FORM OF POETRY
Section 001 / Fall 2004 / Susan Tichy / Tuesday 7:20-10:00 / Thompson Hall 106
FOUNDATIONS OF ENGLISH POETRY, WEEKS 2-5
WEEK 3: SYLLABLE-STRESS METER, SCANSION, THEORIES OF METRICAL MEANING
READING ON LINE: On this page you will find:
1) My annotations for: Fussell, Raffel, Gross
Vocabulary: meter, rhythm, accentual (strong-stress) meter, syllabic meter, syllable-stress meter, Chaucerian compromise; scansion, caesura, (initial, medial, terminal caesura); foot, iambic/iamb, trochaic/trochee, anapestic/anapest, dactylic/dactyl, phyrric/phyrrus, spondaic/spondee, headless iamb, reversed foot, double iamb; elision (or syncope); enjambed (or run-on) line, end-stopped line, catalexis, stichic form, distich.
Princeton: * Renaissance Poetry (here and hereafter, be careful to distinguish between the words "poetics" and "poetry" in the Princeton headings)
* English Poetry III A: Renaissance (p.338), III C: The Seventeenth Century (p343), III D: The Augustans (p345).
WYATT: They flee from me 115 (R), They flee
from me (bowdlerized by Tottel) 115, Who so list to hunt (R)
HERRICK: Delight in disorder (R) 318