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The Best of the Prose Poem

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a fairly silly book review where he makes a bulleted list of things he wants to say about The Best of The Prose Poem in order to get in under the word limit. mostly just him belittling the idea of a prose poem and the contributors to the volume (possibly deserved, idk) while praising a few of them (Jon Davis, David Ignatow, and some others)

Foster Wallace, D. (None). The Best of the Prose Poem. In Foster Wallace, D. Both Flesh and Not: Essays. , pp. 243-260

a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly (plural: encomia). as the adjective encomiastic, means bestowing praise, eulogistic, laudatory

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much of that criticism consisting in apologiae, encomiums

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much of that criticism consisting in apologiae, encomiums

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an interval between two acts of a play or opera

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the little italicized entr'actes in Hemingway's In Our Time prose poems?

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the little italicized entr'actes in Hemingway's In Our Time prose poems?

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(noun) a repeated sound, word, or phrase / (noun) refrain

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heavy-handed use of anaphora, ploce, repetend, and/or alliteration

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heavy-handed use of anaphora, ploce, repetend, and/or alliteration

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a figure of speech in which a word is separated or repeated by way of emphasis; the repetition of a word functions as a different part of speech or in different contexts (e.g., "In that great victory, Caesar was Caesar!")

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heavy-handed use of anaphora, ploce, repetend, and/or alliteration

I knew it was a literary term but had no idea which

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1 year, 5 months ago

heavy-handed use of anaphora, ploce, repetend, and/or alliteration

I knew it was a literary term but had no idea which

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1 year, 5 months ago

(noun, literary theory) repetition of a word or expression at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, sentences, or verses especially for rhetorical or poetic effect

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heavy-handed use of anaphora, ploce, repetend, and/or alliteration

I guess I forgot the meaning I had memorised for IB English

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heavy-handed use of anaphora, ploce, repetend, and/or alliteration

I guess I forgot the meaning I had memorised for IB English

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1 year, 5 months ago

(noun) the running over of a sentence from one verse or couplet into another so that closely related words fall in different lines

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stuff like line breaks, enjambment, formal rhyme- or metrical schemes, etc

on the definition of a prose poem (i.e., based on what it lacks)

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stuff like line breaks, enjambment, formal rhyme- or metrical schemes, etc

on the definition of a prose poem (i.e., based on what it lacks)

—p.253 default author
notable
1 year, 5 months ago