: The melodic pattern just before the end of a sentence or phrase--for instance an interrogation or an exhortation.
More generally, the natural rhythm of language depending on the position of stressed and unstressed syllables.
In Latin terminology, pagan Rome espoused the four cardinal virtues as follows: or an arrowhead pointing upwards. An editor will write a caret underneath a line of text to indicate that a word, letter, or punctuation mark needs insertion at the spot where the two lines converge. "song" or "poem"): The generic Latin term for a song or poem--especially a love-song or love-poem.
Originally, the term "canon" applied to the list of books to be included as authentic biblical doctrine in the Hebrew and Christian Bible, as opposed to apocryphal works (works of dubious, mysterious or uncertain origin). (2) Today, literature students typically use the word canon to refer to those works in anthologies that have come to be considered standard or traditionally included in the classroom and published textbooks.
In this sense, "the canon" denotes the entire body of literature traditionally thought to be suitable for admiration and study.
Poetry or literature that illustrates this moral is often called poetry or literature of the "carpe diem" tradition.
Examples include Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," and Herrick's "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time." Cf. Common cases include the nominative, the accusative, the genitive, the dative, the ablative, the vocative, and the instrumental forms.