⇄SuchrichtungÜbersetzung für 'Heroic Couplet' von Englisch nach Deutsch
NOUN   a heroic couplet | heroic couplets
heroic couplet
Heroic Couplet {n} [Reimpaar aus fünffüßigen Jamben]
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Übersetzung für 'Heroic Couplet' von Englisch nach Deutsch

heroic couplet
Heroic Couplet {n} [Reimpaar aus fünffüßigen Jamben]lit.
Anwendungsbeispiele Englisch
  • This pursuit of freedom was largely a reaction against conservative values entrenched within the rigid heroic couplet.
  • In the 17th century the iambic hexameter, also called alexandrine, was used as a substitution in the heroic couplet, and as one of the types of permissible lines in lyrical stanzas and the Pindaric odes of Cowley and Dryden.
  • A heroic couplet is a traditional form for English poetry, commonly used in epic and narrative poetry, and consisting of a rhyming pair of lines in iambic pentameter.
  • Rhymed pairs of iambic pentameter lines form the heroic couplet.
  • Knight studied Pope's use of the heroic couplet and his translations of Homer's "Illiad" and "Odyssey".
  • At the time the poem was published, its heroic couplet style was quite a new poetic form and Pope's work an ambitious attempt to identify and refine his own positions as a poet and critic.
  • The closed iambic couplet is also known as the "heroic couplet".
  • To avoid the complications of assigning a particular genre to the text, it is often referred to as a short epic or rhymed couplet poem (similar to a heroic couplet, but lacking iambic pentameter).
  • Examples of the decasyllabic quatrain in heroic couplets appear in some of the earliest texts in the English language, as Geoffrey Chaucer created the heroic couplet and used it in "The Canterbury Tales".
  • Even in couplets, the closed or heroic couplet was a late development; older is the open couplet, where rhyme and enjambed lines co-exist.
  • A rhymed pair of lines of iambic pentameter make a heroic couplet, [...] a verse form which was used so often in the 18th century that it is now used mostly for humorous effect (although see "Pale Fire" for a non-trivial case).
  • In the late seventeenth century and early eighteenth century English rhyming couplets achieved the zenith of their prestige in English verse, in the popularity of heroic couplets.
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