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Complete Rhyming Dictionary

ISBN-10: 0440212057

ISBN-13: 9780440212058

Edition: 1991 (Revised)

Authors: Clement Wood, Ronald J. Bogus

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This simple-to-use, exceptionally complete reference work has been updated, expanded and redesigned to meet the needs of today's most demanding wordsmiths. Included here are over 10,000 new entries--over 60,000 in all, sight, vowel, consonant, and one-, two-, and three-syllable rhymes.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/2/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Clement Wood was a writer, lawyer, and schoolteacher who was born in Alabama in 1883. Wood's work as editor for The Complete Rhyming Dictionary is his best remembered contribution to modern poets everywhere. Clement Wood died in 1950.

The Poet's Craft Book
Poetry and Versification
Poetry and Verse
Poetry in Human Affairs
The Poet's Equipment
Poetic Greatness
How Poems Come
Originality in Poetry
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
Line Length in Verse
Important Classical Terms for Poetic Devices
The Technique of Versification: Rhyme
Correct and Incorrect Rhyme
Function and Types of Rhyme
Undesirable Rhymes
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Your Mental Rhyming Dictionary
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
Divisions of Poetry
Narrative Poetry: Epic, Metrical Romance, Tale, Ballad
Dramatic Poetry
Lyric Poetry: Ode, Elegy, Pastoral
The Simple Lyric: The Song
The Sonnet
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
Poetry and Technique
The Vocabulary of Poetry
On Translating Poetry
Exercises in Versification
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
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
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
Words Accented on the Third Syllable from the End: Antepenults; Triple 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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