In the fourth couplet
("Hagar"), for example, Ali refers to the Islamic tradition that gives "primacy" to Ishmael, rather than Isaac, among Abraham's children, since the former is "Father of the Arab nation" (Rooms 105).
Here, as elsewhere, Tasso reserves for the couplet
his play of verbal wit.
The above two couplets
with ending words rhyming may well be written by pupils in a social studies unit dealing with "The Farm.
app analyzes common conflicts in wedding planning, including meddling mothers-in-law and ways the couple can work together to avoid stress over wedding details.
autonomous closed couplets
, wherein each stanza can stand independently.
Sadly, there was the usual crop of coughers to challenge the beat and though the music "soothed the savage breast" to a degree, the couplet
91) several critics offered both far-fetched and all-too-obvious explanations of the closing couplet
of "Beyond the Alps," "one of Lowell's most perfect and impenetrable" images: "Now Paris, our black classic, breaking up / like killer kings on an Etruscan cup.
One of the rhyming words will always be an anagram, and the couplet
itself will offer clues to help solve it.
Most adults will remember at least some occasions when gazing out of the window on a long, hot summer afternoon after lunch was infinitely more preferable than learning the difference between a rhyming couplet
and a sonnet.
The coda to this little mea culpa couplet
came when the mayor announced, once again through Kuwata, that he was returning the money, all $25,000 of it.
But while she points out in her introduction that the final rhymed couplet
is an occasional pitfall even for a poet of Shakespeare's powers because of its detachability and tendency to anticlimactic summary, her emphasis in the commentaries on verbal repetitions in the couplets
does not generally address the notorious question of their success as resolutions.
Although the critic does not specifically mention that the word groan also contains the sound of on, her analysis makes one fully aware of this fact by identifying on as the "KEY WORD" around which this sonnet is organized and groan the "Couplet
Tie" (that is, a word that the critic finds repeated in the couplet
from one or more of the first twelve lines of a sonnet).