Complaint

Life Style / Poetry / Complaint: A lament or satiric attack on social evils, such as chaucer's 'complaint to his purse,' the opening of the wakefield master's 'second shepherd's play,' or shakespeare's 'a lover's complaint.' not to be confused with a poet's grumbling about weather or writing, such as ezra pound's 'ancient music' or chaucer's 'the lyf so short, the craft so longe to lerne.'

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Complaint Verb Synonyms: grumble, grievance, grouse, gripe, squawk , beef, kick
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Elegy

Entertainment / Literature / Elegy: In classical Greco-Roman literature, 'elegy' refers to any poem written in elegiac meter (alternating hexameter and pentameter lines). More broadly, elegy came to mean any poem dealing with the subjec MORE

Thing

Entertainment / Literature / Thing: While the althing was the closest organization the Icelandic Vikings had to America's federal or nationwide government, the thing was the equivalent of the local or regional government (i.e., althings MORE

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