In Modern discussion , the term Poetic diction applied especially two poets,1. Edmund Spenser – Elizabethan age2. G . M . Hopkins – Victorian age “The language of the age is never the language of poetry.” –Thomas Gray “Essential difference between the language of Prose and metrical Composition.” – William Wordsworth
The world from a Railway carriage“Faster then fairies , faster then witches,Bridges and houses , hedges and ditches;And charging along , like troops in a battle,All through the meadows the horses and cattle:All of the sights of the hill and the plainFly as thick as driving rain;And ever again , in the wink of an eye,Painted station whistle by.” R.L.Stevenson
Song Definition of Song : 16th & 17th centuries England produced Song, Ex: Sir Thomas Wyatt, My lute awake ! Perform the last, Labour that thou and I shall waste, The end that I have now begun; For when this song is sung and past, My lute be till, for I have done.
Elizabethanperiod & Jacobean period’s famous poets: * Thomas Campion * John Dowland 19th Century – Thomas Hardy
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