lyric poem


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Noun1.lyric poem - a short poem of songlike quality
poem, verse form - a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
ode - a lyric poem with complex stanza forms
strophe - one section of a lyric poem or choral ode in classical Greek drama
antistrophe - the section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama; the second of two metrically corresponding sections in a poem
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Sometimes, however, as in a lyric poem, the effect intended may be the rendering or creation of a mood, such as that of happy content, and in that case the poem may not have an easily expressible concrete theme.
Lyric poems are expressions of spontaneous emotion and are necessarily short.
We have the same national mind expressed for us again in their literature, in epic and lyric poems, drama, and philosophy; a very complete form.
THE LYRIC POEM HAS BEEN PRACTICED for more than four thousand years, and yet its history is still unfolding today.
Metres doubts, ultimately, whether the lyric subject, or the lyric poem, can be extracted from those systems of linguistic and material violence in which it is always enmeshed.
In a pool of ferns under a private moon in a lyric poem,
The "lumad" group Kalumaran has written an "uranda," a traditional lyric poem, that contains the stories they want to tell the head of the Catholic world.
Unlike Wordsworth's 'Solitary Reaper' (another notable lyric poem about a female figure with a Scottish context), where there is no visual evocation of how the girl looks, Clare's 'The Forest Maid' is distinctive because of her physical features, her smiling, tanned face the antithesis to 'the scorn of man', which in turn seems to (ironically) invoke in a more playful context Burns's 'His cruelty, or scorn' in 'Man was Made to Mourn' (70).
Another lyric poem which is part of the "meadow of love" tradition is a fragment by Archilochus (196a), a poet of the seventh century BC known for his invectives.
109) and the mortality of human memory, they are also painfully conscious of what is lost in the compact between the lyric poem and the dead to whom it offers "a permanent existence in an art which is memory embodied" (Miller, p.
citizens on the women's fate, thanks to the work of Valerie Martinez, a New Mexico author who gives us a book that is at once a lyric poem in 72 parts and an organizing tool for activists.
This claim suggests a basic opposition between the lyric poem, at least, and the novel.