Exploring the Elements of Prose, Poetry, and Drama: A Comprehensive Guide

Prose Fiction and Its Structural Elements

1) The Plot

– A change in the original situation as presented at the outset of the narrative – Model: Exposition -> Complication -> Climax or Turning Point -> Resolution – Flashbacks and foreshadowing – Experiments in the plot, linear vs. non-linear plots

2) Characters

– Flat characters vs. round characters – Typification vs. individualization of the character – Modes of presenting the character: telling and showing

3) The Narrative Perspective or Point

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Traditional Asian Music: Kabuki, Gagaku, Beijing Opera, and More


The music in kabuki is performed live, by shamisen players and an ensemble known as the hayashi. … Within a single play, act, or even scene, a series of different genres of song+shamisen are employed as needed to musically accompany dance pieces, narrative sections, sections borrowing from the puppet theater, etc.


Gagaku is a type of Japanese classical music that has been performed at the Imperial Court in Kyoto for several centuries since the 7th century. It is today performed

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A Comprehensive Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Music: Forms, Techniques, and Styles

Medieval Music

Duplum, Triplum, Quadruplum

A two-voice organum was called an organum duplum, a three-voice organum is triplum, and a four-voice is quadruplum. Voices above tenor were likewise named in ascending order: duplum, triplum, and quadruplum. Preotinus used organa for three or four voices.

Medieval Motet

13th Century- polyphonic with tenor vocal work using text from an existing discant clausula. It is in Latin or French, sacred or secular text. Tenor melodies are from chant or other melodies.

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Figures of Speech and Poetic License in Literature

To Reduce Syllables Per Line


Omission of the initial part of a word or phrase (It is à ’tis).


Omission of one or more sounds, letters, or syllables from the middle of a word (ever à e’er).


Omission of the last letter or syllable at the end of a word (often à oft).

Elision Plus Contraction (Slurring of a Syllable)

There is à there’s.

To Increase Syllables Per Line

Addition of a Stressed Syllable

Past tense: -éd (clothed à clothéd).

Word Formation

By using prefixes (-a, -en)

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Folklorism and Nationalism in 20th-Century Music


Those who write in German from the 1960s to 1980s on Eurocentrism are influenced by what we found in the theories. The studies are from the point of view of the Germans, not Europe. Folklore is a societal interest in popular and traditional culture. There are two types of listeners:

  • Assets: Retrieves the folkloric to incorporate into a work
  • Liabilities: The listener hears and supports. He identifies with music that he has not heard before.
  1. Ideas, attitudes, and values included under the basic
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Maurice Ravel and Erik Satie: A Comparative Study of Two Musical Pioneers

Ravel 1875-1937

As a person and as a musician does not look or Debussy or Satie. He had studied music.
Sign in with Faure Conservatory and study. Early works with the personality of composer and marcados.Fauré, to the failures of the Grand Prix in Rome that I can not win, increasing his popularity, and causing a scandal that puts Fauré as director of the conservatory. It is grouped with anyone. Lives of the classes and their compositions exclusively, has no bohemian attitude, posture should be

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