incidental narrative

  • 1 Narrative poetry — is poetry that has a plot. The poems that make up this genre may be short or long, and the story it relates to may be simple or complex. It is usually nondramatic, with objective regular scheme and meter.[1] Narrative poems include epics, ballads …

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  • 2 digression — digression, episode, excursus, divagation are comparable when they denote a departure from the main course of development, especially of a narrative, a drama, or an exposition. Digression applies to a deviation, especially if at the expense of… …

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  • 3 episode — n. 1. Digression, incidental narrative. 2. Incidental event …

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  • 4 Episode — Ep i*sode, n. [Gr. ? a coming in besides, ? episode; ? into, besides + ? a coming in, ? into + ? way, cf. Skr. sad to go: cf. F. [ e]pisode.] (Rhet.) A separate incident, story, or action, introduced for the purpose of giving a greater variety to …

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  • 5 episode — (n.) 1670s, commentary between two choric songs in a Greek tragedy, also an incidental narrative or digression within a story, poem, etc., from Fr. épisode or directly from Gk. epeisodion addition, originally neut. of epeisodios coming in besides …

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  • 6 episode — /ˈɛpəsoʊd / (say epuhsohd) noun 1. an incident in the course of a series of events, in a person s life or experience, etc. 2. an incidental narrative or digression in the course of a story, poem, or other writing. 3. any of a number of loosely… …

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  • 7 παραδιηγήματος — παραδιήγημα incidental narrative neut gen sg …

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  • 8 theatre music — ▪ musical genre Introduction       any music designed to form part of a dramatic performance, as, for example, a ballet, stage play, motion picture, or television program. Included are the European operetta and its American form, the musical… …

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  • 9 Doctor Who — This article is about the television series. For other uses, see Doctor Who (disambiguation). Doctor Who Series 6 Doctor Who main title card Genre Science fiction …

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  • 10 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 11 Political verse — (Greek: Politikos stichos, Πολιτικός στίχος), also known as Decapentasyllabic verse (from Greek dekapentasyllabos, δεκαπεντασύλλαβος, lit. 15 syllable ) is a metric form in Modern Greek poetry. It is an iambic verse of fifteen syllables and has… …

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  • 12 Gospel of Saint John —     Gospel of St. John     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gospel of St. John     This subject will be considered under the following heads:     I. Contents and Scheme of the Gospel;     II. Distinctive Peculiarities;     III. Authorship;     IV.… …

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  • 13 HISTORIOGRAPHY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the bible second temple period chronicles of the jews early middle ages spanish and portuguese sixteenth to the seventeenth centuries systematic histories early studies the wissenschaft …

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  • 14 Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 15 Latin literature — Introduction       the body of writings in Latin, primarily produced during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, when Latin was a spoken language. When Rome fell, Latin remained the literary language of the Western medieval world until it was …

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  • 16 epigraphy — epigraphist, epigrapher, n. /i pig reuh fee/, n. 1. the study or science of epigraphs or inscriptions, esp. of ancient inscriptions. 2. inscriptions collectively. [1850 55; EPIGRAPH + Y3] * * * ▪ historiography Introduction  the study of written… …

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  • 17 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 18 PHILOSOPHY, JEWISH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: WHAT IS JEWISH PHILOSOPHY? recent histories of jewish philosophy biblical and rabbinic antecedents bible rabbinic literature hellenistic jewish philosophy philo of alexandria biblical… …

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  • 19 List of program music — Program music is a term usually applied to orchestral music in the classical music tradition in which the piece is designed according to some preconceived narrative, or is designed to evoke a specific concrete idea. This is distinct from the more …

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  • 20 motion picture, history of the — Introduction       history of the medium from the 19th century to the present. Early years, 1830–1910 Origins       The illusion of motion pictures is based on the optical phenomena known as persistence of vision and the phi phenomenon. The first …

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