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Most of English poetry is carried by the strong-stress and syllable-stress metres.
Two other kinds of metres must be mentioned: the purely syllabic metres and The
the quantitative metres. The count of syllables determines dominant the metres ...
In English poetry, for example, during the Old English period (to 1 100), the
strong-stress metres carried both lyric and narrative verse. In the Middle English
period (from c. 1 100 to c. 1500), stanzaic forms developed for both lyric and
In many ways, Butler led English fiction into the modern age. John Galsworthy (
1867-1933) showed himself interested in the processes by which old institutions,
such as a great Whig family, decay as history advances, but in both style and ...
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