The Complete Rhyming Dictionary Revised: Including the Poet's Craft BookThe Complete Rhyming Dictionary Revised: Including the Poet's Craft Book
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For more than fifty years, Clement Wood's The Complete Rhyming Dictionary has been the authoritative reference work for poets, copywriters, and lyricists. For wordsmiths of every ilk, this new edition has been expanded to include almost 10,000 new entries--many of which reflect changes in language, and new words in science, technology, and slang.
In its newly designed and larger format, The Complete Rhyming Dictionary, Revised is the most accessible, most accurate, and easiest to use of all similar dictionaries available.
In addition to more than 60,000 entries, this vole offers The Poet's Craft Book. a complete guide to the technique and forms of English poetry; versification, rhythm, rhyme, stanza patterns, divisions of poetry, the French forms, light and humorous verse, the vocabulary of poetry, translation techniques, and much more.
     

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The Poet's Craft Book
I. Poetry and Versification
Poetry and Verse
Poetry in Human Affairs
The Poet's Equipment
Poetic Greatness
How Poems Come
Originality in Poetry
II. The Technique of Versification Rhythm
Accent and Rhythm
Meter and Metric Feet
Iambic Verse
Trochaic Verse
Anapestic Verse
Dactylic Verse
Variations in Metric Verse
Accent Pattern Instead of Metric
Blank Verse and Free Verse
Important Classical Terms for Poetic Devices
III. The Technique of Versification: Rhyme
Correct and Incorrect Rhyme
Function and Types of Rhyme
Undesirable Rhymes
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Your Mental Rhyming Dictionary
IV. Stanza Patterns
The Couplet
the Triplet or Tercet
The Quatrain
Stanzas of More Than Four Lines
Certain Other Stanzas
Sapphics and Other Classic Forms
Indentation
V. Division of Poetry
Narrative Poetry: Epic, Metrical Romance, Tale, Ballad
Dramatic Poetry
Lyric Poetry: Ode, Elegy, Pastoral
The Simple Lyric: The Song
The Sonnet
VI. The French Forms, Light and Humorous Verse
Formal and Light Verse
Rules of the Fixed Verse Forms
The Ballade Family
Chain Verse
The Kyrielle
The Pantoum
The Triolet
The Rondel, Rondeau and Roundel Family
The Sestina
The Villanelle
The Lai and the Virelai
The Limerick
Little Willies
Light Verse in English
VII. Poetry and Technique
The Vocabulary of Poetry
On Translating Poetry
Exercises in Versification
VIII. The Complete Rhyming Dictionary
What Rhyme Is
The Vowel Sounds
The Consonant Sounds
Sound Does Not Depend on Spelling
This Dictionary Makes Consonance Accurate

The Dictionary of Rhyming Words
I. Monosyllables and Words Accented on the Last Syllable: Masculine Rhymes; Single Rhymes

Accented Vowel A Sounds
Accented Vowel E Sounds
Accented Vowel I Sounds
Accented Vowel O Sounds
Accented Vowel U Sounds
II. Words Accented on the Syllable Before the Last: Penults; Feminine Rhymes; Double Rhymes
Accented Vowel A Sounds
Accented Vowel E Sounds
Accented Vowel I Sounds
Accented Vowel O Sounds
Accented Vowel U Sounds
III. Words Accented on the Third Syllable from the End: Antepenults; Triply Rhymes
Accented Vowel A Sounds
Accented Vowel E Sounds
Accented Vowel I Sounds
Accented Vowel O Sounds
Accented Vowel U Sounds

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