Poetry Archives @ eMule.com Welcome to the Poetry Archives, an educational resource to aid students, educators, and the curious. We have collected thousands of classical poems to help you recall fond memories or to help create new ones. Our database is searchable by first-line, author and poem title by key words using the search feature located on the top right corner of each page. If you're having trouble finding a specific poem, please try our active discussion forums. We constantly monitor user requests and add them if they aren't under a copyright. If you have visited before, you have probably noticed several changes to the user interface. Frequently Asked Reference Questions Example Questions That Can Be Answered Using This FAQ I’ve heard there are only 7 (or 5, 20, 36…) basic plots (or themes) in all of literature. What are they? People often say that there are only a certain number of basic plots in all of literature, and that any story is really just a variation on these plots. 1 Plot | 3 Plots | 7 Plots | 20 Plots | 36 Plots 1 Plot: Attempts to find the number of basic plots in literature cannot be resolved any more tightly than to describe a single basic plot. 3 Plots: Foster-Harris. "’Type A, happy ending’"; Foster-Harris argues that the "Type A" pattern results when the central character (which he calls the "I-nitial" character) makes a sacrifice (a decision that seems logically "wrong") for the sake of another 7 Plots 7 basic plots as remembered from second grade by IPL volunteer librarian Jessamyn West: [wo]man vs. nature [wo]man vs. 20 Plots: Tobias, Ronald B. 20 Master Plots. 36 Plots Polti, Georges.
Poet Seers » Random Song Form Generator Learn How to Write Songs Random Song Form Structure Generator Use this online tool to generate song structures. This will provide you with ideas for creating good song frameworks. To create a new song form just click on the refresh button. Song Structure Parts Defined Here are some basic definition of each song structure part The verse is the part of the song that builds the story line. The The bridge or middle eight brings in a different element to the story line. The rap is a segment of the song where a vocalist raps the verse The solo is where there is an instrumental break in the song. The pre-chorus or lift will normally precede the chorus. An intro can be an instrumental riff or motif that sets the mood of the song. The outro is where you leave the song with improvisational vamping of the chorus or even a new musical ideas that concludes the song. More Useful tool for Songwriters To download the free Song Writers checklist, please provide your email in form below. Enter Your Email Address:
Wang Wei Moglue Makes It Dead Simple For Anyone To Create And Publish Interactive Ebooks Creating and publishing content-rich, interactive ebooks without programming skills or distribution power: that’s the problem New York- and Seoul-based startup Moglue is trying to solve. The TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing finalist offers two products: MoglueBuilder (a desktop app that makes it dead simple for authors and artists to create and publish interactive ebooks) and MoglueBooks (an ebook store on iOS for users who just want to browse and consume content). MoglueBuilder (download for Windows and Mac) has been in open beta for a few weeks and was downloaded by more than 20,000 creators worldwide so far, according to Moglue. With the new version that just launched, authors and artists can create interactive ebooks using a drag-and-drop-based UI and directly publish them to MoglueBooks to reach their audience – no programming required. Moglue is currently focused on children’s books, but the platform is suitable to make any kind of content interactive.
10 Epic Books Every Man Must Read What are the Top Must Read Books For Men? There are books that you read, and there are books that change your life. The list compiled below is an indication of some of the best books to read. So Gentlemen, here is the Top 10 List Of Books To Read For Every Man: 1. The epic adventure of Edmond Dantès and how he spent 14 years in a dungeon for a crime he didn’t commit, will keep you hooked to the point where your friends and family will be concerned for your well-being. 2. The Screwtape Letters is an utterly original book by C. 3. A great book about the dangers of holding on to vanity and pride, The Picture of Dorian Grey is a remarkable book filled with moments of great self-reflection, we see Dorian Grey go on a sensual quest and the outcome of that is the final twist in the book. 4. One of his most autobiographical books, Ernest Hemingway tells the story of the lost generation after World War I. 5. We Recommend the Amazon Kindle as the best e-book reader 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing I read this cool article last week — “30 Things To Stop Doing To Yourself” — and I thought, hey, heeeey, that’s interesting. Writers might could use their own version of that. So, I started to cobble one together. And, of course, as most of these writing-related posts become, it ended up that for the most part I’m sitting here in the blog yelling at myself first and foremost. That is, then, how you should read this: me, yelling at me. Then go forth and kick your writing year in the teeth. Onto the list. 1. Right here is your story. 2. Momentum is everything. 3. You have a voice. 4. Worry is some useless shit. 5. The rise of self-publishing has seen a comparative surge forward in quantity. 6. I said “stop hurrying,” not “stand still and fall asleep.” 7. It’s not going to get any easier, and why should it? 8. 9. The mind is the writer’s best weapon. 10. Complaining — like worry, like regret, like that little knob on the toaster that tells you it’ll make the toast darker — does nothing. 11.
Poe’s The Raven Photo by Gustave Doré October is the perfect time to bring in some Edgar Allan Poe. Much of Poe’s work is best appreciated by older students, but the elementary students I worked with loved dipping their toes into his mysterious and dark world. No need to dig in too deep. The Raven is a great starting point for students. Not only does it clearly demonstrate “tone,” but it is a figurative language tour de force. Getting The Text Poe’s work is all in the public domain. Stanza One Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. Just this stanza features incredible use of rhythm, meter, rhyme, and alliteration. Rhythm Rhythm is invisible, yet it’s what makes a poem sound poetic and is often what’s missing from students’ work. In The Raven, every other syllable is stressed. Rhyme Line Length Refrain Psst.