Poetry terms? need help please

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hey guys, im a GCSE student with an poetry exam tommorow. i was just going through some english notes on the web, and i found a few poetry terms i wasnt quite sure about. plus im quite stupid so i couldnt understand the answers on the web, too complicated for me -_- so here are the words i dont understand:

 tactile imagery

Iambic meter

octet

seset

villanelle

lexical field

imperative

juxtapositioning

cliche

Posted Wed 23rd May, 2012 @ 21:57 by priya777

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Ill try my best 

- octet - a stanza with 8 lines lol

- cliche - overused term/idea 

- imperative - an order or command

- juxtapositioning - contrasting two things 

- Iambic meter - a way of poetry with an unstressed then stressed syllable..thats v.general but all i remember lol

and from google:

Lexical field is the way of organizing related words and expressions into a system which shows their relationship to one another. For example, father, mother, uncle, and aunt,... belong to one lexical field. 

Hope this helped :)

Answered Wed 23rd May, 2012 @ 22:05 by Lamise Hassan
Edited by Lamise Hassan on Wed 23rd May, 2012 @ 22:06
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i see u laughing at me lool xD anyways thanks man xD i just realised how stupid the octet part was xD heh, that describes me perfectly xD but yeah they make a lot of sence now :D even the lexical field part xD iamabic meter, hmm, might harazz ma teach tommorow for that :P thanks lamise! really helped! :D 

Answered Wed 23rd May, 2012 @ 22:10 by priya777
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If you're not unsure about it then it's best you don't use it because you don't want to confuse yourself at this stage.

Answered Wed 23rd May, 2012 @ 22:16 by Just me :)