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Little Book of Doggerel Story Verse and Play

Louie Byrne

Little Book of Doggerel Story Verse and Play

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Published by Premier Books in Bedfordshire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title:The Little Book of Doggerel Stories and Verse.

StatementLouie Byrne.
The Physical Object
Pagination216p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15619886M

  Narrative poetry tells stories through verse. Like a novel or a short story, a narrative poem has plot, characters, and setting. Using a range of poetic techniques such as rhyme and meter, narrative poetry presents a series . Daily Doggerel Monday, Febru Chicken Big, Frightening Doggerel. She thought it was too dark to play. Outside. And then the lights went off. She thought she heard a monster’s cough. She tried her very best to scoff. Frightening Doggerel. No Fun.


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A word about the book’s title: although the phrase “open interval” doesn’t appear in the text of the book itself, it’s relevant for a few reasons. In music theory, an open interval (usually an open fifth) consists of two notes some distance apart, without a third note in the middle.

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "verse"): doggerel; doggerel verse; jingle (a comic verse of irregular measure) limerick (a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba) clerihew (a witty satiric verse containing two rhymed couplets and mentioning a famous person) Derivation.

noun: doggerel comic verse composed in irregular rhythm. verse or words that are badly written or expressed. the last stanza deteriorates into doggerel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - another new word for me.

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