Apocopated Rhyme And Meter

Entertainment / Literature / Apocopated Rhyme And Meter: Poetic use of apocope to create a rhyming word at the end of a line or to balance the number of syllables to stay within metrical restraints (see meter). (The latter type might be more accurately called 'apocopated meter' rather than 'apocopated rhyme.') For example, in Keats' poem 'La Belle Dame Sans Merci,' the poetic speaker refers to 'a lady in the meads' instead of 'a lady in the meadows,' and he speaks of an 'elfin grot' instead of an 'elfin grotto.' Clever poets use this formalistic device in a way that connects with the thematic content.

Other Words for Rhyme

Rhyme Adjective Synonyms: rime, poem, poetry, verse, versification, metrical composition, song

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