the foolish behaviour of others. Although the use of satire is often entertaining, it is also often used to bring attention to a particular subject and to promote change An example is the poem - The Professor by Nissim Ezeki . . .

What are the Literary Devices used in 'The Brook' by Lord Tennyson?

'The Brook' by Lord Tennyson is packed with Literary Devices. A List of such evices employed by Tennyson is given below: ‘I” – The brook is personified ‘I` ................`(Line – 1) & ‘I...............`(Line – 2) of the first stanza is an example of Anaphora (Anaphora is the repetition . . .

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