Monorhyme


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Monorhyme

 

a poem in which all the lines have the same end rhyme. Widely used in Oriental poetry, the monorhyme was the object of poetic experiments in Europe during the Middle Ages and thereafter was almost exclusively a form of humorous verse, such as A. P. Sumarokov’s “Vain Precaution” and A. N. Apukhtin’s “When You Become Students, Children.” N. Aseev’s “Wasn’t the Firmament Blue?” is a monorhyme.

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He used monorhyme, repetition of separate syllables of a word down to full loss of its meaning with the purpose of creating a comic effect.
The only function of the possessive pronoun is to satisfy the needs of the monorhyme.
Of course, it is out of the question to try to reproduce in English the quantitative meters and monorhyme of the originals, or even the long lines of verse customary in Halevi's literary world.
In the twentieth century, poetic modernism, mostly influenced by the West, has been so radical that it involves not only changes in perception of metaphor but also a rejection of some of the revered fundamentals of Arabic poetics, usually called `Amud al-Shi'r (literally "the pillar of poetry"), such as the unity of the poem (wahdat alqasidah) manifested in the required use of monometer and monorhyme in a poem composed of two hemistiched lines.
We can sum it up briefly enough as a short poem (the dictionaries will sometimes name a number of lines--Shipley's Dictionary of Worm Literature specifies from 4 to 14 bayts) in monorhyme whose formal specifications are like a horny shell to protect the intimate emotion it expresses.
We can sum it up briefly enough as a short poem (the dictionaries will sometimes name a number of lines--Shipley's Dictionary of World Literature specifies from 4 to 14 bayts) in monorhyme whose formal specifications are like a horny shell to protect the intimate emotion it expresses.